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Heirisson Island

The Causeway, Swan River | East Perth Area, Perth, Western Australia 6004, Australia
+66 89 891 8196
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There is no kangaroos here

I took my Polish friend to see some kangaroos, but unfortunately they are all gone. So, if you are... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Blake M
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Perth, Australia
Picnic lunch away from the noise

This is an island nature reserve in the heart of the city. Very little visited. Peaceful with... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kenn B
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Perth, Australia
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“swampy area” (3 reviews)
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The Causeway, Swan River | East Perth Area, Perth, Western Australia 6004, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took my Polish friend to see some kangaroos, but unfortunately they are all gone. So, if you are tracking down roo's try somewhere else

Thank Blake M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an island nature reserve in the heart of the city. Very little visited. Peaceful with good views.

Thank Kenn B
Reviewed 3 December 2017

This must be unique. Have your lunch with the Roo's. They are wild, although completely at ease with humans. You can come in at any time but is a favourite spot for office workers to take their lunch. A quite surreal experience, in the midst...More

Thank AirlieJock
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Just go behind the fences and watch out for the Kangaroos. You can go very close and even touch them, even I preferred just to watch and make some photos. Nice place to see the australian wilderness just a few steps away from the City.

1  Thank JoeMueller2014
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Park in a small isolated car park or walk from the city then walk further around the island in the hope of finding a sleeping Kangaroo under a tree while constantly surveying dead grass, sand and swatting away thousands of flies. Then return to the...More

Thank evilc13th
Reviewed 8 November 2017

My first visit to Island. Have sailed past in private boat many times. Enjoyed seeing Yagan statue. Only saw one kangaroo, even though signs say there are numerous animals on Island. There were a lot of native birds however

Thank Ron Minnie D
Reviewed 6 November 2017

It was lovely to wander and see all the kangaroos wandering freely. Also to see a wide variety of birds.

Thank Susanne M
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Heirisson Island is the small island connected to the causeway between Perth City and Victoria Park/Burswood area. You can park in Burswood park by the Crown casino to walk to the island. There are two halves, the Southern end is gated and has the free...More

2  Thank Acineto
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

It was my last day in Perth and I was browsing through trip advisor when I came across Heirisson Island. The sound of kangaroos living freely on the island sounded too good to ignore, so I set off from my hotel to embark on this...More

1  Thank George C
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Hard to find the roos sometimes but its a great challenge. They are all females and passive, very friendly and can be patted great for a selfie. Much nicer than zoo

3  Thank Leigh S
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Wendy L
30 September 2017|
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Response from Leigh S | Reviewed this property |
Yes its a free entry park
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punkingirl2013
7 September 2017|
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Response from Stephen_Alas | Reviewed this property |
Heirisson Island is an easy and pleasant walk from either side of the river. The walk from the Barrack Street Jetty is about 3km along the river. Its also great for a cycle. If you haven't walked along here, its well... More
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Raymond B
16 January 2016|
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Response from Stephen_Alas | Reviewed this property |
Heirisson island is home to a number of Kangaroos which for a while now has been closed off to tourists due to a number of issues that occurred. Unfortunately, its a few people that spoilt it for the majority. But its... More
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