Visitors to Singapore zoo can meet koalas on May 20

SINGAPORE - Koalas Chan, Idalia, Pellita and Paddle from Australia will get to meet visitors from 12pm on May 20.

They were flown to Singapore on April 13 from their home in Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, Brisbane and was quarantined for a month.

In line with the koalas' brief stay, young visitors will also be able to take part in two programmes. From May 30 to June 28, visitors can snap a photo at the zoo's photo illusion wall, upload it on the Koalamania website ( and stand to win a family holiday to Queensland, Australia with Qantas Airways.

The annual Zoolympix is also back this June with a line-up of educational activities inviting children between five and 12 to play Junior Explorers for a day.

Koalas Chan, Idalia, Pellita and Paddle have arrived at Singapore Zoo for their tropical vacation and are ready to meet visitors from 12pm on 20 May! Say "G'day" to the four lovely ladies from Down Under, take part in Zoolympix 2015, and go wild with Koalamania this June school holidays.

Meanwhile, to celebrate SG50, local residents visiting Singapore Zoo can visit River Safari on the same day and enjoy 50 per cent off River Safari admission tickets. Singaporeans and permanent residents aged 60 years and above enjoy free admission to Singapore Zoo from May 30 to June 30.