Koala Sanctuary Encounters

Informative guides

All our excursions start off with a tailored educational tour from one of our local guides on care, rehabilitation and what is needed for koalas to survive in the wild.

Koala Hospital
Visit the state-of-the-art Koala Hospital with Intensive Care Unit treatment rooms and holding pens. Take a look through the hospital viewing window as veterinary staff carry out *examinations and administer treatment to koala inpatients’. *When underway

Sanctuary Story Walk
The Sanctuary Story Walk is a 250 metre in length meandering pathway offering an immersive educational experience for all ages telling the story of koala and its habitat through artistic sculptural representations.

Koala Centre
Visit our Koala Centre that houses our Visitor Admissions and Guest Reception where our friendly staff will be able to answer all of your questions and enquiries.

Newcastle Airport SKYwalk
The Newcastle Airport SKYwalk and viewing platform is a 225 metre in length elevated pathway and viewing platform, offering a unique ‘tree top’ perspective into the koala’s natural habitat, a perfect photo opportunity and educational experience.

Fat Possum Café
Offers a range of ‘grab and go’ eats and treats, baristas coffees and a range of quality souvenirs in a tranquil bushland setting to remember your special day.

Bookings Essential.


Koala Sanctuary Encounters

562 Gan Gan Road One Mile NSW 2316

Cancellation Policy

Tickets are valid for the date that you purchased. Tickets are valid for one use only and are non-transferable/refundable. Prices are subject to change without notice. Should you need to amend your ticket date please contact the Visitor Information Centre on 1800 808 900.