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WILD LIFE Hamilton Island

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Open Now: 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Open today: 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Not much to see

They may call themselves a wildlife park but there really isn’t that much to see and it’s extremely... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Donna M
Sydney, Australia
via mobile
Daughters 30th birthday

We got to "cuddle a koala" and this was excellent. The keepers were very imformative and told us... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jenny B
Pakenham, Victoria, Australia
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WILD LIFE Hamilton Island is one of only a few places in the world where you can experience the thrill and excitement of cuddling a koala. This is an excellent opportunity to get up close and personal with one of Australia's most famous and unique...more
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1 Resort Drive,, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A family visit to the wildlife centre was part of our package to the island as a day visit. We did the 10am tour and went back again in the afternoon. The female speaker was so informative. Our kids loved it!

Thank mel e
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They may call themselves a wildlife park but there really isn’t that much to see and it’s extremely overpriced. You can walk the entirety within 5-10 min and then it’s over.

Thank Donna M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this “zoo” only because we had some time to kill on our last day. This is a small wildlife reserve and you can see all the animals in about 15 minutes. There is nothing interesting or unique about this place.

Thank Berny L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We got to "cuddle a koala" and this was excellent. The keepers were very imformative and told us exactly what to do and how to hold them. The small park was very well maintained and lots of signs with explanations of the animals that were...More

Thank Jenny B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The zoo is a fun thing to do for sure but if you have kids, it is much better value to get the mini golf and bowling as a package.

Thank James W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The zoo itself is very small. It is well run and the animals appear to be well taken care of. I did the cuddle with a Koala and would highly recommend it. Well organized.

Thank Dedgar2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic wildlife adventures Very interesting and beautiful also being able to have breakfast whilst the koala are in the trees next to you was absolutely wonderful

Thank Stay604862
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wild life experience was well worth everything. Staff were polite and very helpful truly an experience you won't have anywhere else

Thank Vivyhoeta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to visit and get up close and learn some facts about the animals. Family friendly but caters to everyone, worth a visit while on the island

Thank Toula S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was great to see all the animals so close up. Staff were friendly and the animas were in great condition, exceptionally well looked after. Recommend.

Thank Michelle K
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Response from Ipek K | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Cruise Whitsundays have a ferry from Airlie Beach to Hamilton Island almost every hour between 7am - 4pm. You can check the Cruise Whitsundays website for the timetable. From Hamilton Island Marina, its only a 5 min... More