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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
Phone Number: +61 3 5951 2820
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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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Its a cool place to be able to get close to koalas and there are some wollabys in the park too. No touching, and no getting up face to face though. This is about seeing them in... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

You don't need a lot of time to visit it, like 30 to 45 minutes if you want to take time and pictures of lovely koalas... you can clearly see a lot of Koala, in 2 Natural areas. You can see Koalas in other parks or zoo all around, but seems to be less "natural" than in this park. Doing... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had a lovely couple of hours wandering around looking at the koalas! Most of them were sleeping, but one was wandering about among the trees and seeing it moving was incredible! The ranger I asked questions of was very knowledgeable and helpful, and the information boards inside were really interesting too. A great trip!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Absolutely fabulous conservation park for Koalas, very educational, beautiful walks and a boardwalk to get up nice and close to the Koalas.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It's be nice to see a breakdown of where the entrance fees went towards the park because it needs so much work doing to it. it's a great way to see koalas and feed the kangaroo but that was about it. My friend warned me before we went that it was run down but I didn't expect it to be... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Its a cool place to be able to get close to koalas and there are some wollabys in the park too. No touching, and no getting up face to face though. This is about seeing them in the trees from the boardwalk. Really interesting to see them and this is part of the islands conservation projects. Works out at about... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Unlike in the zoos where the animals have been confined, I strolled through this Philip Island’s eucalypt woodland, coming face-to-face with these animals in their natural habitat. Perfect viewing was made possible by the new koala boardwalk. It was a lifetime event for me to catch a glimpse of the koala joeys taking their first adventure from their mother’s pouch,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great place to visit when coming to Phillip island! You get to see a total of 10 koalas, which is considered a lot considering that there are supposedly only around ~30 left in the wild.. Generally great experience but if you've seen koalas before it would be quite boring.. (attached photo is a koala on the trees :D)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great place to see koalas from up close! Only if you wanna enjoy the calm and quiet of nature, make sure you are there before the bus of Chinese! (Btw the photo was only at one spot, the rest of the park was really quiet!)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We would of missed this place if it wasn't for the 3 park pass. But, if we did miss it we would of missed out big time. Up close and personal with the koala while thay are still safe and away from us. The kids loved it!! Do recommend trying to find a "ranger or worker" and ask questions as... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really interesting, loved seeing all the koalas in the trees and it was great that the board walk was built to get up to their level. Great information board's telling you about them and how many is in each area. They were so adorable. The conservation area is built around the wildlife and the keepers don't intervene with the wildlife.... More 

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