Open from 9am till 2pm every day of the year (except Christmas Day)
We now offer a modified programme of wildlife talks and feeding shows, in accordance with social distancing requirements
- Get up close to a koala
- Pat a wombat
- Thrill to the awesome croc feeding shows
- 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! Available starting July 20th
(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 lizard or young crocodile).
Holding Koala Photo: $30
One Photo: Wombat OR Reptile $24
Two Photos-Koala + Wombat OR Reptile (Two different animals) $44
Two Photos- Wombat and Reptile (Two different animals) $38
Three Photos: Koala + Wombat + Reptile (Three different animals) $54
Digital Copy of Each Photo: FREE
NEW SOUVENIR PHOTO OPPORTUNITY!
Pose with a Koala on a Pole- Give it a pat if you like! $15
(Note this option is not bundled in with the handling photos above)
* Photo can include up to 2 adults and 3 school-aged children from the one family. Minimum height for children to hold a koala is 1.4 metres. No height restriction to stand with koala on a pole for a photo. Also note that wombats weigh about 25 kilos!
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.
|Children (4-16 yrs)
All children must be accompanied by adult 18 years or older
|Family (2A + 3C)||$110|
|Pensioners (Australia only)||$35|
|Backpackers (Must show current YHA Card)||$35|
Special Offer for Local Residents: Bring in TWO out of town adult visitors, and ONE local adult gets FREE entry to equal or lesser value! Just show photo ID with 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