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Kennet River Koala Walk

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“king parrots”(15 reviews)
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Grey River Road, Kennett River, Victoria 3234, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

From the parking Kafe Koala you may find the first and feed the birds as well. We drove down further along the road and after 1 km stopped where other cars were parked. To spothe first is difficult, but when we knew know how they...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank huys25
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice walk that allowed us to see several koalas. If you decide to go there, don’t leave your car in the camping car park. Take it to enter into the forrest because the distances are relatively long!!!!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank michxy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely recommend driving up this dirt road if you are keen to see a koala in the wild. Keep your eyes on the treetops - you probably won’t need to drive too far before you spot one!

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Mewett_Family
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited during the evening of Friday October 12, 2018. We parked at the bottom of the road and then walked up the dirt road. We saw one koala high up in one tree. As we were leaving after looking for over 60 minutes, we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank apkmax
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 2 to 3 hours on the Kennett River Road finding 30+ koala's resting in the trees. My advice...drive past the store and up the road 2 or 3 km's to get away from the crowds. There are lots of places to stop and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank SHEAZ46
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Achieved my goal of seeing a koala in the wild. Parked at the koala cafe and went up the hill a bit and then to the left up another hill. Just look up-they are there!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank lanetten
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Driving from Lorne and on our way to Apollo Bay, we stopped by at Kennet River along the Great Ocean Road. Kennet River is surrounded by native eucalyptus trees and gum trees. The natural habitat is home to wild koalas, king parrots and other birds....More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank mafsydneytravels
Reviewed 5 July 2018

You can drive up the 6 km long "Kennet River" road, right beside the Koala Kafe. It's an easy drive - look up in the trees and drive slowly. We were able to see several koalas - one really really close to the road! Definitely...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank brandasa
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Driving down the Great Ocean Rd we stopped at Kennet River to see if we could see some koalas and feed the birds. We got some seed from Kafe Koala. We were not disappointed, we saw 3 koalas and had some lovely birds come and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Linda F
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Tons of parrots around! You can buy bird seed from the koala kafe and although we didn’t get any, we saw a few other tourists who attracted birds all around them with food. Note that the white parrots (sulfur crested cockatoos) are quite aggressive, so...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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25 April 2018|
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Response from Bckingfisher | Reviewed this property |
FYI You can walk up but ..... It’s a long walk We drive up slowly and after about 2 km started to see and hear them. Along with other great finds. No charge as the others mentioned.
6 December 2017|
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Response from Orchid Z | Reviewed this property |
None at all. Plan to spend nothing but time here. There are rosellas (a type of parrot) that you can hand feed and then take your time and stroll the path and I'm sure you will find some koalas.
22 October 2016|
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Response from Bellvador | Reviewed this property |
you may see them on the trees throughout the day, 6pm should be as good as other times