Where To See Native Kangaroos and Koalas in Australia

Australia is famous for its wonderful wildlife, and when people think of this amazing country they often picture kangaroos hopping around everywhere and koalas high up in every tree.

Have you always wanted to get up close and personal with a koala or a kangaroo? We’ve got you covered. You’ll get the perfect opportunity to meet these iconic Australian animals on a number of our tours, and with over 60 species of kangaroos in Australia, you’ll be sure to bump into one! 

Check out our favourite wildlife destinations and start planning your next adventure down under.

“Have you always wanted to get up close and personal with a Koala or a Kangaroo? ”

Otway National Park

The Otway Coast on the Great Ocean Road is one of the best places in Australia to see Koalas in the wild. Our 1-Day Great Ocean Road Tour will stop for a photo opportunity and a chance to see the wild Koalas in their natural habitat.

GREAT OCEAN ROAD SPLIT POINT

Kangaroo Island

Located southwest of Adelaide, the name speaks for itself! This beautiful island is teeming with native Australian wildlife, and the star of the show is obviously the kangaroo! On our 2-Day Kangaroo Island Wildlife Tour you’ll stay overnight at a farmhouse at Flinders Chase, surrounded by Koalas, Kangaroos, Possums and the occasional Echidna.

Featherdale, Blue Mountains

Our 1-Day Blue Mountains Tour features a visit to the Featherdale Wildlife Park. Featherdale is home to the Eastern Grey Kangaroo and you’ll be allowed to feed these wonderful marsupials as they free roam the park! Then head over to the koala sanctuary to meet the cuddly creatures and take some photo.

Bungalow Bay Koala Village, Magnetic Island, QLD
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, Brisbane, QLD
Kangaroo at Middle River Kangaroo Island

The Kimberley

Between Darwin and Broome you’ll see the native red kangaroos – much larger than regular sized!

Walking in the Kimberley

Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park

On our Phillip Island 1 Day Tour from Melbourne, you’ll visit the Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park. This eco certified sanctuary is full of native Australian animals for you to get up close and personal with. Hand feed Kangaroos and get a photo with a beautiful endangered Koala.

Real Aussie Recommendations

  • Keeping your eyes peeled in Byron Bay- we saw a Koala in a tree on the main street
  • Asking your tour guide- our guides know the best time and places to take you Kangaroo spotting! 
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