Buy Stick Insect Pets


Stick Insects for Sale: All species listed below are in stock and are sold as small juveniles (usually 2nd or 3rd instar). Mature/larger insects are sometimes available – price and availability on request. Detailed Care Information is supplied with all sales. Basic care and DIY enclosure suggestions can be found on our Insect Pets Care page.                         

Shipping: We only ship within Australia and do not ship to Western Australia.  Only Spiny Leaf, Crowned, Strong Stick Insects and The Australian Leaf Insect  can be sent to Tasmania. Orders with live insects are sent via Express Post on Mondays.  Egg only orders are sent by surface mail with tracking. Posting of orders is delayed during extreme weather. 

PICK UP from Gisborne, Victoria is an option for anyone local.

Freight Costs and Payment Options:   The freight cost for Insect only orders and Start-Up Kits is $13. Freight for Egg Only Orders is included in cost of the eggs.  Freight for Insectpet Enclosures is calculated at the checkout.  Payment can be made by Direct Deposit or Paypal. GST not applicable.

Stick Insects, Enclosures and Egg Kits also available at our stand at the: - 2022 NATIONAL ENTOMOLOGY INSECT EXPO:   being held on July 1st - 3rd 2022 in Woodend,  Victoria. 

  • Gift Vouchers.
    GIFT VOUCHERS are a popular Gift for Christmas. Why not choose an Insectpets Gift Voucher so that the recipient can get organised for their new pet first. NOT available to Western Australia Once payment is received your Insectpet Gift Voucher will be emailed to you, along with a General Stick Insect Care Information Sheet. Vouchers are valid for 12 months from the date of issue.
  • Spiny Leaf Stick Insects
    MALES CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE Spiny Leaf Stick Insects ( Extatosoma tiaratum ) make ideal pets and are very popular as a pet for classrooms and children. They are very hardy, easy to care for, harmless and easy to handle. The female and male are quite different in appearance. Females can grow up to 15cm long. Males are smaller and can flutter short distances, the female is flightless. Spiny Leaf Stick Insects feed mainly on eucalyptus (gum) leaves. They require an enclosure of minimum size 35cm tall x 25cm x 30cm and room temperature of 16 to 28 deg C. Please note we currently have some older not yet adult, insects available. These are the same price , please advise at the checkout if you would prefer the larger insects. Not for sale to Western Australia.
  • Crowned Stick Insects
    The Crowned Stick Insect ( Onchestus rentzi ) is easy to care for and harmless. They are very “stick like” in appearance and get their name from the lumpy “crown” on top their head. Females can grow up to 12cm long. Males are much smaller and slender than the females. Crowned Stick Insects feed mainly on eucalyptus (gum) and acacia (wattle) leaves. They require an enclosure of minimum size 35cm tall x 25cm x 30cm and room temperature of 20 to 28deg C. Not for sale to Western Australia.
  • Titan Stick Insect
    Males only available at present. Titan Stick Insects (Acrophylla titan ) are one of Australia’s longest stick insects with females growing up to 27cm long. They are easy to care for and harmless. The males can fly short distances and are much smaller than the females who cannot fly. Titan Stick Insects feed mainly on eucalyptus (gum) and acacia (wattle) leaves. They require an enclosure of minimum size 50 cm tall x 45 cm x 40cm and room temperature of 20 to 28deg C. Female Titan stick insects when adult are too big for our Insectpet enclosure. Not for sale to Western Australia. Permit required for Tasmania.
  • Insectpet Enclosures
    An easy to assemble enclosure, ideal for beginners and schools. Measures 35cm high and is oval in shape (36cm wide x 31.5cm deep). This enclosure will comfortably house two pair of “small” adult stick insects (eg Spiny Leaf Stick Insects or Crowned Stick Insects), or one pair of a larger species (eg. Goliath or Wuelfing’s Stick Insects).
  • Stick Insect Eggs
    Eggs are from a variety of Stick Insects that will feed on Eucalypt Leaves. Eggs are all from mated insects and take generally from 6-12 months to hatch, depending on species. All eggs for sale at present are about 5 months old. Egg hatching instructions included. Eggs are sent by tracked surface mail and the postage cost is included in the egg price. If ordering with live insects, the eggs will be included with your insect order and I will include extra eggs to cover the duplication in postage costs. (Eggs NOT sent outside Australia or to WA. Only Spiny Leaf, Strong and Crowned Stick insect eggs to Tasmania without a permit).