Nature Reserve in South Coast Road

Seal Bay Conservation Park

'Observation, not interaction' is the mentality here. Guided tours stroll along the beach (or boardwalk on self-guided tours; adult/child/family $16/10/42) to a colony of (mostly sleeping) Australian sea lions: book…
Farm in South Coast Road

Clifford's Honey Farm

It's almost worth swimming the Backstairs Passage for the honey ice cream (sourced from a colony of rare Ligurian bees) at this charming, uncommercial farm, which is a bit off the tourist radar (again, charming). Ho…
Nature Reserve in South Coast Road

Kelly Hill Conservation Park

This series of dry limestone caves was 'discovered' in the 1880s by a horse named Kelly, who fell into them through a hole. Take the standard show cave tour (10.30am, then hourly 11am to 4pm), or add on an adventure…
Nature Reserve in South Coast Road

Little Sahara

A turn-off 6km west of Seal Bay Rd leads to a rolling white dunescape looming above the surrounding scrub. Amazing! You can hire sandboards from Kangaroo Island Outdoor Action.
Zoo in South Coast Road

Raptor Domain

Check out some KI wedge-tailed eagles, barn owls and kookaburras at a one-hour birds-of-prey display (11.30am and 2.30pm), or go scaly at a one-hour lizards and snakes show (1pm).
Wildlife Reserve in South Coast Road

Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

Say hello to some local koalas at this private wildlife reserve, best experienced on a Koala Adventure Walk (sightings guaranteed). Come back at night for a nocturnal walk and you'll also see echidnas, wallabies, ka…
Distillery in South Coast Road

Emu Ridge Farm Eucalyptus Distillery

A detour off Hog Bay or Birchmore roads takes you past this self-sufficient operation (all solar-, steam- and wind-powered) extracting eucalyptus oil from Kangaroo Island's narrow-leaf mallee. The attached craft gal…