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  •  Kuranda Koala Gardens Entry Ticket with Koala Photo

Kuranda Koala Gardens Entry Ticket with Koala Photo

Kuranda Koala Gardens

  • Cairns
  • English
  • Flexible
  • Free Cancellation prior to 7 days of travel date
  • 48 Working Hours Confirmation

Standard Inclusions

  • 1. Entry to Kuranda Koala Gardens
  • 2. An Individual Koala Photo (One person per photo)
From AUD

1 Key Facts


  • 1. Entry to Kuranda Koala Gardens
  • 2. An Individual Koala Photo (One person per photo)

Not included

  • 1. Transport from/to hotels
  • 2. Food & beverages not listed as Inclusions
  • 3. Souvenirs
  • 4. Travel Insurance
Destination Cairns
Address Heritage Markets, Rob Veivers Drive, Kuranda 4871
How to get there ● By Car
Located approximately 30km north of Cairns city centre, takes about 35 minutes; approximately 29km south of Palm Cove, takes about 35 minutes. The attraction is conveniently located in the Kuranda Heritage Markets on Rob Veivers Drive, Kuranda.

Closest Parking:
- Outside Kuranda Heritage Markets (Limited spots)
- Parking fees may apply
Operating hours
Daily 10:00 - 16:00
ANZAC Day (25 April) 13:30 - 16:00
Christmas day (25 December) Closed
What to bring/wear ● Appropriate clothing for all weather conditions, eg. jacket for cooler months.
● Comfortable enclosed walking shoes
● Protective clothing, hat, sunscreen lotion, and sunglasses
● Water bottle
● Umbrella / raincoat if rains
● Insect repellent
● Camera
● Money / credit card for optional purchases
Other info ● Minimum height requirement for koala holding photo is 130cm.
● There will be only one person per individual koala holding photo.
● In entering these premises you do so voluntarily and entirely at your own risk, including any risk to minors or anybody under your control.
● Children aged 4 - 15 years must be accompanied and actively supervised by a responsible adult at all times within the park.
● The owners reserve the right to vary the opening hours without prior notice, restrict access to particular areas of the facilities and/or cancel presentations due to severe weather conditions, safety or other operational issues.
● Session times are 11:30, 12:30 & 13:30 for Koala Holding. (Times are reference only)
● Wildlife Keeper presentations/talks have recommenced. Nocturnal Wonders 10:30 and Marsupial Presentation 14:00. (Times are reference only)

2 Overview

Kuranda Koala Gardens is Kuranda's newest wildlife attraction! Situated in the heart of Kuranda, this attraction gives you the opportunity to see some of Australia's most unique wildlife up close.

Kuranda Koala Garden Entry Ticket with Koala Photo


Our Animals
  • Kangaroos
  • Wallabies
  • Koalas
  • Freshwater crocodiles
  • Snakes
  • Wombats
  • Lizards and other reptiles
Koala Photos

Take the opportunity to 'Pat a Koala' and receive a great souvenir digital photo. Kuranda Koala Gardens is one of only a handful of places in the world where you can pat a koala. Our adherence to a strict "Government Code Of Practice" ensures the health and wellbeing of our furry friends.

3 Policy

Cancellation Policy

● If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
● If you cancel between 0 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
● If no show, no refund.

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