Just off the coast of South Australia, a few hours travel from Adelaide, lies the wild and beautiful Kangaroo Island. Our Kangaroo Island tours depart from Adelaide to explore this island of breathtaking coastal scenery and unique wildlife. If you are short on time, join our one day tour for an introduction to the allure of this stunning area, while those with a bit more time can hop on our two day tour to further explore Kangaroo Island and its rugged beauty.
Best Kangaroo Day Trips from Adelaide
See everything Kangaroo Island is famous for on our 1 Day Kangaroo Island Tour from Adelaide. We start early in the morning departing from Adelaide, passing through the impressive scenery of McLaren Vale and down the Fleurieu Peninsula to arrive at Cape Jervis. We jump on a ferry for the trip across the clear waters to Kangaroo Island, arriving in Penneshaw ready to explore. Catch a glimpse (and a photo) of the local resident seals as they hang out in the sun at Seal Bay, before heading to Vivonne Bay Bistro for a delicious lunch.
After lunch, the trip takes in more of Kangaroo Island’s impressive sights including the un-spoilt wilderness of Flinders Chase National Park and Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, where you can spot some of Australia’s famous wildlife. The Kangaroo Island Tour then heads to the coast to admire the strange of unique rock formations of Admiral Arch and the Remarkable Rocks. Enjoy a pitstop at the Flinders Chase Visitor Centre before travelling back to Penneshaw ready for the trip back to Adelaide. Our 1 Day Kangaroo Island Tour is a great way to explore this beautiful island in a short amount of time.
Two Day Kangaroo Island Tour
For those with a bit more time to explore, it is worth joining the 2 Day Kangaroo Island Tour to spend more time discovering what makes this area special. The tour departs from Adelaide early on day one, journeying down the Fleurieu Peninsula to arrive at Cape Jervis ready to take the ferry. On day one of the tour you will visit Rob’s Shearing & Sheep Dogs, Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery, Seal Bay and more before bedding down for the night in the spectacular surroundings of Vivonne Bay Lodge.
Day two of Kangaroo Island tour starts with the opportunity to meet some of Australia’s unique wildlife at Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary. The tour travels to the coast to view Admiral’s Arch and the Remarkable Rocks, observe more seals in their natural habitat and explore some of the island’s pristine beaches before hopping back on the ferry to return to Adelaide. The 2 Day Kangaroo Island Tour is the best way to get to know this stunning region!
Kangaroo Island is home to an array of Australian native animals, not just kangaroos! On top of the island’s namesake mammal, you can expect to see koalas, fur seals, sea lions and more on the tours.
Besides the incredible natural scenery, there are heaps of things to see and do on Kangaroo Island including the Remarkable Rocks, Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery, Emu Bay Lavender Farm and much more!
We usually stay at Penneshaw Beach Stay and private accommodation upgrades may be available. Contact our reservations team to check availability for your travel dates. The accommodation location may change depending on availability on your dates of travel.