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“Wonderful boardwalks”

Phillip Island Nature Parks - Koala Conservation Centre
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Phillip Island 3 Park Pass: Penguin Parade, Koala Conservation Centre and...
Ranked #2 of 24 things to do in Cowes
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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.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Melbourne, Australia
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14 reviews
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“Wonderful boardwalks”
Reviewed July 16, 2013

Boardwalks give great vantage points for koala spotting, you don't need a huge amount of time to spend here, but well worth it, we saw lots of wallabys as well

Visited June 2013
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Geelong, Australia
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“Pretty much what we expected”
Reviewed July 16, 2013

We saw plenty of koalas and a few wallabies. Cafe served a nice beer battered fish and chips. Only negative I would have it that the koalas were up a bit high to see, but thats expected, and also that the sight seeing binoculars cost $2 for around a minute of viewing time!

Visited July 2013
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Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great seeing Koalas in their Natural Habitat”
Reviewed July 10, 2013

The name says it all, really - it is a conservation centre, at which you can see Koalas in their natural habitat. Bearing this in mind, don't expect it to be like a zoo, where you get to see koalas up close. There are a handful of koalas up high in trees which you get to see, which is pretty special. There are also wallabies (which are free to come and go).

Would recommend it if you're in the area.

Visited July 2013
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Koala,s”
Reviewed July 7, 2013

We really could not see them. Their were a few but they were so far up in the trees. It is a great thing what they do for the koala's so I did not mind paying the 11$ to go towards their conservation project. I found the many tantrum throwing children to be a huge nuisance.

Visited June 2013
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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Koalas in natural surroundings”
Reviewed July 4, 2013

This was a nicely maintained centre where you could see koalas in very natural surroundings. You don't need to spend a long time there and there isn't much else to do, but the kids still liked koala spotting!

Visited July 2013
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