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The Kangaroo Sanctuary

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Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870, Australia
+61 8 8965 0038
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A highlight of our two weeks in Australia!

My husband and I stopped in Alice Springs for 24 hours specifically to visit The Kangaroo... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
goodlittlewitch
Truly an amazing experience!

I would encourage anyone to make the effort to visit this sanctuary, regardless of where you are... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jersey0104
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Stratford, New Jersey
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Home of the famous Kangaroo Dundee documentary series (BBC UK / National Geographic USA) Visit kangaroos in their natural habitat on a guided sunset tour.
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  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870, Australia
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+61 8 8965 0038
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband and I stopped in Alice Springs for 24 hours specifically to visit The Kangaroo Sanctuary. We were guided through by two wonderful employees (Scott and Sarah) and two Joeys, Charlotte and Roland. At first, I thought I wouldn't have an opportunity to hold...More

Thank goodlittlewitch
Reviewed 4 days ago

I would encourage anyone to make the effort to visit this sanctuary, regardless of where you are from. What an amazing place, with very knowledgeable and caring staff. I was able to hold and carry a joey for part of the tour through the sanctuary....More

Thank Jersey0104
Reviewed 1 week ago

The person who owns the KS is a really great guy. He is very knowledgeable and has a passion for kangaroos. You are able to hold a baby joey and feed the kangaroos. It is great to also watch the sun go down as you...More

Thank Whitney H
ChrisBarns, Owner at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your kind review. We are so happy you enjoyed your visit and our lovely kangaroos. Take care and happy travels. Brolga & Tahnee

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want the experience of holding a Joey this is the place to go. We maybe didn't get the 'full experience' as Brolga was ill and not taking the tour. As we had never seen the TV series it wasn't a big deal but...More

Thank glynandsiobhan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A MUST do! We learned an incredible amount of information about these fantastic animals, and got to hold a Joey. The people who run the organization are genuine. All proceeds go to this small sanctuary that is actually making a difference in their community. Worth...More

Thank allisonkylie
ChrisBarns, Owner at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review. Take care and enjoy your travels. Cheers Tahnee & Brolga

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of my favourite places whilst living in Alice springs run by a true gentleman whose passion and knowledge for these delightful creatures knows no bounds well over six foot Chris ( real name ) brolga Barnes has a love for these animals and shares...More

Thank Andrew M
ChrisBarns, Owner at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your kind review Andrew and for visiting. I am so glad you enjoyed visiting. And that's great you lived in beautiful Alice Springs. Take care Brolga

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can't come to Alice Springs and not do a tour of The Kangaroo Sanctuary! We got to hold 2 baby kangaroos several times during the tour, my daughter fed a kangaroo, we walked amongst kangaroos and we heard lots of stories. You need to...More

1  Thank CherylDale
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yes! If you are a fan of the show, or simply of kangaroos, this is a must do. Met Roger, Abi and many other Roos. Unfortunately Brolga did not do the tour we were on, so that was disappointing. But the teams passion for the...More

1  Thank Suie0515
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place, they are doing such a good job, and are honored they let us have an insight into their everyday work. You get pick up at your hotel, and they only allow one small group to visit everyday, so it does not get...More

1  Thank Karina P
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Hard to describe how amazing this was. Sadly, Brolga was ill but his mate, Dan, was a wonderful host. He provided us with a wealth of information and patiently answered any and all questions. To be out in the beautiful desert at sunset, surrounded by...More

1  Thank Roberta J
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PhillyTraveler4
17 September 2017|
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Response from bogaz1 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry the sanctuary is at Alice Springs you will need to fly from Sydney.
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angelabrown7410
24 April 2017|
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Response from ChrisBarns | Property representative |
Thanks for asking. We have guided sunset tours Tuesday to Friday of each week, so have tours on 25-26 July. These can be booked by clicking on the website above or by emailing the above or telephoning 08 8965 0038 during... More
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Sarah M
13 March 2017|
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Response from ChrisBarns | Property representative |
Thank you for your response Paul. Yes Roger is at my Sanctuary. We hope you can visit one day too. Thank you for watching my show. Cheers and have a great week. Brolga
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