Adopt a Wild Koala
XosomienbacYour 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.
XosomienbacThe cost for an adoptions within Australia is $60 per year. Overseas adoptions are $70 per year which includes postage. eAdoptions are $40 per year and are emailed to you.
XosomienbacYou have a choice of 18 Koalas which are available for adoption. We have 11 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 eleven exhibit koalas:
Eleven Exhibit koalas who reside permanently at the Koala Hospital – Barrington Xavier, Byabarra Jones, Emerald Downs Mary, Evans Head CW, Guyra Allen, Lismore Myrtle, Lismore Rose, Maria River Road Jan, Ocean Summer, Ruins Way Baz and Zenani
Five Koala Joeys who have been hand reared by Koala Hospital volunteers and have been released recently – XosomienbacHockey Luna, Kooloonbung Close Trevor, Kooloonbung Tasha, Balmoral Mini and Myoora Jarrah
Rare Blue eyed Koala on Adoption Program – XosomienbacLion Leo has amazing blue eyes which is a rare genetic phenomenon as koalas usually have brown eyes – Lion Leo was released in September 2019
Burns Victim from the recent Fires – LINR (Lake Innes Nature Reserve) Anwen. Anwen was the first female koala to be rescued from the firegrounds at Lake Innes Nature Reserve. Anwen recovered from her injuries and was released back to her home range on 3rd April, 2020 after 5 months recuperating at the Koala Hospital.
Adopt A Wild Koala Package
XosomienbacBy sharing in an Adopt A Wild Koala adoption of a wild koala you will receive an adoption package which consists of a Certificate of Adoption that has the photo of the adopted koala, the name of the koala, the name of the person adopting the koala and the date of adoption. You can include a special message to the recipient.
- Printed Adoption Certificate
- A story about your adopted koala
- Booklet about Koalas
- A Koala Hospital bookmark.
- A copy of the latest Gum Tips publication.
International postage can take 2 to 3 weeks to arrive.
By sharing in an ‘eAdopt’ adoption of a wild koala you will receive by email a Certificate of Adoption that has the photo of the adopted koala, the name of the person adopting the koala, the name of the koala and the date of adoption.
- e-Adoption Certificate received by email.
An eAdoption is AU$40 per year and is fully tax-deductible within Australia.
Are you ready to change the lives of these koalas and provide some of the necessary funding to further the work of the Koala Hospital?
Alternatively you may wish to adopt a koala offline by downloading our adoption form, completing it and posting your adoption request to us. HARD COPY