With the variation in landscape and diversity of habitats contained on Wongalara, it is not surprising to find many of the unique animals and plants of northern Australia. Wongalara supports habitat for over 200 bird species, more than 40 mammal species, 86 species of reptiles and 22 amphibians.
Nationally threatened species such as the Gouldian Finch, the Crested Shrike-tit and the Northern Quoll find refuge on Wongalara. The property is also home to endemic species such as the Hooded Parrot and the Kakadu Dunnart, which are found only in a small area of the Top End.
Wongalara is a hotspot for wildlife because it contains a stunning diversity of habitats. Rugged escarpments overlook tall forests and open woodlands which are dissected by a network of tropical streams. The Wilton River flows through the heart of the property, giving life to rich riparian vegetation and providing habitat for the rare Red Goshawk, as well as Freshwater Crocodiles.