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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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  • Wonderful Australian experience to be able to see and touch local animals. I was able to touch and feed a kangaroo and wallaby and hold a koala and have my picture taken. It was especially nice that t...  more »
  • Located in the village of Kuranda, in the middle of the Australian rainforest (rainforest), this jardin-zoologico is the only place that we find in this country where a koalita can hold in her arms. For AUD 20 per photo, take you a pic with one of them, who placed two seconds between your arms. Take advantage of this fleeting nature to give a kiss to the ternurita! And don't you worry, that is not any stress for them posing a few minutes per day in front of the camera. Once is tired, is crossing of arms in signal of strike, and turned to the tree to continue sleeping a NAP of 20 hours to the day. Attention that each session of photos lasts 30 minutes and there is a three or four to the day. Better that when you hunt any of them. In addition to koalas, will find wallabes and other variants of Kangaroo, that can feed taking a handful of meal, to provision of them visitors in baldecitos. There are also crocodiles (a species small), woombats, and with an entry extra you have access to another sanctuary of birds. To get, take the tour, that us picked up in the hotel and us left to them feet of a cable car that climbs by all the Hill of jungle tropical (transfers of cabin of by half) until the center of the village. The return was something more cumbersome because had that return in a train of time, of the century XIX. While the road was picturesque and an audio recounted the epic of the construction of the train and the way, a trip that could last 20 minutes is extended by a hour! Endless if are you sum heat, hunger, thirst and children (outside) annoying. Tip: see's return in the same cable car with which come up. Not be lost of nothing if not traveling in train. To the people of Buenos Aires, them going to remember much to them ex wagons of the line to of the subway.
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  • I was very excited at the idea of cuddling a real koala and ran suddenly at the entrance as soon as I put a step in Kuranda. I knew entry ticket price was 18$ but, compared to others wildlife sites, i...  more »
  • 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.