|Precariously balancing on thin branches|
So we followed the instructions on our brochure from the Lorne information centre. We went past the caravan park and up the dirt road for four kilometres or so. We thought we must have gone too far, so turned around and pulled over.
|A sight not often seen|
The koala was huge! Clinging on to the high branches, it just didn't seem natural. But with no one around, no fences, no rangers, no board walks, what could be more natural?
|Getting in close. Too close.|
|Looking very cuddly|
We were both glad to have ventured up the unsealed road and spotted a swift, acrobatic, wild koala for ourselves, away from too close paparazzi and tour buses.
For even more koala's, you can make your way to Cape Otway where dozens of koalas line the road, perched high in their gum trees.