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Koala Sanctuary

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Koala Sanctuary Port Stephens
Koala Sanctuary
Sanctuary Story Walk

Experience the wonder of Australia’s beloved koalas in their natural habitat.

Walk along a 225-meter elevated viewing platform, 10 meters above the ground, and catch a glimpse of these adorable creatures in their treetop homes.

By visiting the sanctuary, you can also directly contribute to the preservation of koalas in Port Stephens. Take the opportunity to get up close and personal with koalas in their natural habitat via the Newcastle Airport SKYwalk, a unique elevated treetop canopy boardwalk and observation platform.

Learn about the environment and conservation efforts of the local habitat and animals through various interactive experiences, including ‘Kasey’s Tale’ – the story of the koala – on the 250-meter Sanctuary Story Walk.

Book your family’s visit to the Port Stephens Koala Sanctuary today and make unforgettable memories while contributing to the preservation of these iconic Australian animals.

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Ideal For

  • 1.5hrs
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  • All Ages
  • Zoos & Aquariums
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Explore Further

Managed by Port Stephens Council in partnership with Port Stephens Koalas, the sanctuary provides expert care for sick, injured, and orphaned koalas. Book a guided tour or educational talk with local guides to learn about koala care, rehabilitation, and eventual reintroduction into the wild.

Child Friendly Dining

Fat Possum Kiosk: Open daily from 9am offering a range of ‘grab and go’ eats and treats, barista made coffees and hot snacks for the kids all served in a tranquil bushland setting.



562 Gan Gan Road, One Mile New South Wales 2316, Australia


  1. Opening Hours: Open daily from 9 am to 5 pm with last admission at 3pm – SKYwalk closes at 4pm.
  2. Car Parking: FREE onsite parking to our visitors. Accessible parking spaces are also located in all parking sections.
  3. Accommodation: Deluxe 4 star Glamping is available at Port Stephens Koala Sanctuary. For details click here.



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