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Koala Experience

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Behind the Scenes

Get up close and personal to one of Australia’s biggest icons. Learn about the koala’s features, habitat, reproduction, gum species preferences and other quirky little facts about these gorgeous critters. Meet some of our koala families inside their Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary homes. At the completion of your experience you will hold one of everyone’s favourite little Aussie legends whilst having a professional photograph to capture your experience.



Name: Koala "Behind the Scenes" Experience

Days Available: Monday to Friday*

Time: 11am and 2pm

Price:  From $49 to $79

Positions Available: 4 Per Session

*Conditions apply.

Terms & Conditions

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1. Participants will need to check in at Nature's Gift Entrance Shop 15 minutes prior to the encounter time
2. Maximum of 4 Guests per encounter
3. All Guests must sign in & provide contact details including name, address & phone number to our team
4. All children participating in the encounter must be accompanied by a supervising (paying) adult
5. Daily interaction with the Koala may vary
6. All participants must follow all instructions given by the keeper and if they fail to do so may be removed from the program and not issued a refund
7. The program may cease at any given time at the keeper’s discretion
8. Personal cameras will be allowed to be used during the encounter
9. Sanitizer will be provided & all guests will be required to sanitize hands before & after encounter
10. All participants are required to answer any safety briefing questions asked by the keepers and must inform the keeper of any allergies/reactions prior to participating on this encounter
11. Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary does not take responsibility for any injuries that are received during the experience; first aid will be available on location if required
12. The price of the program includes one photograph per person (digital image)
13. Appropriate closed in footwear must be worn. No high heels or sandals
14. Guests are not to physically touch any Koala whilst in the enclosure
15. No strollers or umbrellas permitted inside the Enclosure
16. Price does not include admission to the Sanctuary

*Encounter times may be subject to change

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