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Koala Hospital

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Address: Lord Street | Macquarie Nature Reserve, Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444, Australia
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+61 2 6584 1522
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The world's first hospital dedicated to these creatures.

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Well worth a visit

They do amazing work with the Koalas...so well looked after! Spent time on one of the guided tours which give lots of info and you even get to see feeding time!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

They do amazing work with the Koalas...so well looked after! Spent time on one of the guided tours which give lots of info and you even get to see feeding time!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great visit with helpful guides. Loved the koalas although felt sorry for the impact of chlamydia on them.

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Thank LBell13
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It was great it go and see the sick koalas and the here the stories of them and why they are there in the condition they are in.

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Thank Natasha P
Ingleburn, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The Koala hospital is amazing. Thankyou to the volunteers who give there time to help these beautiful creatures. The talk at 3pm every day is well worth it to appreciate the carers and what they do. Make sure you look up to find the koalas that have been rehabilitated and are hanging about watching .

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Thank Kellbells4
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I loved visiting this facility where they not only house and look after injured koalas but that also teach people how Koalas live and what they need to survive. you can sponsor a Koala and check on it's progress.

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Thank MyKitchenStories
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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62 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a free attraction, though you can make a donation and there is also a gift shop with some cool souvenirs and merchandise. Majority of the staff are volunteers. There are some koalas on display who are permanent residents of the hospital, as they cannot be released back to the wild due to their health problems. There is also... More 

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Thank Rebecca W
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A nice way to spend a couple of hours with the kids. Informative and great koalas to view. My daughter was entranced

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Thank JacDS
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Visiting the hospital is really just a 30 minutes visit, unless you go at 3.00pm when there is an actual 'tour'. Regardless, we loved it, gorgeous little Koalas, children loves it, I loved it !

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Thank Ainsley W
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the koala hospital in port macquarie today to see the amazing work being done by the volunteers. Here they look after injured koalas to either return to the wild or look after long term. A number of koalas are on close display so this would be great if you have children in your group. As this is a working... More 

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Thank Harves10
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Was excited to see the Koalas, and was intrigued at how well they were looked after. The staff were prepared to give you a full tour and explanation of the animals and it was sad that some will never leave, however they are well looked after.

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