Kangaroo Island is only 13 km off South Australia’s coast and so beautiful in every way that you need more than one day to see the exceptional island wilderness.
Tour in a small group and discover the highlights of Kangaroo Island over several days. No rushing like the day trippers from Adelaide.
The Coorong National Park is a stretch of saltwater lagoons and a wonderful destination for wildlife viewing and sensational scenery. Cruise and walk in the Coorong with us.
Stunning landscapes, excellent local produce, warm hospitality and sensational wildlife encounters make Kangaroo Island truly exceptional and a must see destination in Australia.
Get up close with the sea lions at Seal Bay on a guided tour and watch them playing in the surf or resting on rocks at incredible Admiral’s Arch.
Taste the best honey in the world and try delicious home-made lavender scones?
Explore the Kelly Hill Caves, Remarkable Rocks, Flinders Chase National Park and spot one of the many cute koalas sitting in the trees at Hanson Bay.
Kangaroo Island is Australia’s third largest island and we offer you a true small group adventure. Join our great value holiday that will have you inspired for many years to come.
Visit the popular seaside town of Victor Harbor with it’s historic rail bridge to Granite Island.
Leave the busy Adelaide city district behind and embark on an exceptional Coorong and Kangaroo Island Tour with great wildlife encounters, unspoilt wilderness and local produce at its best. We travel to Goolwa, the Gateway to the wetlands of the Coorong National Park and the Murray River Lake system. All on-board an Eco Cruise to discover Coorong wildlife, wetlands, sand dunes and the Great Southern Ocean. We cruise to the Goolwa Barrage, through the lock and into the Coorong to view the mouth of the Murray River. Stop for a guided walk through the sand dunes of the Younghusband Peninsula and learn about the cockle industry and flora and fauna of the region. We have lunch back on board the vessel and cruise deeper into the Coorong. Take the fabulous guided walk at Cattle Point and learn more about the Aboriginal history of the area. Then we cruise back passing through towering sand dunes and through the lock to Goolwa wharf.
After a fabulous day in the Coorong National Park we drive to Cape Jervis and catch the late ferry to Penneshaw. It is only a short 45 minute ferry ride and we arrive on Kangaroo Island. We stay overnight in Penneshaw or Kingscote and wake up in the morning ready for our discovery. Kangaroo Island is a paradise for animal lovers, bird watchers, photographers, artists and is an absolutely must visit while in South Australia. Day 1 Lunch, Dinner, Mercure Hotel American River overnight
Today we travel to the Eucalyptus Distillery. Emu Ridge is the only commercial Eucalyptus Distillery in South Australia. Learn about the distillery process and browse their extensive shop of oils, creams, sweets and gifts. Kangaroo Island is home to the only pure strain of Ligurian Bee in the world and have remained disease free. Having a taste of this delicious honey is not to be missed. The seals are waiting for us basking in the sun at Seal Bay. Enjoy a guided tour with a very knowledgeable park ranger and get up close to these beautiful mammals for amazing photographs. We round up our day with the Birds of Prey Show at Raptor Domain. Listen to the successful bird rehabilitation stories of Dave and Leeza Erwin during the free-flight bird presentation. It is time to make our way to our accommodation for a delicious dinner and a peaceful night. Day 2 Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Kangaroo Island Wilderness Retreat overnight
You would have already discovered by now that Kangaroo Island is the unique marriage of mouth melting flavours, breathtaking scenery, pristine environment and exceptional wildlife. Our retreat is nestled amongst 113 acres of pristine wilderness and offers great walking trails. Enjoy a morning walk at your own leisure before we head out to the great sights of the underground Kelly Hill Caves. Take a guided tour of the limestone cave system well beneath the vast expanse of native bushland discovering treasures of impressive stalagmites, stalactites, helictites and straws. A delicious lunch is awaiting you upon your return.
Kangaroo Island is not only a haven for seals; we will see glorious birds, kangaroos, possums, echidnas and koalas in the wild. We continue our incredible day and show you the wonders of Flinders Chase National Park. One of the most iconic features are the Remarkable Rocks, a cluster of granite boulders with golden orange lichen. Walk around them, through them and take plenty of photographs before we head to Admirals Arch. Massive natural forces have formed this incredible and unusual landmark here. Observe a colony of New Zealand fur seals from the viewing platform and boardwalk around Admiral’s Arch.
Back at the Wilderness Retreat there is time for a short walk at your own leisure or relax on the balcony with a “Happy Hour” drink before dinner and another night at this very special and wonderful place. Day 3 Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Kangaroo Island Wilderness Retreat overnight
Start the day with a drive to Vivonne Bay, a long sandy beach with a picturesque wooden jetty and beautiful turquoise water below. The sand dunes of Little Sahara are our next stop this morning. A steep climb up the dunes is rewarded by amazing views and photo opportunities. For lunch we travel to Stokes Bay located on the serene north coast and protected by uncountable rocks. On Kangaroo Island it is as much about the local produce and wine as it is about the vast wilderness. The freshness, quality and flavour of Kangaroo Island’s produce feed not only your body but also your mind.
We continue to Emu Bay Lavender Farm for a freshly baked lavender scone and tea. Our belly full of a tasty lunch and scones, we drive to KIS, Kangaroo Island’s boutique spirit distillery. Try a variety of gins or indulge in a signature affogato. Round up the day with a visit to the Bay of Shoals winery. Indulge in some cooler climate wines overlooking the magnificent ocean scenery. Bay of Shoals cheeky pelican label has become widely known and there is some great artwork on display too. Day 4 Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Penneshaw Seafront Hotel overnight
Today we take the ferry back to Cape Jervis and make our way to Victor Harbor one of South Australia’s most attractive seaside towns. Stroll across the causeway to Granite Island and take a ride on the horse drawn tram back to the mainland. We have lunch at Victor Harbor before making our way to McLaren Vale, one of Adelaide’s premium wine regions. Enjoy a wine tasting at d’Arenberg cellar door and see the newly designed and outstanding building called “The Cube”. Arrival into Adelaide around 6pm. Day 5 Breakfast, Lunch
Kangaroo Island Tour Highlights & Inclusions
- Pickup from Adelaide City Hotel around 8 am
- All Meals from Morning Tea Day 1 until Lunch Day 5
- Drinking Water, Snacks and Fruit
- 1x Night Penneshaw Seafront Hotel
- 1x Night Mercure Hotel American River
- 2x Nights KI Wilderness Retreat
- Coorong Adventure Cruise
- Sealink Ferry from Cape Jervis to Penneshaw and Return
- Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery
- Clifford’s Honey Farm
- Seal Bay Guided Wildlife Encounter
- Birds of Prey Show
- Vivonne Bay
- Flinders Chase National Park
- Remarkable Rocks
- Admirals Arch
- Cape Du Couedic
- Kelly Hill Caves Guided Tour
- Bay of Shoals Wine Tasting
- Stokes Bay
- Little Sahara
- Victor Harbor
- d’Arenberg Cellar Door & Cube
- All National Park Fees
- Fully Guided Activities
- Drop Off Adelaide City Hotel or Adelaide Airport
Thanks Flick and Diana our tour to Kangaroo Island was wonderful full of amazing sights, awesome animal encounters, delicious food, good company all with an incredible guide. Cathy Gary Linda Ken
My second tour with Australian Iconic Tours – a wonderful time in the Coorong and Kangaroo Island! Who knew there were so many great things to do and places to visit there! Flick, you were fabulous! I’m already planning a couple more trips with you!
Kangaroo Island & Coorong Tour
5 Days $1895 per person
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