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Koala Joey Naming Competition
- Thursday 29th July 2021
- Koala, Competition
Our male koala joey needs a name and we need YOUR help to pick one!
Koala joey season has never looked cuter! We have welcomed another beautiful joey - this time it's a little boy.
Just like his mum, Iluka and dad, Banks, this little bub is very lively and loves to climb! He comes out first thing in the morning and climbs all over mum's head! He’s charming the keepers daily with acrobatic skills, which include eating upside down! He has his mother’s extremely large ears, which is larger than all of our other joeys.
Our baby boy is still missing a name though, so we need YOUR help to pick one! As he is a koala joey, it is tradition at WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo that his name starts with the same letter as his dad's name. Dad's name is Banks so our joey needs a name starting with the letter 'B'.
THIS COMPETITION HAS NOW ENDED.
We are calling out for the public to help name our new Koala Joey and win the chance to win a family pass (2 adults, 2 children) PLUS a Koala Photo Encounter to WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo to meet our new joey.
Submit your suggestion below and in 25 words or less tell us what you are most looking forward to coming out of lockdown.
The competition is open from 7.00am AEST, Thursday 29 July until 11.59pm AEST, Thursday 5 August 2021. The winner and the winning name selected will be contacted by Monday 9 August 2021. Good luck!
Terms and conditions
- Entries open from Thursday 29 July 2021 at 7:00am
- Entries close on Thursday 5 August 2021 at 11:59pm
- This competition is a competition of creativity and the winner will be selected by the WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo team. Chance plays no part in determining the winner.
- To enter, participants must fill out the form on WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo’s website or comment on Instagram or Facebook and state what name starting with the letter 'B' they would give to our male Koala Joey and in 25 words or less tell us what you are most looking forward to coming out of lockdown.
- One winner will be selected and contacted by Monday 9 August 2021.
See full terms and conditions here.
Peak pricing applies to school holidays and weekends.
Ticket Type Walk Up Price/Peak Online SAVE 20% - Pre-Book Online (Off Peak Weekdays) High Demand Pricing Adult From $48 From $38.40 $50 Child (3-15 yrs) From $36 From $28.20 $38 Student or Senior* From $39 From $31.20 $41 Child (0-2 yrs) FREE FREE FREE Merlin Annual Passholder FREE N/A N/A
Please note: Our ticket pricing is subject to available capacity and prices may fluctuate during periods of high demand.
- Price includes Digi Photo Pass with 8 digital photos included (excludes Koala Photo experience)!
- Children under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult (18+)
- Get your ticket on your phone