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$115.02 Shore Excursions

Kangaroo Island Shore Excursion: Food and Wine Trail Tour

The tour will commence with a drive along the scenic route, taking in spectacular views of the Penneshaw Coastline and traveling to Pennington Bay.Arrive at Pennington Bay for a photo shoot. This is a stunning beach where dolphins and whales can sometimes be spotted frolicking in the water.Visit Emu Ridge Eucalyptus where you can learn how a traditional Australian Bush Product is made at South Australia's only commercial Eucalyptus Oil Distillery. Emu Ridge is an excellent retail outlet that offers an extensive range of local products as well as tastings for Kangaroo Island Ciders. Enjoy a guided tour and learn how the distillation process takes place.Enjoy a wine tasting at Bay of Shoals Wines along with a Cheese Platter that showcases some of Kangaroo Island's own produce, before taking a scenic drive into Kingscote where you will stop at a cafe for lunch at your own expense (optional).Visit Island Beehive where you can taste the various flavors of honey and have a look around in the gift shop.Visit Island Pure Sheep Dairy where you can watch the milking of sheep and see how cheese and yoghurt are made as well as sample some of the products.Make your way to The Lavender Farm (if not open, you will visit Kangaroo Island Spirits) and enjoy the surroundings and have some time for lavender scones and tea or coffee before making your way back to your cruise ship.

$467.50 Day Trips & Excursions

Small-Group Kangaroo Island 4WD Tour from Adelaide

After an early morning pickup from your Adelaide or Glenelg hotel, relax on a scenic coach ride from Adelaide to Cape Jervis on the vineyard-covered Fleurieu Peninsula, where you’ll make the 45-minute ferry crossing to Kangaroo Island; all up, the coach and ferry trip to the island takes three hours. If you choose to fly, you'll be picked up from your Adelaide hotel and transferred to the airport for your 30-minute flight to Kangaroo Island.Your wildlife guide will meet you at the port at Penneshaw, and provide an overview of Kangaroo Island’s history and environment. Your drive by 4WD across the island takes you through several habitats, including eucalyptus forests home to echidnas, wallabies and a huge variety of birdlife. You’ll discover that many species have survived on Kangaroo Island, while they’ve become extinct on the mainland, and many species are unique to the island.You’ll also visit the Seal Bay Conservation Park to see the park’s colony of Australian sea lions basking on the beach and sand dunes. As you admire the sea lions’ playful antics, your small-group guide will provide essential information on the lives of these spectacular marine animals.After a gourmet picnic lunch with wine at a heritage-listed bush property, take a guided bushwalk or stroll on the beach. Then go for a 4WD drive through the island’s interior, keeping watch for koalas and cockatoos. Take a bushwalk on Kangaroo Island’s north coast, where you might see the area’s endemic Tamar wallaby. As the day draws to an end, you’ll see kangaroos leave their daytime bush retreats to graze the open pastures at dusk.Your small-group 4WD tour of Kangaroo Island ends with a drive to Kingscote Airport for your 30-minute flight back to Adelaide if you’ve chosen the flight option, or to Penneshaw to catch the ferry back to Cape Jervis and coach transfer to Adelaide.

$865.98 Multi-day & Extended Tours

2-Day Kangaroo Island 4WD Small-Group Tour from Adelaide

With two days to explore Kangaroo Island on a small-group tour, you’ll travel across this beautiful island by 4WD. You’ll stay the night in a sea-view room at the Ozone Aurora Hotel on Kangaroo Island.Itinerary:Day 1: Adelaide -- Kangaroo Island (L)After an early morning pickup from your Adelaide or Glenelg hotel, relax on a scenic coach ride from Adelaide to Cape Jervis on the vineyard-covered Fleurieu Peninsula, where you’ll make the 45-minute ferry crossing to Kangaroo Island. If you choose to fly, you'll be picked up from your Adelaide hotel and transferred to the airport for your 30-minute flight.Your wildlife guide will meet you at the port at Penneshaw, and provide an overview of Kangaroo Island’s history and environment. Your drive by 4WD across the island takes you through several habitats, including eucalyptus forests home to echidnas, wallabies and a huge variety of birdlife. You’ll discover that many species are unique to the island.You’ll also visit the Seal Bay Conservation Park to see the park’s colony of Australian sea lions basking on the beach and sand dunes. As you admire the sea lions’ playful antics, your small-group guide will provide essential information on the lives of these spectacular marine animals.After a gourmet picnic lunch with wine at a heritage-listed bush property, take a guided bushwalk or stroll on the beach. Then go for a 4WD drive through the island’s interior, keeping watch for koalas and cockatoos. Take a bushwalk on Kangaroo Island’s north coast, where you might see the area’s endemic Tamar wallaby. As the day draws to an end, you’ll see kangaroos leave their daytime bush retreats to graze the open pastures at dusk, before being taken to your accommodation for your overnight stay.Accommodation: Aurora Ozone Hotel (or similar) Day 2: Kangaroo Island -- Adelaide (B, L)Begin the second day of your Kangaroo Island adventure with a visit to Flinders Chase National Park on the island’s west coast. You’ll have a great opportunity to see kangaroos, wallabies and birdlife in their natural habitat, and see a colony of long-nosed fur seals basking in the sun at Cape du Couedic.Stroll beside Remarkable Rocks balancing on the cliff edge, and along the Admiral’s Arch boardwalk to spy seals swimming in the waves beneath. After enjoying a gourmet lunch with wine in a lovely bush setting that’s home to koalas sleeping in the treetops, you’ll see kangaroos and other wildlife at the Kelly Hill Conservation Park.Your small-group two-day 4WD tour of Kangaroo Island ends with a drive to Kingscote Airport for your 30-minute flight to Adelaide if you’ve chosen the flight option, or to Penneshaw to catch the ferry back to Cape Jervis and coach transfer to Adelaide.