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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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Absolutely amazing!

Being a local who had never been, this place is truly amazing! Brogla was a warm, knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
977stepht
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Alice Springs, Australia
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Well worth a visit !

My partner and I thoroughly enjoyed this visit to the Kangaroo Sanctuary and it was fantastic to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Luanne A
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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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Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870, Australia
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+61 8 8965 0038
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Being a local who had never been, this place is truly amazing! Brogla was a warm, knowledgeable host who has such a passive for the kangaroos. I would highly recommend this place for anyone wanting to learn about kangaroos. I for one will now have...More

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

Thank you for visiting. We are so glad you enjoyed your tour and even happier that you carry around a pillowcase...just in case! Cheers Tahnee & Brolga

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I thoroughly enjoyed this visit to the Kangaroo Sanctuary and it was fantastic to meet all the kangaroos and of course Brolga. We were allowed to hold a baby kangaroo and feed some of them with bottles. It was the highlight of...More

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

Thank you for your lovely review. Wow, we are so happy this was your highlight in Australia. Enjoy the rest of your travels. Cheers Tahnee & Brolga

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great time cuddling orphaned baby red kangaroos at the Kangaroo sanctuary. Brolga is a compassionate man who has dedicated his life to protecting these beautiful animals. His knowledge and down to earth friendliness makes this experience a must see when in Alice Springs.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Chris was so passionate and committed to saving the baby joeys. The sweet animals are well taken care of at the sanctuary and encouraged to be released back in the wild. The experience was so interactive and we loved holding the joeys and seeing the...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

The entry price is very expensive, but when you hear what this amazing man is doing, largely by himself, with no financial support, you are glad you supported him. Booking was easy, as was the bus transfer. The ability to see the beautiful joeys, the...More

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

Thank you so much for explaining that our price is worth it. We are so happy this was a highlight of your trip and hope your future travels are wonderful. Take care Tahnee & Brolga

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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Visiting the kangaroo sanctuary was definitely on of our highlights during out trip! I would definitely go again and highly recommend doing it if you have an evening in Alice Springs without plans! We visited several sancturays afterwards but the experience we had here was...More

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KangarooSanctuary, Owner at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much! We are happy you enjoyed our tour so much and also hope you can visit again one day. Take care Tahnee & Brolga

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

This place is a gem, we really enjoyed the tour of the sanctuary on 13th Feb 2018. Chris' passion for Kangaroos is evident! We had the opportunity to hold two joeys (Max and Bradley) as we went for a walk around the sanctuary and took...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Everything that everyone else has written is true. I learnt so much and admire Brolga and his team of volunteers for their commitment and preparedness to put animals vs profit first. Respect for the animals is paramount and the mix between keeping a few roos...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Done this on our second day in Alice springs .You get picked up and driven to the sanctuary as you cannot drive there .Brolga is so passionate at what he does rescuing baby roos and it shows In he's talking.You get to hold a joey...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

This was a highlight for me to meet Brolga and the gorgeous rescued kangaroos in this really special place that he’s set up from nothing and is so clearly passionate about.Its so necessary to give these little orphans a chance at living in a safe...More

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gillynick
11 February 2018|
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Tuesdays to Fridays, limited number, one Bus Load per day, not sure if I can’t post links here but google “visit-the-kangaroo-sanctuary”
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Kevin H
27 November 2017|
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I was staying in the fantastic pet friendly Heritage caravan park and to be picked up to go to the Kangaroo Sanctuary I just had to walk across the road to the Big 4 caravan park where the Kangaroo Sanctuary comes to collect... More
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17 September 2017|
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Sydney to Alice Springs is around 2500km.......
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