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Kennet River Koala Walk

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Grey River Road, Kennett River, Victoria 3234, Australia
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Reviewed April 19, 2019 via mobile

This was one of the highlights of our first day on the Great Ocean Road, which started in Torquay. While there are many great sights on the drive, it was really interesting to see koalas and kangaroos in the wild and to have a chance...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 17, 2019 via mobile

We timed our visit here perfectly and had the place more or less to ourselves. Managed to see a koala in the very beginning of the road and that is the only one we spotted. Besides the koala we saw parrots and plenty of ducks.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 16, 2019 via mobile

Stopped here not expecting much but literally saw 2 koalas as soon as we stepped onto Greys Rd. Lots of birds (and Chinese tourists feeding them despite signs saying not to)...saw king parrots, cockatoos, crimson lorikeets and ducks too. There's a cafe at car parking...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 20, 2019

This is a really great walk to see koalas in the wild. Easy access and at the time we were there we saw many koalas in the trees. This can be a short or long walk depending on the time that you have.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank gbmontreal
Reviewed March 13, 2019

There is a lay by for buses and a loo by the caravan park. You walk a hundred yard up a rough path , there are eucalypus trees on either side and with a bit of luck you will see a Koala or some colourful...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed March 10, 2019

Don’t expect to arrive here and see koalas straight away. They are hard to find. But take a walk up the gravel road for about 10 minutes and you should start to see some. I wouldn’t recommend driving up there. It’s a rough unsealed road...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jules_in_the_crowns
Reviewed February 6, 2019

A very touristic road side stop to see koalas. You will probably see a few when walking up the road together with bus loads of other tourists. However, if you have not seen koalas in the wild before, and you are doing the Great Ocean...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Runar N
Reviewed February 5, 2019

There were two high up in the eucalypt trees at this road-side stop on the Great Ocean Road. By coincidence there is a trailer park and a Koala Cafe next door. An interesting stop for tourists and the koala's who must wonder what the fuss...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 23, 2019

My wife and I were hosting some friends from the US for a day tour of the Otways and Great Ocean Road (Colac to Colac) . It was always going to be a little time restricted and our research indicated that Grey River road at...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Peter H
Reviewed January 21, 2019

We found many Koalas along the road starting with one in the tree at the very beginning. As you go further you can see more in clusters. We drove several KM along this road and spotted many as did many people ahead of us. We...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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HaziqahM3
April 24, 2018|
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Response from Bckingfisher | Reviewed this property |
FYI You can walk up but ..... It’s a long walk We drive up slowly and after about 2 km started to see and hear them. Along with other great finds. No charge as the others mentioned.
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hahn88
December 6, 2017|
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Response from Orchid Z | Reviewed this property |
None at all. Plan to spend nothing but time here. There are rosellas (a type of parrot) that you can hand feed and then take your time and stroll the path and I'm sure you will find some koalas.
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Clare0707
October 21, 2016|
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Response from Bellvador | Reviewed this property |
you may see them on the trees throughout the day, 6pm should be as good as other times
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