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Morisset Park - CLOSED

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You will see kangaroos.

Saw my first kangaroos there. There are quite a number of kangaroos but they usually come out more... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2018
Tawsif94
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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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Closed to the public!

My family drove to the entrance of the psychiatric hospital and a security guard told us it's no... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
seebay
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Los Angeles, California
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Old Morisett psychiatric Hospital grounds | Lake Macquarie State Conservation Area, Morisset, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2264, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It’s a hospital and the patients don’t need bus loads of people arriving. It’s a place for them to rest. They can’t rest with everyone hanging around. Some people are just plain ignorant and self centred

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is not a park and not public grounds. This is a hospital on secured private property. Only accessible for residents and staff. Do not enter!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Morisset psychiatric hospital has long been described on trip advisor as a great place to see wild kangaroos. This resulted in large numbers of tourist coming on to hospital grounds and disrupting the day to day running of the hospital and sometimes injury to tourists...More

Date of experience: December 2018
4  Thank Stephen P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Morisset psychiatric hospital is not a tourist attraction, the gates have been locked no one can get in except for staff that work there and look after the people that live there DO NOT GO OUT THERE you will get turned away.

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Cruiser537364
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Morisset hospital is an operating psychiatric hospital. The residents and kangaroos have the right to be able to explore the grounds without being bothered by visitors. The hospital grounds are closed off to people who are visiting the kangaroos. People trying to get onto the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Sharyn B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family drove to the entrance of the psychiatric hospital and a security guard told us it's no longer open to the public since last Thursday. Seems like there were too many vistors and it began disturbing the patients so the hospital closed off access....More

Date of experience: December 2018
5  Thank seebay
Reviewed 29 November 2018

Tourists and visitors will soon be stopped from feeding and interacting with the wild kangaroos at Morisset Hospital. Hunter Health has made a decision to install new security gates at both entrances in locations which will deny access to tourist buses and other unauthorised visitors...More

Date of experience: November 2018
6  Thank SuzcNewcastle
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

If you love kangaroos and want to get up close and personal, then this is definitely a must because you won’t be disappointed.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank vickiClince
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

I highly recommend! You will absolutely see kangaroos and even more when you drive further into the hospital..

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Expedition34153
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Saw my first kangaroos there. There are quite a number of kangaroos but they usually come out more in the evenings or morning

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Tawsif94
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