Hold a koala

Great News!

Our koalas have fully recovered from their skin condition, and we are excited to announce the koala up-close experience (where you can meet and touch some of the park's friendliest residents, but not hold) is now being held every day between 11am-12 noon and 2pm-4pm.
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Cleland is one of few places in Australia where you can hold a koala.

This very special experience includes a professional photograph of you holding the koala. If you would like to share this with family and friends we can provide additional photos at a small additional fee.

Daily sessions run between 2pm - 3.30pm. An additional session is available on Sundays and public holidays between 11am - 12pm.

Private sessions are available.

Bookings are not required. Health and safety conditions apply.

Due to high demand, koala holds have limited spaces and are available on a first come first served basis. We understand your disappointment if you miss out but please understand we are just looking out for the health of our koalas.

Koala experiences fees

Type Price
Koala close-up Free with entry fee
Koala close-up (private package)  Adult - $311
Extra adult - $55 per person 
Extra child (4-15 years) - $42 per person
Hold a koala $30 (plus entry fee)
Hold a koala (private package) Adult - $350
Extra adult - $75 per person
Extra child (4-15 years) - $62 per person
Feed a koala (private package)  $95 per person 

Please note that the koala experiences will not be held if temperatures are forecast to be 32 degrees and above at Mt Barker.

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