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Potoroo Palace

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Informative and interactive

Staff give informative talks on animals in their care, you can hold a python or walk among kangaroo... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Robert L
via mobile
A great morning out

This place is an absolute gem. It cares for and rehabilitates native animals and contributes to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Reches F
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Batemans Bay, Australia
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A small not-for-profit native animal sanctuary nestled in a bushland setting, 9kms north of Merimbula on the Princes Highway. On site cafe provides chemical free, free range and local(all whenever possible) produce, snacks and meals. Delicious...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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2372 Princes Highway | Merimbula, Merimbula, New South Wales 2548, Australia
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+61 2 6494 9053
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All reviews train ride native animals wandering around injured wildlife run by volunteers hand feed baby wombat enjoyed feeding the kangaroos money goes great animal healesville sanctuary tawny frogmouths big zoo excellent cafe the main highway little boy staff were very friendly
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Staff give informative talks on animals in their care, you can hold a python or walk among kangaroo s and wallaby’s If your are interested in conservation then this is for you

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is an absolute gem. It cares for and rehabilitates native animals and contributes to breeding programs of other threatened species. It's obvious that they are putting loads of effort into upgrading enclosures and have retained natural bushland throughout. We went on a Monday...More

Thank Reches F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent a great couple of hours here, the highlight was feeding and giving the kangaroos a scratch, they were adorable. They have some other very good exhibits, the Dingoes were quite approachable as they can be skittish normally. Also plenty of birds all around the...More

Thank Leigh-Harrington
Reviewed 15 September 2018

We enjoyed a lovely light lunch in the Blue Wren café here before exploring the sanctuary. It is mainly a rescue sanctuary for injured wildlife, and many inmates stay on enjoying the expert caring attention. We enjoyed peacefully wandering around, reading the helpful notices on...More

Thank Sandra H
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

There is pram & wheelchair access. Easy flat walks. Birds and plants to look at or photograph. Seats placed for convenient rests and just to sit & think. Very tranquil.

Thank Amanda A
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Very nice with a lot of animals which are very well taken care of ! Welcoming staff. You can feed some animals, especially the free roaming kangaroos. I recommend this park !!

Thank ermeneuei
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Spent an afternoon at Potoroo Palace June 2018. Though it was a very cool afternoon we were well rugged up and really enjoyed seeing all the native animals. All the displays were clean with plenty of native flora for the animals to be able to...More

Thank LochieMac
Reviewed 29 May 2018

The Potoroo Palace staff are totally committed and passionate about their animals! The animals are healthy, good natured and well cared for, the pens tidy and clean and adequately sized. Where viable, rehabilitated animals and their offspring are released into the wild. Many animals roam...More

Thank Christi360
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Love this place. Walked along side of kangaroos and emus. Potoroo is a clean and well cared for safe place for wildlife which have mostly been rescued. There is a short educational train ride and the staff are very obliging.

Thank didimckeown
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

A big thank you to pottaroo palace for helping us out after an unfortunate late night kangaroo strike.The mother died instantly, but the little Joey was ok. I hope he's doing well and grows to be the star attraction of pottaroo palace.

Thank Dean I
leapinker, General Manager at Potoroo Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2018

Thank you so much for caring and taking the time to stop. We were so glad to be able to help at such a time and the little joey was able to be given all the warmth and care possible by our devoted staff.

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