Australian Wildlife Park Hamilton Island Wildlife

With a whole range of exhibits, and even an on-site café, Hamilton Island Wildlife is great fun for all ages.

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Opening hours
Open daily from 8.00am – 5.00pm.

7.00-10.00am   Breakfast with the Koalas
9.30-10.00am   Koala Cuddle and Photo (Not available on Friday's). Age restriction of 12 years and over.
10.00-10.45am Park Tour
11.00-11.30am Snake/Reptile/Bird Encounter and photo
11.30-12.00pm Dingo Encounter and photo
3.15-3.45pm     Koala Encounter and photo
4.00-4.45pm     Park Tour

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


For General Admission
Adult - $27
Child - $16

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 Hamilton Island Wildlife in the morning for our Breakfast with the Koalas experience which starts 7.00am. After exploring Hamilton Island Wildlife 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 8635 to make a booking.
How to get there
Hamilton Island Wildlife is located on the resort side of the island.
Terms and Conditions

Terms and conditions apply.
Age restrictions apply with animal encounters so please contact the Wildlife Park to avoid any disappointment, prior bookings are also recommended.

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.

Family Whitsundays Adventure

Stay four nights and spend quality family time with a full day trip to the Great Barrier Reef, a half day trip to Whitehaven Beach, entry to Hamilton Island Wildlife, Kids Stay & Eat Free and more.

Stay 4 nights or more and save

Escaping to Hamilton Island is now easier than ever with our stay 4 nights or more and save Package. Stay at either the Reef View Hotel or Beach Club and enjoy a daily buffet breakfast, transfers and more.

Best of the Whitsundays

Staying four nights, explore the Great Barrier with a full day Reef trip, a half day trip to Whitehaven Beach, weekly entry to Hamilton Island Wildlife, complimentary breakfast and more.

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