Entry ticket

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary Ticket & Koala Photo

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary Ticket & Koala Photo

From US$ 59.59 per person

Explore Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary with a full-day ticket and have your photo taken cuddling a koala! Enjoy entry to the park, daily interactive keeper presentations and animal shows, and join the popular wild lorikeet feeding.

About this ticket

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
Reserve now & pay later
Keep your travel plans flexible — book your spot and pay nothing today.
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures are in place. Check your activity voucher once you book for full details.
Valid 1 day
Check availability to see starting times.
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary with a full-day entry ticket
  • Cuddle a koala and take home a professional souvenir photo
  • Get up-close with native Australian animals and feed a kangaroo
  • Learn about the brightly colored lorikeets, cuddly koalas, and saltwater crocodiles
Full description

Have your photo taken cuddling a koala and meet Australia’s unique native wildlife with this combo ticket. Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary is centrally located on the Gold Coast and just a 30-minute drive from Surfers Paradise. You can cuddle a koala and have your photo taken any time of the day. The Koala Photo Area is open from 9:00 am to 11:30 am, and 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm. Wander the 27-hectare sanctuary, home to over 1,400 Australian native wildlife. Hand-feed kangaroos, come face-to-face with Australia’s largest saltwater crocodile and see the free-flight bird show and Aboriginal performances. Learn about the Sanctuary and its animals at any of the interactive shows, or ask one of the helpful volunteers positioned around the park. Discover the outdoor playground, ride on the sanctuary’s miniature train, or enjoy a picnic. Visit the onsite Wildlife Hospital and see the vets in action. Join in the feeding of the colorful wild lorikeets at 8.00 am or 4.00 pm for a gold coin donation. Enjoy the spectacle of dozens of rainbow-colored birds landing on your head and arms! 

Includes
  • Entry tickets & places visited
    • Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary entry ticket

  • Who you’ll be with
    • This activity is not guided

  • Transport
    • Not included: transport

  • Food & drink
    • Not included: food & drink

  • Equipment
    • Souvenir photo

Select participants and date

Participants

Date

Meeting point

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, 28 Tomewin Street, Currumbin, Queensland

Open in Google Maps ⟶
Important information

Not allowed

  • Baby carriages

Know before you go

  • The experience only includes a koala photo opportunity with one member of the group holding the koala
  • It is recommended to wear comfortable shoes as the Sanctuary covers a large area with varying terrains
  • The Sanctuary is wheelchair accessible. Note that some paths may not be suitable for wheelchairs, prams/strollers, or the mobility impaired
  • Transfers to the Sanctuary are available on request for an additional cost and can be organized after booking
  • You are welcome to bring your own food to enjoy at one of the picnic grounds around the park
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 46 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.2/5
  • Value for money
    4.5/5
  • Service
    4.6/5
  • Organization
    4.7/5

Sort by:

Traveler type:

Star rating:

This place is really suitable for young children, you can discover the species of the country and the spaces are magnificent, rest areas and water games are very significant. The train can take you from one end to the other. For the family, this is an appointment not to be missed.

January 16, 2023

It was the best experience! The koalas are very warm and kind, and the staff who keep them kindly taught me about koalas. You can also see many other native Australian animals such as kangaroos, wallabies, wombats and Tasmanian devils in the game sanctuary. It was impressive to see the animals relaxing in a jungle-like breeding environment. In addition, there are various event programs in the garden. You can listen to the keeper's story and watch the show. We recommend the bird show! It was one of the most amazing and fun animal shows I have ever seen. We also recommend feeding the kangaroos. I touched a fluffy kangaroo and took pictures with it. It was the best experience in Australia.

Read more

December 3, 2022

Staff were amazing I can't walk very far and knew I wouldn't make it around whole Park. A lovely staff member highly recommended bird show I am very grateful for his suggestion I absolutely 100% love it. The birds flying above your head lizards and big birds walking around our feet incredible. The staff are a credit to the Sanctuary.

November 1, 2022

Product ID: 99870