Cleland Wildlife Park Experience

Take a walk on the wild side and engage with some of Australia’s most unique and curious wildlife, just 30 minutes from the city. While immersing yourself in the wonders of Cleland’s natural bush environment, you can see and discover more than 130 species of native wildlife. The Koala close-up experience and the hand feeding of kangaroos are definite must do’s!

  • All inclusive of Cleland Wildlife Park entry fees, bag of animal food, park orientation and return transfer. Small group size with a maximum of 13 people ensures a personalised service.

  • Scenic drive into the Adelaide Hills via the Cleland Conservation Park route, including a short stop at Mount Lofty Summit to witness panoramic views over Adelaide.

  • Plenty of time to explore the self-guided discovery trails at your leisure – walk among and hand feed the free roaming wildlife. Park maps and a full orientation is provided along with valuable insights and inside tips.

  • Koala close-up experience - meet, touch and photograph Australia's cutest inhabitant! * Listen to informative and engaging talks by Cleland park keepers at feeding times and explore the Ocean to Outback Interpretive Centre.

Availability - Tuesday, Sunday or on request for private groups. Departs Adelaide 10.00am and returns 3.30pm.

Price - from AUD $134 per Adult, $93 per Child. Includes return transport, city hotel pickup, Cleland entry fees, bag of animal food, park orientation and 10% gift shop voucher.

Important Note: Cruise Ship Passengers- We offer pick-up and drop-off from Port Adelaide Passenger Terminal for an additional fee. To utilise this service please select option at checkout and take note of the pick-up and drop-off times. 

Tour Availability

  • Be amazed with the views from Mount Lofty Summit

    Before arriving at the wildlife park, we take a short stop at Mount Lofty Summit to enjoy the magnificent panorama over Adelaide. At approximately 710m, the summit is the highest point in the Adelaide Hills with uninterrupted views to the Gulf St. Vincent and as far as the eye can see north and south along the coastline.

  • Experience the Cleland Wildlife Park difference

    This 35 hectares natural bush setting provides a unique open space environment with very few enclosures. It is home to over 130 species of native animals and is one of only a few places in the world where you can hold a koala. Cleland Wildlife Park is well known for its management and care in the health and wellbeing of the animals.

  • Choose your Koala encounter

    Get up close to Australia's iconic Koala! Your entry fee includes the 'close-up' experience where you can meet, touch and photograph one of the park's cutest inhabitants while listening to the keepers who care for them. For an additional fee (no pre-booking), you have a unique opportunity to hold a koala and have a professional photo taken at the same time. * Koala experience availabilty is at the discretion of the park.

  • Walk among the free roaming animals

    As you explore the park and follow the self-discovery trails, find an abundance of native wildlife and walk among the free roaming animals in their natural environment. Explore the lively wetlands where the pelicans, cormorants and water birds live. See kangaroos, emus, dingoes, wallabies, Tasmanian devils and many more!

“This day was one of the best days I spent on vacation, complete with close-up encounters with koalas, kangaroos and wallabies! If you're looking for a true wildlife adventure, then look no further and book your tour today!”Helena F (Viator)
  • Enjoy an immersive experience

    Engaging with the park's friendliest inhabitants provide a truly immersive experience. The best way to get up close to the kangaroos, wallabies and potoroos is by hand feeding them with the included animal food. Don't forget to save some for the emus and waterfowl as you make your way around the park!

  • And do so much more!

    Don't forget the interactive keeper talks; it is a great way to learn about and see the animals in action! The Ocean to Outback Interpretive Centre provides an opportunity to learn about South Australia's diverse ecosystems whilst viewing the nocturnal animals, small mammals and reptiles - you may even choose the reptile hold experience!

Important Information

Please dress appropriately for the weather. We recommend you wear comfortable walking shoes, sunscreen, hat and sunglasses and bring a small lightweight backpack for personal items. And don’t forget your camera!

This tour does not cater to children under 4 years of age.

Tip: Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy in the park or sample some local South Australian produce at the Cleland Café.

Departure | 10.00am from the pureSA office located at 111 Franklin Street Adelaide (directly across from the Adelaide Central Bus Station) - click here for Google Map. Please arrive 10 minutes early to allow time for check in.

Alternate Pickup Locations - selected City accommodation pickup available upon request. Note that accommodation pickup is scheduled between 9.40am - 9.50am, please be ready a few minutes prior to this.

Return | You will arrive back at the pureSA office or your accommodation from approximately 3.30pm

Cruise Ship Passengers | Port Adelaide Passenger Terminal pick-up/drop-off available for cruise ship passengers only.  As this is a public tour timings cannot be amended to fit the cruise ship schedule. Pick-up will be approx 9.00am and drop-off approx 4.30pm. If these times do not suit your schedule please contact us to inquire about private options.