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Meet the weird and wonderful residents of Kangaroo Island on this action-packed 2-day 4WD adventure, including round-trip transport by ferry or plane from Adelaide. Spot colorful birds, echidnas and Tamar wallaby on guided bushwalks; get up close to Australian sea lions and long-nosed fur seals; and see koalas and kangaroos as you explore the Flinders Chase National Park and Kelly Hill Conservation Park. This small-group tour has a maximum of 12 participants and includes hotel pick-up, overnight accommodation and some meals.

Highlights

  • 2-day 4WD tour of Kangaroo Island from Adelaide
  • Explore pristine beaches and bush land
  • Watch Australian sea lions basking on the beach and sand dunes at Seal Bay Conservation Park
  • See wallabies and kangaroos in the natural environment at Flinders Chase National Park
  • Wander the amazing Remarkable Rocks
  • Spy on long-nosed fur seals playing at Admirals Arch
  • Visit the Kelly Hill Conservation Park and see native Australian wildlife
  • Small-group tour limited to 12 people ensures a personalized experience with your guide

What You Can Expect

2-Day Kangaroo Island 4WD Small-Group Tour from Adelaide

Koala on Kangaroo Island

With two days to explore Kangaroo Island on a small-group tour, you’ll travel across this beautiful island by 4WD. You’ll stay the night in a sea-view room at the Ozone Aurora Hotel on Kangaroo Island.

Itinerary:
Day 1: Adelaide -- Kangaroo Island (L)

After an early morning pickup from your Adelaide or Glenelg hotel, relax on a scenic coach ride from Adelaide to Cape Jervis on the vineyard-covered Fleurieu Peninsula, where you’ll make the 45-minute ferry crossing to Kangaroo Island. If you choose to fly, you'll be picked up from your Adelaide hotel and transferred to the airport for your 30-minute flight.

Your wildlife guide will meet you at the port at Penneshaw, and provide an overview of Kangaroo Island’s history and environment. Your drive by 4WD across the island takes you through several habitats, including eucalyptus forests home to echidnas, wallabies and a huge variety of birdlife. You’ll discover that many species are unique to the island.

You’ll also visit the Seal Bay Conservation Park to see the park’s colony of Australian sea lions basking on the beach and sand dunes. As you admire the sea lions’ playful antics, your small-group guide will provide essential information on the lives of these spectacular marine animals.

After a gourmet picnic lunch with wine at a heritage-listed bush property, take a guided bushwalk or stroll on the beach. Then go for a 4WD drive through the island’s interior, keeping watch for koalas and cockatoos. Take a bushwalk on Kangaroo Island’s north coast, where you might see the area’s endemic Tamar wallaby. As the day draws to an end, you’ll see kangaroos leave their daytime bush retreats to graze the open pastures at dusk, before being taken to your accommodation for your overnight stay.

Accommodation: Aurora Ozone Hotel (or similar)

Day 2: Kangaroo Island -- Adelaide (B, L)
Begin the second day of your Kangaroo Island adventure with a visit to Flinders Chase National Park on the island’s west coast. You’ll have a great opportunity to see kangaroos, wallabies and birdlife in their natural habitat, and see a colony of long-nosed fur seals basking in the sun at Cape du Couedic.

Stroll beside Remarkable Rocks balancing on the cliff edge, and along the Admiral’s Arch boardwalk to spy seals swimming in the waves beneath. After enjoying a gourmet lunch with wine in a lovely bush setting that’s home to koalas sleeping in the treetops, you’ll see kangaroos and other wildlife at the Kelly Hill Conservation Park.

Your small-group two-day 4WD tour of Kangaroo Island ends with a drive to Kingscote Airport for your 30-minute flight to Adelaide if you’ve chosen the flight option, or to Penneshaw to catch the ferry back to Cape Jervis and coach transfer to Adelaide.

Customer Reviews

Jill T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Wonderful two day tour led by very knowledgeable local guide. 4WD vehicle meant we could access remote bays and beaches. Amazing wildlife spotted in natural habitat. Kangaroos, wallabies, koalas, seals, sea lions, beautiful birds.....The list goes on.

Padraig K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

Great Tour, good guides, food and transport! Weather was a bit cool so probably best to travel before April!

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