Details at a glance

Opening hours

Open daily from 8.30am – 5.00pm. 

7.00am - Buffet Breakfast with the Koalas
8.45am - Koala Cuddle and Photo Session*
10.00am - Keeper Macropod and Marsupial Tour including a Koala Meet & Greet and Wallaby Feeding
3.15pm - Koala Cuddle and Photo Session*
4.00pm - Keeper Reptile and Bird Tour including Croc Feeding

Please enquire at WILD LIFE Hamilton Island’s front desk for other animal photo opportunities which include: Dingoes and Snakes.

Adult - $20
Child - $14
Includes unlimited entry for your stay on the island.
Sights and highlights

One of only a few places in the world where you can experience the excitement of cuddling a koala.

Meet iconic animals such as kangaroos, koalas, a range of marsupials, snakes and lizards and even a crocodile.

Enjoy a guided tour from one of our expert guides.

Sample itinerary

Join WILD LIFE Hamilton Island in the morning for our Breakfast with the Koalas experience which starts 7am. After exploring WILD LIFE Hamilton Island at your own pace, you can then join the keepers for a guided 10am Macropod and Marsupial Tour, or a 4pm Reptile and Bird Tour which includes a Croc Feed.

Don’t forget about the Nocturnal Tour and BBQ every Friday or Saturday night starting at 6pm.

What to bring

Money for souvenirs or a light meal/snacks at the café.

Booking information
No booking required. For Koala Cuddle Photo experiences, it is suggested that you book in advanced to avoid disappointment due to limited numbers. Call 07 4946 9078 to make a booking.
How to get there
WILD LIFE Hamilton Island is located on the resort side of the island.
Terms and Conditions

Terms and conditions apply.

Cancellation policy


The information above should be used as a guide only. Activity/tour details, prices and timings are subject to change at any time.