After seeing this opportunity, my mom and I knew we HAD to hold a Koala while we were in Australia. They are very adorable animals and so symbolic of the country. They have strict rules about how long they are allowed to be handled. Our Koala's name was Tam. It was a separate $18A cost in addition to the entry fee to get your picture taken with the Koala. They give you a 8X10 photo they take but will also take lots of pictures for you with your own camera/phone. I felt it was worth it to me. We also fed and pet some Kangaroos and Wallabies. They also have some Wombats, turtles, snakes, and lizards. I truly enjoyed my visit there. There is a nice market after you leave with a variety of t-shirts, souvenirs, etc. Touristy, but I was a tourist. I thoroughly enjoyed this experience and would recommend it to anyone.
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