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Depart from Adelaide in an air-conditioned minivan and head to Mount Lofty on this small-group tour. Located about nine miles (15 kilometers) east of the city and approximately 2,330 feet (710 meters) in the air, this summit is the highest point in the Adelaide Hills. From there, take in the panoramic views toward Gulf St. Vincent.

Then, travel to Cleland Wildlife Park, which is home to more than 130 species of Australian animals. At the 86-acre natural bush setting, touch and take photos of one the park’s koalas while under staff supervision. (There is an additional fee to hold a koala and receive a professional photograph.)

Plus, explore the park and follow the trails, walking alongside the free-roaming animals in their natural environment. Spot kangaroos, emus, dingoes, wallabies, Tasmanian devils, and more, as well as pelicans, cormorants, and other water birds in the wetlands. Plus, get the chance to feed kangaroos, wallabies, and potoroos, while learning about the animals from the keepers.
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Cleland Wildlife Park
Mount Lofty Summit
Get up close with native animals of Australia on this day trip from Adelaide to Cleland Wildlife Park in the Adelaide Hills. Feed kangaroos, wallabies, and potoroos (a marsupial about the size of a rabbit) under the supervision of staff. Plus, have the chance to touch and take photos of one the park’s koalas.
  • Meet and feed some Australian animals like kangaroos, koalas, and wallabies
  • Learn about the ecosystems and view nocturnal animals at the park’s center
  • Entrance fee to park is included
  • Pickup and drop-off from Adelaide City is provided
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Magical day

It's been a couple of days since I went on this tour, and I'm still walking on clouds. The tour guide (sorry I can't remember your name :( 😇) was amazing. So warm and genuine. A very pleasant person that made the trip even more...More

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pureSAworld, Owner at pureSA, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Gemini394 for a such a great review of your magical day - it certainly makes it easy for us having such lovely guests on tour. And thanks for sharing your photo's. Those Potoroo's are adorable - definitely one of my favourites! I trust...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Great experience!

Had the chance to feed the kangaroos and wallabies, who are so adorable and cute! Also the koalas, wombats, pottaroos and the beautiful birds, were all amazing to watch! This outdoor activity was the most exciting experience ever!More

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pureSAworld, Owner at pureSA, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience granita749. Cleland truly is a special place and the animals certainly are cute! Trust you are enjoying your time in Adelaide and hopefully we'll get to see you on another of our tours one day...More

Reviewed 11 July 2018
So many lovely critters

Oh my, we patted Pottaroos, they are gorgeous! Found a cheeky koala in the kangaroo enclosure and fed loads of beautiful birds. Dingo dinner time was fun, as was seeing tassie devils. Fantastic day out and so close to the city

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pureSAworld, Owner at pureSA, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Goldiegirl2017 for your lovely review. It truly is a special place! So glad to know you enjoyed the experience and we hope to see you on another of our adventures soon. Kind Regards Mike

Reviewed 30 June 2018
A Great Way to Enjoy the Outdoors during Winter

Got pretty unclose and personal with the outdoor creatures (kangaroos and wallabies) as well as the koala bear. Managed to feed most of them and had so much fun wandering the open spaces with the native animals. They were so adorable, cute and lovable. There's...More

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pureSAworld, Owner at pureSA, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Hi Syme0n thanks so much for your review! It's such a great experience to get up close to our cute Aussie animals. We are sorry to hear about the weather and yes it can be very cold up in the hills during winter. We hope...More

Reviewed 31 March 2018
A Great Day Out!

This was a most enjoyable tour and I can recommend it to anyone who would like to get close up to kangaroos, koalas and emus. We booked by phone at about 5pm on the day before, and the booking ws handled most efficiently. Mike, our...More

Thank Richard I
pureSAworld, Owner at pureSA, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Hi Richard Thanks for your review. We are always happy to hear that our booking process was an easy one and are thrilled you had such a nice day at Cleland Wildlife Park. We look forward to welcoming you on a tour in the future....More

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