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“Do not expect to see kangaroos”
Review of Heirisson Island

Heirisson Island
Ranked #25 of 199 things to do in Perth
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 20 April 2018

We visited on a very hot and sunny day. After 1.5 hours walking around, we did not see any kangaroos, despite searching hard and speaking to other people who we met there, who were also unlucky.
Maybe it was too hot for them and they have some secret place, where they hide.
It was still a nice place but we honestly expected to see at least one kangaroo. If you come here for a walk, you may be luckier than us and have the added bonus of seeing a kangaroo.

Thank Zabka
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

Easily to get to via the Red Cat bus from the WACA stop and a short (ish) walk. There seems to be some conservation work going on when I visited but is still a fantastic area just outside of the hustle of the city. You will need to keep your eyes peels to spot the kangaroos, but once you do they are very friendly and will happily pose for photographs

1  Thank pcarman861
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Reviewed 23 March 2018

We were there in December 2015 and it was very cool to see the kangaroos in the wild and close by! We enjoyed it.

1  Thank Steffi B
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

Close to the city & surrounded by the Swan River but apparently because I is an aboriginal site little has been done to enhance this largely engineered (for the causeway) island.
Some fenced in grey kangaroos & nice walk trails

2  Thank Darrel J
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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

We saw 4 kangaroos there sitting on the shade. It's very baron land around the water so need lots of fun cream as very hot!!

Thank julieelizabethd
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