Meet iconic Australian animals!

The Australian Reptile Park is filled with Australian species, and in this 50-minute encounter, you’ll get to meet them! Get up close with koalas, adorable Tasmanian devil joeys, a wombat joey, echidnas and hand-feed our friendly kangaroos. This is the ultimate experience to encounter Australia’s stunning wildlife. You’ll learn all about these fascinating creatures from our experienced keepers, what challenges they’re facing in the wild and how we’re doing our part to ensure that we keep as many of our Aussie icons as possible.

What’s Included?

  • Meet and pat koalas, adorable Tasmanian devil joeys, a wombat joey, echidnas and hand-feed our friendly kangaroos
  • Learn about our native species from an experienced keeper
  • Take amazing photos to remember the experience forever

Aussie Animals Encounter Details

  • Price: $125pp (does not include park admission)
  • Session time: Daily at 3:00pm
  • Duration: 50 minutes
  • Age limit: For ages 4 years+
  • Group limit: Max. 8 people per session

Frequently Asked Questions

No, our animal encounter prices do not include general admission to the Park. Admissions tickets can be purchased in your checkout.

Our Animal Encounters can be booked for people ages 4+. Please note that participants under 18 years must be accompanied by a parent/guardian who has also paid for the experience and purchased entry tickets.

Suitable and comfortable clothing and footwear must be worn on the day. We recommend long pants to avoid any scatches.

If at the time of your encounter there is extreme weather or other conditions, the encounter will be cancelled to ensure the wellbeing of our animals.

Bookings for Animal Encounters are non-refundable. In the event that you cannot attend your booked time, we will endeavour to arrange another time, subject to availability.

“I visited the park with a few friends and paid for the Koala encounter, if you have a soul and like cute baby koalas it is a must.”

Dylan N

“Would highly recommend doing an animal encounter as it is a once in a life time experience.”

Jacqui O