Cleland Wildlife Park is open


Welcome back to Cleland Wildlife Park!

With the easing of Covid-19 restrictions visitors are no longer required to book their tickets online in advance. However we would still encourage you to do so we are able to collect your information for contact tracing. 

You'll notice some changes

So that we can comply with social distancing protocols and keep our staff and visitors safe, some animal experiences (including koala holds and reptile experiences) have been temporarily suspended.

There’s still so much to do at Cleland Wildlife Park, as all visitor trails on our 35 hectare property are still open (bring your walking shoes!). In addition to that, you can still get up close and personal  with our friendly animals, including kangaroos, emus, wallabies, potoroos, waterfowl, bettongs and more. You can even feed the animals for some great photos. Keeper talks are still available at designated times.

Social distancing at Cleland

Once you arrive at Cleland, you’ll see our wide-open spaces are the perfect place to practice social distancing and we have changed some of our experiences so that the park can be enjoyed while observing COVID-19 government guidelines.

We take the safety of our visitors, staff and animals seriously, so you may notice some changes at the sites as we: 

  • Offer only take-away coffees and a limited menu from our café
  • We encourage contactless sachless transactions
  • Hand sanitiser is available for visitors
  • Encourage visitors to observe social distancing (1.5 metres rule)
  • Encourage good hand and respiratory hygiene as much as possible
  • Increase cleaning of facilities
  • Install signage to help visitors understand current restrictions and advice

More information 

If you would like to be the first to know when our animal experiences are available again, please join us on Facebook.

Please continue to follow all directives on social distancing, comply with relevant limits on gatherings, wash your hands and do not visit if you feel unwell.

More South Australian government information about COVID-19.

South Australian COVID-19 Information line: 1800 253 787

Please also download the official government “COVIDSafe” app in the Apple App Store or Google Play, or join the WhatsApp channel on iOS or Android.

Frequently asked questions

When can I visit Cleland?

You can visit Cleland at any time! But please remember to book online in advance. 

Do I need to book online?

No, however purchasing your ticket in advance will guarantee you can visit Cleland on your preferred day. It also reduces waiting time when you arrive and allows us to provide details for contact tracing if requested by SA Health. 

Do Cleland Members have to book in advance?

No. Cleland members can come at any time.

Can I buy a ticket at the gate?

Yes you can! 

I have a voucher for entry or a current flexible entry ticket– can I visit?

Vouchers can now be used as per their original booking conditions  

Can I book in a group or school group?

For education bookings please contact our Education team on 8339 2769 or All bookings will need comply with all current COVID19 guidelines in relation to group numbers and social distancing.

Can I change the date on my ticket, or get a refund?

Unfortunately online tickets are non-refundable and cannot be transferred, resold or redeemed for cash. Prices are subject to change without notice due to changes in government charges, taxes or levies. There will be no refunds due to inclement weather, animals resting, animals sleeping or exhibits closed.

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