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“Healing experience - Awesome!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Kangaroo Sanctuary

The Kangaroo Sanctuary
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Owner description: Home of the famous Kangaroo Dundee documentary series (BBC UK / National Geographic USA) Visit kangaroos in their natural habitat on a guided sunset tour.
Grenoble, France
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Healing experience - Awesome!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

This is not a regular, commercial tour. This is an invitation into the life of a man who is deeply passionate about his cause. The tour is kept to a small size and the approach of the kangaroos is close and personal. Getting the chance to carry a baby kangaroo in the arms is priceless. Listening to Brolga and learning more about these animals is a moving experience. So worth it!

Visited May 2016
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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Not to be Missed”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

The Sanctuary puts Alice Springs back on the map for me. I always liked A Town Like Alice by Nevil Shute, and the old time mini series.
Chris Barnes, Brogla, is the real deal. Committed, articulate and humble. May he remain so, with the onslaught of international recognition. I loved this tour, and I have taken many tours. The much maligned kangaroo has a real champion here. Thank you.

Visited May 2016
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Beautiful place, an australian experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

If you go to Australia, you want to see kangaroos.
See them in the outback with the sunset in the back, it's something you won't forget.

Brolga will show everything you need to know about them. And you won't see them like you would in a zoo. This is a kind a reserve, kangaroos are free to move and will run away if you try to get close to them, except thoses who are lived too long with people. You can also hold some baby kangaroos.

Visited March 2016
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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“never forget”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

Meet brolga from "kangaroo Dundee" tv show and his family of kangaroos. He will tell you about his sanctuary and why he set it up. You can hold a Joey and walk around his land seeing kangaroos being fed, whilst the sun goes down. Make the call and go not to be missed.

Visited May 2016
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Kent, Washington
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279 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
“This is a "must see" in Alice Spring”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

"Kangaroo Dundee" rescues kangaroos (usually a joey after its mother was hit by a car) and raises them in this sanctuary. Most get returned to the wild, but some need to say - and everyone gets to hold a joey for at least five minutes (no passing a joey from person to person). The tour is at dusk and soon the larger kangaroos come out to feed. Plenty of kangaroos to see and get close to. A highlight of our trip - and the sunset was spectacular! Note that you need to arrive on the bus that is provided.

Visited April 2016
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