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2 Day Ultimate Kangaroo Island Tour

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    Sleepy sea lions on the beach at Seal Bay - credit Maxime Coquard
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    Crystal clear waters of Pennington Bay - credit Maxime Coquard
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    Gaze adoringly at the sea lions of Seal Bay - credit Maxime coquard
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    Watch the sea lions play at Seal Bay - credit Maxime Coquard
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    Vivonne Bay sunrise - credit Maxime Coquard
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    Spot the elusive echidna - credit Maxime Coquard
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    Fur seals at play at Admirals Arch - Maxime Coquard
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    Hit the dunes at Little Sahara - credit Maxime Coquard
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    Australian Wallaby in all its glory - credit Maxime Coquard

DAY 1

  • It's an early pickup from the Adelaide Central Bus station to make your way out to the Kangaroo Island Ferry.
  • Take a guided walk on the beach among a colony of rare and wild Australian sea lions with a at Seal Bay Conservation Park. 
  • Get up close and see these wild creatures frolic and laze about – a truly amazing and unforgettable experience. 
  • Enjoy a delicious two course lunch at Vivonne Bay, set in a beautiful Australian bushland.
  • Spend the afternoon in the Flinders Chase National Park, which was devastated in the worst fire to ever hit the island in January 2020.
  • See that the regeneration of the native bush occurs so quickly after the event and there will be many opportunities to take photos.
  • Spot echidnas, wallabies, reptiles, and koalas. as you travel across the island.
  • Check out the rugged coastline from walks around Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch where you will enjoy epic photographic opportunities. The Admirals Arch boardwalk takes you down a rugged cliff face to reveal the spectacular rock archway, a natural nursery and safe haven for playful Long-nosed Fur Seals.
  • Visit the Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park to feed some kangaroos and get up close to the Kangaroo Island Koalas. There is a photo opportunity to hold a koala (additional cost)

DAY 2

  • Start your morning with a hearty breakfast before heading back out on tour.
  • Your local guide will introduce you to some of the island’s leading creators where you will taste some local Kangaroo Island produce and wildlife.
  • See the amazing Birds of Prey Display at Raptor Domain. The “In-Flight” Birds of Prey display is the only one in South Australia and is said by many to be the most interactive display of its kind in Australia!
  • Travel to Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery for a delicious 2-course lunch followed by a guided tour of the oil distillery.
  • Visit Clifford’s Honey Farm shop where you can see a working beehive and find out about the Ligurian honey bees. Here you'll be able to taste different varieties of pure Kangaroo Island Ligurian honey and sample their honey beauty products.
  • Stop at Kangaroo Island Spirits for a structured tasting. Known as 'KIS', the company is Kangaroo Island's only boutique distillery and their award-winning Gin, Vodka and Liqueurs (which you'll get to try) are all produced on the premises.
  • The final stop is the new False Cape Wines cellar door, where you'll enjoy taking in the views of idyllic bushland and vineyard surrounds. Here you'll enjoy a tasting of their premium Kangaroo Island wines.

Your tours ends at the Penneshaw Hotel where you have ample time for dinner (own expense) before returning to the Penneshaw Ferry Terminal for your return ferry and coach transfer back to Adelaide.

Inclusions

  • Pick-up and drop off to Adelaide CBD
  • Return travel to Kangaroo Island by coach/ferry
  • Two days of expert commentary by a local driver/guide
  • Seal Bay Conservation Park guided beach walk
  • Delicious lunch at Vivonne Bay
  • Flinders Chase National Park including Remarkable Rocks & Admirals Arch
  • Kangaroos and Koala viewing at Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park
  • Overnight accommodation on Kangaroo Island including breakfast
  • In-Flight Birds of Prey Display at Raptor Domain
  • Lunch and Guided Tour at Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery
  • Visit Clifford’s Honey Farm Shop
  • Tastings at Kangaroo Island Spirits
  • Wine Tasting at False Cape Wines
  • Free time in Penneshaw for dinner (own expense)
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Departs Adelaide Monday, Wednesday & Saturday - excluding 24th & 25th December (5th August 2020 to 28th February 2021) Daily (1st March to 30th June 2021)
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Things You Should Know

WHAT TO BRING

  • A sense of adventure
  • Luggage up to 15kg per person
  • Good walking shoes
  • Small day pack
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
  • Small torch
  • Hat
  • Water bottle
  • Swimming gear
  • Towel
  • Clothes for all weather conditions

 

Cancellation and Amendment Fees

Cancellations:

Due to the discount offered and the structure of this package - it is non-refundable once confirmed.

Amendments:

Each amendment (not cancellation) to the original booking, after confirmation will incur a fee of $25 per person and per amendment.

Amendments are subject to availability.

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Cancellations and Amendments

If you need to cancel or amend your booking, please notify us immediately by email. You can find the email contact details on your booking confirmation. Cancellation and change fees are outlined below:

Cancellations:

  • A minimum cancellation fee of $25 per booking will apply to all cancellations. This fee excludes tour operator fees which will vary at the discretion of the supplier/s involved.
  • Cancellations within 48 hours of the tour, activity, accommodation, transport item commencing will incur a 100% cancellation fee. No refunds will be issued.
  • No- shows/ failure to check- in for any tour, activity, accommodation, and/or transport item is considered a cancellation and a refund will not be issued.
  • Refunds are not available on unused portions of tour packages.

Amendments

  • Booking changes and amendments must be made 5 business days prior to the confirmed date of commencement for the tour, activity, accommodation, or transport item.
  • Booking changes and amendments to any booking made within 48 hours of the tour, activity, accommodation, and/or transport item may result in full cancellation and rebooking of each item and will therefore be charged full cancellation fees.
  • Each change/ amendment after confirmation will incur a minimum fee of $25 per person, per change/ amendment. This fee is in addition to any fees imposed by the tour operator which will vary in line with the cancellation and change terms and conditions of the tour operator involved.

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This YHA Experiences product is not restricted to YHA members and guests. You do not need to be a member or guest of YHA to purchase this product.

  • If there is accommodation included in this YHA Experiences product and you are not already a member of YHA Australia, membership will be included as part as your first night’s stay
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  • If you are not an Australian resident, your membership is valid for 2 years from the month that you stay at your first YHA hostel in Australia.

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Last updated 19th January 2021

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