Take home a memento to remember your day!

Have you ever held a baby alligator? How about a massive Burmese python? Here’s your chance!

Photo sessions are held daily at the Australian Reptile Park (click here for times) where you can interact with some of the animals stars here at the Park!

At the Australian Reptile Park, you can get your photo taken with a koala, baby alligator, Burmese python or tawny frogmouth at our daily photo sessions. Throughout the year, as we welcome new residents to the Park, you might have the chance to get a photo with a Tasmanian devil joey or even a wombat joey!

  • Koala

  • Baby Alligator

  • Burmese Python

  • Tawny Frogmouth

Koala photo
Alligator photo

What’s included?

  • A photo experience consists of one animal for your group to hold* while your photo is being taken
  • A 6 x 8” colour photo

* By NSW law, koalas cannot be held by visitors

What does it cost?

  • $29.99 per photo experience with a single printed photo
  • Reprints are available for $10 each
  • For great value, get a Snappy Pass for $89.99 (saving $29.97)! Snappy Passes entitle you to four animal photo experiences and a printed photo of each animal.

 Things to note:

  • Photo sessions are held daily at set times (click here for times) with the last session around 2:30pm.
  • Animals may be subject to change at any time, without notice
  • The welfare of our animals is our top priority. Photo sessions may be cancelled or rescheduled at any time due to extreme weather conditions, animal temperament or other factors.

*Can I hold a koala in NSW?

Only trained and accredited zookeepers are allowed to hold a koala. It is illegal for members of the general public to hold koalas in New South Wales. However, a koala photo experience at the Australian Reptile Park can get you as close as possible to these cute marsupials! Under the guidance of an experienced zookeeper, you can get up close for a pat and smile for the camera so you can remember the experience for years to come.


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Use your Parents NSW Vouchers towards a Photo Experience.
Simply use your vouchers at reception via your Service NSW app on the day or exchange them for ARP discount codes to purchase tickets online.

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