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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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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 5 days ago

This was exceptional. Our tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and made sure we were able to see and understand all kinds animals.

Thank Craig R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a week at this place and were regulars in and out of the sanctuary every day. I would recommend doing it this way as a tour of the whole sanctuary in one day would require a lot of fitness. All staff are interested...More

2  Thank Joshua R
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

The nocturnal guided walk was fantastic. The guide was really knowledgable and honest. Saw all the possible wildlife which was great

Thank Todd R
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Great little place to see Koalas. Although they are "wild" it doesn't really have the wild feel. If you have been fortunate enough to see a few wild Koalas on your trip, then you may want to skip this one. I will add that the...More

1  Thank npotter2017
Reviewed 11 June 2017

A koala conservation sanctuary that has about 20-30 koalas located "wild" in a sanctuary setting. Walk through the trees spotting the koala. It can be a little difficult, but trees are marked with flags where they were last seen. It does get a little hard...More

1  Thank Carmel S
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We had a lucky morning. Great light and 14 of the 30 koala's were spotted. Some quite low, others higher up. Worth going to.

Thank roadwarriorafrica
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Lots and lots of koala's in big tree's, no cuddling them but great photo ops. Occasionally they will venture onto the ground.

Thank Drew M
Reviewed 2 May 2017

This place is wonderful. The koalas are not caged. They just run around. We saw them on the ground and in the trees, so many of them. We went in the evening and saw kangaroos and geese and cockatoos. So many animals hang out here....More

Thank hazelr918
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Perfect location to see koalas in their natural environment - we saw over 15 during our 2 hour stay with one Koala obligingly at shoulder height in the crook of a tree and very camera-friendly. Easy to spot echidna's too and to get a great...More

1  Thank zoe500770
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Easy viewing of koalas that are not on display but free to roam. Better when no tour bus on site but worth a quick stop if you have time.

Thank mwsk_h
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