Hello Koalas News – Moves and Grooves

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So the big news today is the official opening of the Carramar Koala Quest at the Australian National Botanic Gardens in Canberra! Twenty Hello Koalas sculptures will be on show during the month of March. 

Ranger Riley, Scoop, Crusader Koala, Captain Koala, Buzzy, Bushby, Gum Blossom, Alira, Komorebi, Koalatron, Benjamin The Return of the Thylacine, Percy Crossingsafe, Many the Mandala Koala, Shelly, Jimmy, Kalido, Guula, Koala Boy, Wildlife Warrior, and Carramar.  Thrilled to be on the front cover of Canberra Weekly with its 96,000 readers!

 

Here is a copy of the Carramar Koala Quest map on the Parks Australia website.

https://parksaustralia.gov.au/botanic-gardens/pub/carramar-koala-quest-map.pdf

PLUS

Immerse yourself in the wonders of the natural world after dark with a self-guided discovery of the Australian National Botanic Gardens on 1, 2, 8 and 9 March. See many of the Hello Koalas lit up along the way with projected images of koalas in the trees and enjoy good food and music.

7.30pm – 11pm. $30 adult, $25 conc and child (4 – 16 years) or $95 family. Tickets from Ticketek

https://premier.ticketek.com.au/shows/show.aspx?sh=ANBGLUMI19&fbclid=IwAR2_ybouJYcbcuG9QPipDMXVJ7Hz_eSVx5eQCaI4LxLK9vUv41uBMSmVHRo

Meanwhile, more local Hello Koalas news:

The Mayor of the Koala Republic is at McDonalds Settlement City with her friend Mack the Surf Life Saver. Both sculptures painted by local artist Pauline Roods.

Sandy Paws, painted by Kim and Wayne Staples, is at Panthers. 

Topiary is visiting friends at the moment.

Woody is located at the award winning tourist attraction, Sealy Lookout at Coffs Harbour and enjoying the new Tree Tops experience there. Watch out for the turn off from the Pacific Highway just past the Big Banana when you travel north from Port Macquarie.

Don’t forget to post your photos on Facebook, Instagram and TripAdvisor!