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Cleland Wildlife Park Tour from Adelaide including Mount Lofty Summit provided by pureSA

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Cleland Wildlife Park Tour from Adelaide including Mount Lofty Summit

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Get up close with native animals of Australia on this day trip from Adelaide to Cleland Wildlife Park in the Adelaide Hills. Feed kangaroos, wallabies, and potoroos (a marsupial about the size of a rabbit) under the supervision of staff. Plus, have the chance to interact and take photos of one the park’s koalas.
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    Mount Lofty Summit
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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    Cleland Wildlife Park
    Stop: 4 hours - Admission included
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111 Franklin St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia
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  • Meet and feed some Australian animals like kangaroos, koalas, and wallabies
  • Learn about the ecosystems and view nocturnal animals at the park’s center
  • Entrance fee to park is included
  • Pickup and drop-off from Adelaide City hotels is provided
What to Expect
Depart from Adelaide in an air-conditioned minivan and head to Mount Lofty on this small-group tour. Located just east of the city and approximately 2,330 feet (710 meters) in the air, this summit is the highest point in the Adelaide Hills. From there, take in the panoramic views toward Gulf St. Vincent. Then, travel to Cleland Wildlife Park, which is home to more than 130 species of Australian animals. At the 86-acre natural bush setting, touch and take photos of one the park’s koalas while under staff supervision. (There is an additional fee to hold a koala and receive a professional photograph.) Plus, explore the park and follow the trails, walking alongside the free-roaming animals in their natural environment. Spot kangaroos, emus, dingoes, wallabies, Tasmanian devils, and more, as well as pelicans, cormorants, and other water birds in the wetlands. Plus, get the chance to feed kangaroos, wallabies, and potoroos, while learning about the animals from the keepers.
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Important Information
Departure Point
pureSA tours, 111 Franklin St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia
5h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Koala 'close-up' experience
  • Keeper talks
  • Round-trip transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting point
  • Adelaide City hotel pickup available
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Cleland Wildlife Park Entrance Fees
  • Entry/Admission - Cleland Wildlife Park
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
  • Lunch
  • Hold a koala for an additional fee ($30 per person); includes a professional photograph (cannot be booked in advance)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Does not operate Christmas Day
  • Koala experiences do not operate on days when the forecast temperatures above 32 degrees C (90 degrees F) in Mount Barker and can also be cancelled by the park at any time due to animal welfare concerns.
  • Park maps are provided and available in English, French, Chinese, German, Italian or Japanese.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Wheelchair available at the park; please advise at time of booking
  • Small-group tour (maximum 13)
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 13 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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betty o wrote a review Mar 2020
3 contributions
Great time, opportunity to feed the wallabees. Come early to see koalas up close. Nice wide open space not caged in like a zoo.
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Date of experience: March 2020
Response from pureSAworld, Owner at Cleland Wildlife Park Tour from Adelaide including Mount Lofty Summit
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you 727bettyo for taking the time to write a review, it is much appreciated. Glad you had a great time and hopefully we'll see you back in Adelaide again! Regards Mike
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Kim B wrote a review Mar 2020
5 contributions1 helpful vote
We had a wonderful experience. Our guide was helpful and lovely. The park was an amazing way to see so many magnificent creatures up close. Highly recommend if you’re excited about Australian wildlife.
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Date of experience: March 2020
Response from pureSAworld, Owner at Cleland Wildlife Park Tour from Adelaide including Mount Lofty Summit
Responded 4 Mar 2020
HI Kim B So good to know you enjoyed this tour. You are right, the park is an incredible place for our Aussie wildlife. Thank you for recommending. Cheers, Mike
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Margaret H wrote a review Mar 2020
Perth, Australia8 contributions
The park is well worth a visit. It is set in beautiful surroundings with plenty of native wildlife to get up close and personal with The staff are very informative. Spent an interesting 4 hours there. The tour also visited Mount Lofty and it is worth the visit for the views
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Date of experience: February 2020
Response from pureSAworld, Owner at Cleland Wildlife Park Tour from Adelaide including Mount Lofty Summit
Responded 4 Mar 2020
Thank you Margar for writing a review, it certainly is great park and so pleased to know you enjoyed it. Regards, Mike
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W Mark H wrote a review Feb 2020
Ewa Beach, Hawaii15 contributions4 helpful votes
Thank you, Mike! From a punctual pick up at our hotel in the morning, to our drop off point, Mike made the day for us. He's a great conversationalist, knows a lot about the area, and knows the little ins and outs of the Cleland Park (definitely listen to his suggestions!) We
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Response from pureSAworld, Owner at Cleland Wildlife Park Tour from Adelaide including Mount Lofty Summit
Responded 17 Feb 2020
Hi wmark.... You were more than welcome guys and thanks so much for the great review and recommendation. It means a lot to us and I am so glad you enjoyed the day. Enjoy the rest of your travels and hopefully we'll get to see you back in Adelaide another time! Cheers, Mike
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Julie G wrote a review Jan 2020
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom7 contributions2 helpful votes
Mike was our driver on this tour on Monday 27th January, there was only 4 of us in total and Mike was great. We first went to the Mount Lofty Summit and what a view, so amazing. We were then droppdd at Cleland for 4 hours where we had our time there, I did the Koala hold and
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Response from pureSAworld, Owner at Cleland Wildlife Park Tour from Adelaide including Mount Lofty Summit
Responded 1 Feb 2020
Thank you Campe... for writing a review of our trip and I am so pleased you enjoyed it. The summit certainly does provide some amazing views and of course Cleland is such a special place for our incredible wildlife. Maybe you'll have to come back for a third time! Best Regards, Mike
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Excellent Tour
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Well worth the climb!
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Fantastic Walk and Views
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Awesome Ride
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Excellent trip
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  • Duration: 5h 30m
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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