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Heirisson Island

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A lovely space just a walk from the waterfront

It was a lovely walk along the river, quite flat, an easy walk other than the slopes up to the... read more

Reviewed October 25, 2018
Avril G
Llangorse, United Kingdom
Kangaroo surprise

It is quite a surprise to many, that kangaroos can be found so close to the city. If driving, you... read more

Reviewed June 19, 2018
Perth, Australia
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The Causeway, Swan River | East Perth Area, Perth, Western Australia 6004, Australia
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Reviewed October 26, 2018

The Perth City Shuttle is very punctual and very vlean and smooth drive. The driver ensure that everyone get to their seats before starting the journey. Safety is given priority.

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Reviewed October 25, 2018

It was a lovely walk along the river, quite flat, an easy walk other than the slopes up to the bridge crossing. The bird life is very interesting, the kangaroos are the main attraction. There aren’t many of them and they are small but very...More

Thank Avril G
Reviewed October 9, 2018

Heirisson Island isn’t very large so you can easily walk right around it. I was led to believe that I would see a lot of kangaroos, but I only seen one kangaroo and four ducks.

1  Thank AllenP187
Reviewed September 30, 2018

A visit to Heirisson Island may be interesting if you would like to see an area of Perth which hasn't undergone much development at all in the past 30 years. Passing over the causeway bridge on my recent visit there really didn't seem to have...More

1  Thank KGB777
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

So cool and so close to our hotel! I actually stroked a kangaroo which made my trip! They are so cute

1  Thank Rachael213
Reviewed June 19, 2018

It is quite a surprise to many, that kangaroos can be found so close to the city. If driving, you do need to park in the public car park and walk across the road bridge, then walk down along side the river to the entrance...More

4  Thank travelbugtoo2016
Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

It is a place that good to relax from your busy day. If you want to see the kangaroos(small) without going to the zoo, you can go there and can look for it easily .They stay in groups. You can get close to them if...More

1  Thank paratee
Reviewed May 16, 2018

Heirison Island is in the Swan River, traversed by the Causeway. For years it was a wilderness, now it is quite pleasant. It is a refuge for wildlife. Watch out for Joe Blakes, rhyming slang for snakes. Leave them alone and it is almost certain...More

2  Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed May 15, 2018

We walked via the Causeway to Heirisson Island from the free (CAT) bus stop called WACA. If you want to see the kangaroos, it's best to go at about 5.30 p.m., so that you're walking around in the Kangaroo enclosure at dusk, which is when...More

1  Thank hjmZurich
Reviewed May 9, 2018

We went to the Heirisson Island to see the kangaroos. We searched them for a whole hour, but found nothing. Even though we went into the part of the park where the Kangaroos were supposed to be there, we could not find them. We decided...More

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June 4, 2018|
Response from hjmZurich | Reviewed this property |
Well, I don't live in Perth, but July is in winter there, and the kangaroos are always on the island, so as long as it isn't raining, I think a July afternoon/evening just before sunset would be perfect.
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September 30, 2017|
Response from Leigh S | Reviewed this property |
Yes its a free entry park
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Response from Stephen_Alas | Reviewed this property |
Heirisson Island is an easy and pleasant walk from either side of the river. The walk from the Barrack Street Jetty is about 3km along the river. Its also great for a cycle. If you haven't walked along here, its well... More