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The Kangaroo Sanctuary

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The most wonderful sanctuary.

I cannot express enough how wonderful this place is. If you have any interest in wildlife at all... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
staffifer0211
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Unforgettable

This is the most amazing place. Brolga, who established this sanctuary, gave us the tour. What a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
liztampa2017
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Ayr, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I cannot express enough how wonderful this place is. If you have any interest in wildlife at all then this is a must do when visiting Alice Springs. Brolga is a totally inspirational gent! What a wonderful kangaroo mum he is. He personally took us...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the most amazing place. Brolga, who established this sanctuary, gave us the tour. What a proud man and so unassuming. He has done a tremendous job raising these Kangaroos. Keep up the good work.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved it all, walking along holding the babies, meeting Brolga, who is so informative & welcoming. Make sure you wear a fly net! Overall, one of the best tours around!

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 13 February 2019

This was an outstanding experience. I highly recommend taking the time to go visit. Getting the opportunity to hold a baby kangaroo and the opportunity to learn about kangaroos was awesome. Brolga, the caretaker, welcomed us and provided us with a lot of interesting facts...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 11 February 2019 via mobile

An amazing moment... We spent more than 2 hours in the sanctuary. It was the best experience I had in Australia... holding baby kangaroos was amazing. Chris is doing an amazing, amazing job with these beautiful animals. I’m leaving in another part of the world...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Brolga-and-Tahnee, Owner at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for visiting Franck and for your kind review We are so happy you enjoyed our Sanctuary and kangaroos so much! And we hope you can become a kangaroo carer one day! Enjoy your travels. Brolga and Tahnee

Reviewed 8 February 2019

A little expensive, but hey that’s the Northern Territory for you! Very cute to see the sanctuary and the good work going on here.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 28 January 2019

Visiting the Kangaroo Sanctuary in Alice Springs was truly a remarkable experience. If you're able to visit Alice Springs, I'd highly recommend planning a trip to the Kangaroo Sanctuary. [I personally planned a weekend trip to Alice Springs from Perth just to visit the Sanctuary...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Brolga-and-Tahnee, Owner at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2019

Thank you for your wonderful review. We are so glad you travelled from Perth just to see our Sanctuary. And we are so happy you got to meet Roger. And also thank you for following our Facebook and Instagram pages. Take care Brolga & Tahnee

Reviewed 10 January 2019 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 11 January 2019

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 4 January 2019

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 10 January 2019

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 30 December 2018

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 7 January 2019

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

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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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