Getaway to

Kangaroo Island

Discover Wildlife & Wilderness

Discover exceptional Kangaroo Island

On this signature Kangaroo Island Getaway you will explore spectacular coastlines and untouched wilderness, encounter an array of wildlife in the wild and sample the best, local fine flavours – all accommpanied by a passionate local guide giving fascinating insight into the elements of life on Kangaroo Island, from fine food to fire ecology, wildlife to award winning wine along with the history, arts and culture of this fascinating isle.

With set departure itineraries on offer you have the option to join a small group (minimum 2 / maximum 10) per group or you may wish to tailor make your own adventure for your friends, family or as a couple.  On this three day breakaway you will meet the locals, taking time to chat with a fisherman, a wildlife researcher or farmer. You’ll drive through the countryside to look for koalas snoozing in the gum trees, and enjoy sighting brightly coloured parrots everywhere.  Delicious lunches are included, featuring the best local flavours the island has to offer – from gournet BBQs to a picnic in a private forest you will indulge in fresh oysters and pure Ligurian honey, accompanied by award winning wine and spirits.

This journey leads you from Seal Bay Conservation Park, with a private tour amongst the sea-lions, to the north-west to learn about fire ecology; Flinders Chase National Park to see the natural sculptures of Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch and Pelican Lagoon where, apart from the birdlife, there is excellent kangaroo and wallaby habitat. Sample False Cape Wines and explore Cape Willoughby Lighthouse whilst also enjoying a 4WD trail to look for glossy black-cockatoos, kangaroos and echidnas.

 

You will love

  • Private or set departure
  • Meeting local Kangaroo Islanders
  • Spotting unique wildlife
  • Tasting sublime local produce
  • Exploring beaches & forests

5 DAYS HOPPING AROUND THIS UNFORGETTABLE ISLAND

DAY 1 | KANGAROO ISLAND | 4 NIGHTS

On arrival on Kangaroo Island drive to Cygnet River, home to koalas and a variety of parrots, and offering a chance to learn from your guide about the Eucalyptus oil industry. From there your small group journeys to the north coast and explores Stokes Bay where you are likely to see kangaroos, wallabies, koalas and a variety of shorebirds. You then have a very special visit to a private property amongst a redgum forest to enjoy a seafood BBQ lunch.  At Seal Bay Conservation Park take a private tour with your guide among Australian sea-lions on a beautiful sandy beach – an experience similar to that in the Galapagos. Watch pups nursing or playing in the surf, see old bulls bearing the scars of territorial disputes and learn about their unique breeding biology. If time permits visit the spectacular wilderness beach at Bales Bay before arriving at your hotel.

DAY 2 | KANGAROO ISLAND

The vast wilderness of the west end of the island is your focus for today, including a private wildlife refuge and Flinders Chase Natioanal Park. You will see wildlife surveys for small endangered mammals and your guide will give you an introduction to the bush, giving context to fire ecology. Break for lunch in the bush before you head into the National Park. In the afternoon explore the natural sculptures at Remarkable Rocks, see fur-seals resting at Admirals Arch and learn about the history of Cape du Couedic lighthouse.

DAY 3 | KANGAROO ISLAND

Journey into the eastern side of the island today with its limestone cliffs, white sandy beaches, ice-age dunes and peaceful lagoons which typify the Dudley Peninsula. This eastern region is a microcosm of Kangaroo Island with gorgeous landscapes, exceptional food and wine and a diversity of wildlife habitat. Explore Pennington Bay and the marine sanctuary of Pelican Lagoon, a tasting at False Cape Winery before a delectable picnic lunch. Continue east to Cape Willoughby, the Devil’s Kitchen, Antechampber Bay, Baudin Conservation Park and the township of Penneshaw.

DAY 4 | DEPART KANGAROO ISLAND

Your Kangaroo Island Getaway ends with a transfer to Kingscote Airport for your departure flight.    Extended touring is available on Kangaroo Island, or on the mainland of South Australia if you wish to extend your stay.  Contact us for ideas and inspiration!

PLEASE NOTE: 

The content of this itinerary is based on a set departure, however, if it provides you with inspiration for your very own Kangaroo Island Getaway we can tailor a journey to suit your preferred style and pace.  Please get in touch with us to design a bespoke journey for you, your friends or family.

THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW

3 nights

3 nights

From AUD $2850 per person, twin share*

From AUD $2850
per person, twin share*

START: Kingscote Airport     |     Finish: Kingscote Airport

*please enquire for pricing based on your preferred style of accommodation

Inclusions

  • 3 nights accommodation*
  • Breakfast daily
  • Lunch daily with choice of accompanying wine, beer or soft drinks
  • Transportation in private, air-conditioned vehicle
  • All necessary National Parks admission fees
  • Touring hosted by professional guides

*accommodation options and upgrade costs available on request

Exclusions

  • domestic flights +applicable taxes
  • Meals other than those specified
  • All beverages other than at lunch
  • Any additional or optional excursions and/or transfers other than specified
  • Accommodation upgrades
  • Comprehensive Travel Insurance
  • Items and/or purchases of a personal nature
  • Any item not specified

Minimum – 2 travellers

Maximum – 10 travellers


HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDED IN YOUR ITINERARY :

EXCURSIONS & ACTIVITIES : Guided walk through Eucalytus forest to look for koalas | Private Bush Camp lunch including King George whiting, fresh salads and fine South Australian wines| Visit to Seal Bay Conservation Park with private guided beach tour | Visit a private wildlife refuge to see wildlife surveys targeting tiny endangered mammals | Elegant Picnic lunch including chicken, fresh salads, cheeses and wine, beer or soft drinks | Flinders Chase National Park to explore Remarkable Rocks and on to Admirals Arch | Visit Pennington Bay with morning tea| Explore the marine sanctuary of Pelican Lagoon| Call in at False Cape Wines to sample their wines and enjoy a local produce picnic nearby |Explore Cape Willoughby Lighthouse and the Devils Kitchen Canyon | Walk at Chapman River estuary | Travel the 4WD trail known as Binney’s Track to look for wildlife including echidnas |

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