Kangaroo Island

South Australia

Kangaroo Island Holiday

Day 1 (L,D) HOME PORTS, ADELAIDE, KINGSCOTE

Today we fly to Adelaide, continuing to Kingscote on Kangaroo Island. We transfer to the Aurora Ozone Hotel, our home for the next five nights. Time to settle in before we view the entertaining Pelican show at Kingscote Wharf, prior to dinner at our hotel.

Day 2 (B,L,D) STOKES BAY, ISLAND PURE DAIRY

Some free time this morning to enjoy the township of Kingscote. Late morning we visit Stokes Bay Bush Garden and enjoy a picnic lunch (weather permitting). During the afternoon we take in the views from Stokes Bay Beach before visiting the unique Island Pure Dairy, home to a dairy flock of 1,500 milking sheep. The centre produces world class yoghurt and cheeses and tastings are offered, purchase if you wish.

Day 3 (B,L,D) FLINDERS CHASE NP, THE REMARKABLES

A leisurely morning drive as we travel to the far west of the island to Flinders Chase National Park. Enjoy lunch in the Chase Café prior to exploring the highlights of this spectacular park. See The Remarkables, a huge rocky outcrop of weather sculptured granite boulders perched 75 metres above the sea. Cape de Couedic features a historic lighthouse and Admirals Arch, home to a large colony of New Zealand fur seals. A memorable day!

Day 4 (B,L,D) SEAL BAY, RAPTOR DOMAIN, ANDERMEL MARRON FARM, HOPE COTTAGE

We visit Seal Bay and join a guided walk on the beach, home to around 500 sea lions. There are also good views from the cliff top boardwalk. Morning tea follows at Raptor Domain, see the amazing “Birds of Prey” free flight presentation. Following the show we travel to the Andermel Marron Farm where freshwater crayfish (Marron) are farmed and excellent wines under the “Two Wheeler” label are produced. Enjoy tastings prior to a delicious lunch. Later we visit Hope Cottage Museum, a fascinating insight into Kangaroo Island’s heritage.

Day 5 (B,L,D) PENNESHAW, CLIFFORDS HONEY FARM, EMU RIDGE DISTILLERY

We journey across to the quaint township of Penneshaw and visit the Maritime and Folk Museum. Lunch is at the historic waterfront Penneshaw Hotel. As we return to Kingscote we call in to Clifford’s Honey Farm and meet the local farmers who are proud to show their produce. At the nearby Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Oil Distillery, we have a guided tour followed by afternoon tea.

Day 6 (B,L) KINGSCOTE, ADELAIDE, HOME

Following breakfast we join our morning flight to Adelaide, transferring to home ports, completing a most enjoyable holiday to the ruggedly beautiful Kangaroo Island.