Cleland Wildlife Park Experience

From AUD $134.00
  • Duration: 5 Hours (approx.)
  • Location: Adelaide, South Australia
  • Product code: CWPE

Take a walk on the wild side and engage with some of Australia’s most unique and curious wildlife, just 30 minutes from the city. While immersing yourself in the wonders of Cleland’s natural bush environment, you can see and discover more than 130 species of native wildlife. The Koala close-up experience and the hand feeding of kangaroos are definite must do’s!


  • All inclusive of Cleland Wildlife Park entry fees, bag of animal food, park map and return transfer to Adelaide CBD.
  • Small group size with a maximum of 13 people ensures a personalised service.
  • Scenic drive into the Adelaide Hills via the Cleland Conservation Park route, including a short stop at Mount Lofty Summit to witness panoramic views over Adelaide.
  • Plenty of time to explore the self-guided discovery trails at your leisure – walk among and hand feed the free roaming wildlife. Park maps are provided along with valuable insights and inside tips.

  • Tuesday and Saturday or on request for private groups.
  • Departs Adelaide 10.00am and returns 3.30pm


  • Return transport to CBD
  • Selected city hotel pickup  
  • Cleland entry fees
  • Cleland park map
  • Bag of animal food
  • 10% gift shop voucher
  • Driver/guide (*partially guided)


  • Food/drinks
  • Guide through Cleland


Be amazed with the views from Mount Lofty Summit - before arriving at the wildlife park, we take a short stop at Mount Lofty Summit to enjoy the magnificent panorama over Adelaide. At approximately 710m, the summit is the highest point in the Adelaide Hills with uninterrupted views to the Gulf St. Vincent and as far as the eye can see north and south along the coastline.

Experience the Cleland Wildlife Park difference - this 35-hectare natural bush setting provides a unique open space environment with very few enclosures. It is home to over 130 species of native animals and is one of only a few places in the world where you can hold a koala. Cleland Wildlife Park is well known for its management and care in the health and wellbeing of the animals.

Choose your Koala encounter * - get up close to Australia’s iconic Koala! Your entry fee includes the koala ‘close up’ experience (meet, talk to, & photograph a koala). An optional koala ‘hold’ experience is available for an additional fee from AUD$33.00 pp. The koala ‘hold’ experience must be pre-booked directly through the wildlife park. Please be aware of tour timings before booking a hold experience. The approximate time spent at the park: 11.00am to 3.00pm

Walk among the free roaming animals - as you explore the park and follow the self-discovery trails, find an abundance of native wildlife and walk among the free roaming animals in their natural environment. Explore the lively wetlands where the pelicans, cormorants and water birds live. See kangaroos, emus, dingoes, wallabies, Tasmanian devils and many more!

Enjoy an immersive experience - engaging with the park’s friendliest inhabitants provide a truly immersive experience. The best way to get up close to the kangaroos, wallabies and potoroos is by hand feeding them with the included animal food. Remember to save some for the emus and waterfowl as you make your way around the park!

And do so much more!

- Don’t forget the interactive keeper talks; it is a great way to learn about and see the animals in action! The Ocean to Outback Interpretive Centre provides an opportunity to learn about South Australia’s diverse ecosystems whilst viewing the nocturnal animals, small mammals and reptiles – you may even choose the reptile hold experience!



The meeting location for this tour is 111 Franklin Street Adelaide or selected CBD hotels. Please specify your hotel at time of booking. If your hotel is unknown at time of booking please update Pure SA no later than 48 hours prior to tour departure.



  • Minimum age requirement is 4 years old. All children 4-17 years must be accompanied by a fare paying adult.
  • Cleland entry fee includes the koala close-up experience (meet, talk to and photograph a koala – no touching). Additional koala hold experiences are available for an additional fee and must be pre-booked directly through the Wildlife Park.
  • Due to animal welfare regulations, Koala experiences will not occur if temperatures are forecast to be 32 degrees and above at Mount Barker.
  • Tours will not operate on days that are rated a catastrophic fire day in Mount Lofty.
  • We recommend wearing comfortable walking shoes, a sun hat, sunscreen and sunglasses. In the winter months an umbrella and/or rain jacket are recommended. Don’t forget to bring a full reusable drink bottle and your camera!
  • *This tour is partially guided. One of our guides will be with the group for the first part of the tour through Cleland Wildlife Park, the second half of the tour will allow customers to self-explore the park at their own leisure.
  • Cruise ship shore excursions – If you are arriving on a cruise ship and wish to book this tour there is an additional fee of $30 per booking for pick-up from Port Adelaide. Pick-up times will be approximately 9.00am and drop-off 4.30pm. As you would be joining a public shared tour we cannot offer alternate pick-up/drop-off times. If these times are unsuitable for your docking schedule please contact us for private enquiries.

We look forward to seeing you out there!