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Koala Hospital

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“injured koalas”(138 reviews)
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The world's first hospital dedicated to these creatures.
Lord Street | Macquarie Nature Reserve, Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444, Australia
+61 2 6584 1522
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All reviews injured koalas guided tour free tour roto house run by volunteers free entry an amazing job worth a visit great place to visit gift shop gold coin donation 3pm patients donated rehabilitation adopt animals
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Reviewed today

The Koala hospital is a charming place where koala which were unfortunate to get run over, fall from trees or just plain get sick - are treated by a loving team. There's a little exhibition room with useful Koala information, a souvenir shop, a platform...More

Thank TheShis
Reviewed today via mobile

I've been coming here since I was a kid. Great to learn about koalas and the factors that are impacting their livelihoods and also have an opportunity to get up-close to these lovely creatures.

Thank David K
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited the Koala Hospital and didn’t know what to expect. This is certainly worth a visit and a great educational opportunity. The Koala is now(close to being) an endangered species and its amazing they have made it to this point in time, they are...More

Thank B1727YQdavem
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went to the Koala hospital to see what this great facility is doing. We saw the koalas that can not be released due to their injuries. The volunteer staff do an amazing job and the tour provided was very informative. A nice display which...More

Thank Smoltman
Reviewed yesterday

Very interesting seeing how the sick and injured are looked after and released if they can be or looked after if they are unable to be released.

Thank Gaye L
Reviewed 3 days ago

We found this Koala hospital to be the best area to see and take pictures of the Koalas. The attendants were passionate and offer regular tours explaining the life and problems of Koalas.

Thank UniquePerth
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

As a free activity ($2 donation), this is a can’t miss outing. Bring the kids to learn everything about these sweet animals. Plenty of koalas to admire. It is just so sad how they have been injured, but thankfully they are now well cared for....More

Thank hurlp
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was lovely to see so many koalas being looked after at the hospital. All koalas available for the public to see are all permanent patients at the hospital. And a screened off area where the rehabilitation process is taking place for more to be...More

Thank Ashley C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We very much enjoyed our visit to the koala hospital. We took the tour where we learned how devastating chlamydia, car injuries and fire are to these unique animals. It was fun to see them being hand fed and many were quite active even though...More

Thank sharonr291
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was well worth the visit, seeing Koalas up close and watching them eat was great. There is a free tour once a day that goes for about an hour and it worth being there for. The hospital is run by volunteers and they were...More

Thank Steve B
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Jena H
16 October 2017|
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Response from k2thab | Reviewed this property |
Half a day is more than enough - the tours only happen at 3pm so we got there at 2.30 and left at around 4.30.
8 May 2017|
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Response from interest88 | Reviewed this property |
It's Free!
Isabella J
1 October 2015|
Response from Thomas G |
Oxlee Kayley rings a bell, I think she only has three legs and one eye