Featherdale Wildlife Park Koala Kindy Encounter

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Highlights & inclusions

Exclusive access to Featherdale’s koala enclosures
A private interaction with the koalas
Opportunity to assist keepers with Koala’s daily program
Relax while watching the koalas munch on Eucalyptus leaves
Videos and photos opportunities
Suitable for ages 10+

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Sun, Jun 16, 2024

What you can expect

Visitors to Featherdale Wildlife Park will be welcomed by animal keepers into the exclusive Koala Kindy for an extraordinary once in a lifetime animal encounter. Koalas are one of Australia’s most popular animals and you can get up close and personal on this private experience in Greater Sydney.

Step inside the enclosure and assist keepers with the placing of Eucalyptus leaves into their feeding pots before having a private moment with the koalas which will assist keepers with their conditional training. The Koala Kindy experience is available daily at 10.30am and 11am (subject to availability). Reserve your spot for this animal encounter here.


What you need to know

  • General admission to Featherdale Wildlife Park
  • Entry to Koala Kindy Encounter experience
  • Food and beverages
  • Retail purchases
  • Exclusive access to Featherdale’s koala enclosures
  • Opportunity to assist keepers with placing the Koala’s daily diet of Eucalyptus leaves into feeding pots
  • Have a private interaction with the koalas which will assist keepers with their conditioning training
  • Plenty of videos and photos throughout the encounter
  • This experience starts at 10:30am or 11am
  • Please arrive a minimum of 30 minutes prior to the booking time
  • Please allow approximately 20 minutes for the experience
  • This experience takes place at Featherdale Sydney Wildlife Park, 217 Kildare Rd, Doonside NSW 2767
Additional Information
  • All children 15 years and below must be accompanied by a paying adult encounter ticket and it is the responsibility of the adult to supervise the child at all times
  • The animal welfare is to be determined by the Featherdale Keeper at all times, and the Keeper reserves the right to cease the encounter at any time
  • All participants must be able to follow all instructions given by the Featherdale Keeper throughout the encounter, and you agree to act at all times in a safe and appropriate manner
  • A minimum of 7 days notice is required prior to your encounter for any changes made to your booking
  • Encounter tickets are non-refundable
  • Guests must be at the meeting point 1 hour prior to the start of the encounter
  • Featherdale Wildlife Park recommends arriving to the park a minimum of 30 minutes prior to this experience
  • Guests will meet a keeper at the meeting point where they will be given a safety brief and introduction to the encounter before entering the enclosure
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

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