Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary Nocturnal Tour

Experience Wildlife at Dusk

$30 per child

Take a fully guided 90 minute walk with one of our experienced tour guides in and around our fenced, feral-free area. Discover and learn about the nocturnal animals of Kangaroo Island in their natural habitat and environment.

View Koalas, Tammar Wallabies, Kangaroos, Echidnas, Bats and Possums. Take in the spectacular view of the Great Southern Skies on this fun and educational tour. Our guided nocturnal walk is a must for all visitors to Kangaroo Island.

Tour operates daily at sunset (excludes Christmas Day) Bookings essential.

Departure Time Dates Available
Guests must arrive 10 minutes prior to tour departure time.
7.00 PM 1st – 6th April 2019
6.00 PM 7th – 30th April 2019 
5.30 PM 1st May – 20th September 2019
6.00 PM 21st September – 1st October 2019
7.00 PM 2nd – 31st October 2019 
7.30 PM 1st – 30th November 2019
8.00 PM 1st December 2019 - 15th February 2020
7.30 PM 16th February – 10th March 2020
7.00 PM 11th March – 31st March 2020
  *Please note times may be subject to change with plenty of notice given.

Activity Options

Price ($AUD)

Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary Nocturnal Tour (Public Tour)

90 minute Nocturnal Tour departs nightly from Hanson Bay Visitor Centre & Café, 7797 South Coast Road, Karatta. Departure times may vary throughout the year; please refer to tour operations for more detail.

Bookings are essential and a minimum of 2 people are required for the Nocturnal Tour to run. Tours are subject to weather conditions and wildlife activity on a daily basis. If there are no bookings by 5pm on any given day, the tour may be cancelled. Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary will endeavor to inform people as early as possible if a is cancelled however this may not be decided until on the day.
Prices are per person and valid from 1st of April 2019 to 31st of March 2020, for other dates please enquire. Children are aged 0-11 years. Students aged 12-17 years. 

Hanson Bay Visitor Centre & Cafe 

Opening Hours: Spring/Summer: 8am until 6pm. Autumn/Winter: 9am until 5pm.

The Hanson Bay Visitor Centre & Cafe offers information, meals and snacks, drinks, souvenirs and barista made coffee. They also stock provisions such as milk and bread plus a large selection of local produce and artwork. The visitor centre and cafe is at the Koala Walk and has ample parking.

The cafe can provide gourmet meals packaged to take with you. Simply order in advance and then pick them up at the cafe. Portions are generous. They are perfect after a long day of touring. Please contact the Hanson Bay Visitor Centre & Cafe for details on 08 8559 7344.