Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park Kangaroo Island
Where is it at?
Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park
4068 Playford Highway
Tel: 08 8559 6050
Where are we going today?
What was once known as Parndana Wildlife Park, Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park may have a new name, but it's just as amazing for the kids!
Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park have created a place where kids can experience wonderful and special wildlife, that is unique to Australia and even Kangaroo Island. They have created an environment that is safe, very family friendly, and great for education, but also offer families an amazing hands-on experience.
Al of the animals on display at this fun wildlife park can be seen every day. Kids will love getting up close to those sweet baby animals too - of which they often have due to them being cared for as a result of being rejected or orphaned.
If kids are lucky they might have one of their baby animals our ready for a cuddle! It's a great way for children to understand what happens when an animal is injured and needs to be rescued, and just how important it is to look after our animals! They are so precious!
Then, if you just can't get enough of those eucalyptus leaf eating animals, you can join the animal keepers 4 times a day at the Koala enclosure, where the family can enjoy interaction sessions. Don't be shy when you pat them - they are happy for you too! Kids can also get a kick out of getting their photo next to one!
Throughout Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park there are also plenty of changes to get the family in some lovely photo experiences. From lizards, koalas to snakes, you can get right up close and get them in the photo!
There are some beautiful animals in Australia - so why not get up close and really get to know them, they would love to have you there!
How much does it cost?
When can we go?
9am to 5pm every day
All year round - including Christmas Day!
They love to accommodate school groups of all ages, and they can customise the learning experience just for you! .
They have a range of foods, from hot chips, potato cakes, ice cream and sandwiches to fill those rumbling animal loving tummies. .
There are BBQ facilities in their enclosed eating area if you want to bring your own lunch and enjoy a bit of a cook off!.
Any Top Tips?
Check the times of the experiences at the front desk as soon as you arrive, as they can often change.
Doing our bit
The park is committed to the conservation of the environment and our wildlife. They aim to be involved with captive breeding programs and research into some endangered species to help save them!.
Need a little extra help?
All walkways, shops, and toilet facilities are wheel chair friendly..
Can I get one of those?
There is a souvenir shop where you can pick up some fun animal related items!.
Don't forget your camera!.
What people are saying?
by Janak Giri
Was a Great experience in Kangaroo island lucky we didn't miss this place. It's the best place to be,to interact with wild animals. Paul is a nice guy with lots of humour. I suggest anybody visiting in Kangaroo island not to miss this place.Very cheap Price for the fun you can get there. Just need to make a booking 1 day ago and they do two visits per day.
Will be there again if i go back to KI.
by Dylan Jones
A lot of fun. Hosted by a larrikin with lots of native animals. $15 per head for a tour.
by Andrea Bacinelli
Best place in Australia... Don't miss it!!!