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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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“koala walk” (37 reviews)
“nocturnal tour” (26 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
7797 South Coast Rd, Hanson Bay, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
+61 8 8559 7344
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a great place to see koalas in the trees--there were 40 or so in the tree row behind the main building. We were on a tour that included lunch which was ample and enjoyable.

Thank 10RogerTheLodger10
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We took the wander around the Koala area with lots of them to see perched up in the trees. The longer Wallaby walk is worth it to see Tammar wallabies resting in the bush - the path is not well marked - keep going at...More

Thank Alison S
Reviewed 1 week ago

terrible food that was off......the tour is rubbish, lots of misinformation and poorly trained guide...the manager, Kelly is the rudest woman I have ever met.......a disgrace to Kangaroo Island...dont go there

Thank jones4m4m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place - we spent hours looking up into the trees trying to spot koalas and there are plenty of them. There are also kangaroos and wallabies and loads of birds. You are allowed to walk around freely in the sanctuary which looks like a...More

Thank 3550LOS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Saw plenty of Koalas - asleep up trees, one having a good munch, one on the move and one grumpy one. Also saw a few joeys. I can’t remember the cost but I am sure it was less than $10. Well worth it. They even...More

Thank feindigo
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I didn’t give it 5 stars because you really have to search in the trees for koalas. It can put a strain in your neck after a while. It is cool to watch them in their natural habitat. Some were active and some were asleep....More

Thank Christina T
Reviewed November 7, 2017 via mobile

They took on a walk though a 5km sanctuary enclosed by fence to keep predators out. The wildlife is left to itself and it was amazing to see wild kangaroo families, groups of wallabies, big koalas and even echnaids and possum in their natural environment....More

2  Thank LizTravelAddict
Reviewed October 28, 2017 via mobile

We did the Koala walk during the day and saw 12 adults and 1 Joey. The nocturnal tour in the evening, (90 minutes) we saw lots of Kangaroos, Tanners, Wallabies, Possums, lots of birds, and more Koalas. If not familiar with Australian animals it definitely...More

1  Thank John W
Reviewed October 24, 2017

My wife and I had a great day with Guy (our guide). He knew exactly where to take us to see a large variety of animals and plants. We could have taken the self guided tour and not seen half of what Guy was able...More

1  Thank Ken0246352
Reviewed October 14, 2017

You want to see wild koalas? Go there! They're not easy to find in a forest if you wander around. Here, you'll get a spotter with you. The guides seem to be quite young but knowledgeable. This means that this is interesting, but sometimes the...More

Thank Yves R
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