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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
8.00am – 4.00pm Daily 

Daily Schedule
8.00am – 3.30pm Snacks, cakes and hot/cold beverages available at the cafe
9.30am – 10.00am Koala Encounter (bookings recommended)
10.00am – 10.30am Park Guided Tour (included in entry price)
10.30am – 11.00am Reptile/Bird Encounter (bookings recommended)
11.00am – 11.30am Dingo Encounter (bookings recomended, 6 years and older)
11.30am – 12.00pm VIP Dingo Experience (4 guests per session, four photo’s per paying guest. 6-14 years must be accompanied by a paying guardian. Enclosed footware is required)
12.00pm – 12.30pm VIP Koala Experience (4 guests per session, four photo’s per paying guest)
12.30pm – 1.00pm VIP Reptile Experience (4 guests per session, four photo’s per paying guest)
3.00pm – 3.30pm Animal Feeding Tour (Crocodile, Cassowary and Macropods, included in entry price)

Café Opening Hours
8.00am – 3.30pm daily

Please enquire at Hamilton Island Wildlife’s front desk to secure your spot in one or all of these amazing animal encounters.

Animal Experience souvenir photos can be collected from 3.00pm daily at the front counter.
General Admission – Unlimited Entry
  • Adult - $32
  • Child - $22
  • 2 adults and 2 children (aged 3-14 years) - $90
Animal Experiences
  • Koala Encounter - $32pp
  • Snake, Reptile or Bird Encounter - $25pp
  • Dingo Encounter - $40pp (6 years and older) 
  • VIP Koala Experience - $160 per Adult $80 per Child (3-14 years old)
  • VIP Dingo Experience - $160 per Adult $80 per Child (6-14 years old)
  • VIP Reptile Experience- $160 per Adult $80 per Child (3-14 years old)
Combo value packages 
  • Admission Adult and your choice of a Snake, Lizard, Bird or Koala Encounter - $55pp 
  • Admission Child (3-14 years) and your choice of a Snake, Lizard, Bird or Koala Encounter - $40pp
Sights and highlights
Meet iconic animals such as kangaroos, koalas, a range of marsupials, cassowaries, dingoes, snakes and lizards and even a giant salt water Crocodile.

Enjoy a guided tour from one of our expert guides.
What to bring
Sun hat
Money for souvenirs or a light meal/snacks at the café.
Booking information
For 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 recommended.
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.

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Escaping to Hamilton Island is now easier than ever with our stay 4 nights or more and save Package, staying at either the Reef View Hotel, Palm Bungalows or Beach Club.

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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