Heirisson Island
Heirisson Island
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Travel&Dive
Ban Pong, Thailand1,542 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Solo
Brilliant little walk around with kangaroos to look at.
Area is clean and well taken care of, no litter anywhere during my visit.
Path is rustic and natural, which is great for wildlife.
I went around 17.30 and saw at least 7 different kangaroos, which was fantastic!
Above there will be parrots, parakeets and long legged fishing birds flying overhead.
I was here for approximately an hour and really enjoyed seeing one of the animals that Australia is so famous for!
Even though there are construction works going on its still a super little trip out!
Written 5 January 2024
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Rod L
Manchester, UK65 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Couples
We saw two kangaroos! Highlight of day. Shame about ongoing construction but kangaroo spotting was fun. Nice scenic walk too.
Written 16 December 2023
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wombatdavid
Hobart, Australia2,550 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Solo
I did the two bridges walk around the river and did a detour to walk on this island. It was a bit wet when I did so the kangaroos were hiding away. It is a lovely spot for a walk but they are doing some works so you have to go back the way you came.
Written 21 September 2023
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Solange L
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Solo
The place is amazing. The restaurant was perfect. The tour to see the quokas was the best thing, not to mention the tour-person who was very attentive.
Written 3 September 2023
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Balogh J
Budapest, Hungary13 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Solo
Its nice to bike around the island, its well kept and I made a kangaroo friend. It was nice and relaxing to just sit there in nature without a crowd. There is a bicycle rental at the other side of the bridge if someone doesn’t want to walk.
Written 16 July 2023
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julie88888888
Yarm, UK64 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023
On our last day walked the 20 mins from our hotel before breakfast at 6.15 am.
Went through the gate and as we were walking saw droppings on the ground but no kangaroos.
Kept walking for quite a while then hubby pulled me back and saw a kangaroo looking at us,Quickly got a few photos and walked round to the other side and there were 3 kangaroos then one more hopped into view.
So happy got more photos and video .
Our guide on our tour had gone at 12pm the previous day and a family from our tour had gone late morning .Neither had seen any kangaroos so it paid off going early.
Written 6 March 2023
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catkid3
Victoria, Australia148 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022
Less than 3km from the CBD is Heirisson Island, a spacious natural reserve which provided great opportunities to look for kangaroos. Only saw three on my visit (around 9:30-10am), but all were very calm and seemed unbothered by my presence. If you're looking for greater numbers of kangaroos, probably best to visit very early morning or at dusk. Took me about an hour to walk through the entire reserve. There are toilets across the road from the reserve in Charles Paterson Park.
Written 11 December 2022
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redeyeblues
Edinburgh, UK1,320 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022 • Couples
Took the free red CAT bus to "Queens Gardens" (stop #81 or 104, under 10 minutes from Wellington St Perth Station) then walked about 20 minutes across the bridge to Heirisson Island's very cute kangaroos on the right hand side, after entering 2 wire gates. Arrived at around 5:30 pm, an hour before sunset and saw at least 4 very cute kangaroos grazing and hopping about, just steps away! Nice walk along the river with CBD highrises in the background. Just lovely! Recommended if you are in the city but want to see kangaroos up close in nature (previously just saw them from the car driving down to Margaret River)
Written 5 October 2022
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Kelvin B
Perth, Australia13 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022
Quite walk and close matagarup bridge and Optus stadium and I saw the a lot kangaroos when in the sunset beside the city!!
So lovely and enjoying this place so much!!
Written 28 September 2022
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Jeffry b
Essendon, Australia14,066 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2022
This island lies in the middle of the Swan River. It's on the Causeway which connects Victoria Park and East Perth. The island was named after a crew-member on the Naturaliste, a French ship which explored the area. Heirisson Island has been upgraded in recent years, Its traditional custodians are the Nyoongar people. Although it's walking distance from the city, there are kangaroos and other native animals to be seen, often in the late afternoon.
Written 8 July 2022
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