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Breakfast with Koalas

Breakky Time!

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Available 5 days per week by popular demand!

Head to our Koala Habitat precinct, home to everyone’s favourite Aussie icon, for a breakfast experience like no other.

Indulge in a gourmet breakfast, surrounded by Koalas, chat with our keepers, enjoy a Koala cuddle, and have the moment captured by our professional photographer to take home and cherish forever.

Afterwards, explore more of the Sanctuary at your leisure.

This premium experience includes:

  • Gourmet set menu breakfast (four choices)
  • Be educated by our experienced koala keepers and meet some of our koala ambassadors. Learn about their unique adaptations, their diet, reproduction and the conservation projects that Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary are involved in to help support and protect these endangered Aussie icons.
  • 1 x Koala cuddle and photo per paying guest
  • Entry to Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary for the day


Name: Breakfast with Koalas

Days Available: Saturday - Wednesday

Time: 8am start (7:45am check-in at main entry to Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary)

Price: $99 Adult
           $89 Child

Positions Available: 36 per session

Guests aged 13 and under must be accompanied by a paying adult.

*Check our opening hours here

Not a morning person? Check out our Grazy Arvo With Koalas!

Terms & Conditions

Children under the age of 3 may participate in the Experience free of charge however no food or photo component will be provided. The child must sit on a parent’s lap if seating is unavailable
Children’s price is applicable for guests aged 3-13 years of age and must be accompanied by a paying adult
Children must be supervised at all times during the Experience
Each guest must be pre-booked for the Experience
All bookings made on a Public Holiday incur a 10% surcharge
No strollers are permitted in the Koala enclosure. Strollers must be left in a designated stroller area
Appropriate enclosed footwear must be worn. Thongs are okay
In the event of inclement weather, suitable attire should be worn or purchased from the retail outlets
Guests are asked to refrain from touching the Koalas unless invited and supervised by a qualified Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary staff member
The Experience may be cancelled at any time due to reasons beyond the control of Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary. This is to ensure the safety of guests and animals
In the event of the Experience being cancelled, rescheduling may occur where possible. If rescheduling is not possible, full or partial refund may be applicable and at the discretion of Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
You will be entering areas of Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary that are not normally accessed by guests, please ensure you follow all instructions given by the Koala keeper
For the safety of all guests and animals, the Experience may be stopped, and guests may be asked to leave if participants are not following all instructions given
Guests must refrain from using selfie sticks and flash photography while in the Koala enclosure
Guests will be meet at the front entrance of Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary at 7:45am, where they will be collected by a staff member and escorted to the Experience
The Koala Breakfast starts strictly at 8:00am. Any guests that arrive late to the Experience will be accommodated to the best of our ability, however no extra time can be given at the end of the Experience
If guests are late to the Experience or miss the Experience altogether, rescheduling may be possible, however no refunds given

As part of our Biosecurity Management Plan all participating guests will be issued with an Animal Encounters Authorisation lanyard for the duration of any encounter by the hosting keeper. This is to be worn and displayed for the duration of the encounter.
• To be eligible to participate you must fulfil all criteria set out in our animal encounter guidelines
• Notify us of any health issues you may have that could affect the health of our animals and keepers
• Your behaviour affects the behaviour of our animals - please be respectful and follow all directions from the keeper hosting your encounter at all times
• Please wash your hands upon entering and exiting your animal encounter

It is important that all guests, including children remain seated during the breakfast component of the Experience. This is due to the safety and welfare of both animals and guests
No meal or drinks will be provided for guests under the age of 3. A meal may be purchased at an additional cost. This can be ordered on arrival
The set menu will be offered to guests at time of booking and when guests arrive at the Sanctuary for their Experience. As all dietary requirements are covered within the options provided, the kitchen is unable to make any adjustments to orders placed
No food or drinks are allowed in the Koala enclosure

Guests must be 140cm or taller and over 12 years of age to participate in a Koala hold. If the guest is not tall enough to participate, the keeper will hold the Koala and the guest can stand next to the Koala for the photo opportunity
Koalas will vary in size and therefore larger Koalas may be difficult for smaller guests to hold. As the Koalas are on a strict rotation, in alignment with Queensland legislation, it may not be possible for a smaller Koala to be used to accommodate younger guests. It is the discretion of the keeper present to determine if the participant can hold the Koala. In the event they are deemed unsuitable, the keeper will hold the Koala and the guest can stand next to the Koala for the photo opportunity
Any additional prints or digital copies can be purchases when collecting the prepaid photo

These terms and conditions are true and correct at time of writing. These terms and conditions may change at any time, please refer to website prior to arrival to ensure currency of term and conditions.