Koala close-up

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-3pm.

Koalas are one of the most recognisable Australian animals, they are known and loved worldwide.

Cleland is famous for its koala experiences – every day you can get up close to one of our koalas. You will have the opportunity to feel its fur, learn about their unique features and take photos standing next to the koala.

They take place twice daily, from 11am - 12pm and 2pm - 4pm. Private sessions are available.

Bookings are not required. 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)  $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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