Your adoption helps with the rescue and treatment of sick and injured koalas and release back to their home range where possible. Your adoption also assists with the conservation and expansion of habitat, collection of information for research relating to habitat, disease, nutrition and habits of wild koalas. It also helps to provide educational material to increase public awareness of all aspects of the koala.
The cost for an adoptions within Australia is $60 per year. Overseas adoptions are $70 per year which includes postage. eAdoptions are $40 per year.
You have a choice of 18 Koalas which are available for adoption. We have 8 exhibit koalas who live permanently at the Koala Hospital. If you want to adopt a koala you can visit at the Koala Hospital you can choose from the eight exhibit koalas:
Eight Exhibit koalas who reside permanently at the Koala Hospital –Barrington Xavier, Byabarra Jones, Emerald Downs Mary, Guyra Allen, Lismore Myrtle, Lismore Rose, Ocean Summer and Zenani
Five Koala Joeys who have been hand reared by Koala Hospital volunteers and have been released recently –Hockey Luna, Kooloonbung Close Trevor, Kooloonbung Tasha, Balmoral Mini and Myoora Jarrah
Two koalas who appear in the National Geographic DVD about the Koala Hospital – Crescent Head Jimmy and Oxley Twinkles – these 2 koalas have been released
New Koala on Adoption Program –Lion Leo has amazing blue eyes which is a rare genetic phenomenon as koalas usually have brown eyes – Lion Leo was released in September 2019
Two Burns Victims from the recent Fires – LINR (Lake Innes Nature Reserve) Anwen and LINR Paul –These two koalas were the first to be rescued from the firegrounds at Lake Innes Nature Reserve.