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Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

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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 18 April 2017

Easy viewing of koalas that are not on display but free to roam. Better when no tour bus on site but worth a quick stop if you have time.

Thank mwsk_h
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We were the only family on the Koala Nocturnal Tour--the tour lasted over 90 minutes and we saw 11 koalas (including a nursing joey) as well as many birds, kangaroos and wallabies. Very knowledgable guide. Highly recommend doing this tour.

Thank Ely3761
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

A great place to see koalas in a natural setting. Did the full wallaby walk and saw wallaby despite it being daytime, and echidna too. Had a good light lunch. Very good value and friendly staff. Was there for nearly 2 hours.

Thank cc1047
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

To see koalas in the wild and rare green beaked geese. The best part was seeing a mother with a joey riding piggy back climb down a tree right in front of us. Great photo opportunity!

Thank Viebea
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

We visited Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary as part of our bus tour on Kangaroo Island. We chose to stay with the guide and saw koalas in several trees; 2 sets of mother and Joey - they were up pretty far, and not easy to photograph,...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Our tour - a group of about 15 people - was led by Clemmie - and she was just brilliant! So knowledgeable, informative and passionate about the animals. We started just before dusk and the tour lasted about 1.5 hours. We got up close to...More

1  Thank mbc722014
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We loved both the nocturnal tour with the zoologist guide, as well as the self-guided morning tour. Koalas and echidnas and kangaroos everywhere at night, expertly found and lighted by our guide. She was informative and knowledgeable. Koalas were easy to spot on your own...More

Thank Mira G
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We went there for the koala walk, and we were so Lucky to see one koala mum With a pup in addition to several adult koalas. They were in high trees so we did not have the chance to see them very Close, but we...More

Thank Ingeborg56
Reviewed 15 February 2017

As locals we utilised a stay at Vivonne Bay to drop into south coast attractions we hadnt yet visited. Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary is a 'must see' for tourists. The cafe is comfortable, menu choices were delicious and service couldnt be faulted'. The two walks...More

Thank FineArtKI
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Good self guided tours. Needs a bit of ajustment and patience to see the koalas in the trees - but they are definitely there. Lost time when observing a mother and child.

Thank Tigirb
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