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“Koalas up close” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Koala Conservation Centre

Koala Conservation Centre
1810 Phillip Island Tourist Road, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
61 3 59 512 820
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Ranked #6 of 19 things to do in Cowes
Activities: Birdwatching, Viewing wildlife
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Owner description: koala conservation centre. Meet our koalas ‘face to face’ from our amazing treetop boardwalks at this unique ecotourism attraction. This area of natural bush land isalso home to an amazing variety of birds and wildlife.
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Paris, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
“Koalas up close”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

We enjoyed much seeing koalas so close, though we had seen even closer in our trip. The good thing is there are many: babies, youngsters, adults and older koalas and staff makes sure they would be close enough to paths by putting fresh eucalypti leaves nearby. Also, they were careful and making sure noone touched the animals, which I appreciate (apparently, people can't help caressing them when they see them so close).

We were also able to see a wallaby in the bigger loop, so I recommend you try that too.

Visited February 2013
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“Koala frenzy”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013 via mobile

- lots of koalas in their natural habitat
- informative
- family friendly
- great service
- affordable
- cafe insight
- free car parking
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Visited August 2013
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Doylestown, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Lots of Koalas!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

This was well worth the stop. We saw many Koalas sleeping in trees, as well as Kangaroo and Wallaby. If you go in the winter, just plan on it raining, and grab a $5 poncho. Even so, you will love your visit.

Visited July 2013
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“Great but... Not So Great”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

Great to see koalas in their natural habitats but some paths in the conservation center didn't lead anywhere. I mean of course they lead somewhere, but on the way.... There were no animals whatsoever. The koalas were cute and they were conserved nicely alright :9

Visited August 2013
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Nowra, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“up close”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

on the board walks you can nearly touch these guys, they are big & lazy so you've plenty of time to admire them

Visited February 2013
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