- Port Macquarie
- Port Macquarie Billabong Zoo Koala & Wildlife Park Entry Ticket plus Koalas Encounter
1 Key Facts
- 1. Day entry to Billabong Zoo
- 2. Zoo talks
- 3. Koala Encounter
- 1. Transport from/to selected hotels
- 2. Food & beverages not listed as Inclusions
- 3. Souvenirs
- 4. Travel Insurance
|Address||61 Billabong Drive, Port Macquarie NSW 2444|
|How to get there||● By Car
Located approximately 10km west of Port Macquarie town centre, takes about 13 minutes; approximately 151km south of Coffs Harbour Airport, takes about 1 hour 40 minutes; approximately 215km north of Newcastle Airport, takes about 2 hour 20 minutes.
- [Free] Onsite parking available
● By Public Transport
Unfortunately there is no direct public transport available.
|Check-in requirements||Please ensure you arrive at the zoo 15 minutes before your scheduled Koala Encounter time to allow enough time to check in. Regrettably, failure to arrive before this time will most likely be classified as no-show and result in forfeiting the booking and it cannot be refunded or transferred.
If you are not familiar with the area or travelling on a weekend or local public holidays / school holidays, please make sure you've checked your timetable or driving route beforehand, and allow extra travelling time for unexpected delays to ensure you do not miss your check in.
|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, Snacks
● Money/credit card for optional purchases
|Other info||● Koala Encounter minimum age is 9 years.
● Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a paying adult
● Maximum 4 people per day per session.
● Conditions of Entry
Billabong Zoo has a few conditions in regard to Zoo Entry, necessary for health and safety reasons and to ensure that other visitors and our animals are not disturbed or made to feel uncomfortable.
- bare feet
- roller blades
- self-propelled kids' carts
- selfie sticks for phones, cameras or go-pros.
Port Macquarie Billabong Zoo Koala & Wildlife Park Entry Ticket plus Koalas Encounter
Established in 1986 Billabong Koala & Wildlife Park was renowned for its Koala Breeding Centre and Fauna Park. Today this multi award-winning facility, renamed Billabong Zoo Koala & Wildlife Park, (Port Macquarie, NSW) is where you can get an amazing unique up-close and personal experience with Australian native and exotic wildlife. You can pat, stroke, feed, hold, hear and see over 80 species of mammals, reptiles and birds. The zoo cares for over 200 animals in this friendly 10 acre wildlife Sanctuary.
Pat a koala and get really close. Your Zoo Keeper will tell you all about these adorable Aussie icons, now sadly under threat as a vulnerable species. Participants will then have some personal one-on-one time with one of the koalas while syringe feeding them. You will also hear about the world-renowned breeding programme. Don't forget to charge up your camera/video for some great photos.
- Little Penguins
- Red Pandas
- Snow Leopards
- Wedge-Tailed Eagle
Billabong Zoo is committed to education. The experienced and dedicated Zoo Keepers present 16 Keeper Talks covering 10 species, throughout the day, every day. Plus a 20 minute reptile presentation at the weekends and holidays. All free, as they are included in your admission fee. At many of these Zoo Talks the keeps will also take the opportunity to feed the animals. Watch the keepers when they interact with the cheetahs, lions, monkeys and crocodile. In the case of the koalas, dingoes and reptiles, visitors have the opportunity to pat or stroke the animals.
* Please note, talk time and details are reference only, and subject to change without notice.
|Time||Talks and Shows|
|14:00||Reptile Show (weekends & holidays)|
*Please note: Timetable is subject to change - any changes will be advised at time of entry.
Established in 1986 Billabong Koala & Wildlife Park was renowned for its Koala Breeding Centre and Fauna Park.
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.