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Josephine's Gallery & Kangaroo Orphanage

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Josephine's Gallery is a 'MUST SEE' whilst in Coober Pedy. Wander through the impressive ABORIGINAL ART GALLERY, play a DIDGERIDOO, choose a beautiful OPAL from our extensive range or KISS A KANGAROO. Our passion is raising orphaned kangaroos and we...more
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131 - 133 Hutchison St, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Took the family to this gallery, The gallery had a good selection of aboriginal artwork. Terry cranked up the didgeridoo for several songs which was equally impressive. He then took us out the back to show us the kangaroos currently in their care, with their...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank greasa2512
Reviewed February 17, 2019 via mobile

We have an afternoon and evening here and were recommended to go to the Kangaroo feeding here. What a pleasant experience. Terry and co are doing a grand job.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MikiJ
Reviewed February 17, 2019

I joined the evening tour after a hard day of contract work and did not expect much, rather saw it as something to do that is better than sitting in my hotel room . However, Josephine and her kangaroos made my day: The care for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed February 12, 2019

We came here as our niece was travelling with us and wanted to see and hopefully nurse a baby orphaned kangaroo. The lady giving the talk about kangaroos was very good and informative. I learnt a lot about them that I did not know. There...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank pookybun
Reviewed January 23, 2019

The gallery has some good souvenirs, plenty of aboriginal art from various artists including Tommy Crow at reasonable prices. The highlight was feeding the orphaned red kangaroos, which is done twice a day (and not with traditional pellets, I won't give away what we fed...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

What a surprise to find such a caring group of people caring for these beautiful animals. Extremely knowledgeable and an absolute must if your traveling through. Leave a donation as it goes to a wonderful cause.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MarkKT1970
Reviewed January 5, 2019

I was a bit disappointed that on the day we arrived the lady had got up late to feed the kangaroos so when we got there they weren't hungry so not much interaction. However we did all get a cuddle with a joey which was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sophiebG6557YK
Reviewed December 2, 2018 via mobile

We went here for a Kangaroo feeding where Terry gave the two of us a history of his place and their mining and how they came about caring for injured animals. While we were there we got to feed the kangaroos as well as see...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Q6480SEscottb
Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

This is a unique venue combining a souvenir store with local artisan items and paintings for sale with a ‘kangaroo keep’ of sorts. The owner apparently accepts injured kangaroos. The rescue is privately founded and relies on donations. Twice a day at 12 noon and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank podrozniczka60
Reviewed October 15, 2018

One of the best galleries in Coober Pedy. Has some beautiful paintings and indigenous crafts. be there at 12noon and 530 to feed the orphaned kangaroos and wombat. Great fun for the kids.

Date of experience: October 2018
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