2 Day Best of Kangaroo Island (accommodation at KI Seaside Inn, Kingscote)
Take the time to explore Kangaroo Island, one of Australia’s finest nature-based tourism destinations and one of Australia’s National Landscapes. This relaxed yet comprehensive two day tour allows you to discover Kangaroo Island’s fascinating wildlife, spectacular coastal scenery, stunning landscapes and unique local produce. Discover some of the most popular wildlife attractions on Kangaroo Island - wander amongst the wild Australian sea lions at Seal Bay, watch an ‘In-Flight’ display of Australian Birds of Prey at Raptor Domain and enjoy a walk around Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch in the Flinders Chase National Park.
DURATION: 2 Days / 1 Night / 2 Full Day Tours
OPERATES: April: Daily
May – September: Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
October – March: Daily (excluding 24th & 25th December)
DEPARTS: Adelaide Central Bus Station or selected Adelaide & Glenelg hotels (with pick up times TBA)
IMPORTANT NOTE: Please phone SeaLink on 13 13 01 to reconfirm your pick up and drop off locations 48 hours prior to travelling.
INCLUSIONS & HIGHLIGHTS:
- Morning pick-up and evening set down at selected Adelaide or Glenelg hotels
- Return travel to Kangaroo Island by SeaLink coach and ferry
- Two days of expert commentary by a local driver/guide
- 2 Day Best of Kangaroo Island includes:
- Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery
- Two course lunch at Vivonne Bay Bistro
- Seal Bay Conservation Park guided beach walk
- In-Flight Birds of Prey Display at Raptor Domain
- Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park
- Clifford’s Honey Farm
- Two course lunch at Hanson Bay Visitor Centre & Café
- Koala viewing at Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary
- Flinders Chase National Park including Remarkable Rocks & Admirals Arch
- Overnight accommodation in a Ocean View Room at the Kangaroo Island Seaside Inn (Kingscote) including continental breakfast
DAY 1 - An early morning pick up from your hotel for a scenic coach transfer to Cape Jervis taking in the picturesque Fleurieu Peninsula with its vineyards, coastal views and rolling hills. On arrival, board the SeaLink ferry for the 45 minute crossing to Penneshaw on Kangaroo Island. Here you will board your luxury SeaLink coach and your local driver/guide will take you on a tour of South Australia’s premier nature-based tourism destination.
Your first official stop will be Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery where you will listen to an introductory talk about the history of the oil distillery and take a guided tour. Finish off with some free time in their souvenir shop where you will find an assortment of Eucalyptus products. Continue onto Vivonne Bay Bistro located on a 260 hectare bush property, for a delicious two course lunch.
After lunch visit Seal Bay Conservation Park and enjoy a guided beach walk with a National Park Ranger amongst a breeding colony of wild and rare Australian sea lions. Your tour will then visit another amazing wildlife attraction, the fascinating In-flight Birds of Prey Display at Raptor Domain. Enjoy a delightful interactive experience and meet an array of birds and raptors.
From here you will travel to Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park where you can get up close with Koalas, see Penguins swim and play, hand feed Kangaroos and Wallabies, learn about endangered species, interact with Snakes, Crocodiles and reptiles and experience Kangaroo Island Wildlife at your fingertips! You will then be transferred to your chosen overnight accommodation in Kingscote.
DAY 2 - After a delicious breakfast, visit Clifford’s Honey Farm to enjoy an informative talk by the beekeeper followed by tastings and an opportunity to sample homemade honey ice-cream and honey beauty products.
Next, travel to Hanson Bay Visitor Centre & Café for a scrumptious two course lunch. After lunch you have the chance to look for Koalas nestled up in the eucalypts and see an abundance of native birdlife in the wildlife sanctuary.
From here, travel to the western most part of the Island, Flinders Chase National Park, one of Australia’s largest and earliest conservation parks. Travel through the park and enjoy breath-taking views of its unique trees, plants and coastal scenery. You will be taken to the rugged southern coastline for a walk around Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch. Remarkable Rocks provide great photographic opportunities and stunning sea views. Admirals Arch boardwalk takes you down a rugged cliff face to reveal this spectacular arch, a natural nursery and safe haven for playful Long-nosed Fur Seals that can be seen swimming and playing in the waves, or resting on the rocks.
Return to the Penneshaw Ferry Terminal for your return journey to Adelaide.
PLEASE NOTE: Itinerary is subject to change without notice.