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The Kangaroo Sanctuary

Bookings only please, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
08 8953 0127
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Sydney, Australia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

did get to hold a joey and walk around the property but that's all. I think I was expecting more hands on,like seeing inside a pouch,more indiginous contact. Think price should be lower for experience.

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We took this tour due to the amazing reviews it had. I would probably give it a four rating but am giving it a five to help Brolga in his endeavor. We live in a region where we get to see kangaroos regularly. We've also done a few experiences where you can feed and pat roos. So, from that aspect,... More

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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Amazing and unforgettable! We learned a lot, we were inspired and our 9 and 13 year olds were mesmerized by their time with Brolga and his kangeroos. Our daughter said it was her favourite experience of our 3 week vacation in Australia. Thank you Brolga!

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Chris Barnes has great presence and obviously loves his charges. Roger (head kangaroo) is the star, especially if you have seen the tv programme. As Chris said a good example of why you don't keep a male kangaroo as a pet. The walk thru the sanctuary was stimulating and restful, due to kangaroos suddenly appearing like meercats and the sky... More

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The Kangaroo Sanctuary provided brilliant insights to the visitors about the mission initiated by Brolga! If you are hesitating because of the pricy tour ($59 for student/backapckers &79 for adult), I would say Kangaroo Sanctuary worths every single cent that I've paid for! The best attractions in Alice Springs

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Alice Springs, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

If you haven't seen any Red Kangaroos on your travels yet you'll definitely see them here in a very natural environment (a big enclosure). You'll also get an idea about their care and about threats to them in a very easygoing way. And you will meet a very nice guy with heaps of stories to tell. Don't miss this!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Brilliant pair of guys, both very knowledgeable and clearly passionate about the sanctuary. Although I was the only person booked in for the tour Brolga did not cancel. I was absolutely chuffed with the tour and whole experience, being picked up and dropped off at my hostel door. Both were genuine guys who conversed with me the whole time, loved... More

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Walking through the golden light of an cutback evening in the peace of the beautiful Australian Bush with Bŗołga and his mob of kangaroos is a never to be forgotten experience. Add to this the opportunity to hold a cute little orphan Joey in his pillowcase pouch and to be able to stroll along listening to all the wealth of... More

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Silverthorne, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Kangaroo Dundee (Brolga) is everything you could ever ask for in a wildlife experience. He is a storehouse of knowledge, and is happy to share it with you while you tour through his sanctuary. We got to carry the babies, Robert and Jesse, while we walked through the complex, and that was a special treat in itself. This is a... More

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Bendigo, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014 via mobile

This was a fantastic tour. Brolga is such a nice guy and very informative. He has such a great passion for what he is doing.

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ChrisBarns, Owner at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, responded to this review

G'day, thank you for taking the time for your kind review. And thank you for visiting my Sanctuary. I'm really happy you enjoyed my guided sunset tour. Take care. Cheers Brolga More

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