- Name: Kangaroo Island
- Location: Near Adelaide, Australia
- Type of attraction: Nature/Island/Wildlife
- Ticket price: From $25
The Kangaroo Island lies off South Australia’s mainland, just southwest of Adelaide. More than one third of the island is protected nature reserve, and is home to native wildlife such as sea lions, koalas and numerous species of birds. In the west, Flinders Chase National Park, like the sculpted Remarkable Rocks and the stalactite-covered Admirals Arch, is famous for penguin colonies and striking coastal rock formations.
Visitors are coming to enjoy all the wild animals, especially kangaroos, in their natural habitat. There is a daily ferry that brings tourists from Adelaide, so they can have great escape from the city for a day or more.
There are so many things to do on this island: learn about wild life, enjoy the ocean and marine life and relax while camping or enjoying nice food and drinks.
Kangaroo Island is third by a size in Australia – after Tasmania and Melville Island and very much worth a visit.
Top hotels near Kangaroo Island
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Tours and trips including Kangaroo Island
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Kangaroo Island Day Tour
Book our 2-Day Kangaroo Island Discovery Tour From Adelaide to see kangaroos, koalas, and a free-flight Birds of Prey Show.
2-Day Kangaroo Island Discovery Tour From Adelaide
Join us for a scenic day trip from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island! Our Kangaroo Island tour will show you all the key attractions of this famous island.
Kangaroo Island Tour
Join our 5-Day Adelaide and Kangaroo Island Discovery Tour to visit lovers paradise, Kangaroo Island, and Flinders Chase National Park.
5-Day Adelaide and Kangaroo Island Discovery Tour From Adelaide
Interesting facts about Kangaroo Island
Here are some facts about this impressive natural landmark:
- With the area of about 4,400 km2, it is seven times size of Singapore.
- The kangaroos o the island are slightly different from their mainland relatives – they have longer fur and are darker in color.
- There have been more than 80 shipwrecks off the coast of Kangaroo Island since records began in 1847.