Hold a koala – private package

Please note

Our koala experiences are still on hold; however koalas can be seen at any time of the day from 9.30am to 5pm and we have daily koala keeper talks at 11am and 3.30pm.
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Our private sessions are perfect for corporate groups or special occasions. 

The package includes:
  • park entry for the day
  • the rare opportunity to hold a koala
  • a professional photograph to mark the occasion
  • two copies of your photo, both presented in a souvenir wallet
  • a private session out of public waiting times
  • your own personal keeper for an hour to answer all your questions
  • animal food to feed some of the other animals in the park.

Bookings are essential. Health and safety conditions apply.

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)  $180 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.

For a personalised experience, book a private koala hold package. In these private sessions, you and your group have access to a koala and a koala keeper for the specified time (subject to staff and animal availability).

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