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Paul's Place Wildlife Sanctuary - CLOSED

1447 Stokes Bay Road, Stokes Bay, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
+61 8 8559 2232
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Too bad I can't give this place a 6 !!

Can't say enough about the warm welcome Paul and his family gave us. It was my daughter's dream to... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2017
leGrandMechantLoup
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Montréal
A place I will never forget!

Yesterday I went to Paul's Place. It was amazing!! A lot of wildlife of Australia witch you can... read more

Reviewed 16 December 2016
Jolanda d
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“Animal Encounters for Everyone” Home to mainly rescued, (orphaned, injured and unwanted), wildlife and domestic animals.Open to the public on some days for limited hours - PLEASE CHECK OR CONTACT US- to partake in interactive, informative and fun guided tours. Enjoy close contact with many handraised and tame animals. Fantastic photo opportunities for everyone.Entertaining and informative with something special to offer to anyone who cares about animals and has a sense of humour. Paul’s Place receives no outside funding of any kind so visitor admission enables care for each and every animal in residence, including the many not on display, Highlights of guided tours include• Koala photo opportunity and koala holding• Bird feeding• Kangaroo and Possum holding• Handfeeding kangaroos, emus and others• Special experience to pat an echidna while watching it feed• Ponyrides, (small children)• Small farm section including sheep shearing (except winter)• Meet our reptiles.
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1447 Stokes Bay Road, Stokes Bay, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
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+61 8 8559 2232
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Reviewed 18 March 2017

Can't say enough about the warm welcome Paul and his family gave us. It was my daughter's dream to hold a koala and Paul made sure to make it happen. All the animals are very well taken care of and are part of their family....More

Thank leGrandMechantLoup
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Yesterday I went to Paul's Place. It was amazing!! A lot of wildlife of Australia witch you can see, touch, feed and even hold! Like a Koala, lizards, a snake and different birds. Don't forget the Kangaroos! Paul gave a tour around the place and...More

1  Thank Jolanda d
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Paul's place was just amazing. I got to cuddle with a koala, snuggle and feed kangaroos, hold a snake, big birds and so on; definitely unforgettable. Paul was hilarious, laughed my head off and we had a really nice group too. Animals there are taken...More

3  Thank Jenna K
Reviewed 9 November 2016

We had so many great experiences on Kangaroo Island but this was the most enjoyable by far. Paul is funny and incredibly patient. The rescue animals and birds appear well cared for and happy to engage for some grain or an almond. Paul is very...More

1  Thank ChilloutUk
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Paul runs the Waves and Wildlife cottages at Stokes Bay and this is his other occupation. We were lucky to get to this place because the winter weather had made it inaccessible - he has a lot of animals that he rescues - everything from...More

Thank A N
Reviewed 12 August 2016

We had a super experience, feeding kangaroos, cuddling koalas. one of the best place in Australia for Aussie wildlife experience ! we highly recommend this place

Thank loredanaiulianav
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

This place is a gem, and is not to be missed if you visit Kangaroo Island. While technically "not open," if you contact them by email you can arrange a tour. This is basically a retirement home for old, injured, orphaned or otherwise unfit-for-the-wild animals....More

1  Thank Stephan R
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Visiting Paul's Place was the best thing we did on Kangaroo Island - we had the most authentic wildlife experiences here than anywhere else on the island - the level of access to the wildlife was unbelievable and we left grinning from ear to ear....More

2  Thank Meg J
Reviewed 15 April 2016

Paul's place is an amazing, hands on, animal exposure experience, suitable for all ages. I think I saw and touched more animals on that one day then I have over my entire life. Most of the animals are indigenous to Australia, and some to KI....More

1  Thank DavidDennis890
Reviewed 10 March 2016

Paul's place is truly one of a kind! I wish them all the luck to be able to reopen because it's the visitors that are really missing out on this amazing experience. It all really starts with Paul -- what a super fun and nice...More

4  Thank going2somewhere
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