Category: Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island is world famous & we have it here in our own backyard! It is a great family-friendly holiday location that suits all ages, so get booking and find out just what this incredible island has to offer! 

To get to Kangaroo Island from Adelaide, you will need to head down the coast from Adelaide first, driving along the beautiful Fleurieu Penisula. This drive takes about 1 hr 30 minutes, so make sure you give yourself enough time. The Sealink ferry departs from Cape Jervis and takes about 45 minutes.  Ferry’s leave regularly and you can find the timetable and prices on the Sealink website. KI is quite a big place, with lots of National Park, so it’s recommended you do a self-drive, particularly if you have younger kids.

There are an endless amount of activities to enjoy with kids on Kangaroo Island. Play on the pristine beaches, marvel at our native animals and natural structures such as the Remarkable Rocks. Go sand tobogganing at Little Sahara and taste local honey at one of the honey farms. Spot seals, enjoy local produce and climb a lighthouse! Phew, we are exhausted just thinking about it all – don't take our word for it though. Book the ferry & go!

Kids in Adelaide acknowledges the Ngarrindjeri, Ramindjeri, Narrunga and Kaurna people, the Traditional Owners of Country throughout Kangaroo Island and recognise their continuing connection to land, waters and culture. We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging.

Animal Experiences on Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island is synonymous with Australian animals. I mean, it literally has KANGAROO in the name! But even if you’ve grown up in Australia & are used to seeing our animals, there is still something super exciting about spotting a kangaroo or koala or seeing some cool birds that you don’t get to see everyday. You can’t go to Kangaroo Island without having at least one or two animals encounters & we all know that...

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Seal Bay, Kangaroo Island

Fun fact: Australian sea lions are unique to South Australia & Western Australia. Sad fact: They are endangered, with a total population of about 12,000. Seal Bay on Kangaroo Island is the third largest colony & a place you can see them without any enclosures in their natural habitat. It’s also the only place in the world where you can see them at close range & walk on the beach where they eat, rest & play. It is part of a...

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Little Sahara, Kangaroo Island

No snowboarding in South Australia? No problems, we’ve got Little Sahara instead! No visit to Kangaroo Island is complete without a trip to Little Sahara for tons of fun (and tons of sand in every crevice!). What is it? Little Sahara is a naturally occurring inland dunefield – you’ll find around 2.5kms worth of dunes, the highest of which is about 70m above sea level. So, yep, Little Sahara is also a great workout & way to...

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Flinders Chase National Park

The Remarkable Rocks certainly live up to their name! Flinders Chase National Park is located 110km west of Kingscote, on Kangaroo Island. Follow the Playford and West End Highways or the South Coast Road. You will find an array of experiences to enjoy with the family, including lookouts, bushwalks, camping, wildlife spotting and whale watching. Five amazing experiences at this park: 1. On a clear night find somewhere around your campsite to...

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