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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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“koala walk” (37 reviews)
“nocturnal tour” (27 reviews)
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 1 week ago

wonderful place with tons of animals. book the night tour early -- it sells out quickly. the koalas start moving down in the early evening.

Thank decca_mac
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely park with animals in their natural environment. Take your time to wander around the park & see koalas, wallaby's, birds etc. We were entertained by a koala 'grunting' at his friend, very funny!More

Thank janedalt0n
jlou-12, Owner at Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thankyou for visiting. Observing and learning about wild koala behaviour is a compelling reason to visit. The low pitch call of a male koala can be heard from a long distance (up to a kilometre on a still night). In male mammals it usually serves...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We found Kangaroo Island (KI) to have a natural, and as yet unspoilt, beauty, with many diverse and interesting attractions. The places we visited on our SeaLink coach and ferry tour were made even more enjoyable by our coach driver and tour director, Geoff (or...More

Thank The_Jolly_Wanderer
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary in late December and were pleasantly surprised to have a different wildlife experience. The sanctuary offers a reasonably sized area for you to explore and spot koalas and wallabies in their natural habitat. You can also spot local birds...More

Thank Stephanie V
jlou-12, Owner at Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting. The sanctuary is 2000 ha in size. If you do the wallaby walk as well as the koala walk (both are included in the general admission price) and you are patient you should see koala, wallaby, kangaroo, echidna, 50+ species of...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its an easy walk around and to help the dummies out, they also mark a few of the trees with a orange flag that has a koala in them. Highlight was the 2 koalas that was sitting low on a tree and then decided to...More

Thank Denali68
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we stopped in here on a tour for lunch. Great home cooked food. The koalas are in their natural habit. Flags posted along the way indicate there is a koala in the trees. You can easily see the koalas. We had seen them before but...More

Thank Blight01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really enjoyed seeing the Koalas in their natural environment up in the trees. It was certainly different from seeing them in a zoo! They were high in the trees and looked like furry bowling balls! The walk was nice and we also saw some Kangaroos...More

1  Thank pjtom123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We walked around here yesterday and had an excellent time .We saw many koalas and kangaroos . We also saw wallabys and some colourful birds .We preferred this to the wildlife park which we've visited before ,because animals were in a more natural environment ....More

Thank veronicaconley
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place to see koalas in the trees--there were 40 or so in the tree row behind the main building. We were on a tour that included lunch which was ample and enjoyable.

Thank 10RogerTheLodger10
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We took the wander around the Koala area with lots of them to see perched up in the trees. The longer Wallaby walk is worth it to see Tammar wallabies resting in the bush - the path is not well marked - keep going at...More

Thank Alison S
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