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Heirisson Island

The Causeway, Swan River | East Perth Area, Perth, Western Australia 6004, Australia
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Hard to find the roos sometimes but its a great challenge. They are all females and passive, very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Leigh S
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Perth, Australia
A must see.

An oasis in a City and a lovely diversion off the Swan River walk. Heritage as well and an... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2017
Fosseboy
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Perth, Australia
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The Causeway, Swan River | East Perth Area, Perth, Western Australia 6004, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hard to find the roos sometimes but its a great challenge. They are all females and passive, very friendly and can be patted great for a selfie. Much nicer than zoo

2  Thank Leigh S
Reviewed 31 July 2017

An oasis in a City and a lovely diversion off the Swan River walk. Heritage as well and an indigenous history.

Thank Fosseboy
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Easy walk from hotels, or buses at each end of bridge over Swan River. Birds, kangaroos and a few monuments on the island. Good views of Perth City from the island. Kangaroos are sleeping during the day, but get active at sunset.

1  Thank Robert C
Reviewed 15 July 2017

For an europeen - a kengoroo living in a free area is one ultimate goal. Seeing these animals filled me with joy and happines.dont miss this part if you are in Perth - it will be a memory for life !

Thank Anne A
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Yes, there are kangaroos a short distance from the CBD; you can walk or go by car. They are on the southern part of Heirisson Island which is faces South Perth. The other side of the island has the car park and faces Burswood. If...More

3  Thank Sam T
Reviewed 6 June 2017

We visited this park twice, once with the intention of seeing Kangaroos, the second for a leisurely run. The first time we saw a couple of Kangaroos bounce across the path whilst they were slightly harder to spot second time around. Found them lying in...More

Thank James H
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Great experience!! A big natural area where you can see the iconic Australian animal and take photo: it is a one in a lifetime experience!!!!!!

Thank Tafe97
Reviewed 24 April 2017

On Heirisson island, located at walking distance from central Perth (or take the free CAT bus, red line to Queens Gardens to get closer) there is a fenced area in the park where you can find cangaroos jumping around. You have to enter the area...More

3  Thank H4ppyTr4veler
Reviewed 26 March 2017

An easy walk from East Perth, Heirisson offers some relaxed surroundings right on the Swan River. Good for fishing, or just a BBQ. There is a walking trail that takes you through an "untouched" section that is home to about 10 Kangaroos. The gates can...More

Thank Stephen_Alas
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Early Sunday morning on this beautiful tiny nature reserve with views over Perth and 5 friendly roos happily grazing on their breakfasts. A real oasis.

Thank CandP_Sydney
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punkingirl2013
8 September 2017|
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Response from Stephen_Alas | Reviewed this property |
Heirisson Island is an easy and pleasant walk from either side of the river. The walk from the Barrack Street Jetty is about 3km along the river. Its also great for a cycle. If you haven't walked along here, its well... More
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KshitijKapoor
10 October 2015|
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Response from Raymond B | Reviewed this property |
Catch a bus that goes over the Causeway or goes as far as the WACA cricket ground. Then you have to walk over to Heirisson Island . Careful crossing over the Causeway as pedestrian travel is hazardous there.
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