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Phillip Island Nature Parks - Koala Conservation Centre

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1810 Phillip Island Tourist Road, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
+61 3 5951 2820
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koala conservation centre. Meet our koalas ‘face to face’ from our amazing treetop boardwalks at this unique ecotourism attraction. This area of natural bush land isalso home to an amazing variety of birds and wildlife.
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1810 Phillip Island Tourist Road, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
+61 3 5951 2820
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I paid $22 for two adults to enter. We saw 7 koalas all in the elevated boardwalk areas. I didn’t see any in the walk through the general area. There are great information boards both inside and outside. The cafe was reasonably priced. A large...More

Thank whodini303
Reviewed 1 week ago

At the conservation centre there are 2 seperate boardwalks where you can walk around and spot the koalas amongst the trees. Just before you head into the boardwalks there is a information board up detailing how many koalas you can find. It does take a...More

Thank Emma S
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was really nice to be able to see the koalas (and wallabies) at their natural habitat. I spotted about 5-6 koalas and 3 wallabies. For those who would like to hold the koalas, this is not the place as you can only observe from...More

Thank mai_w_www
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We kinda felt like this was a wee bit of a tourist trap. If you have seen Koalas elsewhere then don’t bother stopping. If it’s your first time it’s probably worth a quick stop.

Thank John W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While most of them would be asleep, you might lucky to see one walking or eating leaves. There are 5 koalas inside the enclosure and the rangers are very knowledgable in answering our questions and also helping spot koalas. We couldn't see any joeys but...More

Thank Rakhisyaman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful walk through this completely natural sanctuary that allowed close up views of the koalas, as well as views to the wetlands beyond.

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I saw all the 5 female koalas up in the trees. It was quite easy to spot them. The decking made it easier to walkabout to look for the sleeping koalas up in the gum trees.

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic guaranteed opportunity to view koalas up close and in their natural habitat. One even sat on the railing and posed for photos! Parents do need to control their children though so they don't get too close or overly boisterous. Excellent value for money, lots...More

Thank truthkitty
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I really lucked out with weather which made our experience here that much more enjoyable. Who doesn’t love a where’s Waldo search for koalas? The walk was very nice and we managed to see some porcupines burrowing along the trail. On the...More

Thank Larz1125
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed this so much more then the children lol was great day out and recommended to families and solo

Thank Francine F
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19 October 2015|
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Response from Vivek K | Reviewed this property |
You can buy tickets at the counter. However if you buy 3 parks pass which includes Koala Conservation Sanctuary, Penguin Parade and Churchill Island you will save some $s as it is cheaper to buy them together.