View an interactive map of the best place to see each of the 50 species
and selected subspecies of macropods. Zoom in on
the place marker, click and find a fact sheet on the species.
See the list of the 50 species and selected subspecies of kangaroos
in Australia and the states and territories where they may be found. Click
on their image and view and download a fact sheet about
pademelons, and the
quokka (check for regular updates).
Each month we feature a kangaroo species and highlight interesting
aspects of its behaviour that you are likely to see under the environmental
conditions prevailing for that month.
Read news relevant to enhancing your wildlife experience with
kangaroos like places with big mobs, lots of young newly emerged from the
pouch, novel events, activities of filmmakers and release of interpretative
material like guides and documentaries. The currency of news is about
receiving feedback from travelers on the kangaroo trail so share your
experiences (see below).
- The Cooperative Research Centre for Sustainable Tourism facilitated a
research program on kangaroos in wildlife tourism. The research is ongoing
so review the bibliography of published research and read fact sheets on
current projects. Learn about organisations, meetings and conferences where
this research is discussed and promoted.
- Send us a description of your interesting wildlife experiences with
kangaroos in the wild, your personal photographs, your recommendations for
great places to see any species, news about 'deviations' in the Kangaroo
Trail, exciting events. Your feedback will be moderated and posted as
*Macropods is a generic term to encompass kangaroos,
wallabies, potoroos and all of their kind. It refers to a distinctive
morphological feature they share - 'a big foot'.