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Things To Do In Kangaroo Island

Next stop: Kangaroo Island! You're keen to set course in a new direction. Always up for imaginative ways to get your kicks and have a brand new adventure, you're eager to discover new territory from top to bottom. Find and book your activities now, and the only thing left to do is pack your suitcase and prepare to have fun, because Expedia can hook you up with loads of things to do.

  • The activities in Kangaroo Island are not only perfect for you, but they won't break the bank. We have 23 things to do here, and you can make them yours starting at £21. Get your favourite tours and excursions on Expedia for a great price, and you will still have money for a dream hotel or luxurious meal while you're visiting.
  • Kangaroo Island is a favourite among travellers like yourself. In fact, a good percentage of travellers can't wait for their next holiday to Kangaroo Island to check out local hot spots and find the top activities. The top activities can get the attention of even well-versed globetrotters, and one look at our list explains why. Our collection includes an impressive variety of entertainment and excitement. From impressive ways to test your sea legs like a Kangaroo Island Full-Day Tour to spectacular ways to find the thrill of your life like the Sandboard Hire at Little Sahara, there are tons of possibilities to choose from when you browse through all the activities available here at Expedia.

You'll need some planning to best get the feel for Kangaroo Island, especially when you intend to schedule in lots of exciting activities. And it's a no-brainer that you don't want to hunker down in your hotel room遥ou're excited to get out and have an adventure. You're excited to sign up for the top activities around, and a quiet day exploring local neighbourhoods is always time well spent. Our activities are the perfect way to organise your trip. Book professionally led tours on Expedia, and there will be no need to worry about looking at a map.

Things to Do in Kangaroo Island

Australia’s third largest island, Kangaroo Island boasts a wild and beautiful landscape, a wealth of plants and animals and, as the name suggests, its fair share of kangaroos. A fantastic destination for anyone who wants to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and experience Australia’s wilder side, Kangaroo Island offers great opportunities for hiking, bird watching and getting close to nature. Go whale and dolphin watching, visit the beautiful protected areas that dot the island or explore the restaurants and bars in the island’s settlements to sample some mouth-watering local cuisine.

Areas & Neighbourhoods on Kangaroo Island

Kingscote – The first colonial settlement in South Australia, Kingscote is Kangaroo Island’s largest town. Visit Kingscote’s historic buildings which include the Reeves Point Settlement site, the Old Government Quarry and Barrett’s Store. You can also see the colony of little penguins that live on the town’s shores.

South Coast – Home to many of Kangaroo Island’s most famous attractions, South Coast is a must see during your stay. Visit Seal Bay, a beautiful stretch of sand that’s home to Australia’s most accessible sea lion colony.

Flinders Chase National Park – One of South Australia’s top national parks, Flinders Chase occupies a large chunk of western Kangaroo Island. Visit the famous Remarkable Rocks, Admiral’s Arch or the heritage listed lightkeepers cottage. There is also an excellent choice of walking routes that take visitors through some of the most beautiful parts of Flinders Chase.

North Coast – The North Coast of Kangaroo Island is very different to the South Coast. You’ll find a choice of sheltered swimming spots, rugged terrain and a largely deserted landscape. Visit the white sands of the expansive Emu Bay to see one of the best beaches on the island.

Things to See on Kangaroo Island

Thanks to its diverse landscape and rich history, Kangaroo Island boasts a number of sights to explore. Visit the unique Remarkable Rocks and Admiral’s Arch on the island’s South Coast, see under the skin of Kangaroo Island with a trip to the Kelly Hill Caves or get up close and personal with the island’s wild inhabitants with a visit to the sea lions of Seal Bay. Kangaroo Island also has a variety of manmade sights to see, including a number of historic lighthouses that have warned ships off of the dangerous coast for over a hundred years. One of the most famous of these is the Cape Willoughby Lighthouse, the first to be erected in South Australia.

Things to Do on Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island is packed full of things to do. Go hiking across its pristine landscape, take a boat tour out into the waters to see the dolphins and whales that flock to the area or visit one of the island’s numerous wildlife sanctuaries and conservations areas to get an idea of the region’s animal life. Surfing, snorkelling, pelican feeding, penguin watching and wine tasting are all available on the island, ensuring there’s something to keep you busy no matter what your interests.

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