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Kangaroo Island Investigator

7 days 6 nights
Adelaide to Adelaide
from AUD$4,691pp
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Arrive in Adelaide and make your way south-east to Cape Jervis, where you will board the Sealink ferry and cross the Backstairs Passage to Kangaroo Island. The following day, your exploration of this island paradise begins. Enjoy morning tea and a bushwalk through the eucalypts to spot koalas and other native wildlife with your guide, before stopping for a lunch of fresh local produce, and visiting Seal Bay Conservation Area. Visit spectacular land formations such as the Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch, and learn about fire ecology in the regenerating Flinders Chase National Park. Learn about agricultural history of Cygnet Bay on your last day on the island, and sample fine foods from local producers before flying back to Adelaide. Spend your final day exploring Adelaide at your own pace and soak up the impressive arts, wine and food culture of this friendly city. If you're craving further adventure, talk to your Aussie Specialist consultant about adding on a visit to the Great Ocean Road, or the country's spiritual centre, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

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Kangaroo Island Investigator - Day 1
Private transfer from Adelaide Airport to your accommodation

On arrival, you will be met by a private driver outside your barrage carousel and delivered to your Adelaide accommodation.

Arrive into Adelaide

The vibrant heart of the Festival State, Adelaide is a beautiful and easily accessible city fringed by lush parklands, and a short distance from sandy beaches, world-renowned wine regions, and unique riverland vistas. Explore the surrounding areas, or immerse yourself in the artistic laneways, hidden gems, and highly acclaimed museums and galleries of the inner city.

Your accommodation: The Chancellor on Currie

The Chancellor on Currie provides a 4 star hotel accommodation featuring contemporary rooms, indoor swimming pool & gym in the heart of Adelaide CBD. It is centrally located, just a walking distance away from Adelaide's greatest attractions, finest restaurants and bars.

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Kangaroo Island Investigator - Day 2
Coach Connection from Adelaide Hotel to Cape Jervis with Sealink

You will be picked up from your Adelaide accommodation and transferred to the Adelaide Central Bus Station where a coach will take you to Cape Jervis.

Cape Jervis to Penneshaw on the Sealink Ferry

SeaLink Kangaroo Island’s ferry service operates between Cape Jervis (two hours south of Adelaide) and Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island. The journey takes just 45 minutes for the 16km crossing.

Shuttle from Penneshaw Wharf to Kingscote with Peninsula Coaches

After departing the Sealink Ferry, you will board the Peninsula Coaches shuttle from Penneshaw Wharf to arrive at your next destination, Kingscote.

Kingscote, SA

The largest town on Kangaroo Island, Kingscote is situated on the coast of Nepean Bay, on the northeast corner of the island, and boasts an extensive collection of restaurants, cafes, shopping, heritage sites, and wildlife. On the north end of town is the historical Hope Cottage Folk Museum; built in the 1850s, it is now one of the oldest homes on the island. Other notable heritage sites in Kingscote include The Bluff Cottage, Barrett’s Store, and the Old Government Quarry.
Immerse yourself in the vibrant arts scene of local sculpture, jewellery, paintings, glasswork, and woodcraft art at the Kangaroo Island Art Gallery in the centre of Kingscote as well as the many smaller galleries. There’s no shortage of great restaurant options, and local brews and spirits can be found at the Kangaroo Island Brewery and Kangaroo Island Spirits.
For wildlife and nature enthusiasts, head to the Busby Islet Conservation Park, a 17-hectare nature reserve just north of Kingscote at the mouth of Nepean Bay. The park is home to numerous bird species, such as Australian Pelicans, and Sooty Oystercatchers, and is also home to a colony of the smallest penguins in the world, the little penguin. Avid beachgoers should be sure to pay a visit to Emu Bay to indulge in the white sand and crystal-clear waters.

Your accommodation: Aurora Ozone Kingscote Hotel

The hotel is located in Kingscote on Kangaroo Island, it offers a choice of rooms, suites and apartments, overlooking the Ocean. Perfect for families, couples and groups.
Meals included: Breakfast

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Kangaroo Island Investigator - Day 3
Kangaroo Island Investigator Tour Day 1

You will begin your three day tour with discovering the Island life. You will have some home-made treats with morning tea and walk a country track through Eucalyptus trees where koalas snooze overhead and listen sounds of bush. You will walk through the bush with your guide and look for brightly colored honeyeaters, beautiful parrots, cicadas, local wild plants and kangaroos found only on Kangaroo Island. You will enjoy a delicious lunch featuring local sea fish, fresh salads and wines. Later, you will experience Seal Bay Conversation Park and sea lions on a beautiful sandy beach.

Your accommodation: Stranraer Homestead

Stranraer Homestead is a charming and comfortable accommodation located on Kangaroo Island. This traditional bed & breakfast offers an outstanding experience with beautiful surroundings, home-cooked meals and friendly hosts.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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Kangaroo Island Investigator - Day 4
Exceptional Kangaroo Island Investigator Tour - Day 2

Today you will travel through spectacular landscapes of Kangaroo Island. You will learn about fire ecology and how nature deals with fire. Some of native flora only flower following fire! You will continue to Flinders Chase National Park and explore the massive shapes of Remarkable Rocks and enjoy an elegant picnic lunch in the bush or on the top of an amazing clifftop. After lunch, you will discover the power of the Southern Ocean at Admirals Arch - a coastal grotto which is home of a large colony of long-nosed fur seals.

Your accommodation: Stranraer Homestead

Stranraer Homestead is a charming and comfortable accommodation located on Kangaroo Island. This traditional bed & breakfast offers an outstanding experience with beautiful surroundings, home-cooked meals and friendly hosts.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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Kangaroo Island Investigator - Day 5
Exceptional Kangaroo Island Investigator Tour - Day 3

The last day of your tour will begin in the pristine farming region of Cygnet River. You will learn about the agricultural history of Kangaroo Island, which produces range of primary food sources. The first stop is Kangaroo Island Olives, where you will taste both table olives and some of the delicious oils they produce. On the way to the coastal town of American River, you will learn about local free range egg farm and visit Oyster Farm Shop, which produces delicious Pacific Oysters in the calm waters of Eastern Cove. After lunch, you will visit Honey Farm and taste famous local honey ice cream. This tour will conclude with tasting of selection wines and Kangaroo Island Spirits.

SUGGESTED ACTIVITY - Own Arrangements Domestic Flight - Kingscote to Adelaide

This cost for this flight is additional to your tour, we can book this flight for you.

Your accommodation: The Chancellor on Currie

The Chancellor on Currie provides a 4 star hotel accommodation featuring contemporary rooms, indoor swimming pool & gym in the heart of Adelaide CBD. It is centrally located, just a walking distance away from Adelaide's greatest attractions, finest restaurants and bars.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

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Kangaroo Island Investigator - Day 6
Explore Adelaide

With a growing small-bar scene, world-class art and music, and a festival calendar to rival that of any other Australian city, Adelaide is a destination worth discovering. Take time to explore its vibrant laneways, visit the iconic Adelaide Central Market, and go shopping in Rundle Mall. Slow things down and relax at the Botanic Gardens, jump on the iconic Popeye Cruise along the River Torrens, or take the tram out to Glenelg to explore the popular metropolitan beach, dine in one of the many foreshore restaurants, or even enjoy the beach cabanas in summer months.
Adelaide is also lucky enough to be surrounded by some of Australia's most famous wine regions, and a stop into one of the wineries or the National Wine Centre is highly recommended. A 30-minute drive east into the hills will take you to Hahndorf, the oldest surviving German settlement in Australia, home to incredible food, strawberry fields and streets lined with artisan stores. On the way to Hahndorf, stop in at the Mount Lofty Botanic Gardens and the Mt Lofty Summit for a coffee with a view. You may wish to return via Belair and stop at the iconic Windy Point Lookout on your way for even more phenomenal views over the city and beyond, especially at sunset.

Sightseeing River Cruise with Popeye River Cruises

Enjoy a delightful sightseeing cruise down the River Torrens on a stunning heritage boat. Boarding at Elder Park, you will float down the beautiful river in best seat in the house. The Popeye cruises through the heart of the city and passes by famed attractions like the Festival Centre, the Entertainment Centre and the SAHMRI. Admire the ever-changing landscapes that line the waterways as you listen to live commentary by a local guide about the history of the area. Soak up the relaxing atmosphere of this picturesque city.

SUGGESTED ACTIVITY - Hosted Tour & Tasting at the National Wine Centre of Australia

Take a guided tour of the National Wine Centre’s Wine Discovery Journey. Uncover the diversity of Australia’s 65 wine regions and meet some of the wonderful characters of the industry. Discover the key characteristics of wine varieties grown throughout the country before enjoying a guided tasting of three Australian wines from a range of producers. You will be taken on a sensory journey, learning the differences between aroma, texture and flavour, providing you with a greater appreciation and understanding of wine tasting.

SUGGESTED ACTIVITY - Adelaide Central Market Delicious Lunch Tour

This tour uncovers the famous 150-year-old fresh produce market. Taste a delicious selection of foods from South Australian artisan food producers, meet the suppliers, Stallholders and producers whose families have traded the market for generations. This small-group tour is hosted by local guides and is serious fun for those with a passion for great food, and the people who grow and supply it to our tables.
After the tour, settle in for a delicious Market cafe lunch and watch the world go by, or if you are too full after the tour tastings, the guide can arrange a gourmet Italian panini picnic lunch to take away.

Your accommodation: The Chancellor on Currie

The Chancellor on Currie provides a 4 star hotel accommodation featuring contemporary rooms, indoor swimming pool & gym in the heart of Adelaide CBD. It is centrally located, just a walking distance away from Adelaide's greatest attractions, finest restaurants and bars.
Meals included: Breakfast

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Kangaroo Island Investigator - Day 7
Farewell from Australia

Farewell Australia today. If there is more of Australia or New Zealand you would like to explore, talk to your sales consult about planning your next stop!

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