• KANGAROO ISLAND

    Just across the water, but a world away

  • KANGAROO ISLAND

    Just across the water, but a world away

  • KANGAROO ISLAND

    Just across the water, but a world away

  • KANGAROO ISLAND

    Just across the water, but a world away

Enjoy a Holiday in Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island is located 16km off of South Australia’s mainland, and 110km South-West of Adelaide.

As Australia’s third largest island, a variety of native flora and fauna call Kangaroo Island home. More than one third of the Island is national or conservation park so that the Island retains close to 50% of the original wildlife habitat. The Island is a sanctuary for wildlife and protected ecosystems. Few places are as committed to sustainable tourism as Kangaroo Island.

Kangaroo Island is recognised for its stunning beaches and coastlines. Vivonne Bay is noted as being one of the best beaches in Australia, enjoyed by both the locals and tourists. Emu Bay is another popular swimming beach on the Island, also famous for its lavender farm just 15 minutes’ car journey from Kingscote.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Wildlife

Did you know that Kangaroo Island has its own subspecies of Kangaroos? Say hello to the islands local inhabitants at the Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park, feed a kangaroo or get up close with a koala. The park is home to over 600 animals and 150 species.

Discover sea lions basking in the sun at Seal Bay Conservation Park and be guided along the boardwalk. Home to the third largest colony of Australian sea lions in the world, this is the only place in the world where visitors can enter a wild colony of around 1,000 Australian sea lions.

Raptor Domain is an environmental, educational and rehabilitation centre with a purpose to create awareness and appreciation for a diverse range of bird species, some of which are rare or leading to extinction. The interactive presentation provides visitors the opportunity to see the animals outside of a cage.

Little Sahara

A visit to Kangaroo Island is not complete without a trip to Little Sahara, Kangaroo Island unique inland desert. For adventure seekers, you can try sandboarding down one of the incredible sand dunes or perhaps hire a toboggan instead? The towering dunes can be found on the South Coast of the Island, with the tallest recorded at 70m high.

Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch

At the Flinders Chase National Park, you will find two of the islands most recognised icons known as the Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch. These wind sculpted, granite rock formations have been in existence for millions of years. Over time history lead to the sculpting of the rocks that took their natural shape from rain, wind, and pounding waves against their surfaces. Tourists can enjoy the pristine ocean views or discover untouched bushland by taking one of the walking trails.

Kangaroo Island Spirits

Kangaroo Island Spirits (KIS) are a boutique distillery specialising in gin, vodka and liqueurs. A premium export for the Island, KIS produce quality products derived from native Australian botanicals and locally grown or sourced ingredients. Offering an unforgettable cellar door experience, visitors are able to taste the range of award winning spirits.

Where to stay in Kangaroo Island

The Ozone Hotel boasts a truly unique location, set along the foreshore of one of South Australia’s most pristine coastlines, overlooking stunning, panoramic views of Nepean Bay, Kangaroo Island. Boasting 78 uniquely furnished rooms, the Ozone Hotel offers a variety of rooms, suites, apartments, townhouses and penthouses to accommodate all travellers visiting Kangaroo Island.

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Kangaroo Island Honey

Kangaroo Island is renowned for its world class honey produced by the Ligurian bees. These bees Stop in at Island Beehive for a glimpse at the inner workings of a glass beehive and see how the honey is extracted before tasting the different variations and flavours of their honey. The raw organic honey is famous

Kangaroo Island Marathon

The Kangaroo Island Marathon held on 27th August is a destination marathon that showcases one of Australia’s best-kept secrets. The course route is located in the remote southwest corner of Flinders Chase National Park. Be inspired by deviating and undulating roads that cut through dense forest, an exposed coastal section with views of the powerful Southern Ocean,

Seal Bay

More than one-third of Kangaroo Island is National or Conservation Park. With that in mind, you will find some of Australia’s most iconic tourist activities here. Discover sea lions basking in the sun at Seal Bay; home to the third largest Australian sea lion colony in the world and the only place in the world

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