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7797 South Coast Rd, Hanson Bay, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
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This stop was our highest priority on our one day visit to this 95 x 35 mile island. It was 80 mile west of where the ferry landed and we picked up our rental car. After paying $7 US each, we were given a map to the Koala Avenue of mature Eucalyptus trees. It took us a while
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Response from jlou-12, Owner at Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary
Responded Oct. 13, 2019
Thanks for taking the time to review HBWS The Australian spring is a beautiful time on KI. The wildflowers and joeys of all sorts (kangaroo ,wallaby and koala) are coming out of the pouch. Also it the koala mating season is heating up with lots of movement on the ground and noises from the trees. This best seen early in the morning.
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Lots of koalas to see. We did a self guided walk and saw mothers with babies. Very friendly staff and great coffee.
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The koala walk was excellent with informative plaques, lots of koalas (with trees they were in marked to aid in identification) and longer walks through the property to view other wildlife such as kangaroos and echidnas. We were thrilled with the latter, completely unfazed by
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With more koalas on a 20 minute walk then I've ever seen while living in Australia my entire life, this is a must do. Los of wallabies too. The koalas were close enough to see, a little too close in my case as one quickly came down the tree ( in mating season after being woken
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We went on the nocturnal tour and spotted and heard Koalas - we even learnt a thing or two. We saw Tamar Wallabies, Cape Barren Geese and a couple of cheeky Echidnas. Our guide was informative and answered all our questions - a great night!!
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Response from KANGAROOS10, Manager at Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary
Responded Sep. 6, 2019
Thank you for visiting, especially in these cooler days/ nights! It is really the best time on Kangaroo island to see wildlife.
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