Kangaroo Island


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Kangaroo Island, Australia

As its name suggests, you will indeed encounter kangaroos while visiting Kangaroo Island. But there’s so much more to see in addition to Australia’s national animal. Situated 70 miles off the coast of Adelaide, Kangaroo Island is home to diverse wildlife, including the koala, platypus and tammar wallaby. Explore some of the island’s rugged 330 miles of coastline and visit sea lion and long-nosed fur seal colonies. Go sandboarding on the otherworldly landscape of Little Sahara sand dunes. Sample honey made from Ligurian honey bees — the island boasts the only purebred and disease-free population of this bee species. Or go vineyard hopping and discover a new favorite vintage. Experience an unforgettable day on an island unlike any other.


  • Port Name & Location
    Kangaroo Island, Australia
  • Time Zone
    Australian Central Daylight Time Zone
  • Language
  • Currency & Shopping
    Australian Dollar
    • Famous For
      Australia is known for its rugged landscapes and unique animals not found anywhere else on earth. This is on full display at Kangaroo Island where you can explore incredible landscapes and see a variety of wildlife.
    • Important
      The summer sun is stronger in Australia than in the Northern Hemisphere, so be sure to apply sun screen every few hours or wear sun-protective clothing during outdoor excursions.
    • Fun Fact #1
      A jewel of Kangaroo Island, Flinders Chase National Park extends over a large swath of land, encompassing the iconic Remarkable Rocks and hiking trails through the bush. Keep an eye out for koalas, kangaroos, echidnas, eagles and more.
    • Fun Fact #2
      Multiple farms and vineyards welcome visitors, giving you a taste of the local foodie scene. Sample local honey, olives, oysters, wine and more as you explore the island.
      • Fun Fact: Foodies
        Get ready to savor a delicious assortment of baked goods, cheeses, seafood, wine and other foods at the popular Kangaroo Island Farmers Market
      • Fun Fact: Landmarks
        Visit the aptly named Seal Bay, which has been home to these endangered animals for thousands of years. Enjoy close encounters with these incredible animals during a guided tour.

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