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CHRISTMAS ORDERS AND POSTAGE RESTRICTIONS (Updated 17th Nov 2020):

Due to the continuing situation with unreliable Postal Services please note the following.

Locations we will now post live insects to - All of Victoria.  All States and territories (other than WA), but only to locations within 200km of your State/Territoy's capital city. There will be no guarantee on any live insect orders placed that are to be sent to outside these specified zones.

Orders without live insects - these orders are posted by surface mail  and there are no restriction on these orders Australia wide (other than not  to WA).

Christmas Orders Cut off Dates - The last day for posting orders to outside Victoria will be Monday December 14th. And to within Victoria Monday Dec 21st. Pick up of orders from Gisborne, Victoria can be arranged up until Christmas Eve.

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Stick Insects for Sale: All species listed below are in stock. Mature/larger insects are sometimes available – price and availability on request.All stick insects are sold as juveniles unless otherwise stated. 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 without the purchaser obtaining a permit from: http://dpipwe.tas.gov.au/Documents/Import-Export-Permit-of-Wildlife.pdf . 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. 

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.

  • 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
    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. Not for sale to Western Australia.
  • Strong Stick Insects.
    FEMALES ONLY AVAILABLE AT PRESENT> The Strong Stick Insect ( Anchiale briareus) is a very hardy stick insect. Juveniles are a bright green and adults brown. Females grow up to 17cm, males smaller. They feed readily on eucalypts (gum) and acacia (wattle) leaves and require an enclosure of minimum size 35 cm tall x 30cm x 35cm and room temperature of 16 to 28 deg C. Not for sale to Western Australia.
  • 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 4 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).