Koala Hospital, Port Macquarie

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Koala Hospital takes care of koalas injured through fire, dog attacks, and collisions with vehicles. Located in the Macquarie Nature Reserve, it is the only hospital of its kind in the world. The hospital staff treats about 250 injured animals each year. Some parts of this site are open to the public daily, offering you a chance to walk around the koala enclosures. To see the animals fed by staff members, time your visit for early morning or afternoon. the hospital illustrates Australia's efforts to protect its varied and often endangered wildlife. Plan to see Koala Hospital and other attractions that appeal to you using our Port Macquarie road trip planner.
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  • We did a tour with Elizabeth who volunteers at the hospital. The hospital is well set out and the stories for the koalas that we saw were very interesting. We also learnt so much about koalas in the.....  more
    We did a tour with Elizabeth who volunteers at the hospital. The hospital is well set out and the stories for the koalas that we saw were very interesting. We also learnt so much about koalas in the.....  more »
  • Sad and wonderful at the same time....no government funding, dedicated to helping injured Koalas. The guided tour is terrific! Hearing the stories of those that are released is very inspiring. Some... 
    Sad and wonderful at the same time....no government funding, dedicated to helping injured Koalas. The guided tour is terrific! Hearing the stories of those that are released is very inspiring. Some...  more »
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  • The lady giving us the low down on Koala behaviour was awesome, also telling us about each individual Koala and why they were there. She was very enthusiastic, you can tell she loves her job. Highly recommended!
  • I just like koalas.

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