Koala Conservation Centre, Cowes

#3 of 24 in Parks in Phillip Island
At the heart of Phillip Island Nature Park is Koala Conservation Centre, where you can see wild koalas in their natural habitat, accessible by treetop boardwalks open to visitors. You can also talk to the park's rangers who look after the animals and are dedicated to their protection and conservation. Visitors to the center often choose to stroll through the bushland on the Woodland Boardwalk, but you can also choose from other viewing areas, including the Nobbies Center, from which you can spot seals, dolphins, and sharks. Koalas are considered placid nocturnal animals, but at this center you can see them and a variety of native birds resting in the eucalyptus trees during the day. To visit Koala Conservation Centre and other attractions in Cowes, use our Cowes road trip planner.
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  • We went to this park as part of a 3 parks deal package which was very affordable The koalas are wild but are in habitats that care for them & allow you to see them. I’ve tried to count koalas in...  more »
  • Excellent facilities plus enthusiastic knowledgeable staff. Liked the signs to show which trees had koalas as an aid for koala spotting!  more »

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