Kangaroo Island, also known as the Galapagos Islands of Australia, is well known all over the world for its array of attractions as well as being one of the very few places where you can come face to face with a variety of animals, both from the sea and the land. Watch kangaroos laze on the beach, see sea lions play in the shallow waters and everything from koalas, goannas, echidnas, penguins, wallabies and so much more can all be seen here on this remarkable island. Kangaroo Island has a real sense of true beauty as its untouched landscape is unlike anything you will ever see!
There are a host of attractions from natural attractions to manmade attractions and animals and more! There are beautiful National Parks, rugged coastlines to explore, caves and quaint villages and towns to see. Take a trip to Seal Bay or Remarkable Rock, Kelly Hill Caves or Flinders Chase National Park. Towns such as Penneshaw and Kingscote provide everything from shopping, markets and restaurants, to accommodation, museums, arts and crafts and many other interesting things to see and do.
You can go caving, diving, bird watching, wildlife and dolphin spotting, whale watching or hiking along one of the many coastal walks. There is swimming to be enjoyed in the beautiful azure blue waters at one of the many inlets and bays that fringe the coastline as well as beach walks, fishing an sunken shipwrecks to see. From island cruises, sailing adventures, dinner cruises and sightseeing tours from the water, you can spend as much time as you like out on the water.
Spend a few hours at the Wildlife Sanctuary or Animal Park with the kids, visit one of the wineries where you can do some taste testing for yourself, or dine out at one of the many restaurants dotted around the island. With an unspoilt landscape, pristine beaches and an island that presents a world of attractions you may not even know where to start first. You will certainly need more than just a couple of days to see some or all of the attractions that are on offer on Kangaroo Island. Use one of the many Kangaroo Island accommodation properties ranging from backpackers accommodation through five star luxury accommodation as your base to explore, witness and experience.
Watch a live show with birds of prey for a couple of hours, experience the rich history and culture or visit the penguin pageantry. Visit the many lighthouses on the island, take a trip to the Little Sahra or spend the day at Vivian Bay, a beach like no other. From adventure and excitement to pure luxury and indulging, there are so many wonderful attractions that will draw you to Kangaroo Island, that there are just too many to list.
Kangaroo Island has it all from sand dunes, beautiful beaches, crystal clear ocean waters, forests, National Parks, wildlife galore, welcoming locals and stunning coastal scenery. Whatever holiday you might be planning, Kangaroo Island is the place for you. With a range of tours, attractions and accommodation of all types, you will want to keep coming back time and time again to Kangaroo Island.