Josephine's Gallery & Kangaroo Orphanage, Coober Pedy
(4.4/5 based on 170+ reviews on the web)
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. Use our Coober Pedy trip itinerary builder to visit Josephine's Gallery & Kangaroo Orphanage on your trip to Coober Pedy, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • I alway wanted to go and visit Josephine's - they're doing such a great job and with a lot of dedication - it's so wonderful to see this! And not to be forgotten the gallery they have - it's really a ...  more »
  • Josephine’s Gallery & Kangaroo Orphanage was a short walk from the tourist park we were staying at in Coober Pedy so we had to stop in. We were there at the noon feeding and being able to cuddle and p...  more »
  • The visit here was part of a tour. First, we had half an hour to browse through the artwork, then, we could feed the kangaroos. The highlight was watching the little joey being fed and hoping around. ...  more »