"Located in Flinders Chase National Park, the impressive Remarkable Rocks are a cluster of precariously balanced granite boulders which have been shaped by the erosive forces of wind, sea spray and rain over some 500 million years."
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Remarkable Rocks

Top choice in Kangaroo Island

At Kirkpatrick Point, a few kilometres east of Cape du Couedic, the much-photographed, rather Dalí-esque Remarkable Rocks are a cluster of hefty, weather-gouged granite boulders atop a rocky dome that arcs 75m down to the sea. Remarkable!

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1. Cape du Couedic Lighthouse

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2. Admirals Arch

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5. Flinders Chase National Park

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