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“Koalas in trees” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary
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$287.08*
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Best of Kangaroo Island 4WD Full-Day Tour
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
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97 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Koalas in trees”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2013

We visited in the late afternoon, and after several minutes spotted several koalas high in the trees, including a mom and baby. There were a few wallabies hopping around too. Worth the AUD $6 for adults/ AUD $3 for kids.

Visited December 2013
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Nanaimo B.C.
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“Koala's Galore”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2013

We traveled to many places in Australia to see Koala's but never seemed to have any luck but as soon as we entered Hanson's we were able to spot 4 or 5 quiet easily. Also the sanctuary has a wide variety of birds to view along with Kangaroos and Wallaby's.

Visited September 2013
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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“Sweet koalas”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2013

The sanctuary is not that beautiful, but when you are in Australia you just want to see koalas and in Hanson Bay you have a 100 % guarantee. Just go there and spot them!

Visited May 2013
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Sydney
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40 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Great evening with lots of animal sightings”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2013

We recently did the evening koala walk. Saw lots of wallabies, kangaroos, koalas and possums. Was great to see a mother koala with a baby on her back walk right past us and up into another tree. Also witnessed two males barking at each other. Knowledgeable and friendly guide (Luke). Kids especially loved the night.

Visited October 2013
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Bundaberg, Australia
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52 attraction reviews
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“See Koalas”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2013

I'm Australian and I've not seen so many Koalas in the wild, so healthy and happy. The forethought of the lady who had a farm on this site is incredible.

Visited October 2013
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