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Mini beasts of Cleland

To ensure we are complying with current SA Health regulations please note that some of our experiences may have reduced numbers and you may be required to wear a mask to participate.

We thank you for your support and for complying with staff directions.

For further details please talk to our friendly staff.


This tour gives visitors the opportunity to see, touch and learn about the invertebrates here at Cleland Wildlife Park.

Tour Highlights:

Explore the world of invertebrates in the Ocean to Outback Centre with the Invertebrate Coordinator.

Learn fun and crazy facts about the insect world.

Be brave and step outside of your comfort zone – our Invertebrate Keeper will ensure you feel safe at all times.

Have an up-close and personal experience with stick insects.

A great opportunity for budding nature photographers.

Program Details:

Availability: Tuesday to Saturday

Time: 1.30pm - 2.00pm (and 2.00pm to 2.30pm during school holidays)

Number: Maximum of 4 people per group

Age: All ages. Children 1 year and under are free, but must be held by an adult and do not count towards the group number

Duration: 30 minutes

Cost: $20.00


Booking Conditions:

  • Entry to Cleland Wildlife Park is not included. Valid entry is compulsory for all experiences.
  • Tickets can purchased using the online booking system, or at the ticket counter.
  • Only paying participants may participate.
  • If you are late, your tour will still conclude at the designated time.
  • This tour is appropriate for children from 4 years. Under 4 years may participate, but must be held by an adult for the duration of the tour. Children under 16 years must be accompanied by a paying adult.
  • Cancellations made 5 days’ prior to booking will receive a full refund. Cancellations shorter than this period will not be refunded. If a refund is authorised, it will be made within 28 days of booking date.
  • Cancellations by Cleland Wildlife Park may occur due to extreme weather, or other conditions, outside of the park’s control. You will be notified if this is to occur, and will be refunded in full. If a Total Fire Ban day is declared, management reserves the right to cancel the tour.
  • Management reserve the right to cancel tours, for safety reasons, at any time.
  • Participants must follow all instructions given by the Invertebrate Coordinator, for safety reasons.
  • This experience is not accessible by wheelchair.
  • Cleland Wildlife Park does not take responsibility for any injuries sustained.
  • Experience will be cancelled if the temperature is forecast to reach 36 degrees at Mt Barker.
  • All participants must adhere to current government COVID requirements