What We Do

The Koala Hospital is a licensed Wildlife Rehabilitation Facility carrying out on-site procedures. All procedures and treatments are done at the Koala Hospital except for major surgeries and X rays which are undertaken at the Port Macquarie Veterinary Hospital. Being a research/study centre it not only has a strong affiliation with University Sydney, University Technology Queensland and the Australian Museum, but also networks with many institutions, zoos, wildlife researchers, wildlife veterinarians and numerous wildlife rehabilitation groups worldwide.

Treatment room:

  • Large window for easy viewing of koalas being treated
  • Computer monitor with continual slideshow
  • Visitors can see neonatal care in the humidicrib

Rehabilitation Yards

  • Layout easy to walk around
  • Yards can house up to 100 koalas
  • Public can observe recovery, care and feeding of koalas

Intensive Care Units

  • 8 Internal ICUs cater for koalas with specific medical needs


  • Training facility for schools/groups
  • Guided Walk and Talk tours at 3pm Daily
  • Guided Group Tours welcome between 8am and 1:30pm
  • Displays showing habitat, bushfires, medical issues that affect koalas
  • Chronicles patients in care
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