Kangaroo Island Attractions
Kangaroo Island is a very popular destination for tourists because of its pristine beaches, beautiful coastline, natural vegetation and wildlife. Over half of the island has been preserved from clearing of vegetation. Approximately one third is conserved in National and Conservation Parks including five Wilderness Protection Areas. No wonder tourists both international and Australian love to visit this special place.
Popular destinations like Seal Bay offer a range of guided walks on the beach close to the basking seals. Some of the world famous Kangaroo Island attractions are located in Flinders Chase National Park. Attractions such as Remarkable Rocks, Admirals Arch at Cape De couedic where you can view hundreds of New Zealand Fur Seals. You can also visit to the limestone formations at Kelly Hill Caves.
Kangaroo Island Activities
There are many activities to try while staying on the Island, such as:
- Swimming with the dolphins with Kangaroo Island Marine Tours
- Sand boarding at Little Sahara
- Surfing the many beaches
- Shore fishing from the island’s many fantastic beaches, rivers and rocky coastlines
- Fishing Charters (prior bookings essential)
- Wining & dining on award winning local produce such as; Ligurian bee honeys, Bush Jams, Sheep milk, yoghurts & cheeses & fresh seafood including Crayfish, Marron, King George whiting, Oysters.
- Locally grown & produced wines
- Spirits & Liqueurs from KI spirits
- Bird watching and Bush walkers paradise
Just to mention a few !
Free of foxes and rabbits, native wildlife has been protected enabling it to thrive in a safe environment. Many species now almost extinct elsewhere in Australia, are thriving on Kangaroo Island. The Tammar Wallaby and Glossy Black Cockatoo thrive on the Island and are popular draw cards for many visitors. Amongst other animals which can be found easily on the Island are; the Brush-tail Possum, Short Beaked Echidna, New Zealand Fur Seal, Australian Sea Lion and the Ferry Penguin are all native on the island. The Koala, Ring-Tail Possum and Platypus were introduced and still survive today.
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