Josephine's Gallery & Kangaroo Orphanage, Coober Pedy

4.5
Feed, pet, and photograph kangaroos at Josephine's Gallery & Kangaroo Orphanage, which also includes an aboriginal art gallery with one-of-a-kind art pieces, available for shipping anywhere in the world. This unusual kangaroo orphanage, combining several tourist attractions in one, primarily cares for animals injured by cars, an unfortunate but frequent occurrence in this part of the world. Below the orphanage you can also visit a mine, where you can learn about various forms of opal mining. The on-site museum is known for its displays of black opals, brought here from some of Australia’s major opal mines. Don’t leave without a stop at the well-stocked gift shop, selling souvenirs for every budget, including didgeridoos, opal jewelry, and aboriginal art reproductions. Put Josephine's Gallery & Kangaroo Orphanage at the forefront of your travel plans using our Coober Pedy trip planner .
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  • We enjoyed our visit to the orphanage and the chance to learn about the trials of this beautfull unique mammal. I think it is atrocious to hear of the trauma these mammals are subjected too, They are ...  more »
  • I went specifically to see the kangaroos. They appeared to be well looked after and in comfortable surroundings with plenty of shade. The owner was very calm, gentle and patient with the kangaroos par...  more »
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