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Phillip Island Nature Parks - Koala Conservation Centre

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Address: 1810 Phillip Island Tourist Road, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
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+61 3 5951 2820
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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koala conservation centre. Meet our koalas ‘face to face’ from our amazing...

koala conservation centre. Meet our koalas ‘face to face’ from our amazing treetop boardwalks at this unique ecotourism attraction. This area of natural bush land isalso home to an amazing variety of birds and wildlife.

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We have been here before and I find it interesting each time. There is a small science section at the start followed by walking on trails and some raised boardwalks for viewing... read more

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Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There were about 8 koalas in the park when we visited there. Half of them were active and the other half were sleeping. But they were not at the top of the trees so we can see them quite closely. There are many wallabies in the park as well!

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Bridgewater, New Jersey
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A short visit, but very educational, worth the time. There were 6 koalas at this center, we saw them all, of course sleeping. Many signs with lots of information along the walking path. Inside the center, even more educational posters adn info. In particular I liked the explanation why koals have slow digestive system.

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Coupeville, Washington
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been here before and I find it interesting each time. There is a small science section at the start followed by walking on trails and some raised boardwalks for viewing the Koalas. We also saw several Wallabies in the park which was fun. I find it helpful to have a telephoto lens to get close ups of the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It seems Koalas are under threat on Phillip Island and numbers have declined greatly over the last century. The centre is trying to conserve them and I wish them luck! We walked around the paths and we saw some wallabies but not a koala. However there are two raised boardwalks in contained areas and there were 4-5 koalas in each.... More 

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Phillip Island, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

KCC is located on the main tourist road on Phillip Island and is very easy to find. There are over 20 koalas at KCC - the rangers are great with their knowledge and will also help you spot the koalas in the trees

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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very small place. You can see couple of koalas closely. That's all. If you never seen them before and not planing to see them somewhere else, you should stop by on your way to see the penguins. It won't take you more than a hour.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place to see koalas up close. Lovely raised walkways to bring you closer to them. So the kids were able to see them. It's not a big place so doesn't take long to walk around. There are some picnic tables in the car park, or you can buy one food and drink at the cafe there. Though we were... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good to see koalas in an almost natural setting that respects the animals As visitors from the UK was also pleased to see wild kangaroos and a kookaburra

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Koala area was slightly small but it was great to see koalas in their element. Short bush walks were great as well.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They are cute ...but sleeping. Understand they sleep 20 hrs and eat for 4 hrs, so not too much movement from them. Just a cute bundle of fur hanging onto a tree. Easy to see with walkways right up to their level. Fun to watch, even sleeping!

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