Details at a glance

Opening hours

Open daily from 8.30am – 5.00pm. 

7.00am - 10.00am Buffet Breakfast with the Koalas
8.45am - 9.15am Koala Cuddle and Photo Session*
10.00am - 11.00am Keeper Macropod and Marsupial Tour including a Koala Meet & Greet and Wallaby Feeding
11.00am - 11.15am Dingoes Photo Session
11.15am - 11.30am Reptile Photo Session including Snakes and Grill the Bearded Dragon
11.30am - 11.45am Freddie the Cockatoo Photo Session
11.45am - 12.00pm Ruben the Wombat Photo Session
3.15pm - 3.45pm Koala Cuddle and Photo Session*
4.00pm - 5.00pm Keeper Reptile and Bird Tour including Croc Feeding during the warmer months

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

For General Admission
Adult - $20
Child - $14

General admission 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.

What to bring

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

Booking information
No booking is required for Breakfast with the Koalas. For Koala Cuddles and other Animal Encounters, please email or call us on 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.