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Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary is the Koala capital of Australia!
Here you can enjoy an extra special meet and greet with one of our resident Koalas. Our professional photographer will capture the moment, so you can treasure it forever. Learn more about the iconic Australian species and the great conservation work Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary is doing to save Koalas.
Name: Koala Photo
Days Available: Daily*
Time: 9am and 12:30pm*
Price: $49 for a single photo which can include one person holding the Koala
Purchased in park from Koala Photos map location F14
*Check our opening hours here
Includes single professional photo which can include one person holding the koala.
Child koala holding criteria
It is ultimately at the Koala Handlers discretion on the day if a guest can safely and securely hold a koala unassisted. Some guests may require assistance based on the following criteria :
As a guide, the recommended age is 12 and over with height of a guest to be able to safely and securely hold a koala is 140cm
The size, age, weight and temperament of the koala working on the day is a determining factor to ensure the welfare of both guests and animal
Any other variables as determined by Koala Handler that would compromise the safety of themselves, guest or koala on the day.
Footwear must be worn.
When a Koala Handler determines a guest will require assistance with holding a koala one of two options will be offered:
A Tree photo. Meet and greet your koala. Koala will safely sit in fork of tree prop and guest can stand next to koala and stroke its back for a professional photo
You must agree with the Terms and Conditions outlined in this legally binding document prior to your participation in this encounter