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Phillip Island Nature Parks - Koala Conservation Centre

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Address: 1810 Phillip Island Tourist Road, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
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+61 3 5951 2820
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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koala conservation centre. Meet our koalas ‘face to face’ from our amazing...

koala conservation centre. Meet our koalas ‘face to face’ from our amazing treetop boardwalks at this unique ecotourism attraction. This area of natural bush land isalso home to an amazing variety of birds and wildlife.

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USD 32.77*
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Phillip Island 3 Park Pass: Penguin Parade, Koala Conservation Centre and...
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Phillip Island Tour Including Phillip Island Penguin Parade
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Phillip Island Wildlife Cruise with Optional Penguin Parade and 3 Park Pass

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Several good spots to see the larger southern koala had the pass as a package with the penguin tour.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Queensland, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Unfortunately, we find this place to be extremely boring. We drove 90 minutes from Melbourne and only managed to spend 20 minutes here. There are two separate board walks and the Koalas are so high up in the trees that it's difficult to see.

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St Austell, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We got tickets included in our penguin visit, luckily we checked closing times though, as we would have missed out! Arriving at about 4pm we only had an hour, but we did walk the whole thing in this time and saw loads of Koala. We were also lucky enough to see 2 awake, moving and eating. The gift shop is... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I had my two young grandchildren with me and we walked and walked before we even saw a Koala and the entry fee isn't cheap either.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was amazing to watch the koalas climb the trees, & then come back down. Some were sleeping in the trees, some just barely move, but have their eyes open. There are boardwalks to walk on, also a few wallabies are running around. The gift shop is excellent for souvenirs.

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Phillip Island used to be full of Koalas many years ago. Wanted to see some in their natural habitat instead of a zoo environment. They have a very good shop at the front. Inside are some graveled bush tracks with the odd copperhead snake. According to the sign posts no anti venom exists specifically for Copperheads...hold that thought. There are... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a fantastic experience to spend time and come up close with Koala and also its something exclusive to Australia. Kids will love this place a bit pricey but worth the experience

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were extremely fortunate to catch a sight of the koalas in movement. They were not asleep!! 😀 it was great watching them in their natural habitat!! Worth every penny!! A highlight of our trip! Would highly recommend!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our time here. Amazingly close look at multiple koalas and also saw some other pretty cool animals - echidna / birds etc.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Several good spots to see the larger southern koala had the pass as a package with the penguin tour.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful place to see koalas in their natural habitat but obviously most of them were sleeping! So for very young children the "stuffed koalas" at the entry were a great introduction to what they actually looked like.

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