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The Kangaroo Sanctuary

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Excellent (even though we didn't get to do the tour - I'll explain)

We actually planned on going to Alice Springs specifically so we could check out the Kangeroo... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
StephenN1694
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New York City, New York
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Top of my bucket list and it didn’t disappoint

Our 5 week trip to Oz and 5 days in Alice Springs was arranged solely around being able to visit... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
gemini24
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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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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We actually planned on going to Alice Springs specifically so we could check out the Kangeroo Sanctuary. We booked the tour for 2 and it cost us about 190 AUD which included coach pickup. We dutifully waited outside our hotel on the day of and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Brolga-and-Tahnee, Owner at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We are so glad you enjoyed your visit to our Sanctuary, even though there was an unusual storm! Thank you so much for your kind message and for coming to visit us. Take care and happy travels. Brolga and Tahnee

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our 5 week trip to Oz and 5 days in Alice Springs was arranged solely around being able to visit the sanctuary before it closed for the roos annual holiday. We went twice and Tahnee kindly released dates so I could book so far in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Brolga-and-Tahnee, Owner at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind review. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit so much and that you got to meet our darling babies Rui and Zen Zen (thank you for remembering their names!). We both had sad losses that week of our beloved...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My trip to the sanctuary by far exceeded my expectations. The excitement started on the way there by bus, where we viewed the BBC 2013 documentary Kangaroo Dundee. Upon arrival, we were greeted by the most lovable, caring human being Chris (Brolga) Barnes. He shared...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Brolga-and-Tahnee, Owner at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so very much for your wonderful review. We are so glad you enjoyed visiting us all. And wow you have a great memory for names! Zen Zen and Rui are growing up so fast. We are glad you got to meet our darling...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We started planning our trip and when we realized that we'd be in Alice Springs when the sanctuary was not open to the public, we went back and changed all of our previous bookings in order to make it happen. And we're so glad we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had the privilege to meet Chris (Brolga) and his mob recently. This man spends his life dedicated to rescuing and rehabilitating kangaroos (and anything else which needs tlc), he is a legend. Worth a long trip around the globe for a glimpse into his world....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Brolga-and-Tahnee, Owner at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for travelling to see us and for your kind words. Enjoy your travels Tahnee & Brolga

Reviewed 24 November 2018

The bus picked us up from our hostel around 5 PM and brought us back after dark. Passionate and in a very fascinating way Chris told us about kangaroos, with personal anecdotes, lots of detailed kangaroo things worth knowing, why and how about the sanctuary,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 19 November 2018

i loved it seeing aplha men and kangrouscs and learning new coloutret and teling my italian firends and loving it ho my firends wanted me to come

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Francesca F
Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

That is The most impressive place I have ever been! Sanctuary is a place created by passion of a incredible person - Brolga, who gave his life to rescue kangaroos. When you'll be in Alice Spring's then definitely you should book a tour to Sanctuary.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Brolga-and-Tahnee, Owner at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2018

Thank you so much for visiting. We are so happy you enjoyed your visit so much. Take care and enjoy your travels Cheers Tahnee & Brolga

Reviewed 10 November 2018

A must visit whilst in Alice. Brolga is the perfect host imparting so much information and his passion for what he does really does come across and is infectious. From being picked up by the courtesy bus, to cuddling a couple of Joeys, meeting 'Roger'...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Brolga-and-Tahnee, Owner at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2018

Thank you for visiting. We are so glad you got to meet Roger in particular. He doesn't come up on all tours (-: Take care and enjoy your travels. Tahnee & Brolga

Reviewed 7 November 2018

A must do in Alice, Brolga is very passionate and informative about the roos he is a great host. We got to cuddle a joey and see many rescued kangaroos bouncing around in this wonderful place that has been created for them. Highly recommend

Date of experience: October 2018
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bgrays0n
7 July 2018|
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Response from Brolga-and-Tahnee | Property representative |
Thank you for kindly asking. We don't at the moment. But if we do in the future we will advertise on our website and social media @thekangaroosanctuary
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gillynick
11 February 2018|
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Response from PMQuestions | Reviewed this property |
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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Response from acushla54 | Reviewed this property |
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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