School Visit Option 1
- Duration: 8 Hours (approx.)
- Product code: PM9ZL3
Visit us and do your own thing!
You and your students can explore our many enclosures at your own leisure.
At an arranged time, one of our animal experts will join you for a patting session with one of our cute and fluffy Koalas!
See all your favourite Aussie animals such as Dingoes, Tasmanian Devils, Wombats, Echidnas, the unusual Fruit Bats, Ghost Bats, Bilby and more. Walk amongst and feed the Kangaroos and Wallabies including the white (albino) varieties. There are Koalas to view in their trees or enjoy a cuddle at one of our holding sessions.
We have a variety of monkey species including White-handed Gibbons, playful Capuchin Monkeys, the small Cotton-top Tamarins and Common Marmosets, Ring-tailed Lemurs and Spider Monkeys.
A colony of curious Meerkats is everyone’s favourite as are the Oriental Small-Clawed Otters. The statue-like American Alligators make you wonder if they are actually alive!
With over a 150 species of birds, we have everything from the smallest Wrens to the largest Ostrich. Our birds include a vast variety of parrots, cockatoos, birds of prey, land birds such as the Emu, Cassowary, and others.
As well as birds in aviaries we have many free-flying species. See the beautiful peacocks roaming the park and the spectacular colors of the Rainbow Lorikeets when they come in to feed.
Our lake areas display a large range of waterbirds including many wild birds that come in to feed. Walk-in aviaries allow you to view our beautiful birds from the inside of their displays.
Outdoor enclosures display many native reptiles such as Lace Monitors, Water and Bearded Dragons, Blue-tongue Lizards, Sleepy Lizards, and Turtles.
Our new reptile house has some intriguing displays housing both exotic and native reptiles including Common Green Iguanas, Gila Monsters and snakes such as Boa Constrictors, Corn Snakes, Carpet Snakes, and Children’s Python. You will also find fish, frogs and small marsupials. These displays will keep you looking for more!.Activities Include
1. Koala Holding
Have a cuddly encounter with one of our beautiful koalas!
An experience you don’t want to miss! Our park is one of the few places in South Australia where you can actually hold a koala. Our cuddly koalas come out for holding every day at 11:30 am, 1:30 pm and 3:30 pm whilst visitors are present. *subject to conditions
At these times you can hold or pat our koalas, take your own photographs or just learn about these fascinating animals from our friendly keepers!
Effective 1/12/19 a charge of $10-00 per person is applicable to hold the koala at these sessions (tickets to be purchased at entrance). To pat only and take your photos is free of charge!
Koala Holding Conditions:
A ticket will be issued to hold the koala on payment of $10-00 per person. Without a ticket, visitors will still be allowed to pat and take photos at these sessions free of charge.
It is at the keeper’s discretion to determine the suitability of someone to hold a koala and a minimum height of 130cm is required.
When the forecasted Adelaide temperature is 34 degrees and above, we only hold one session at 11.30 am.