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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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one of the highlights of my trip

Make sure you book a ticket through the website, as tour dates tend to fill up quickly and you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ji-Sook Y
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Chicago, Illinois
Wonderful and not to be missed

We stayed in Alice Springs with one aim only - to visit the Kangaroo Sanctuary. So glad we did... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Christine I
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Bingley, United Kingdom
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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%
  • Terrible0%
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870, Australia
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+61 8 8965 0038
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Make sure you book a ticket through the website, as tour dates tend to fill up quickly and you can't just show up without a ticket. A tour bus will pick you up at your hotel location and take you straight to the kangaroo sanctuary,...More

Thank Ji-Sook Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in Alice Springs with one aim only - to visit the Kangaroo Sanctuary. So glad we did - we had a great time. We met two joeys in their fabric 'pouches' - Roman and Charlie - and I got the chance to cuddle...More

Thank Christine I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booking is done through the website and is very easy. You cannot just turn up. You get picked up from your hotel in a very comfortable bus by the lovely and friendly Sarah. Whilst on your way to the refuge you get to watch the...More

1  Thank RDV72
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well, what can we say that's not already been said about the sanctuary itself and the most amazing Brolga? The whole evening we spent there/in his company, for the majority of 40+ fellow travellers on an escorted tour in Oz, was the highlight of the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks you Brolga and team for an amazing experience! The sanctuary is a safe haven for Kangaroos where you can get up close to understand these beautiful creatures and some of the harsh reality they face out in the wild. Brolga is a great host...More

Thank nicolejl
ChrisBarns, Owner at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your lovely review. It was a pleasure to meet you and we are so glad you got to meet our lovely kangaroos. Take care an enjoy your travels. Tahnee & Brolga

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our tour of the sanctuary was completely wonderful. We were the two "Aussies" apart from Brolga, Sarah and the kangaroos of course. Everyone took away some of the real magic of this place and the memories will never leave me. My heart was captured by...More

Thank _barbcorrimal
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We planned our whole australian trip around being able to visit the KS and it was everything I dreamed it would be and more. Sadly Brolga was ill with the flu, but we still had a fabulous time with expert guiding from Danny, Sarah and...More

Thank BrigFairylights
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Went about 7 weeks ago and planning another visit. Was very impressed and in awe of Brolga and his beautiful Kangaroos. Aussies are forever in his debt for all the hard work done and ongoing. Can't recommend this guy and the sanctuary highly enough. Make...More

Thank Melissa O
ChrisBarns, Owner at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2017

Thank you so much for your kind review and for visiting. We love the photos too. Could we use the photos on Facebook and Instagram? Cheers Brolga & Tahnee

Reviewed 19 October 2017

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
ChrisBarns, Owner at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely review. I have shown this to Scott and Sarah too! We are so happy you enjoyed our tour so much. Take care Brolga & Tahnee

Reviewed 18 October 2017

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
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Kevin H
27 November 2017|
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Response from Whitney H | Reviewed this property |
When you go to the actual kangaroo sanctuary website, they will ask for your hotel address or a pick-up address.
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PhillyTraveler4
17 September 2017|
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Response from PMQuestions | Reviewed this property |
Sydney to Alice Springs is around 2500km.......
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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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