Meet our sleepy koalas
Learn some remarkable facts about Australia's favourite tree-huggers and see why they've captured the nation's hearts.
Perfect for individuals, couples or families, these unforgettable small group experiences will allow you exclusive up-close access.
Be sure to check in at the ticket office at least 30 minutes prior to your encounter to collect your wristband. The encounter is a brief experience that lasts a couple of minutes with each visitor booked, however please plan at least 15 minutes to meet your host and keeper, and hear the safety briefing.
When you purchase a Close-up Encounter you are directly contributing to Zoos Victoria's work to fight wildlife extinction.
Zoo entry not included. Be sure to also book your entry tickets for the same date as your encounter.
This experience is currently operating with a COVIDSafe plan in place, if you’ve done this experience before, it may be a little different this time around (but no less fun!)