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Hold a koala – private package

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.

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)

The package includes:

  • park entry for the day
  • the rare opportunity to hold a koala
  • a professional photograph to mark the occasion
  • a professional photograph to mark the occasion, 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. Please contact one of our team on (08) 8339 2444 during business hours Monday to Friday or email clelandwildlifepark@sa.gov.au. Health and safety conditions apply.

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