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Maru Koala and Animal Park

Gippsland

  • pirate mini-golf
  • sheep shearing
  • albino kangaroo
  • dingo
  • feed kangaroos
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Get in touch with wildlife at Maru Koala and Animal Park. Owned and run by the Heffer family, they personally take the time to ensure you enjoy your visit. Enjoy hand feeding and patting the koalas, kangaroos and wallabies, which includes rare albino animals.

Get in touch with wildlife at Maru Koala and Animal Park.

Owned and run by the Heffer family, they personally take the time to ensure you enjoy your visit. Enjoy hand feeding and patting the koalas, kangaroos and wallabies, which includes rare albino animals.

Join hourly koala tours inside the koala enclosure and pat and hand feed them on a close encounter experience. See a range of animals and meet the keepers at regular talks including the sheep shearing and wildlife shows in the auditorium.

Then set sail into Pirate Pete's mini golf adventure and enjoy 18 holes of pirating fun around the 30 metre Pirate Ship. Do either activity, or for one low price, purchase an all day pass to give you unlimited access all day long to the Animal Park and Pirate Pete's mini golf.

Enjoy a meal in the licensed Homestead Bistro with a tempting range of fresh foods all prepared by the talented team. Maru has sealed paths throughout and amenities for disabled patrons, with plenty of seating and sheltered and shaded areas.

Maru welcomes group and private bookings and also cater for children's parties and have an indoor playroom.

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Facilities

  • Bar
  • BBQ facilities
  • CafĂ©
  • Car park
  • Coach parking
  • Picnic area
  • Restaurant - licensed

Opening hours

Daily
9:30am-5:30pm

Memberships

  • Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation
  • Visitor Information Centre