Thursday, August 25, 2011

Zoo -- Outback Kangaroo Farm -- Arlington, WA

    If you think that you need to go all the way to Australia to get up close and personal with a kangaroo--think again. The Outback Kangaroo Farm is a zoo for kids of all ages to enjoy petting and hand-feeding kangaroos, wallabies, llamas, miniature donkeys and more. There's never a dull moment at the zoo and your bound to want to bring one of the wallabies home with you. The tours are 40 minutes long and are priced at $7.00 for kids and seniors (ages 2-12 and over 65) and $8.00 for adults (ages 13-64). This is one of those super unique experiences that you have to check out.
Visiting 'Kangaroo Jack' at the Outback Kangaroo Farm

    We've visited the farm with young kids, teenagers, and older adults--everyone seems to get a kick out of having their picture taken with a real live kangaroo. If you're lucky they may have baby animals as well. On our most recent visit in August, one of the mama kangaroos had a baby in her pouch. There were even a couple of baby miniature donkeys to top it off.
This is just one of the many wallabies at the zoo; you can feed and pet them all

    This excursion to Arlington is about an hour drive north of Seattle and a great excuse to go out into the country.
http://www.outbackkangaroofarm.com/

Things to Know:
  • The kangaroo farm is open March 1st to October 30th; Wednesday through Sunday
  • $7.00 for kids and seniors; $8.00 for adults (ages 13-64)
  • Tours are offered at 10am, 12pm, 2pm, and 4pm
  • Arlington is about one hour north of Seattle 
  • You are guaranteed to pet and feed kangaroos and wallabies
Say "Hi" to 'Kangaroo Jack' when you're there!
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