FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
- What Trees Can I Plant for Koalas in the Toowoomba Region? ANSWER: View our suggestions here
- What Can I Do To Help Toowoomba Koala and Wildlife Rescue? ANSWER: View our "ways you can help" suggestions here
- How Do I Become a Wildlife Carer in the Toowoomba Region? ANSWER: View our guide on becoming a carer here
- Can I Visit the Koala Rehabilitation Sanctuary? ANSWER: Unfortunately no, as all of the animals in our care are wild animals being rehabilitated to return to the wild, human contact and interaction is kept at a minimum. We are not permitted under our rehabilitation permit to allow visitation from the general public.
- Where can I go locally to view a koala up close? ANSWER: We highly recommend a visit to the Darling Downs Zoo at Pilton, South of Toowoomba, to get up close to a koala locally. The zoo is privately funded and appreciates your support. We apologize, our privately owned and operated koala rehabilitation facility is not open to the public as per rehabilitation permit requirements.
- Where can I go to see a Koala in the wild locally? ANSWER: Koalas reside all over the greater Toowoomba Region but they can be difficult to spot. Public places where you can go and have a chance of seeing a wild koala include, Cooby Dam Picnic Grounds (dam wall end), Crows Nest National Park, Highfields Falls (back entrance), Applegum Walk Crows Nest, Redwood Park, Jubilee Park, Mt Peel Park Drayton, Cressbrook Dam (road verges on entrance).