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“Best wildlife experience ”

Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Reviewed 7 November 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. This was the best wildlife experience in all our trip of Australia.

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Reviewed 29 October 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 worth the stop.

1  Thank John W
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Reviewed 24 October 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 to track down for us. We were lucky enough to watch a Koala come down from a tree and walk in front of us. At $20 apiece this tour was a real bargain. Our best day yet on Kangaroo Island. Thanks Guy!

2  Thank Ken0246352
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Reviewed 14 October 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 guy (and his associates for the night tour) kind of lose their professionalism. Nothing really bad, they just appear to be a bunch of young guys having fun and not always aware of the tourists around.

Thank Yves R
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

We enjoyed walking around and looking at koalas. There are plenty to see if you walk slowly. There are kangaroos and wallabies there too, but we didn't see them as we had been to other places that day and it was getting cold! The people who run it are very friendly and give good advice as to where to look for the koalas.

Thank SpicksandSpecks
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