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All about the 2 Day Kangaroo Island Wildlife Tour

Take two days to discover the wildlife of Kangaroo Island from Adelaide. You'll see pelicans, sea lions, koalas and, of course, kangaroos.

An action packed two days takes you over to Kangaroo Island and exploring Flinders Chase National Park, the Remarkable Rocks and walks in the wilderness of this beautiful island.

2 Day Kangaroo Island Wildlife Tour Itinerary - 2 days

  1. Day 1 Adelaide to Kangaroo Island
    After your pick up in Adelaide you can sit back and enjoy the fabulous coastal drive towards Kangaroo Island via the Fleurieu Peninsula. At Cape Jervis, you will take the ferry across Backstairs Passage to Penneshaw on Kangaroo Island.

    Once on Kangaroo Island, your island experience begins with the panoramic views from the top of Pennington Bay. Look out for dolphins and if the season is right even a whale.

    Over the next two days, you will experience wildlife and wilderness including up-close encounters with sea lions on a beach walk at Seal Bay, sandboarding at Little Sahara, kayaking down the Harriet River, snorkelling and swimming at beautiful North Coast beaches and bush quad biking at sunset (optional extra).

    Your overnight accommodation is at a farmhouse at Flinders Chase surrounded by koalas, kangaroos, possums and the occasional echidna. After dinner, which might be an Aussie BBQ or alternative, spend your night storytelling, wildlife spotting and playing the didgeridoo (L, D).
  2. Day 2 Kangaroo Island to Adelaide
    In the morning you will explore Flinders Chase National Park, the largest on the island, with a short hike. Flinders Chase is home to vast tracts of untamed wilderness, the elusive platypus and other wildlife which you might see.

    Then we take the scenic drive to the Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch, where you can view a colony of New Zealand Fur Seals.

    Late in the afternoon you will return to the ferry at Penneshaw for the return crossing to Cape Jervis and the drive back to Adelaide, usually arriving at about 8.30pm. (B, L)
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Real Aussie Says:
Is this Kangaroo Island tour suitable for me? This 2 day and 1 night tour allows you to discover Kangaroo Island's fascinating wildlife, spectacular coastal scenery, stunning landscapes and unique native wildlife. The walks are easy to medium, with some rugged terrain but not long hikes. The sandboarding maybe challenging for some, you have the option to just try it once and then relax on the sand dunes. The accommodation is on a farm stay, so comfortable and basic. Private single or double rooms can be booked if you prefer.

2 Day Kangaroo Island Wildlife Tour Price information
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Price

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Tour code: KIGG
$390
Multi-share (shared facilities) June to August
$475
Twin/Double (ensuite facilities) June to August
$555
Single (ensuite facilities) June to August
$435
Multi-share (shared facilities) September to May
$520
Twin/Double (ensuite facilities) September to May
$600
Single (ensuite facilities) September to May

Departure information

Starts

Saturdays from May to October
Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays in April and November
Daily from December to March.

Departs from Adelaide central accommodation at approximately 6.00am (except 24, 25, 26, 27 & 31 December 2017 & 01 January 2018)

Ends
Adelaide


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Important Notes

Things you need to know about this tour
  • Luggage limit is one small bag per person.
  • Kayaking, snorkelling and swimming in summer only – weather permitting.
  • Itinerary provided as a guide only and is flexible due to road and weather conditions as well as group dynamics.

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