Koalas are cute little animals coming from Australia, distinguishing with their grey fur and curious brown-eyed gaze. They love hanging out on trees and snacking eucalyptus leaves. Mother koala bears often can be spotted accompanied by their babies, carried on their backs. Here you will find a guide on where to visit these sweet creatures within the UK.


Address: Longleat, Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12 7JS

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Longleat is a Safari park that should be included in your must-visit list if you are an animal or adventure lover or both and want to find exotics inside the UK. Different attractions such as the lovely Koala Creek, Animal Adventure, Jungle Kingdom, Hedge Maze, Jungle Cruise and many more are waiting to be discovered in the Main Square. Safari Drive Through is a breath-taking experience bringing you into the wild, where cheetahs, lions, tigers, zebras, elephants and other astonishing animals roam. History fans will enjoy the Longleat house tour, where besides valuable artefacts, impressive gardens await. If the coronavirus guidelines are softened, the Longleat Safari park will open its doors on 12 of April.


Edinburgh Zoo

Address: The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland, Edinburgh Zoo, 134 Corstorphine Road, Edinburgh, EH12 6TS

 Edinburgh Zoo koala bear
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In 1909 a lawyer from Edinburgh, Thomas Gillespie, founded the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS) that was signed as a charity to promote consciousness and conservation of rare and endangered animals for over 100 years. “In its original charter, granted in 1913, RZSS had the principal objective ‘To promote, facilitate and encourage the study of zoology and kindred subjects and to foster and develop amongst the people with an interest in and knowledge of animal life.” RZSS also has Edinburgh Zoo and Highland Wildlife Park. Besides koalas, customers can see a giant panda exhibition, penguins rock, budongo trial, brilliant birds, living links, wallaby outback, wee beasties and Edinburgh Zoo gardens.

Begin your post-quarantine life by discovering the UK’s beauty by paying a visit to dazzling Longleat Park, and seeing the diverse animal community at Edinburgh Zoo. Fluffy koala bears will melt your heart, and they are not only a unique addition to the picture gallery but also a lovely attachment to your memory.

Last Updated on September 2, 2022