Meet the Team

Dave Irwin is owner/manager of Raptor Domain and has had many years experience hand-raising, rehabilitating and displaying many species of wildlife. Here at Raptor Domain he now specialises in Birds of prey, which has been his passion since 1970. Dave first became interested when he had the opportunity to assist with a research programs put in place by Gerry Olsen. Raptor Domain is a life time dream which is now a reality here on Kangaroo Island. Dave normally presents on weekends.

Nina is a wonderful addition to our team and has a smile that can light up a room. As you can see Nina has a passion for reptiles, so besides presenting at our birds of prey and Venom Pit displays she oversees our popular attraction ” Fang-Tastic”, which offers an amazing experience with the reptiles, where she and other staff members deliver wonderful, educational, interactive and fun presentations. Nina is your typical country girl that love’s nothing more than to curl up with an awesome reptile.

Hi there my name is Leeza Irwin and I’m the person behind the scenes. I have delivered many wildlife presentations over the years but now I spend my time running our business and being the receptionist that meets and greets all our wonderful guests. I look forward to meeting you here at Raptor Domain.

We are very pleased to welcome Chantelle to the growing team here at Raptor Domain. She has come to us from Australia Zoo where she presented at the Crocoseum, which is the biggest wildlife arena in the world. Chantelle brings with her a wealth of knowledge and is a wonderful addition to our team.

Top Tip: Visit Seal Bay for the 9:00am beach walk, then come to our Shows, starting with the Venom Pit at 10:30am, then Birds of Prey at 11:30 stay for lunch and then join us for our “Fang-Tastic” reptile presentation at 1:00 pm.

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