Adelaide Koala Rescue

KOALA RESCUE SERVICE - Adelaide Hills + all Adelaide metro areas
Open 24 hours
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Adelaide's heatwave is having a huge impact on koalas. Koalas generally only come to the ground to move between trees. In extreme heat they may seek out shady spots in gardens low in a tree or on the ground. A koala on the ground though needs attention. If only hot and bothered, a bowl of water a...

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Testimonials

a month ago
these guys are amazing. Their dedication and team work have saved and helped many koalas and other wildlife in dire need of help. Keep up the fantastic work πŸ˜„
- Lorraine M
4 days ago
Had an injured baby and mum koala on a friends property, these guys got them all safe and checked them over. Very respectful and caring people
- what's w
4 months ago
I saw a poor possum on the road and I reached out to Jane from Adelaide Koala Rescue! The team and Jane are very caring towards animals and they are willing to rescue animals that are not koalas. They are a hard working team and I believe they are reliable. We need more people like them in our community.
- Shannon B

Have you found a sick or injured koala?

Our 24-Hour Koala Rescue service covers the Adelaide Hills, all Adelaide metro areas and some regional areas.

We work with other agencies to assist with rescuing koalas in conservation parks including Morialta, Black Hill, Anstey Hill, Horsnell Gully, Giles, Cleland and others.

Our team members are trained and skilled in koala and other wildlife rescue and have South Australian Fauna Permits for the rehabilitation of koalas.

We have partnerships with other wildlife rescue groups in SA and can often help with possums, kangaroos and other native wildlife species.

Koalas ALWAYS need attention if:
- hit by car
- attacked by a dog
- found sitting on the ground
- found laying on the groung
- have signs of injury
- are small and potentially orphaned

A koala hit by car ALWAYS needs help. Koalas can walk-off, climb trees and appear ok following a car strike however they usually sustain internal injuries.

A koala attacked by a dog ALWAYS needs checking by a trained koala specialist and/or vet. Their thick fur can hide puncture wounds and they often sustain internal injuries.

Koalas only come to ground to travel between trees. A koala that spends time sitting on the ground needs checking out. A koala laying on the ground needs urgent attention.

Unsure if a koala needs help?
If in doubt, call us out!
We're here to help 24/7

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  • 0413 185 771

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