Koala at Hanson Bay Sanctuary, Kangaroo Island, SA © Tourism Australia

How to help Australia's wildlife recovery

Stokes Bay, Kangaroo Island, SA © Tourism Australia

Stokes Bay, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 

How to get there

You’ll find both flights and ferry services to Kangaroo Island. Take your car on the Sealink ferry, or take the express passenger-only Kangaroo Island Connect ferry.

Eastern-grey kangaroos, Southern Highlands, NSW © Boutique Wildlife Tours

Eastern-grey kangaroos, Southern Highlands, New South Wales 

Travel tip

Guided tours at the Port Macquarie Koala Hospital start at 3pm each day and there’s no need to book. Visit alone, with your family or friends. 

Koala, Koala Conservation Centre, Philip Island, VIC ©Visit Victoria

Koala, Koala Conservation Centre, Victoria 

Fun fact

The Earth's largest mammal, the Blue Whale, is found in Australia's waters (including those in Victoria), and is on average 22-24 metres long and weighing over 100 tonnes.

Vereker Outlook, Wilsons Promontory, VIC © Visit Victoria

Vereker Outlook, Wilsons Promontory, Victoria

Did you know

Wilsons Promontory is alternatively known as ‘The Prom’, and is one of the state’s best-loved parks as well as the most southerly point of mainland Australia.