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Cleland Wildlife Park

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Address: Mount Lofty Summit Road, Crafers, South Australia 5152, Australia
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+61 8 8339 2444
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Hold a Koala

South Australia will let you hold the Koalas, unlike NSW or Victoria. We went here specifically for this. Took a cab all the way from North Terrace Adelaide. Round trip was about... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Ashlee R
Fort Worth, Texas
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Fort Worth, Texas
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

South Australia will let you hold the Koalas, unlike NSW or Victoria. We went here specifically for this. Took a cab all the way from North Terrace Adelaide. Round trip was about $100 AUD. Admission will cost you $25 AUD and holding the Koala is $30. So we REALLY wanted to hold one haha. No regrets, it was worth it.... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I always take my overseas guests here are you can get up close to see the koalas, hand feed the kangaroos and see wombats, echidnas and Tassie devils. Its worth taking the whole day as there are extensive paths so you get a good workout.

Thank arrietty01
Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Best thing about this place is being able to get close up to all the animals. Roos can be petted and are really friendly. The koalas can be held and all the other animals including the humans were very friendly. Nice coffee shop too. Allow at least two hours to wander through all the areas. Some great views of the... More 

Thank Julia M
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A wonderful experience to see Monitor Lizards basking in sunlight, Koalas feeding their faces with Gum Leaves, all kinds of birds flying around this truly picturesque location, and very well thought out walking paths and enclosures. Excellent car parking, and the freedom to just wander around at your leisure, following the free information map available. Worth including in your holiday... More 

Thank Andrew F
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic way to experience Australian native animals - you can hand feed many of the free range animals (kangaroos and wallabies). We didn't have a booked encounter with the animals but had a marvellous experience watching a koala descend a tree in the open area and relocate to another tree. All the animals were lively during our visit - bilby,... More 

Thank Lopry
Bensalem, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A great experience for the whole family. You are able to get up close and personal with Koala's, Kangaroo's, Emu's, etc. There are also activities and various feedings to watch.

Thank Pruguy
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My friends brought me here, and I admit I had no idea what to expect when I arrived. Let me start by saying that the day was absolutely AMAZING!!!! Not only did I get to run alongside kangaroos, I got to feed them from my hand!!! SO COOL!!! I got to see a kangaroo with a joey in her pouch... More 

Thank HotCorner
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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a good place to visit some of the Australian animals. I enjoyed feeding some of them. I hope to see more of the Koalas awake and active.

Thank wafugy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My kids and hubby had a great time with my father and brother-in-law, despite the rain. They really enjoyed feeding the wildlife and getting up close and personal with the koalas!

Thank angelinecheah81
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our two-week vacation in Australia was focused on wildlife, and we had been to numerous wildlife parks and sanctuaries before coming here. Cleland offers opportunities for interacting with the wildlife, but we were very glad we did not book the koala encounter at this park and had already done it elsewhere. It was a complete mob scene, and the people... More 

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