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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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"A visit back in time"

Well worth the visit and so great to see a packed bus of tourists from overseas had heard of Brolga... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Panny
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Melbourne, Australia
Passion Abounds for Abandoned Joey's

We did not expect that the tour would be led by Brolga. And being from the US we were not aware of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
jcisler
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Grand Rapids MI
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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.
  • Excellent94%
  • Very good4%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“baby kangaroo” (25 reviews)
“alpha male” (9 reviews)
“pillow cases” (17 reviews)
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870, Australia
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+61 8 8965 0038
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Reviewed yesterday

Well worth the visit and so great to see a packed bus of tourists from overseas had heard of Brolga and his kangaroos. Everyone present had seen Brolga and his kangaroos on TV no matter where they lived. The sunset was to die for and...More

Thank Panny
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We did not expect that the tour would be led by Brolga. And being from the US we were not aware of his "fame" nor Roger's fame. So we were very impressed by Brolga's passion, his love of animals, and his education of rescuing abandoned...More

Thank jcisler
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Brolga is so passionate about Kangaroos, rescuing kangaroos and anything to do with kangaroos; his love is infectious and we loved visiting the sanctuary. The pitch of information in the tour is perfect, it's relaxed and casual, and everyone gets a chance to ask questions...More

Thank Kim D
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hear the passion in Brolga’s Voice when he speaks about his Kangaroos a great experience to hold a Joey and walk around in the evening. Loved it...and little Maxime...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A trip to the Kangaroo Sanctuary is a genuine outback experience. Just a short trip outside of Alice Springs and you are full immersed in the the environment of Australia's most iconic animal. For those that love to get up close with baby animals there...More

Thank Martin R
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Brolga-and-Tahnee, Owner at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Martin Thank you for visiting and for your lovely review. Take care Tahnee & Brolga

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour is good in that you have the chance to see numerous red kangaroos at close quarters and stroke them. The emphasis is on 'oh how cute' rather than anything educational. It seems to be aimed mainly at teenage girls. The main problem is...More

1  Thank tnbms162016
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Brolga-and-Tahnee, Manager at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your feedback. We can never tell who will book on. Our tours are always so varied...sometimes all elderly adults, other times lots of families with little children, other times lots of people from Europe and sometimes school groups. We try to ensure...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The cause is noble and just resulting in the high rating. Not much here to see but a safe haven for rescued kangaroos. I felt our group was too large at about 30 as it took too long. It was 3 hours (2 of which...More

Thank TAMAN1951
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Brolga-and-Tahnee, Owner at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the feedback and your kind review. We will update the content about our tour on our website so potential visitors are aware of what it's about, including the amount of walking involved. Enjoy the rest of your travels. Take care Tahnee &...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the Kangaroo Sanctuary a year ago. It was marvellous and said so in a review here. 6 months later I was surprised to see a direct quote from my review (‘from a Tripadvisor reviewer’) “if you are within a thousand miles make the...More

Thank PMQuestions
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Brolga-and-Tahnee, Owner at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Oh wow that's amazing that your quote appeared in a British newspaper! Thank you so much for both reviews. And for travelling so far to visit us! We are so happy you enjoyed your visit so much. Take care Tahnee & Brolga

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are in Alice Springs this is a must! A highlight of my trip to Austrailia! Brolga was kind and informative. I got to hold a joey and see a ton of Red Kangaroos! Overall, so happy we got to do this and I...More

Thank Adam M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Taking a tour through the Kangaroo Sanctuary at Alice Springs is beyond special, and not to be missed. Brolga is incredibly humble, passionate, loving and knowledgeable with regards to Kangaroo care, behaviour, and also how humans should interact with them. His love and respect for...More

Thank Emma D
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Brolga-and-Tahnee, Owner at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much Emma! We are so glad you had a great time and got to cuddle baby Maxine. Take care Brolga & Tahnee

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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
10 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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