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“Kangaroos at Morisset Hospital”

Morisset Picnic Area
Ranked #1 of 4 things to do in Morisset
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: For your own safety, please do not feed the kangaroos or approach them. They are wild animals and can become aggressive. Many people have been injured by kangaroos at this site as a result.
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

A must see if you visiting. Herds of kangaroos, they come up close, you can feed them, even touch them, kid friendly.

3  Thank Mezz39
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

Best place to observe wild kangaroos (adults, juveniles and joeys) for free. Approached them with caution, but did not go too close (as they are wild creatures). Was very wary about the humans around the area as well. The kangaroos were probably safer to approach than the humans. Not sure if we were allowed to be in the grounds or not.

1  Thank ana12341980
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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

It's a very nice place for visiting one of the major representative of Oz with free entry, easy to find. Suggested by comments in trip advisor, we bought 2packs of carrots (just AUD1.99 per pack) in the Woolworth by driving in 5mins. They really love them and we took a lot pictures with them. However, I will not release the location in Facebook or ig cos I want to keep this as secret place of paradise

2  Thank Kali H
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

I was a bit dubious after passing the hospital and "private property" signs on Silky Oak Drive. However, a prompt left turn into Eucalyptus Drive and we were immediately met with a mob of kangaroos lounging on the grounds. There were joeys in pouches, juveniles and adults all over.

We drove further along to Acacia Ave to the amenities block. Facilities were basic but relatively clean.

There is a gas BBQ near a slippery slide and some undercover picnic tables.

All up a quiet spot for a picnic, or simply to see wild kangaroos close up.

I had relatives visiting from overseas and they were amazed that kangaroos simply hop up to you for a closer look!

Remember - don't feed the kangaroos!

I let one inquisitive joey sniff my apple cider but that was as close as he got.

Note: the grounds are liberally "fertilised" by kangaroo droppings. I wouldn't recommend going bare foot...

5  Thank MultiplexMan
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Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Close encounter with too many kangaroos. Really nice experience. This park is there as a part of Morisset asylum. You won't find toilets easily. Word of caution: Don't go near asylum area and don't be loud.

Thank Mrinal S
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