East Gippsland acknowledges the Gunaikurnai, Monero and the Bidawel people as the Traditional Custodians of the land that encompasses East Gippsland Shire. We pay our respects to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in East Gippsland, their Elders past and present.

Ride the Koalas

Raymond Island Nature and wildlife

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Open Hours: Open school and public holidays, weekends Sept 14 2019 to April 30 2020. Other times by arrangement.

Surrey Bike Hire on Raymond Island
Koalas, kangaroos, kookaburras, echidnas, dolphins, all manner of bird life and beautiful flora, including rare orchids, can be seen in abundance.

The best way to see all this natural beauty is to hire a surrey bike from Ride the Koalas. Just follow the Koala Trail directions to find the bikes at the beginning of the trail.


Bike Hire Rates Two person bike: 2 adults and 1-3 children depending on age. $25 per hour Four person: seats 4 adults and 2-4 children depending on age. $35 per hour. Bookings are not required on operating days.
Other days hiring is by arrangement only and can be made by calling Ride the Koalas on 0418586472

Map & Directions

59 Sixth Avenue Raymond Island


Ride the Koalas is on Raymond Island just a 4 minute ferry ride from Paynesville. The ferry departs every 20 minutes. Foot passengers are free.

Phone 0418 586 472