Koala Experience
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Koala Experience

Palm Beach Zoo Koala-ty Experience

At a Glance

Time:  12:00 PM
Offered Friday - Tuesday
  20-30 minutes

Age Requirements: 

  • Participants 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult (18+)
  • One adult required with each participant age 15 and under

Palm Beach Zoo earns bragging rights as the first place in the U.S. to offer the chance to get this close to Queensland koalas! Enjoy the smell of the eucalyptus, learn fun facts about Oz & Katherine, even take a selfie to share on social!  

Experience fee does not include Zoo admission. For the safey of our animals and guests, only our Zoologists are permitted to hold/touch the Koalas.


  • Members $30 per person
  • Non-Members $35 per person
  • Max 6 people per experience, mixed parties.



  • Experience fee does not include zoo admission. Mandatory admission tickets for non-Zoo members must be purchased separately.
  • For the safety of our animals, and the nature of the up close experience, any disruptive guest(s) will be excused from the experience without a refund.
  • Experience must be registered in advance. If you require special accommodations please email info@palmbeachzoo.org
  • Program will occur rain or shine. The Zoo reserves the right to reschedule the experience due to weather.
  • You must check in at the front gate 30 minutes prior to the start time of your experience. The behind the scenes nature of this experience makes a late start not possible.
  • Due to the behind the scenes nature of this experience, closed-toed shoes must be worn.
  • Cancellations must be made 24-hours in advance of scheduled experience date to receive full refund. We will do our best to reschedule your trip. *Please note that no shows the day of your scheduled visit will forfeit all payments.