Kan­ga­roo Is­land Dis­cov­ery

Kan­ga­roo Is­land is a na­ture lover’s idyll with res­i­dent nat­u­ral­ists and gifted guides to show you one of the best wildlife ex­pe­ri­ences in Aus­tralia.

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Kan­ga­roo Is­land is a place where you can qui­etly ‘go bush’ to see na­tive Aus­tralian an­i­mals and birds as they were meant to be seen – in the wild. Echidna, Koalas, Aus­tralian Sealions and Tam­mar Wal­la­bies (abun­dant here but al­most ex­tinct on the main­land), bandi­coots and goan­nas abound on this is­land sanc­tu­ary. You’ll learn about the com­mu­nity’s work to res­tore habi­tats and ex­plore the spec­tac­u­lar wildlife and coastal for­ma­tions of the Flin­ders Chase. The is­land’s thriv­ing art and food scene is also ex­plored.

High­lights:

Guid­ing by KI’s top wildlife ex­perts See and pho­to­graph rare and en­dan­gered wildlife such as Tam­mar Wal­laby An op­por­tu­nity to meet Peggy Ris­miller, renowned echidna ex­pert

Itin­er­ary:

Day 1 If you choose to fly in, you’ll be picked up from Kingscote air­port and trans­ferred to your ho­tel over­look­ing the ocean where you’ll stay for the du­ra­tion of your visit. Al­ter­na­tively, you can make your way to Kan­ga­roo Is­land by ferry. You may have time to take a short walk to the ma­rina to pho­to­graph fur seals be­fore din­ner.

Day 2 Your guide will pick you up for our ‘in­sider’s tour’ of Kan­ga­roo Is­land, where you’ll en­joy lunch and a pre­sen­ta­tion with the renowned Short-beaked Echidna ex­pert Peggy Ris­miller be­fore wine tast­ing with one of the is­land’s French wine-mak­ers, then a visit to the Fine Art Gallery.

Day 3 En­joy a guided tour to ex­plore and learn about is­land life, see Koalas and en­joy a pri­vate bush bar­be­cue and a beach walk among the Aus­tralian Sealions.

Day 4 View breath­tak­ing coastal scenery of Flin­ders Chase and

Cape du Couedic, as you meet the lo­cals - Western Grey Kan­ga­roos, Tam­mar Wal­la­bies, Rosen­berg’s Goan­nas, Duck-billed Platy­pus and the unique Cape Bar­ren Geese.

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