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Kangaroo Island: 2-Hour Dolphin, Seal and Snorkeling Tour

1. Kangaroo Island: 2-Hour Dolphin, Seal and Snorkeling Tour

Benefit from a safety briefing before climbing aboard a boat to go in search of marine life and the chance to swim and snorkel with lovable sea creatures. Listen to an informative live commentary on the 2-hour ocean safari, and avail of the only opportunity in South Australia to swim with long-nosed fur seals. Snorkel along some of Kangaroo Island’s beautiful coastline and swim alongside dolphins or seals in the wild. Alternatively, join as a spectator and keep dry and watch all the action from the boat.  Marvel at seals, dolphins and an abundance of birdlife, including eagles, gulls and cormorants. 

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Kangaroo Island: Nocturnal Animal 4WD Experience

2. Kangaroo Island: Nocturnal Animal 4WD Experience

Embark on this nocturnal 4 wheel drive adventure and start off with a pickup from your accommodation in Kingscote.  Meet your experienced guides who live locally and know the area, you’ll love experiencing the sights and sounds of Kangaroo Island's wildlife after dark. The drop in air temperature and light means the island buzzes with activity as day gives way to the night. See how this 155 km long island transforms as the sun goes down and the 'local nightlife' warms up. While we explore the island by 4x4 your guide might point out some of the following native Australian animals including Stone Curlews, Boobook Owls, Brush-tailed Possums, and maybe even an Echidna.  Spot Western Grey Kangaroos eating in open grasslands, or discover Tammar Wallabies hiding in the shrublands or amongst the island's undergrowth. This 3-hour 4x4 tour ends with the expert guides dropping you off back where you started with a deeper understanding of the creature you share this unique island with.

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Adelaide: 1-Day Kangaroo Island Wildlife Discovery

3. Adelaide: 1-Day Kangaroo Island Wildlife Discovery

Explore Kangaroo Island on a personalized small group tour on a day trip from Adelaide. Ride in comfort on a coach from Adelaide CBD, board the ferry to access the island, then join a 4x4 small group tour to get up-close and personal to Australian native animals. Be picked up at 06:45 from your Adelaide CBD hotel for a scenic coach journey to Cape Jervis. Then, board the ferry for the 45 minute crossing to Kangaroo Island. Your island nature experience will begin when you are met by your local guide. Tour through several island habitats and see Australian native wildlife in their natural environments. Visit Seal Bay Conservation Park, where your guide will escort you on a memorable walk among the sea lions. You are able to stand at a safe distance and see them up-close.  Enjoy a delicious gourmet picnic style lunch with Kangaroo Island wine on a natural bush property. After lunch, go for a bush walk or a stroll along the beach. As the day draws to a close, see the kangaroos leave the safety of the bush to begin grazing on the open pastures. Your tour will conclude in time for the return ferry to the mainland then transfer by coach to Adelaide. Return to Adelaide around 10:45 and be dropped off at your Adelaide CBD hotel.

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Adelaide: Kangaroo Island Regeneration Overnight Tour

4. Adelaide: Kangaroo Island Regeneration Overnight Tour

Day 1: This afternoon you will be collected from the meeting point for a scenic coach journey to Cape Jervis. Along the way, admire the picturesque scenery of the Fleurieu Peninsula with its vineyards, coastal views, and rolling hills. Board the SeaLink Kangaroo Island ferry for the 45-minute crossing to Penneshaw on Kangaroo Island. Upon arrival at Penneshaw, you will be transferred to your accommodation at the Mercure Kangaroo Island Lodge in American River. Enjoy free time in the evening to go for dinner. Day 2: Meet your local guide and head to your first stop of the day, the spectacular Seal Bay Conservation Park. Your guide will escort you on a memorable walk along the beach. This bay is home to a healthy Australian sea lion colony. Walk among the sea lions as they lie on the beach or among the sand dunes after their trips to go fishing. Stand at a safe distance from these endangered creatures and watch their antics as they frolic and play on the beach. This is a truly unforgettable experience, one that you will treasure forever. Next, enjoy a delicious lunch before heading down to Vivonne Bay beach. Learn more about the coastal regeneration of this area, which was hit by the second wave of bushfires. Then travel along the South Coast Road to Flinders Chase National Park, which was devastated by the worst fires to ever hit the island. Here you will see the amazing regeneration that has occurred so quickly after the event, with green growing everywhere. There will be regular stops where your guide will explain exactly how the native bushland regenerates and the species of flora and fauna that have been affected. You will also have plenty of opportunity to take some great photos. Make sure you keep an eye out for echidnas, koalas, kangaroos, wallabies, goannas, and the wonderful birdlife of the island. Head home via the North Coast Road. Make stops along the way to learn more about the area's regeneration, and get some great photos. Dusk is a perfect time to view wildlife, and at Stokes Bay you should be able to see kangaroos, koalas, and possibly the rare Glossy Black Cockatoo. Your tour concludes with a return ferry and coach transfer back to Adelaide.

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Adelaide: 2-Day Kangaroo Island Wildlife Small Group Tour

5. Adelaide: 2-Day Kangaroo Island Wildlife Small Group Tour

See the best of Kangaroo Island on a small-group 2-day tour from Adelaide including coach and ferry transfers, personalized tours by 4x4 vehicles, and a local guide. You can choose between sing and twin share accommodation. Day 1 (lunch included) Be picked up at 6:45 AM from your Adelaide CBD hotel for a scenic coach journey to Cape Jervis. Then board the ferry for the 45-minute crossing to Kangaroo Island Tour through several island habitats to see Australian native wildlife in their natural environments. Visit Seal Bay Conservation Park, where your guide will escort you on a memorable walk among the sea lions. You are able to stand at a safe distance and see them up close.  Enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch then go for a bush walk or a stroll along the beach. See the kangaroos as the day draws to a close. Your first day concludes as you return to your accommodation. Dinner is at your own expense. Day 2 (breakfast and lunch included) Discover the remarkable Flinders Chase National Park while searching for kangaroos, wallabies and a variety of bird life. See Long-nosed Fur Seals at Cape du Couedic, marvel at the Remarkable Rocks and see where the powerful forces of nature created Admirals Arch. Enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch and observe koalas in their treetop habitat. In the afternoon, explore some of the most spectacular beaches on Kangaroo Island and marvel at the stunning coastlines the island has to offer. There will be many photo opportunities along the way for you to capture long-lasting memories of your time on beautiful Kangaroo Island. Your tour concludes in time for the return ferry to the mainland and coach transfer to Adelaide. Return to Adelaide around 10:45 PM and be dropped off at your Adelaide CBD hotel.

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Kangaroo Island Scenic Trail Tour

6. Kangaroo Island Scenic Trail Tour

This is a private tour for 2-5 people in a luxury 4WD Van. The itinerary is very flexible and is tailored to suit your needs. Visit the Flinders Chase National Park, with landmarks such as the Remarkable Rocks, Admiral Arch, Hanson Bay Koala Walk and Vivonne Bay. Observe many different kinds of wildlife, including kangaroos, koalas, fur seals and sometimes the elusive echidna. You can also challenge yourself and try to spot all the different bird species. Morning/afternoon coffee with biscuits will be organized during the day, and you can stop at the Flinders Chase Cafe for lunch (included). Due to the ongoing fires in Australia, as of January 2020 this will be the activity’s itinerary until further notice: • Pennington Bay: view over the popular surf and fishing spot  • Seal Bay: guided visit to the beach and sea lion colony • Raptor Domain: bird sanctuary show  • Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park • Photo: holding a Koala

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From Adelaide or Glenelg: Kangaroo Island Private Group Tour

7. From Adelaide or Glenelg: Kangaroo Island Private Group Tour

Explore the beauty and wonder of Kangaroo Island on a personal group tour. Explore sites like Remarkable Rocks, Flinders Chase National Park, Admiral's Arch, and more. Drag your eye away from the amazing sites and see if you can spot the New Zealand fur seals, the Australian sea lions, penguins, echidnas, kangaroos, and native birdlife that call the island home.  Get picked up from your hotel in Adelaide or Glenelg, and travel through the picturesque Fleurieu Peninsula. Board the ferry at Cape Jervis (keep your eye out for wildlife) and disembark at Penneshaw before making your way onto the rest of your tour. As well as the natural sites, make a stop at a vodka distillery and bar where you'll have the opportunity to buy local products. At the end of the day, you'll be dropped back at your hotel in Adelaide or Glenelg. Please note that bookings must be made at least 24 hours in advance due to time and transport requirements.

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Kangaroo Island Food & Wine Tour

8. Kangaroo Island Food & Wine Tour

The tour will commence with a drive to Penning Bay, taking in spectacular views of the Penneshaw coastline. Arrive at a stunning beach where dolphins and whales can often be spotted frolicking in the water, and stop for a photo opportunity.  Visit Emu Ridge Eucalyptus, where you can learn how a traditional Australian Bush Product is made at South Australia's only commercial Eucalyptus Oil Distillery. Emu Ridge is an excellent retail outlet that offers an extensive range of local products as well as tastings for Kangaroo Island Ciders. Take a guided tour and learn how the distillation process takes place. Enjoy a wine tasting at Bay of Shoals Wines, before taking a scenic drive into Kingscote where you will stop at a cafe for lunch at your own expense (optional). Continue to Island Beehive and take a guided tour of the extraction plant, taste the various flavors of honey and have a look around in the gift shop. Watch the milking of sheep at Island Pure Sheep Dairy to see how cheese and yogurt are made, then sample some of the products.  Finally, make your way to the island's Lavender Farm. Enjoy lavender scones and a drink of tea or coffee before making your way back to your hotel or ferry.

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What people are saying about Kangaroo Island

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 6 reviews

This activity was amazing, the transport from the city to the ferry and then from the port to the hotel was good. The tour began right after breakfast, and the tour guide, Nikki, was one of the best tour guides I've ever had, if not the best, she was full of knowledge and passion from kangaroo Island. I highly recommend this tour.

Jason and Elijah were excellent tour guides! Kept us entertained the whole time while telling us interesting stories and facts about beautiful KI, the seals and dolphins. We were able to get so close to the seals and the dolphins, definitely an experience we will be doing again! 100% worth it

We were lucky enough to swim with a couple of seals. Got up close to them as they play around in the water. Unfortunately didn't get to see any dolphins but getting to swim with the seals made up for it.

We got to swim with lots of dolphins and had a great time. The guide was really friendly, helpful and organised and we will do the dolphin swim again.

Lovely informative staff. We were lucky enough to have perfect weather and see two pods of dolphins and swim with two different seals. Fantastic day.