Kangaroo Island

Fri 13 to Wed 18 Mar 2020 (6 days)
$2,990 pp (Seniors $2,890) Single Supp $390

Discover unique wildlife, wild plains, towering cliffs, and crystal-clear waters on Kangaroo Island, Australia’s third-largest island, where visitors arrive from all over the world each year! The breath-taking scenery and laid-back lifestyle will ensure you know you are on holiday! This tour also includes a cruise through the beautiful Coorong National Park, where parts of the movie “Storm Boy” was filmed. With unspoiled beaches on an ancient coastline and birdwatching opportunities galore, this will be a treat for your eyes!

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Day 1

Arrive into Adelaide where you are meet by the Aussie Redback Tours team. We travel to Victor Harbour, passing some wonderful little towns on the way, then on to Goolwa for a cruise along the Coorong where the river meets the sea. Lunch is served on board as you cruise to the Goolwa Barrage, through the lock, and down to the Murray mouth into the Coorong National Park.  You’ll stop for a guided walk across the peninsula through dune vegetation to a beach on the Southern Ocean.  Afternoon tea is served as you cruise back towards the lock at Goolwa. (L,D)

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Day 2

This morning you will board the Kangaroo Island ferry from Cape Jervis. Once on land we travel to the Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery, 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 getting 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. (B,D)

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Day 3

Today we 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 which was formed by massive natural forces. From the platform here you can observe a colony of New Zealand fur seals. Kangaroo Island is also well-known for glorious birds, kangaroos, possums, echidnas, and koalas, and you should be able to spot these during our time here. We continue our incredible day to see the underground Kelly Hill Caves. Beneath the vast expanse of native bushland, we discover treasures of impressive stalagmites, stalactites, helictites and straws. Back at our accommodation there is time for a short walk at your own leisure or relax with “Happy Hour” drinks before dinner. (B,D)

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Day 4

Start the day with a drive to Vivonne Bay, a long sandy beach with a picturesque wooden jetty and beautiful turquoise water.  The sand dunes of Little Sahara are our next stop this morning. For lunch we travel to Stokes Bay on the serene north coast, 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 the Island Pure Sheep Dairy. Smooth and creamy yoghurt, silky textured haloumi and handmade feta cheese are some of the many premium products at Island Pure. We round up the day with a visit to the Bay of Shoals winery. Indulge in some cooler climate wines overlooking the magnificent ocean scenery. With some time up our sleeves we check out the local souvenir shops and galleries in Kingscote. (B)

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Day 5

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 9 (own Expense) We have lunch at Victor Harbor before making our way to Strathalbyn, one of the prettiest towns in South Australia. Later we arrive into Adelaide for our last night together. (B,D)

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Day 6

This morning we visit the beautiful Adelaide botanical gardens, before you are transferred to the airport for your flight home. (B)

Flights Perth-Adelaide-Perth

Coorong boat cruise

Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery

Seal Bay

Birds of Prey at Raptor Domain Show

Flinders Chase National Park

Admirals Arch

Kelly’s Hill Caves

Pure Sheep Dairy

Bay of Shoals Winery

Cape Jervis

Victor Harbour

Granite Island

Strathalbyn

Adelaide Botanical Gardens

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Phone: 1300 662 026

Email: info@aussieredbacktours.com.au

We are proud to be associated with All Aboard Coach Tours (school and community group catering and special functions) – All Aboard Coach Tours, and proud member of – Tourism Western Australia

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