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Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

#1 of 1 things to do in Hanson Bay Features Animals
7797 South Coast Rd, Hanson Bay, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
+61 8 8559 7344
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
7797 South Coast Rd, Hanson Bay, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
+61 8 8559 7344
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Reviewed 12 April 2016

A lovely reserve where you can see the Koalas in their "Natural" habitat. Strolling through the gum trees was a very peaceful experience.

Thank Cynthia052
Reviewed 7 April 2016

This refuge is nicely situated just outside of Flinders Chase NP. It is a great way to see koala's because they mark the trees where they are in. Nice walks her too.

Thank Hans_10
Reviewed 6 April 2016

This is definitely the place to see koalas in their own habitat in the trees! Walking along the tree lines area, looking up and seeing the koala is truly amazing and so much fun (just remember to look down and move your head around occasionally...More

Thank Happytraveller604
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Lovely time spent walking around playing spot the koala. Great seeing so many of them happy and healthy albeit sleeping, high amongst the tree tops.

Thank Belinda H
Reviewed 19 March 2016

Dropped in for a few remaining minutes at the end of a two day visit to the island.Very peaceful and we saw some 15 koalas zzzing in the tree s. Very impressive

Thank R N
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Spent a few days at the sanctuary, the property is massive and really well maintained, staff is amazingly friendly and helpful. Local is easy to access and plenty of parking spaces. facilities are all clean and nice! There is a little cafè/visitor centre with delicious...More

Thank wonderanna
Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

Great walk. Our guide, Anna, was so friendly and knowledgable. We saw koalas, kangaroos, wallabys, echidna, possums and even her first ever wild pig. I wold do it again in a heartbeat. A vacation highlight!

Thank KathyR65
Reviewed 20 February 2016

We did a morning walk through and the koalas were adorable. Some were hard to find in the branches but we did find one down quite low and were able to get some excellent shots of him (?) eating leaves and just generally getting on...More

Thank TristanEF
Reviewed 18 February 2016

This place is amazing,t outside of the national park, Koalas have settled here and are easy to spot on your own, we saw mums and bubs, as well as single animals, amazing and stunning a real get back to true nature. A must visit for...More

Thank Mandi S
Reviewed 15 February 2016

We thought this might be in a natural environment but no- think it has been converted from farmland. We probably should have done the nocturnal tour but really, don't even bother going there during the day. The most interesting thing was the flock of Cape...More

Thank Gerard B
KANGAROOS10, Manager at Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, responded to this review

It never ceases to amaze me how polarised visitor's views are here. I find it extremely interesting and quite often use it as a learning tool to try to evaluate what it is people are expecting and how far are we in achieving what we...More

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