How much is a koala bear?

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How much is a koala bear?

According to, the statistics show that the price of the Koala will be around $3,000 to as high as $5,000, but the costs to maintain one can easily reach into the millions when food is included inside the quote. Unlike most animals, the baby Koala bears are usually cheaper than the grown ones.

How much does it cost to cuddle a koala?

It comes at a price—usually quite a steep price, of around $20 each and more. But even then you do not get to hold the koala, although sometimes you are allowed to stroke one gently on the back. There is a controversy as to whether you should be able to hold a koala.

Are there koalas in Kuranda?

Kuranda Koala Gardens is home to Australia’s iconic animals including koalas, wallabies, wombats, snakes and lizards, gliders and Australia’s freshwater crocodile.

Can you hold a koala in Cairns?

Cairns is home to some of the few places around Australia that you can actually HOLD a koala for a souvenir photo, and the Kuranda Koala Gardens is one of them.

Why do koalas hug humans?

Their big eyes soften our hearts, their natural hugging position is just begging for a reciprocated embrace, and their overall look is like that of our childhood plush toy. But they aren’t teddy bears. They are shy, wild creatures that do not naturally see us as their friends.

Can you hold a koala in New Zealand?

Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park is one of the few places in the world where you can cuddle a koala. To put it all into context, the island is roughly the same size as the entire Auckland region.

Where can I hold a koala in California?

They’ve got sharp claws and may hurt you. The closest place where you can hold a koala is the Kuranda Koala Gardens in Queensland, Australia. But getting there from the US will cost a LOT more than a ticket to the San Diego Zoo. But you can often touch Koala fur at San Diego Zoo.

Where are the Koala Gardens in Kuranda located?

Kuranda Koala Gardens is a boutique wildlife attraction, located in the world famous Kuranda rainforest village. Situated in the Kuranda Heritage Markets, the wildlife park is home to an amazing array of Australian animals, including wallabies, wombats, quokkas, gliders and freshwater crocodiles.

Where can you hold a koala in Australia?

One of the few places where you can hold a koala (extra cost). 2 great wildlife attractions, Kuranda Koala Gardens and Birdworld Kuranda. Birdworld is home to over 60 rare and spectacular bird species from the rainforests of Australia and around the globe.

Can you hold a koala for a souvenir photo?

What we lack in size, we make up for in cuteness. In fact, we are one of the very few places in Australia where you can hold a Koala for a souvenir photo (extra cost). For something different, you can have your photo taken with a large python, for a small additional fee.

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