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Kangaroo Island: Scenic, Nature & Wildlife Tour

Kangaroo Island: Scenic, Nature & Wildlife Tour

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, Weirs Cove and Vivonne Bay. Look out for the 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. Places Visited • Seal Bay: guided visit to the beach and sea lion colony • Vivonne Bay • Remarkable Rocks • Admirals Arch • Weirs Cove

Kangaroo Island: Half-Day Tour Guided Coach Tour

Kangaroo Island: Half-Day Tour Guided Coach Tour

Get a glimpse of Kangaroo Island’s history, culture, and try out some local products on this half-day exploration of Kingscote and nearby local producers. Enjoy panoramic views as you set off, including Pelican Lagoon where you may get a glimpse of a few Australian birdlife favourites and don’t forget to keep an eye out for wild kangaroos. Visit some historical landmarks and iconic local producers on this guided half-day tour. The first stop is the iconic Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery. Here you can learn about the manufacturing process and history of the eucalyptus distillery via a short DVD. You can also view a large range of local products and produce. Keep a look out for the friendly local kangaroos and the emu’s that give the area their name. Then travel to the township of Kingscote, the largest town on the island and South Australia’s oldest European settlement. You will have one hour to explore the main township, shop at the local gift shops or have lunch in one of the local cafes. Next, stop at the Kangaroo Island Ligurian Bee Co where you can taste and purchase some of the purest honey in the world. Lastly, drive past the famous Silo Art which has become a fan favourite. Marvel at the largest kangaroo in Australia and the glossy black cockatoo. Local informative history is provided whilst you enjoy a return transfer back to Penneshaw.

From Penneshaw: Kangaroo Island Shore Excursion Tasting Tour

From Penneshaw: Kangaroo Island Shore Excursion Tasting Tour

Designed for Cruise Ship Passengers Only. Departs from Penneshaw Only. NOT for guests arriving on the Sealink Ferry. Enjoy a lovely trip through some of Kangaroo Island's most significant food and liquor producers. If you're a true foody, this is the perfect way to make the most of your cruise stop and get to know the island through its diverse culinary offer. After getting picked up from the port, begin with a scenic drive to Pennington Bay. Take in spectacular views of the Penneshaw coastline as you arrive at a stunning beach, where dolphins and whales can often be spotted. Snap some amazing photos and head out on your food journey. Visit Clifford's Honey to learn about the history of the Ligurian Bee on Kangaroo Island and taste the different honey varieties. Move on to Emu Ridge Eucalyptus, where you can learn how a traditional Australian bush product is made at South Australia's only commercial eucalyptus oil distillery. Hear how the distillation process takes place before going over to Emu Bay and the Lavender Farm for morning tea. Stop at Kingscote for some time off to wander around and make your way to Bay of Shoal Wines for a great wine tasting. Finally, visit Kangaroo Island Spirits for some gin, vodka, and liquor tasting, then be driven back to the cruise ship terminal at Penneshaw.

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(14 reviews)

Wonderful day trip to the most iconic landscapes of Kangaroo Island. We were really happy with the group size of 10. It allowed for the tour to be much more flexible than the big bus operators and we had a few more photo stops. The snacks provided were also really great. Just be ware that most roads on the island are unsealed - so it is a bumpy ride at times.

A very honest snapshot of life on Kangaroo Island. The beauty of nature paralleled by man’s interference, which our guide Tony seemed very knowledgeable about. He went out of his way to show a good time and overall, give us a great experience 🤗

We had such a great day. it was so much cheaper than booking through the cruise line! we made so many great friends, we loved all of the locations! we got so much more for our money. The guide was amazing! definitely worth booking.

Just superb. Could not have been better. Good knowledgeable guides and so pleasant. Would certainly use them again. Thank you.

My guide was very knowledgeable..I learnt so much about the different places we went.