Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park
The activities in the park
9am – 5pm
Closed Christmas Day
9am Park Opens
10am Dingo Presentation
10:15am Marmoset Encounter
10:30am Up close with the Koalas
10.45am Serval Encounters
11am Koala Holding (fees & bookings apply)
1:30pm Up close with the Koalas
1:45pm Serval Encounters
2pm Koala Holding (fees & bookings apply)
3pm Pelican Feeding
3:30pm Marmoset Encounter
4pm Up close with the Koalas
4:30pm Koala Holding (fees & bookings apply)
5pm Park closes
Daily Koala Presentation
11.30am and 3.00pm
Join in with our knowledgable keepers as they tell you all about our koalas, their history on Kangaroo Island and their bushfire recovery during these daily, interactive sessions. If our koalas are up and about you may also have the opportunity to pat them!
We may have other daily feeds and talks available on the day. During your visit be sure to check with staff to see what is available.
Animal Encounters in the Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park
Restrictions noted at the keepers discretion. Encounters may be cancelled due to weather. Bookings essential. Book at front entrance. Bookings are available on first come first served basis and available daily at the front entrance.
Feed Kangaroos and Wallabies
$3 per bag of Kangaroo food
Times: all day!
Is it your dream to hold a koala? Do you want to tick it off your bucket list? Then this is your chance! Our koalas are cuddly and affectionate and cant wait to meet you.
Times: 10.30am, 1.30pm & 3.30pm
Restrictions: Able to hold 6-10kg + unassisted and children must be over 140cm
If you are looking for a laugh and a bunch of fun, these tiny cheeky monkeys are just for you! Head into the Marmoset enclosure with their keeper and spent some time feeding and interacting with them.
Times: 11.00am, 1.45pm & 3.45pm
Restrictions: 3+ / 3-8 years require paying adult / not wheelchair accessible
Our beautiful African cats are playful, friendly and always looking for a yummy snack. Head into their enclosure with their keeper and learn all about them whilst they came and meet you.
Times: 10.15am & 2.15pm
Restrictions: 10+ / 10-15 require paying adult / not wheelchair accessible
If its the scaley you are into or you want to face your fears, our reptile encounters are for you. We have daily snake holding available and occasionally something more!
Times: 10.45am & 3.00pm
Restrictions: 100cm+ for individual snake holding – under this needs adult assistance.
Meet our handsome dingo Loki and learn about his species and more on a causal walk around the grounds with one of his keepers.
Cost: $50 per adult & $25 per child 4-15.
Restrictions: Under 15 requires paying adult.
The Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park
The Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park and Aquarium is home to some of Australias well-known native animals. View and feed our large range of kangaroos and wallabies; join in at our educational, interactive displays and get up close with our unique animals such as koalas, penguins, echidnas, dingoes, reptiles, eagles, wombats and much more.
Cafe & Picnic Area
Make use of our picnic area or grab a coffee, lunch and icecream at our café while you venture around the park.
So much to see and do in the park
The Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park is truly a must do when visiting the gorgeous Kangaroo Island as it offers more experiences than you could imagine. Beautiful, well-taken care of animals that flourish in our park are friendly and true icons of Australia. The park has dozens of species of birds ranging from the large emus to local parrots, little penguins and colourful rainbow lorikeets. We have western grey kangaroos, albino kangaroos, agile wallabies, rock wallabies, pademelons, quokkas, red kangaroos and more! Did you know there were so many species of kangaroos and wallabies? There are so many fun experiences to be had. The Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park offers a day full of fun and full of laughs. Also, if you’re after a laugh, be sure to say hello to our laughing kookaburras!
Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park Private Tours
If you are wanting a more personal, exclusive experience then consider taking a private tour. These tours offer all the best activities that our wonderful park has to offer, some of which are only available on these tours. Cuddle our koalas, get up close to dingoes and penguins and tonnes more, all during your exclusive personalised experience. The tour takes you through the park letting you get close to so many of our fascinating animals. Make your trip to the park, and Australia, extra special by taking a private tour at the Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park.