1. Australia
  2. Queensland
  3. Gold Coast
  4. Burleigh Heads

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary Ticket & VIP Koala Experience

Product ID: 99876
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Enjoy a 20-minute VIP behind-the-scenes koala encounter at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary and have your photo taken cuddling a koala! Includes a full-day entry ticket.
About this ticket
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Mobile ticketing
Vouchers must be exchanged for tickets.
Duration: 20 minutes
Starting times 11:00 AM, 3:15 PM
Ticket confirmation within 48 hours
Once purchased, you’ll receive booking confirmation from the tour operator.
Wheelchair accessible

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  • Explore Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary with a full-day entry ticket
  • Enjoy a close encounter with koalas and learn about them from the Keeper
  • Cuddle a koala and take home a professional souvenir photo
Full description
Enjoy a close koala encounter on this VIP 20-minute behind-the-scenes experience at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, centrally located on the Gold Coast. 

Spend your morning exploring 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 13 interactive keeper shows daily or ask one of the helpful volunteers positioned around the park.

In the afternoon, take part in your 20-minute behind-the-scenes koala experience. Step into the koala enclosure and learn all about Australia’s cuddliest creatures from the keeper. What better souvenir of your visit than a koala cuddle and professional photograph! Finish your day by feeding colorful wild lorikeets at 4 pm for a gold coin donation. Enjoy the spectacle of dozens of rainbow-colored birds landing on your head and arms.
  • Entry ticket
  • All daily shows at the Sanctuary
  • 20-minute VIP koala experience
  • Souvenir koala photo
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Transfers

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Meeting point

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, 28 Tomewin Street, Currumbin, Queensland

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Important information
Know before you go
• VIP koala experience limited to 15 participants per day, bookings are essential
• 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

From US$ 63.40 per person

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Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

Product ID: 99876