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Kuranda Koala Gardens, Kuranda

(3.8/5 based on 500+ reviews on the web)
Meet Australia’s wonderful animals, as you cuddle a koala and hand-feed kangaroos at Kuranda Koala Gardens. As you walk through the gardens, you will be greeted by crocodiles and wallabies. Don’t miss the shy, tame wombats.  Then walk through the snake display, where you will see pythons and lizards lying in wait for the feed. Put Kuranda Koala Gardens on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Kuranda trip itinerary maker.
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • If you're desperate to see Aussie animals or hold a koala, this is the place to do it. Otherwise it's just a very tiny zoo with not much information about the animals, and a lot of tourists. Overprice...  more »
  • What a great experience seeing native Australian animals and getting so close to them! Had pictures taken holding Koalas and Snakes! Great value and fun for whole family  more »
  • Our little family loved this adventure! The village of Kuranda is an expeience in itself, but the highlight, for us, was the wildlife we were able to meet, pet, photograph and hold. We held Kiki, the ...  more »
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  • The children enjoyed getting up close to koalas, kangaroos and wallabies. Have to say that Kuranda is a tourist trap plain and simple. If you accept that you'll probably enjoy it otherwise you may be disappointed (as some people plainly were). As traveling Brits on holiday we loved holding the koala and feeding the animals as it was obviously a novel experience for us.
  • The entrance fee for Kuranda Koala Gardes is relative high and you have to pay additional 20 AUD in case you want to get a picture with a Koala bear. The areal is not very large and you have seen everything after a short walk around.
  • Good place to see and get in contact with typical australian animals.
  • Very touristy and average. Koala photo opp is against a fake background and no kangaroos in sight, just lazy wallabies.
  • The highlight here is the koala cuddle photo but you should also visit Birdworld next door for a very up close and memorable experience with Australian native birds.