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Awesome spot to cruise

We spent the afternoon over here checking our all the beaches and hunting for koalas. Very cool... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Mackay, Australia
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great place to see Koala

So take the ferry on foot (it's free) and follow the walking trail - its not long but you will take... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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“koala walk”(27 reviews)
Paynesville, Victoria, Australia
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All reviews ferry ride their natural habitat koala walk on foot koala spotting small island bird life walk around nice walk beautiful birds across the road free ferry easy access hidden gem great for kids short trip overseas visitors
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We spent the afternoon over here checking our all the beaches and hunting for koalas. Very cool place, recommend going over for a look if in the area.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank nyule89
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So take the ferry on foot (it's free) and follow the walking trail - its not long but you will take time as you look up and search out koala. We saw or first 2mins after getting off ferry. Once your eye is 'in' you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Broaden-the-mind
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ahh the serenity. A place to explore for all. Stroll along the Koala walk or explore the island on foot or hire a bicycle. You are bound to see lots of Koalas, kangaroos, echidnas and experience the rich bird life. Bring a picnic, bbq at...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Annettee81
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great trip on ferry (free if walking) gentle well signed walk to view koalas. Lots of kangaroos, bird life. Wander along waters edge on return to ferry.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Adventure485532
Reviewed 28 October 2018

We decided to go across on the ferry (fee involved but cheap $12 return) and thought we would only probably spend 15 mins there, but over an hour later, we had a lovely look around the island, meeting the local wildlife, koalas were easy to...More

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

Spent a happy hour driving around, spotting Koalas and Roos. Lovely beaches and not too expensive at $12 return on the ferry for the car.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank keithg24
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Commuting past we thought we'd visit Raymond Island for a treat. We got on the ferry at dusk and got caught in rain but saw koalas and were very impressed. This morning before leaving we thought we could go for a sunny daylight walk there...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank waltervp
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

A quick and easy ferry ride across. Instantly greeted by koalas and echidnas. We opted for the $25 family bike/ride around the island which was AWESOME. So much fun riding around looking for koalas, the kids loved it. Ps the ride lady takes eftpos!

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Sally K
Reviewed 30 September 2018

We rode the 5 min ferry ride across and walked in the park . we saw the koala walk maps and started and saw one straight away. we then saw the couple hiring the pedal carts for 4 plus people. we hired a 4-6 seater...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Harrisp6
Reviewed 29 September 2018

If you want to see koalas this is the place to go. Remember though, if you drive over, it will cost you $12 return on the car ferry. It is free for pedestrians and cyclists. In Paynesville you can hire bicycles and take them to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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19 March 2018|
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Response from Glenn W | Reviewed this property |
No problem Ann, but must be on a leash if out of the car. Enjoy!!
18 March 2018|
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Response from Candy-Will S | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can. I would suggest it too because you can go see other places in a quicker amount of time. There is a quiet beach on the other side and although you can get to it via walking or with a bike it is not really that... More
Nancy S
11 April 2017|
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Response from Alex S | Reviewed this property |
I believe so as it needs to service the residents who live on the islands