Kuranda Koala Gardens, Kuranda

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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. Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Kuranda trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.
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  • October 5, 2017
    If you can't get to Hartley's and can only get to Kuranda is worth it. Koala photos and some very listless kangaroos. Lots of koalas to see. Very good but if you want to see a lot go to Hartleys Croco...  more »
  • September 30, 2017
    Underwhelmed by this place. Pay to get in, then pay again to hold a koala for $22. The rest of the wildlife was mediocre, a couple of wallabies and kangaroos, nothing you can’t see at any other Austra...  more »
  • September 30, 2017
    We decided to go up to the natural park of Kuranda dinde had told us that there was the possibility of playing koalas. At the beginning I showed me leery because I hate zoos but seeing that it was a natural park and the importance that Australians give your environment I decided to upload. Big mistake. It is a tiny zoo. Animals do not have efficient surface to exercise and also allowed the entry of people to the area of the wallabi. You can actually hold a koala in your arms and make a photo. And is the only thing that really worthwhile, that Yes, they are $22 extra. On the other hand the bird park which is on the side is great. It is a very large area and with a multitude of birds. The caduarios are without a doubt the most adjusted.
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  • August 24, 2017
    Friendly staff. Additional cost to hold koalas. A few wallabies and one kangaroo. Reptiles are fantastic. All animals and exhibits are very well looked after.
  • August 27, 2017
    Great place to visit to get close to the animals & have a picture with a koala bear (be warned they stink). They will also take some pictures on your phone for you. Not a very big place, so it doesn't take long to walk around. Only in Queensland can you hold a koala, you can't do it in other states.
  • September 8, 2017
    Great place. Fun times with the koala! Take gondola up in the morning & train back in the afternoon, due to sun angles!
  • August 16, 2017
    Great little garden in Kuranda. Compared to the Toranga Zoo in Sydney, in Kuranda you can get much closer to koalas. The koala encounter experience here also allows you to hold a koala and take a picture. In Toranga zoo, you can't touch the koalas. Also, here you can pet kangaroos or wallabies. Totally worth the $20 admission cost.
  • September 20, 2017
    Beautiful butterflies - such a pity that such beautiful creatures have such a short lifespan.

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