Located 5 kilometres South-West of the Bendigo CBD and a 90-minute trip to Melbourne.
Kangaroo Flat’s main shopping complex is Lansell Square, located on the Calder Highway with a K-Mart store, Coles and Safeway Supermarkets, and over 50 speciality stores.
Nearby educational institutions include Crusoe Secondary College, Kangaroo Flat Primary School, St. Monica's Primary School, the Bendigo campus of Glenvale Primary School and Bendigo Special Development School.
Kangaroo Flat boasts many sporting facilities including a recently built indoor aquatic centre.
Kangaroo Flat is also home to the Crusoe Reservoir. It was built during the gold rush to supply water to Bendigo's goldfields and now multi-purposes for recreational use.