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Cleland Wildlife Park

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Address: Mount Lofty Summit Road, Crafers, South Australia 5152, Australia
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+61 8 8339 2444
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Visited this park with my grandkids.They had the time of their lives.All the indegenous animals are here.The kids got a chance to touch & pet them. Very well organized with... read more

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Tissamaharama, Sri Lanka
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Tissamaharama, Sri Lanka
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visited this park with my grandkids.They had the time of their lives.All the indegenous animals are here.The kids got a chance to touch & pet them. Very well organized with maps,directions ,walkways to spend a lovely day with the kids.

Thank jccooray
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Having been greatly disappointed at the poor to non-existent maps and lack of signs in Alice Springs Wildlife Park, from the moment I entered Cleland I could see it would be much better in these regards, as well as having a great number of animals to view. The maps are very accurate, and all the signs show distances, photos of... More 

Thank Ian M
Adelaide, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was the latest but not the last of my many visits to Cleland, as I find it a most relaxing and picturesque venue for viewing and interacting with native animals. The park is set in the midst of natural, quite dense woodland on the western slopes of Mount Lofty, overlooking the city of Adelaide, and has pleasant walking trails... More 

Thank jfm221
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very good venue for those who enjoy the company of Australian animals. Outstanding enclosures and very friendly staff. Animals appear happy and are treated ethically. Good opportunities to interact with animals. The cafe shop had limited options and was uninspiring. Bring your own lunch.

Thank S467FPalexanderc
Las Vegas
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34 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We did an excursion from our cruise here. We saw koalas, kangaroos, tasmanian devils, and many other animals in a very nice environment. We even hand fed the kangaroos.

Thank Fluffybunny6702
Fort Worth, Texas
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

South Australia will let you hold the Koalas, unlike NSW or Victoria. We went here specifically for this. Took a cab all the way from North Terrace Adelaide. Round trip was about $100 AUD. Admission will cost you $25 AUD and holding the Koala is $30. So we REALLY wanted to hold one haha. No regrets, it was worth it.... More 

Thank Ashlee R
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I always take my overseas guests here are you can get up close to see the koalas, hand feed the kangaroos and see wombats, echidnas and Tassie devils. Its worth taking the whole day as there are extensive paths so you get a good workout.

Thank arrietty01
Leeds, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best thing about this place is being able to get close up to all the animals. Roos can be petted and are really friendly. The koalas can be held and all the other animals including the humans were very friendly. Nice coffee shop too. Allow at least two hours to wander through all the areas. Some great views of the... More 

Thank Julia M
Melbourne, Australia
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful experience to see Monitor Lizards basking in sunlight, Koalas feeding their faces with Gum Leaves, all kinds of birds flying around this truly picturesque location, and very well thought out walking paths and enclosures. Excellent car parking, and the freedom to just wander around at your leisure, following the free information map available. Worth including in your holiday... More 

Thank Andrew F
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic way to experience Australian native animals - you can hand feed many of the free range animals (kangaroos and wallabies). We didn't have a booked encounter with the animals but had a marvellous experience watching a koala descend a tree in the open area and relocate to another tree. All the animals were lively during our visit - bilby,... More 

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