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2 Day 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  

  • Enjoy a scenic coach trip through the Fleurieu Peninsula before boarding the ferry for the 45-minute journey to Kangaroo Island.
  • Watch a truly authentic Australian experience: Watch Rob, a real Aussie character and his dogs skilfully muster and yard sheep, learn
    about farm life and see a sheep shearing demonstration.
  • Visit the stunning beach of Pennington Bay
  • Visit Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery and sample the tasty products
  • Get face to face with a super cute sea lion, on the beach at Seal Bay
  • Hit the sand dunes at Little Sahara and try your feet at sandboarding
  • Check into your comfy accommodation at Pennesshaw
  • Enjoy some free time before a delicious dinner at the seafront.  

Day 2  

  • With flames on their doorstep and an entire town evacuated, Sam Mitchell and family friends stayed and protected over 700 animals in their care. A large number of Koalas are being cared for here as they recover from the bushfires. The KI Wildlife Park provides you with an opportunity to walk amongst kangaroos and wallabies, also allowing you to hand feed them.
  • Visit Raptor Domain, an amazing environmental, educational, rehabilitation centre for orphaned, injured and sick Birds of Prey.
  • Experience the beauty of Emu Bay Lavender Farm (and taste some of the goodies)
  • Check out the spectacular views of the cove and mainland Australia at American River.
  • Climb the 500 steps to the top of Prospect Hill, the highest point on Kangaroo Island. Enjoy incredible views.
  • Arrive into Penneshaw with plenty of time to grab some dinner (extra $)
  • View the sunset on the journey back to Adelaide

Kangaroo is an amazing, wild and remote place. Slight itinerary changes are not likely, but possible due to weather events.


  • Return coach and ferry across to Kangaroo Island from Adelaide
  • Travel in comfortable coach with your small group
  • Experienced, fun, and local guide
  • All entrance and National Park fees
  • 1 Breakfast, 2 Lunch, 1 dinner
  • Snacks
  • Option to add 2 nights discounted multishare accommodation at Adelaide Central YHA
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Tours Depart

Period Departs Departs From Departure Time Returns (approx)
Dec- Mar daily Adelaide Central Bus Station 6:45am 10:40pm
Apr & Nov Mon Wed Thurs Sat Adelaide Central Bus Station 6:45am 10:40pm
May- Aug Wed Sat Adelaide Central Bus Station 6:45am 10:40pm
Sep & Oct Mon Wed Sat Adelaide Central Bus Station 6:45am 10:40pm
Please book for the date you want to jump on the tour- not the date you arrive in Adelaide
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Things You Should Know


  • 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 the hot and the freezing cold


Cancellation and Amendment Fees


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


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.

General Travel Deal Terms and Conditions  

  • Your credit card will be debited upon completion of the online booking process. Your booking is guaranteed once you receive a confirmation email from a YHA Travel & Tours consultant.
  • In the unlikely event we cannot confirm your booking, we will refund the total amount to the credit card with which payment has been made within 7 days. YHA Travel & Tours and its suppliers are not liable in the event a tour or package is not available, and any refunds are restricted to the purchase price of the tour or package booked.
  • All prices quoted are in Australian Dollars.
  • YHA Travel & Tours will aim to respond to your booking within 24 hours by email

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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:


  • 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.


  • 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.

 YHA Membership

This YHA Travel and Tours 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 Travel and Tours product and you are not already a member of YHA Australia, membership will be included as part as your first night’s stay
  • If you are an Australian resident, your membership is valid for 2 years from the month that you stay at your first YHA hostel in Australia. Your membership will renew automatically, unless you have not stayed in a YHA hostel in the past 24 months and have unsubscribed from all electronic communications.
  • 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.

We strongly advise you purchase adequate travel insurance to safeguard against any losses

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Last updated 9th January 2020

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