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Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island

Quick facts about Kangaroo Island

  • 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.

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Top hotels near Kangaroo Island

InterContinental Adelaide

InterContinental Adelaide

InterContinental Adelaide is situated on the banks of the Torrens River, next to the Adelaide Festival Centre, the Adelaide Convention Center and the Adelaide Casino. Every room and suite has spectacular views of the city and a spacious marble bathroom.

Pullman Adelaide

Pullman Adelaide

Located in the heart of Adelaide's city center on Hindmarsh Square, Pullman Adelaide is just a 15-minute walk from local attractions such as the fashion boutiques of Rundle Street and the vibrant café community. The Barossa Valley and Mclaren Vale...

Stamford Plaza Adelaide

Stamford Plaza Adelaide

Stamford Plaza Adelaide is conveniently located in the popular Central Business District area. Featuring a complete list of amenities, guests will find their stay at the property a comfortable one. Service-minded staff will welcome and guide you at the Stamford...

Travel info about Adelaide and Australia

Adelaide, Australia

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Interesting facts about Kangaroo Island

  • 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.
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Safe travels!

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