Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

Natural Attractions

The 5000 acre Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary is situated on the western end of Kangaroo Island, between the Kelly Hill Caves Conservation Park and the Flinders Chase National Park.
It is bordered by over 100,000 acres of protected wilderness lands and the Great Southern Ocean.
It is the gateway to South Australia’s most iconic wilderness area and is connected to the Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail.
Pristine beaches,spectacular coastline,old growth maritime bush land and forest plus abundant wildlife combine to make this area one of Australia’s most awe inspiring places.
We are pleased to offer you six self contained cabins, four log and two modern. All have truly spectacular wilderness views of the beautiful turquoise waters of Hanson Bay.
We offer guided nocturnal tours and guided daytime walks of the Sanctuary so you can experience Australian native marsupials up “close and personal”.
Our Koala Walk is open every day for Koala viewing and is recognised as the best place on Kangaroo Island to see a sustainable population of Koalas in the wild.
The Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary is also a bird watchers paradise – with resident Blue Wrens, Lorikeets, Crimson Rosellas, Black Cockatoos, Bush Stone-Curlews, Crescent Honey-eaters, and Cape Barren Geese.


Australian Tourism Export Council Broadband Internet Access Carpark Coach Parking Disabled access available Enquiry Desk Family Friendly Food and Refreshments Interpretive Centre Parents Room Picnic Area Public Toilet Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation Visitor Information Centre World Heritage


From AU$10.00

Come on any of our tours to explore the many wonders of another world.
We are the best place on Kangaroo Island to see a sustainable population of Koalas in the wild. This is an absolute must for international visitors!
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