Make it a fun and memorable family day out at Adelaide Zoo. Enjoy a behind-the-scenes wildlife encounter with the native koala and learn from the keepers who look after them every day. Then explore the grounds and meet over 250 unique species of amazing animals.
Always wanted to come face-to-face with a koala in its natural habitat? Head to Adelaide Zoo for a wildlife encounter to remember and meet the lovable koala pair, Sophie and Louise. Their knowledgeable keepers will share what makes this native Australian animal unique, and you even get to take home a professional photo of your close encounter. There’s plenty more to explore around the zoo, and you can marvel at over 250 unique species of animals, including the only pandas in the southern hemisphere.
Koala encounter participants must be at least six years old. A paying adult must accompany children under the age of 16. Give yourself plenty of time and arrive at the Zoo retail store at least 60 minutes before the encounter. This experience does not include petting or holding the animals. Any changes after bookings are confirmed must be arranged directly with the experience provider in line with their policy.
Koala experience: available at 10:30 am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday only
Adelaide Zoo (Adelaide)