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Josephine's Gallery & Kangaroo Orphanage

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131 - 133 Hutchison St, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723, Australia
+61 8 8672 5931
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The adult kangaroos were pretty sleepy in the late afternoon and had to be coaxed near the fence... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MQ007b
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Melbourne, Australia
One of the highlights of my entire trip

You should absolutely go there, I loved watching and feeding the roos. The owner, Terry, was lovely... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
--Regensburg--4
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Regensburg, Germany
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Josephine's Gallery is a 'MUST SEE' whilst in Coober Pedy. Wander through the impressive ABORIGINAL ART GALLERY, play a DIDGERIDOO, choose a beautiful OPAL from our extensive range or KISS A KANGAROO. Our passion is raising orphaned kangaroos and we offer you the opportunity to see these amazing creatures up close and maybe even hold a baby. Feeding times daily at 12 noon and 5:30pm. Don't be late!
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131 - 133 Hutchison St, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723, Australia
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+61 8 8672 5931
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The adult kangaroos were pretty sleepy in the late afternoon and had to be coaxed near the fence for a snack. The joey shared with us was only a few weeks old and obviously the highlight for many people there. The guide was very knowledgeable...More

Thank MQ007b
Reviewed 1 week ago

You should absolutely go there, I loved watching and feeding the roos. The owner, Terry, was lovely and happy to answer all our questions. It is incredible how much time, money and effort they dedicate to the animals. The art gallery is a gem, too....More

Thank --Regensburg--4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kangaroo feeding was just right for the little kids and the host was very informative and knowledgeable about Roos lifecycle etc. Gallery is also very interesting, local artist was painting while we were there and had the pleasure of hearing him play the didgeridoo-what a...More

Thank Frances L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent gallery of Indigenous Art at very reasonable prices. Owners are also volunteer wildlife carers and have two FREE sessions per day where you can view and feed beautiful kangaroos. Very well ran. Please donate to the care of these animals as formulas, pouches and...More

Thank CeliaBMelbourne
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the midday feeding and it was quite busy. They we're really good at guiding everyone to give each other a fair go at feeding the kangaroos, and made sure everyone got to see the joey up close. It is a free activity...More

Thank Kerrie0m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The orphanage was a nice place to visit, not only for baby roo's but also for the real aboriginal art!

Thank Lien S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Free to get in. Do yourself a favour. Art is great. Artifacts great too. Kangaroo tours twice a day.

Thank Ray L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent insights and information offered by Terry the owner. Friendly laid back & could answer many questions about CP, Aboriginal art, its history etc. well worth the visit. Bought a beautiful piece of Aboriginal art

Thank Carol-Ann S
Reviewed 16 September 2017

We firstly went to see orphan kangaroo's at feed time which was great, these folks are so dedicated to the Wild life of Aussie then returned on Noble Tour and Terry shared his great knowledge of aboriginal art with a different take from what we...More

Thank Beth R
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

The artwork here was beautiful, a great variety of art pieces to chose from and they will arrange to post it home for you! The work they are doing for orphaned kangaroos is truly wonderful, they also provide education to the community - definately worth...More

Thank markatgoldcoast
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