2 Day Kangaroo Island Sights and Gourmet Delights

New Tour - Book Now for Travel from 1st February 2022!

from
$1159

Devour the tastes and stunning sights of Kangaroo Island on this fantastic new two-day/one-night tour with Kangaroo Island Odysseys. Your local Driver/Guide will take you on a personalised tour of Kangaroo Island, travelling in a luxury 4WD vehicle to see Australian sea lions, kangaroos, koalas, and native Australian birds all in pristine environments and natural habitats.  You’ll also visit a Cellar Door, Gin Distillery, and an Oyster Farm for tastings, explore some of the most incredible beaches and natural attractions in Australia, such as Remarkable Rocks, Admirals Arch and Seal Bay, and visit the first lighthouse in South Australia at Cape Willoughby. 

This personalised tour operates with a small group (minimum 2, maximum 8), giving you plenty of time to ask questions of your Driver/Guide and stop for photo opportunities (of which there will be many, we promise you)! 

  • Morning pick-up and evening set-down at selected Adelaide CBD hotels
  • Return scenic coach transfers to Cape Jervis taking in the picturesque Fleurieu Peninsula with its vineyards, coastal views and rolling hills (Ex Adelaide Only) 
  • Return transport to/from Kangaroo Island by SeaLink Ferry (Ex Adelaide and Cape Jervis Only) 
  • Overnight accommodation at the Aurora Ozone Hotel, Kingscote including full breakfast
  • Personalised 4x4 touring with expert commentary from your local Driver/Guide
  • All entrance fees and special permits

Day 1 Touring includes:

  • Frenchman's Rock, Antechamber Bay & Cape Willoughby Lighthouse
  • Lunch and wine tasting at False Cape Wines Cellar Door
  • Pennington Bay
  • Learn about the farming of oysters on a guided tour at The Oyster Farm Shop in American River
  • Sample a selection of Gins at KI Spirits

Day 2 Touring includes:

  • Wander among Australia’s most accessible Australian sea lion colony at Seal Bay Conservation Park
  • Enjoy a delicious lunch and afternoon tea
  • See some of the different habitats and eco-systems affected by fires in the Flinders Chase National Park
  • Stop for photo opportunities of the wildlife and native vegetation regeneration

Duration

2 Day and 1 Night

Operates

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday (excluding 24th & 25th December)

Min

2

Max

8

Departs

Adelaide Central Bus Station or selected hotels in Adelaide Hotels, Cape Jervis or On Island from Kingscote and American River

Option for a return flight to Adelaide is available - please contact KI Odysseys for details on 08 8553 0386 or email [email protected]

Itinerary

DAY 1

Drive to Cape Jervis (secure parking available) or depart Adelaide for a scenic coach journey to Cape Jervis taking in the picturesque Fleurieu Peninsula with its vineyards, coastal views and rolling hills. On arrival, board the SeaLink Kangaroo Island ferry for the 45-minute crossing to Penneshaw on Kangaroo Island – ferry options only.

On arrival at Penneshaw you will be met by your local guide and your island experience begins with an introduction to Kangaroo Island. Visit Frenchman’s Rock, named by members of Nicolas Baudin’s crew on the ship Le Geographe in 1803. Visit the Chapman River Bridge at Antechamber Bay on your way to the Cape Willoughby Lighthouse.

Kangaroo Island is home to some 250 species of birds, many of which, through isolation from the mainland, have developed their own subspecies and are therefore unique to Kangaroo Island. As you travel the island keep an eye out for echidnas, wallabies, reptiles, and wildflowers.

Enjoy lunch and wine tasting at the beautiful False Cape Winery. The cellar door is made from recycled wood, jetty timber and limestone sourced on the property overlooking the vineyards.

Continue to American River via Pennington Bay for an informative tour of The Oyster Farm Shop where you’ll see a shucking demonstration and even get the chance to taste some seafood.

Next stop is Kangaroo Island Spirts (KIS) which is South Australia’s first boutique distillery and was established in 2006. Gin is their passion with an emphasis on using local and native ingredients. You’ll enjoy a sampling of their Gins, and you can purchase your own bottle of Koala 48, O’Gin, Wild Gin or Mulberry Gin.

You day concludes back at your accommodation in time to relax and enjoy dinner at your own leisure (own expense).

DAY 2

Your first stop is at the spectacular Seal Bay Conservation Park, your guide will escort you on a memorable walk along the beach. This bay is home to a healthy Australian sea lion colony. Walk among the sea lions as they bask on the beach or among the sand dunes after their extensive fishing expedition. With your guide you can stand at a safe distance to these wonderful, endangered creatures and hear them sigh and watch them at play. This is a truly unforgettable experience — one that you will treasure forever.

Enjoy a delicious lunch and then travel to the western end of the island and discover the Flinders Chase National Park, one of the oldest and most important national parks in South Australia. The park incorporates almost 20 per cent of the island and much of it is a Wilderness Protection Area which is home to a variety of fauna and flora unique to Kangaroo Island.

At Admirals Arch see where the powerful forces of nature have cut through the headland to create this natural geological formation. Watch some of the 10,000 healthy Long-nosed Fur Seals in their colony at Cape du Couedic and take a stroll around the historic Cape du Couedic Lighthouse and Weir’s Cove.

Next, discover the picturesque formations of Remarkable Rocks. These large granite boulders balance dramatically on the cliff edge, which plunges 75 metres into the Southern Ocean.

Enjoy the opportunity to search for kangaroos, wallabies, and a variety of birdlife. Koalas can be observed peacefully existing in their treetop habitat.

In the afternoon, explore some of the most spectacular beaches on Kangaroo Island and marvel at the stunning coastlines the island has to offer. There will be many photo opportunities along the way for you to capture long lasting memories of your time on beautiful Kangaroo Island.

Your tour concludes at Penneshaw in time for the return ferry to the mainland and coach transfer to Adelaide.

Tour Options

Tour Code: KISGDCC
Price from ($AUD)

Standard Accommodation: Depart Cape Jervis

Stay in an Executive Room at the Aurora Ozone Hotel, Kingscote

Departs 9.00 AM and returns 8.15 PM next day.

$1159/Twin Share $1300/Single

Superior Accommodation: Depart Cape Jervis

Stay in an Executive Sea View Room at the Aurora Ozone Hotel, Kingscote

Departs 9.00 AM and returns 8.15 PM next day.

$1184/Twin Share $1350/Single

Standard Accommodation: Depart Adelaide

Stay in an Executive Room at the Aurora Ozone Hotel, Kingscote

Departs 6.45 AM and returns 10.40 PM next day.

$1211/Twin Share $1352/Single

Superior Accommodation: Depart Adelaide

Stay in an Executive Sea View Room at the Aurora Ozone Hotel, Kingscote

Departs 6.45 AM and returns 10.40 PM next day.

$1236/Twin Share $1402/Single

Please Note: Minimum of 2 people can be booked online. If you would like to book a Single person, please contact us and one of our reservation team will be in contact with you soon.

Conditions:

  • Prices are per person, twin share and valid for travel 1st February 2022 to 31st March 2023.
  • Alternate accommodation may be available at the Mercure Kangaroo Island Lodge, American River on request.
  • Prices shown include an English speaking guide. 
  • Single, Extra Adult and Child prices available for children aged 3 to 14 years upon request. 
  • Public touring is not suitable for children under 7 years of age, we recommend booking a private charter (price on application).
  • Bookings that include car seats for children will incur a $50 per seat charge.
  • Minimum numbers 2. Maximum numbers 8.
  • Please advise any special dietary or allergy information at time of booking, prior to travelling. Requests once the tour has commenced cannot be catered for.
  • Dinner is at your own expense.
  • Itinerary is subject to change as the touring is flexible and can be adapted to the client’s interests and weather conditions on the day.

What to Bring: Camera supplies on Kangaroo Island are limited. Bring plenty of spare batteries for your camera or video recorder, sunscreen, sun hat, comfortable walking shoes and casual/comfortable clothes also a warm top and a rain jacket can be required any time of year. Do not forget personal medication.

Luggage Limits: Luggage limits are 15kg per person as touring is in small 4WDs. This will require ‘packing down’ to one smaller bag per person. When this is necessary, excess luggage can be stored at your Adelaide accommodation.