Cleland Wildlife Park, Crafers

A large national park just 20 minutes from the city center, Cleland Wildlife Park offers visitors a chance to get up-close and personal with Australia's native fauna. You can feed most animals at this site, or wander at you leisure among kangaroos, wallabies, emus, and waterfowl. There are several displays of dingoes, reptiles, wombats, and koalas, as well as large aviaries housing a variety of native birds. The park is home to a few endangered species, such the bush stone-curlew and bush-tailed bettong. Be sure to advantage of the rare opportunity to be photographed holding a koala, under supervision from the park's wildlife officers. Park facilities include a souvenir shop, cafe, and toilets. To visit Cleland Wildlife Park and get the most from your holiday in Crafers, create itinerary details personal to you using our Crafers day trip planning tool .
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  • I have visited Cleland a few times and can say it is a really great experience. A brilliant place to take visitors and/or young ones to see Aussie fauna up close in a stress free environment.  more »
  • What a wonderful experience to be able to walk amongst the Wallabies, Kangaroos, Emus and other animals and birds. I was amazed at being able to be so close to the kangaroos with their Joeys peeking o...  more »
  • A wonderful place to wander through Australian landscape, see kangaroos, wallabies, koala etc in a natural setting and yes, to hold a koala.  more »
  • Beautiful place for the children to explore and get close to wildlife. The kangaroos can be fed but we were a bit concerned as some of them were huge. Good nice close encounters with the koalas. Day well spent.
  • The park is just beautiful. Very interactive and informative. The kids will absolutely love it, mine do. With Koala holds and photos as well as Reptile holding and photos this place is sure to impress. The have animals roaming around for you to feed and pat. Just a wonderful conservation park.
  • Nice environment, helpful and friendly staff. Just a really nice place :)
  • Well presented, with plenty of attractions. Great coffee, with real milk. Staff are friendly and very helpful.
  • Intimate contact with lovely Aussie animals. Enjoyable and educational.

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