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Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

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7797 South Coast Rd, Hanson Bay, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
+61 8 8559 7344
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“koala walk” (37 reviews)
“nocturnal tour” (27 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
7797 South Coast Rd, Hanson Bay, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
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+61 8 8559 7344
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"koala walk"
in 37 reviews
"nocturnal tour"
in 27 reviews
"wildlife sanctuary"
in 22 reviews
"great walk"
in 7 reviews
"spot koalas"
in 8 reviews
"eucalyptus trees"
in 9 reviews
"wander around"
in 5 reviews
"great place to see"
in 7 reviews
"kangaroo island"
in 24 reviews
"night tour"
in 7 reviews
"natural environment"
in 10 reviews
"take photos"
in 3 reviews
"self guided"
in 3 reviews
"flinders chase national park"
in 5 reviews
"remarkable rocks"
in 3 reviews
"night walk"
in 3 reviews
"echidna"
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Reviewed yesterday

My first viewing of koala bears in their native territory. We were given an excellent tour and talk by one of the rangers, very informative and professional. The bears were amazing, clinging on to the trees, mothers and babies. A very good visit.

Thank itchyfeet2014
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Sanctuary is just off the main road west towards Flinders Chase and Kelly's Hill Caves - you could visit one of those before or afterwards. This is not a 'hands-on' wildlife centre so time is needed to walk the avenues and look for Koala...More

Thank Richard A
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Pleased to have done this tour. Grateful that we were accommodated as although I'd booked it ahead I didn't check the dates we were offered which were wrong; however showing the receipt albeit for the wrong date was accepted - thanks. Yes we saw the...More

Thank PeterHarvey
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you'd like to see Koala's, Wallabies, Goanna's and Kangaroo's in the wild, this is the place you want to be. Huge sanctuary.......massive. We did the "Nocturnal Walk", and were surprised by the abundance of Wallabies, Kangaroos and Koala's which were quite active in the...More

Thank MrComicBookGuy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here on our way to Seal Bay. The staff greeted us very warmly and made us feel. Dry special. Great selection of local artisan foods and the sanctuary outside is an added bonus. Well worth a stopover.

Thank Brenda0708
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in here on a tour for lunch, which was very nice. This is a private business given over to the conservation of wildlife rather than farming. It appears successfully in that objective. We saw numerous koala and also an echidna! Kangaroos and wallabies abound...More

Thank Steve L
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What a great day it was on the 1 Day Kangaroo Island Experience Tour. It was really good seeing the koalas in a natural habitat, and the trees enabled you to view them close up and easily! The tour guide was lovely, and the Visitor...More

Thank SAussieTrekker
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Reviewed January 17, 2018

You need to spend at least two hours here. Its great fun watching the Kaolas play hide and seek with you. Perfect place to see these wonderful animals in a wild and unrestricted environment. Lots of other things going on here as well.

Thank John B
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Reviewed January 17, 2018 via mobile

I love that the sanctuary is not a zoo. The koalas are in their natural habitat. We probably saw about 15 koalas on our self guided tour. We also went on the wallaby walk and saw many kangaroos. Was too early in the day for...More

Thank Michelle N
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Reviewed January 9, 2018

wonderful place with tons of animals. book the night tour early -- it sells out quickly. the koalas start moving down in the early evening.

Thank decca_mac
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