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
11am Koala Holding (fees & bookings apply)
11:15am Wombat Holding (fees & bookings apply)
11:30am Penguin Feeding
1:30pm Up close with the Koalas
2pm Koala Holding (fees & bookings apply)
3pm Penguin / Pelican Feeding
3:30pm Marmoset Encounter
4pm Up close with the Koalas
4:30pm Koala Holding (fees & bookings apply)
5pm Park closes
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
$2 per bag of Kangaroo food
Times: all day!
Hold a Wombat
$40 per person
Must be able to hold 20kg
Hold a Snake
$20 per person
Children must be over 100cm
Hold a Koala
$35 per person
Times: 11am, 2pm, 4:30pm
Children must be over 140cm
Private Reptile Session
Cost: $150 single participant, $50 each additional participant.
Inclusions: Park entry, private session with our reptile keeper, snake and lizard holding, alligator feeding (seasonal).
Times: Daily – enquire at reception.
Cost: $80 per person
Times: 10.15 and 3.30 – enquire at reception.
Details: 8+ and fully mobile (not wheelchair accessible)
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. Make use of our free BBQ facilities and 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 cassowaries and emus right through 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, hold our gorgeous wombats, 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.