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).
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.
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)
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