Things to do on Kangaroo Island
Here's a taste of some of the experiences that will help you discover why Kangaroo Island is a natural sanctuary without peer:
- See kangaroos, wallabies and native wildlife in the wild, doing what they do naturally.
- See Little Penguins as they waddle home after a day at sea at Kingscote or Penneshaw.
- Walk along the beach at Seal Bay Conservation Park, the only place in Australia where you can get close to Australian Sea-lions at play.
- Visit Admirals Arch in Flinders Chase National Park, which over 7,000 New Zealand fur seals call home.
- Go on a food safari and discover the diversity of the produce, the passion of the producers, and the “paddock to plate” phenomenon.
- Visit Remarkable Rocks, and see why they deserve their name.
- Swim with the island’s resident pods of dolphins.
- Go bird-watching to spot the rare Glossy Black Cockatoo.
- Sample honey flavoured ice-cream from the only remaining strain of pure Ligurian bees in the world.
- Dive one of the more than 50 shipwrecks around the Island.
- Stay in a lighthouse keeper’s cottage at Cape Willoughby, Cape Borda or Cape du Couedic.
- Sandboard or ride a quad bike down Little Sahara’s white dunes.
- Fish from any one of the historic jetties such as Emu Bay, American River or Penneshaw.
- Visit one of the Island’s intimate wine cellar doors.
- Try some of the liqueurs made from some of the very best local ingredients.