Open from 9am till 5pm every day of the year (except Christmas Day)
- Pat a koala
- Tickle a wombat’s toes
- Thrill to the awesome croc feeding shows
- Wrap yourself in a friendly snake
- Hold a baby crocodile
- Feed the turtles
- Meet some Feathered Friends
- Feed a Cassowary
- and much, much more…
At all of these shows, you’re welcome to take your own photos.
Yes! You get to hold a koala!
Billabong Sanctuary is one of the few places in the world where you can hold a koala!
(Extra fee involved for this special privilege)
We’ll take a souvenir photo as a treasured keepsake of your dream-come-true moment, printed on the spot and mounted in a colourful folder.
We offer professional photos* holding your choice of koala, wombat or reptile (friendly python or young crocodile).
|Two photos (2 different animals):||$38|
|Three photos (3 different animals):||$48|
|Digital Copy of each photo:||FREE|
* Photo can include up to 2 adults and school-aged children from the one family
All are presented to you on the spot, in a Billabong souvenir folder.
Your friends and family are welcome to take photos of your special moment as well.
When you purchase the handling photo you also receive a digital copy so you can share your special moment on social media! You will be given a code number for your photo– go to the Home Page of our website, scroll down to ‘Find Your Photo’ and enter your code number.
For every photo transaction, we will donate $1 to Magnetic Island Koala Hospital, where Dr Ali bee treats ailing and injured koalas. More info HERE
|Children (4-16 yrs)||$23|
|Family (2A + 3C)||$105|
|Backpackers (Must show current YHA Card)||$32.50|
Special Offer for Local Residents: Bring in TWO out of town full-paying adult visitors [excludes seniors/students/backpackers/children], and ONE local adult gets FREE entry! Just show proof of residency; no voucher required. [Each person must show proof of residency.]
LOCAL area extends south to Mackay and Airlie Beach, west to Charters Towers and north to Mission Beach and Tully.
Group of 10 or more 10% discount