Kangaroo Island is with 1,740 square miles the third largest island off the coast of Australia. It is 96 miles long and 34 miles wide, and known for its outstanding natural beauty. Due to its remote location, Kangaroo Island was less affected than the mainland by the impact of European development. To this day, the island is rich in diverse flora and fauna seldom found elsewhere. As one of the world’s last unspoiled wilderness places, about 30 percent of the island has been designated as National Parks. View more
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Experience the splendid beauty, wildlife and flavours of Kangaroo Island during this half-day tour that showcases some local producers including a dairy farm, honey farm and Eucalyptus distillery.
Rob's Sheep Shearing
Depart the pier for the scenic, narrated drive to the Rob's Sheep Shearing, a cheese and yoghurt-making facility, milk storage area and observation area. During your visit, explore the farm, some of the 1,500 sheep being milked, and sample cheeses and yoghurt made at the dairy.
Clifford's Honey Farm
Next, re-board your coach and drive south for a visit to Clifford's Honey Farm, where over 22,000 pounds (10,000 kilograms) of honey is produced annually. Kangaroo Island is the only place in the world where a pure strain of Ligurian bee exists. Upon arrival, take a guided tour of the Honey Room and facility, explore the honey collection, extraction and production processes, and participate in a tasting of honey varieties.
Your last sop is at the Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery, the only commercial eucalyptus distillery operating in South Australia. Take a guided tour of the distillery, and sample, Kangaroo Island Cider.
Re-board your coach and commence the approximately 30-minute ride back to the pier.
Please note: This tour requires a moderate amount of walking for approximately 250 yards (about 229 metres), at times over natural, uneven and slippery ground, with a few steps to negotiate to get on/off the coach and at the venues. This tour is not suitable for guests with limited mobility or those who utilise a wheelchair. Lightweight, comfortable layered clothing, flat, closed-toe walking shoes, sun protection and a sweater are recommended. Facilities are eco-based and rustic at times. The tour sequence may vary. Guests must be at least 18 years old to participate in wine-tastings.
Explore the fascinating natural sights and wildlife of Kangaroo Island during this panoramic, full-day, off-road sightseeing excursion.
Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, Seal Bay, Sea Lion Colony
Depart the pier aboard a 4X4 Land Rover for the scenic, approximately 75-minute drive to Seal Bay. Upon arrival, take a guided walking tour on the beach. Along the way, marvel at the sea lion colony of 600 bulls, pups and cows.
Flinders Chase National Park, Barbecue Lunch, Remarkable Rocks
Next, re-board your Land Rover for a picturesque drive past many beautiful and natural sights en route to Flinders Chase National Park. Located on the west-end of Kangaroo Island, Flinders Chase National Park is the largest park on the island and home to many iconic Kangaroo Island sights. Upon arrival, proceed for a barbecue lunch accompanied by Kangaroo Island wines. Afterward, take a guided discovery walk to the Remarkable Rocks, a group of granite boulders atop a granite dome.
Your last stop is at Admirals Arch, another of the many beautiful and natural landmarks on Kangaroo Island. At the conclusion of your visit to this distinctive rock bridge, re-board your Land Rover and commence the approximately 30-minute drive back to the pier.
Please note: This tour involves an extensive amount of off-road driving and walking over bumpy and uneven natural surfaces and inclines, and an extensive amount of walking for approximately 1.24-2.5 miles (about 2-4 kilometres) over paved, unpaved, natural ground, sandy, and grassy areas, with a few steps to negotiate to get on/off the 4WD vehicle and 60 stairs in each direction at the Admirals Arch; the boardwalk is available. The ride may be rough at times, and guests will experience bumpy, jerking motions. Walking at Seal Bay, Flinders Chase National Park, Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch is at the discretion of each guest. This tour is not suitable for pregnant guests, guests with neck/back problems, guests with heart/respiratory conditions, guests prone to motion sickness, guests with limited mobility, and guests who utilise a wheelchair. Guests are advised to wear lightweight, comfortable clothing with flat, closed-toe walking shoes, and bring sun protection and bottled water from the ship. Guests must be at least 18 years old to participate in tastings of alcoholic beverages. The tour sequence may vary. Space on this tour is extremely limited; we suggest you book well in advance to avoid disappointment.
Discover the scenic splendour and wildlife of Kangaroo Island during this picturesque, half-day sightseeing excursion.
Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, Pennington Bay, Free Time, Ocean & Coastal Views, Crashing Waves
Depart the pier for the short drive to Pennington Bay, an extremely popular surfing and fishing beach. Upon arrival, some free time is made available to relax, stroll the beach, browse the local shops for souvenirs, and/or take in splendid panoramic views of the coast and ocean. Extreme care should be taken due to the very strong rip currents here, and crashing huge waves on the shore that can be heard at the American River, located approximately 5.6 miles (about nine kilometres) away.
Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park, Rare and Unique Wildlife from Kangaroo Island and Australia
Next, re-board your coach and proceed to the Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park. With a wide range of Kangaroo Island and Australia's rare, unique and special wildlife, this park offers a unique, hands-on experience in a safe, friendly and educational environment. During your guided walking tour, opportunities to have photographs taken with lizards, koalas and pythons are available at your own expense. At the conclusion of your visit, re-board your coach and commence the approximately 70-minute drive back to the pier.
Please note: This tour involves a moderate amount of walking for approximately 547 yards (about 500 metres), at times over uneven surfaces, with three-four steps to negotiate to get on/off the coach and at the sites visited. Walking at Pennington Bay is at the discretion of each guest. This tour is suitable for guests with limited mobility, but is not wheelchair-accessible. Guests are advised to wear lightweight, comfortable clothing with flat, closed-toe walking shoes, and bring sun protection and a light jacket from the ship. Guests must be at least 12 years old to participate on this tour; minors under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian over 18 years old. Guests cannot stay on the coach for extended visits to venues, as the air-conditioning on the coach does not work without the engine running. The tour sequence may vary. Space on this tour is very limited; we suggest you book in advance to avoid disappointment.
Explore the diverse flora, fauna and wildlife of Kangaroo Island during this picturesque excursion to Seal Bay,a national parks set up to protect the endangered the Australian Sea-lion and its natural habitat.
Depart the pier for the scenic, 1.5 hour narrated drive to Seal Bay. See the endangered Australian Sea-lions in their natural environment of coastal vegetation, dunes and beach. It is a large sandy beach and dune area where approximately 600 Australian sea lions rest and nurse their young. Seal Bay is one of only two places in the world where you can stroll with your guide through a wild seal colony.
Wander along the 800-metre boardwalk which meanders through the limestone cliffs and dunes to viewing platforms where you can observe the sea-lions surfing the waves or sunning themselves on the beach while you enjoy the stunning coastal scenery.
Re-board the coach and continue driving to Pennington Bay, a superb surf beach and photographer's dream, and a popular for swimming and fishing.
Your tour concludes with the transfer from Pennington Beach back to the pier.
Please note: This tour requires a moderate amount of walking for approximately 437 yards (about 400 metres), at times over natural, uneven and slippery ground, with a few steps to negotiate to get on/off the coach. At the Seal Colony, extensive walking is required along a boardwalk with inclines and steps, and on the sand. This tour is not suitable for guests with limited mobility or those who utilise a wheelchair. Lightweight, comfortable layered clothing, flat, closed-toe walking shoes, sun protection and a sweater are recommended. Facilities are eco-based and rustic at times. Guests may get wet. The tour sequence may vary.