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Find us at 5932 Old Vernon Rd, Kelowna, BC V1X 7V2 | firstname.lastname@example.org
CLOSED for the Season. 2024 Season TBA in March.
Cost to Visit The Farm:
2024 Season Rates TBA.
We reserve the right to change our fees without notice. The admission fees posted on the website at www.kangaroocreekfarm.com take precedence over any out of date advertising. Your Admission keeps our farm staffed and running smoothly.
No dogs of any size allowed in animal enclosures.
We can no longer allow dogs of any size in the animal enclosures. The only exception we will make is for certified service dogs.
- Any dogs that come to the farm should be friendly and calm (not constant barking)
- Dogs must be with owners at all times (don’t leave it tied up somewhere and leave.
- Do NOT take dogs near any fence line or enclosure that contains animals and birds.
- Do NOT take dogs into animal enclosures. The only exception is for certified service dogs.
- Well behaved dogs on a leash are allowed in the picnic area but they must not be taken near enclosure fences.
- Please come prepared to pick up your dog’s poop!
- If you must bring your dog to the farm, do NOT leave them in your hot car while you visit the farm.
WELCOME TO OUR FARM
We have been keeping kangaroos and wallabies for more than 20 years. We do not promote them as house-pets but rather as alternative hobby farm pets to very specific types of situations. We currently have Red Kangaroos (the largest type of kangaroo), Common Wallaroos and Bennett Wallabies (which are mid sized), and Dama Wallabies (one of the smallest wallaby species). Also on site we have emu, peacocks, fancy chickens, goats, parrots, a baby albino wallaby, baby kangaroos and potbellied pigs. We also have capybara, the world’s largest rodent, which can weigh more than 150 lbs!
Visitors can enjoy wandering amongst the kangaroos. Our staff are very knowledgeable about kangaroos and wallabies and are on hand to answer any questions you might have about various species, habitat, breeding, diet, housing and general physiology. Your visit can be as educational an experience as you choose to make it.
ABOUT KANGAROO CREEK FARM
Kangaroo Creek Farm prides itself on being as non-commercial as possible. We like to keep things real and un-Disneyfied. You won’t be asked to pay extra for treats to feed the animals (our guides hand them out). We don’t charge extra for petting a joey, or holding a sugar glider, or the parrots.
Sometimes the farm is very busy and we simply cannot accommodate everyone. If you choose to participate in these activities that we try and provide then it is possible that you might have to line up, wait, and be patient. A good way to avoid having to wait or put up with large crowds is to come in the off season, avoid the weekends and the holidays, and peak times of day.
Learn more about what you can expect to see at the farm here.
A QUIETER EXPERIENCE:
If you would like a more relaxed and peaceful experience at the farm, then we recommend that you avoid visiting during the holidays and the weekends if possible. The best time of day to visit is first thing in the morning when we open at 10 a.m. The animals are at their most lively and still eager for their treats.
Our animals insist on their afternoon nap, the staff go home at 3:00pm, and our insurance agent says he won’t continue to renew our liability insurance if we don’t stick to schedule. Sorry, I know our hours are inconvenient to some people but we have to make the welfare of the animals paramount. By 3:00pm they’ve simply had enough.
Commercial groups and clubs such as schools, Home-School groups, Boys and Girls Clubs, YWYMCA, Daycares and Institutions must email to book a day to visit. Please check out our Group Visits page for more information. This is important!
We are going to continue with our tradition of hosting Lake Country retirement homes, schools, daycares and charities for free as our contribution to the community that supported us so enthusiastically for so many years. We are happy to extend the same invitation to our new community of Ellison. This offer is only open to Lake Country and Ellison specifically. Sorry, but we have to draw the line somewhere 🙂 Our neighbor’s to the West, UBC, are also invited to attend the farm for free for educational purposes (classroom groups, attended by an instructor, week days only).
We have traditionally hosted a variety of organizations and charities that serve the disadvantaged and challenged from all over BC. Those latter groups will need to contact us in advance to be added to our list of approved gratis groups, and to book their visit.