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The Outback Kangaroo Farm Arlington

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The Outback Kangaroo Farm
10030 State Route 530 NE
Arlington
WA
98223
Tel: 360 403 7474

Directions

They are located 2 miles up Hwy 530 past Arlington Heights Road.

Where are we going today?

The Outback Kangaroo Farm is a zoo with a difference! This Washington animal experience takes you on tours revolving around their kangaroos and other exotic animals, where the whole family get the chance to interact with all of the animals!

How amazing is that!

Not only do they have kangaroos, but they have a host of other animals in their farm house, from flying squirrels to alpacas. Did we mention creatures like peacocks and wallabies too? It's like the world of animals has come to you!

With four scheduled tours a day, there are plenty of options to make sure you get the experience that you want.  The tours last for 40 minutes, and are both fun, recreational and important for the kids, educational. No matter how old you are, there will be something you can take away from the experience.

If you really wanted to, you can arrange a personalized tour for your family, or why not have your birthday party with the animals? Not only will you be spending the day with your people friends, but your animal friends too!

Did you ever imagine a "zoo" where you can actually interact with so many creatures? Make sure you take your camera, because there will be plenty of photo opportunities that you won't want to miss!

Outback Kangaroo Farm is an animal filled day out that you won't be forgetting in a long time!

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How much does it cost?

  • Adults$10
  • Children$9 (Ages 2 to 12)
LAST UPDATED 2015

When can we go?

Tours: 10am, 12pm, 2pm & 4pm Wed - Sun.

March 1st to October 30th. Closed Mon & Tues

Teachers corner

They offer group rates for parties over 15 people, so why not bring the students? Hands on experience is the best kind of learning - and there are ANIMALS!.

Any Top Tips?

Always call ahead to check availability for tours, especially in bad weather..

Doing our bit

They have the best interests of the animals in mind, so please follow any instructions that they give you.

Need a little extra help?

If you are unsure, just give them call and they can advise you on any special needs that you may have.

Can I get one of those?

You can buy eggs from exotic animals! There is also a gift shop where you can pick up the perfect souvenir from your visit...apart from your memories!.

More information

No pets allowed for the safety of their animals .

What people are saying?

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    Since my only experience with marsupials here on the North American continent are possums seen dead on the side of the road I decided to visit the Kangaroo Farm just east of Arlington, WA. I made the drive from Snohomish on a sunny July day. I read up on kangaroo biology before going up there. Our guides didn't go into much detail about the animals. One of the 'roos is with joey, but the joey is not ready to emerge from the pouch. The animals which not only include two different species of kangaroo, you can also enjoy watching a large enclosure...Read More

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    My boyfriend and I just went this last Saturday and had a WONDERFUL time! So much fun getting to pet and feed the animals, as well as learn a little bit along the way. The lemurs were my favorite, especially little baby Kiwi :)

    Will definitely be visiting again.

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    Overall it was a wonderful outing! We did end up in quite a large group, so that made it a little more difficult to get to the animals but it seemed like our tour guides gave us more time to make up for it. I was amazed at how hands-on the tour was! You actually get IN most of the animal enclosures and feed the animals. They have everything from lemurs, wallabies, donkeys, bunnies, llamas, ducks, and more! I really felt like my kids learned so much and received a real life-expanding experience. At the end of the day one of the kids in our group...Read More

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    This place is awesome because you get to pet and feed most of the animals, and the owners are friendly and answer any question you have. The outhouses were clean and have hand sanitizer in them. We did the 10am tour and it was a smaller group which was nice. I wish we could have spent more time feeding and petting the lounging kangaroos and wallabys, some of them really love attention. I would suggest bringing an extra pair of shoes because you may step in some poop

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    My daughter loves petting the kangaroos

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by Lydia Gaebe Bishop

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Since my only experience with marsupials here on the North American continent are possums seen dead on the side of the road I decided to visit the Kangaroo Farm just east of Arlington, WA. I made the drive from Snohomish on a sunny July day. I read up on kangaroo biology before going up there. Our guides didn't go into much detail about the animals. One of the 'roos is with joey, but the joey is not ready to emerge from the pouch. The animals which not only include two different species of kangaroo, you can also enjoy watching a large enclosure of lemurs - like a roomful of ADHD children, a sweet alpaca, friendly goats, and some Patagonian Cavies - giant guinea pig like critters. The tour was okay, but getting up close and personal with a 'roo was worth the drive and admission ($9.00). What would be nice would be a tour with a more grown up focus; a tour that goes into detail of the 'roo's lifecycle and other more scientific details. But when your tour's audience is mostly pre-schoolers and grade schoolers you can't say much more than tell the kids to not run and make noise. If you've got young kids or grand kids this is a MUST SEE trip for your family to make. If you're beyond school age and have the time go back in the fall when the really young kids are back in school. I plan on doing just that come September.

by Tiffany M

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Overall it was a wonderful outing! We did end up in quite a large group, so that made it a little more difficult to get to the animals but it seemed like our tour guides gave us more time to make up for it. I was amazed at how hands-on the tour was! You actually get IN most of the animal enclosures and feed the animals. They have everything from lemurs, wallabies, donkeys, bunnies, llamas, ducks, and more! I really felt like my kids learned so much and received a real life-expanding experience. At the end of the day one of the kids in our group turned to me and said "Best day EVER!" which I thought tells it all!

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-wear rain boots and bring a change of shoes for afterwards. As I said, you are in the animals living spaces and so you are walking through mud and droppings.
-if it's pouring out - reschedule. Everything is outside and would not be fun at all in a downpour.
-bring your own antibacterial soap. At the end I finally spied a small water spout with some soap and paper towels next to it. But after a few people used it, it stopped working!
-don't plan on having a picnic there. They don't have available running water for guests, and there is only a portapotty. I would highly recommend stopping five minutes down the road at Haller Park. It was a nice spot with a playground, covered picnic area, and bathrooms.

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