Kangaroo in grassland on Kangaroo Island © South Australian Tourism Commission

Middle River, Kangaroo Island, South Australia

Where to spot kangaroos in the wild

Fun fact

There are about 50 species of kangaroo in the world. The four main ones Down Under are the eastern grey, red, western grey and antilopine (antelope-like) kangaroo.

Fun fact

The biggest kangaroo, the red, can rise up to two metres (6.5 feet) tall and bound at 56 kilometres (34 miles) per hour.

Kangaroos in Mungo National Park © Destination NSW

Wilpena Pound Resort, Flinders Ranges, South Australia © Tourism Australia

A tree kangaroo in a tree in the Atherton Tablelands © FNQ Nature Tours

Tree Kangaroo, FNQ Nature Tours, Atherton Tablelands, Queensland © FNQ Nature Tours

Kangaroo in between the vineyard rows in the Barossa Valley © South Australian Tourism Commission

Barossa Valley, South Australia © South Australian Tourism Commission

Kangaroos on the green at Noosa Golf Club in Tewantin © Noosa Golf Club

Noosa Golf Club, Tewantin, Queensland © Noosa Golf Club

Top tip

Keep your distance from wild kangaroos and never feed them. Learn more about experiencing Aussie wildlife responsibly.

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