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Heirisson Island

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Kangaroos are Nocturnal..

Please let the Kangaroos Sleep during the heat of the day.. They are up most of the night, and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
tony r
Perth, Australia
A lovely space just a walk from the waterfront

It was a lovely walk along the river, quite flat, an easy walk other than the slopes up to the... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2018
Avril G
Llangorse, United Kingdom
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The Causeway, Swan River | East Perth Area, Perth, Western Australia 6004, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

not easy to get to. just a bit of land off of the bridge near the river. nice and quiet once you get away from the traffic

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank pavanne
Reviewed 5 days ago

Please let the Kangaroos Sleep during the heat of the day.. They are up most of the night, and sleep when its hot. We could all learn from them

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tony r
Reviewed 27 October 2018

The Perth City Shuttle is very punctual and very vlean and smooth drive. The driver ensure that everyone get to their seats before starting the journey. Safety is given priority.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

It was a lovely walk along the river, quite flat, an easy walk other than the slopes up to the bridge crossing. The bird life is very interesting, the kangaroos are the main attraction. There aren’t many of them and they are small but very...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Avril G
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Heirisson Island isn’t very large so you can easily walk right around it. I was led to believe that I would see a lot of kangaroos, but I only seen one kangaroo and four ducks.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank AllenP187
Reviewed 30 September 2018

A visit to Heirisson Island may be interesting if you would like to see an area of Perth which hasn't undergone much development at all in the past 30 years. Passing over the causeway bridge on my recent visit there really didn't seem to have...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank KGB777
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

So cool and so close to our hotel! I actually stroked a kangaroo which made my trip! They are so cute

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Rachael213
Reviewed 20 June 2018

It is quite a surprise to many, that kangaroos can be found so close to the city. If driving, you do need to park in the public car park and walk across the road bridge, then walk down along side the river to the entrance...More

Date of experience: January 2018
4  Thank travelbugtoo2016
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

It is a place that good to relax from your busy day. If you want to see the kangaroos(small) without going to the zoo, you can go there and can look for it easily .They stay in groups. You can get close to them if...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank paratee
Reviewed 17 May 2018

Heirison Island is in the Swan River, traversed by the Causeway. For years it was a wilderness, now it is quite pleasant. It is a refuge for wildlife. Watch out for Joe Blakes, rhyming slang for snakes. Leave them alone and it is almost certain...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Jeffry B
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5 June 2018|
Response from hjmZurich | Reviewed this property |
Well, I don't live in Perth, but July is in winter there, and the kangaroos are always on the island, so as long as it isn't raining, I think a July afternoon/evening just before sunset would be perfect.
Wendy L
1 October 2017|
Response from Leigh S | Reviewed this property |
Yes its a free entry park
8 September 2017|
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Response from Stephen_Alas | Reviewed this property |
Heirisson Island is an easy and pleasant walk from either side of the river. The walk from the Barrack Street Jetty is about 3km along the river. Its also great for a cycle. If you haven't walked along here, its well... More