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Kangaroo Island Adventure Tour

FROM: $895
15
3D
2N
Min. Age
12 Years +

Departure Times

Departs: 6:45 am
Returns: 9:00 pm

Pricing Options

$895 AUD / Person - Adult (18+) (Between: 01 May 2024 and 30 Mar 2025)
$895 AUD / Person - Child (12 - 17 yrs) (Between: 01 May 2024 and 30 Mar 2025)

Discover Kangaroo Island with three days and 2 nights of incredible wildlife and wilderness experiences!

  • Camp under the stars and swim in the salty sea as you connect with nature
  • Rub shoulders with wildlife like seals, echidnas, and of course, kangaroos
  • Local honey and wine tastings, beautiful beaches and guided walk
  • All transport, including return ferries and buses from Adelaide sorted

The wonderful world of Kangaroo Island awaits. Just a stone’s throw from Adelaide, venture to Australia’s third-largest island and immerse yourself in striking landscapes, beachy coves, vibrant townships, thriving ecosystems and ample wildlife! Fill your days with adventure and explore the gems of Kangaroo Island. 

Experience the flavours of South Australia with a wine and honey tasting, spot seals at Seal Bay, embark on beautiful walks through Flinders National Park and dive into off-shore snorkelling. With a focus on regenerative environmental initiatives, opt into a conservation experience on this eco-tour. Relax, unwind and find your slice of Kangaroo Island magic with authentic swag camping beneath the Milky Way!

A wallaby with small ears in a green grassy field


Highlights

  • Spot sea lions and fur seals
  • Seal Bay & Flinders National Park
  • Wine and honey-tasting
  • Beach swims and snorkels
  • Secluded sandy beaches and bays
  • Native Aussie wildlife
  • Guided National Park walks
  • 7 meals (2 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners)
  • Knowledgable guide and commentary

Sample Itinerary

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Day 1

Adelaide to Kangaroo Island: Surf vistas & wine/honey tastings 

Start your day with a 6:45 am SeaLink bus from Adelaide CBD to Cape Jervis (note that travellers must be self-directed in catching the early ferry, as your guide will meet you on Kangaroo Island). After a 45-minute ferry to Penneshaw, meet your Untamed Escapes Guide for an adventure briefing. Onboard the ferry, download the P...

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Day 1

Adelaide to Kangaroo Island: Surf vistas & wine/honey tastings 

Start your day with a 6:45 am SeaLink bus from Adelaide CBD to Cape Jervis (note that travellers must be self-directed in catching the early ferry, as your guide will meet you on Kangaroo Island). After a 45-minute ferry to Penneshaw, meet your Untamed Escapes Guide for an adventure briefing. Onboard the ferry, download the Passport to Recovery App if you’re interested in contributing to local conservation and becoming a citizen scientist! Then, take in the view with a scenic drive to Pennington Bay, famous for its surf. Climb Prospect Hill for sweeping, panoramic views before a visit to a honey farm to learn about Ligurian bees and enjoy a tasting. After lunch, tour Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Oil Distillery and Dudley Wines. As the day comes to a close, arrive at "Happiness" campsite at Antechamber Bay, and relax under the Milky Way in a tranquil paradise!

Ferry Terminal ariel view with blue waters and a white boat


Day 2 

Kangaroo Island: National Park walks, rock formations & seal spotting

After breakfast, experience an unforgettable wildlife encounter at Seal Bay, home to 800 endangered Australian sea lions. Join an interesting tour with National Parks & Wildlife guides, learning about these fascinating creatures and conservation efforts in the area. Walk through dunes to the beach, passing sea lions along the way. Next, visit Flinders Chase National Park, known for its stunning rock formations and wildlife. At Admirals Arch, stroll along a boardwalk and spot New Zealand fur seals. Marvel at the Remarkable Rocks, sculpted over 500 million years, before returning to camp for free time and relaxation before dinner.

Two seals sleeping on the sand


Day 3

Kangaroo Island to Adelaide: bush walks, bird spotting and conservation experience

Start your final day with a morning bush walk near camp. After packing up camp, head to the island's quiet north coast. Explore the lagoon's birdlife and enjoy lunch together, before strolling along American River, spotting various bird species that are abundant in the area. In warmer months, explore caves before reaching Stokes Bay, voted Australia's best beach in 2023 where you can enjoy free time for snorkelling or relaxing. This afternoon, opt to participate in a conservation volunteering activity, like seed collection, wildlife assistance, or a beach clean-up (seasonally chosen). Conclude your adventure with a 5:30 pm ferry to Cape Jervis, returning to Adelaide by 9 pm.

A woman with blonde hair walking through the bush

Accommodation

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You will spend two nights at Happiness Campsite, a tranquil, private beachfront spot at Antechamber Bay with excellent amenities. With a magical, private beach just a 10-minute walk away, let the magic of nature and lulling waves send you to sleep!

Two campers relaxing at the beach on Kangaroo island

Your private campground beach

Campground Amenit...

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You will spend two nights at Happiness Campsite, a tranquil, private beachfront spot at Antechamber Bay with excellent amenities. With a magical, private beach just a 10-minute walk away, let the magic of nature and lulling waves send you to sleep!

Two campers relaxing at the beach on Kangaroo island

Your private campground beach

Campground Amenities

Amenities at your campground include a camp kitchen, indoor lounge area, campfires, bathrooms and warm showers. If it is too cold or damp to camp outside, there is enough room to set up the swags indoors so you can rest assured you'll be warm and dry whatever the weather!

Amenities at Happiness Campsite

Indoor lounge area at Happiness Campground

Tent Set Up

Travellers will be provided with single swags, which are a deluxe Aussie bed roll tent made from canvas with an in-built comfy mattress. You are required to bring your own pillow and sleeping bag. Involvement from travellers is appreciated and required when it comes to camp set up, pack up and meals. Sleep under the milky way and unwind fireside every night on this truly unforgettable camping adventure!

People camping in swags at twilight

    More Information

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    What To Bring

    • Sleeping bag
    • Travel pillow
    • Warm jacket
    • Rain jacket 
    • Swimmers
    • Light, cotton, sun-protective clothing
    • Hat
    • Sunscreen
    • Sunglasses
    • Reusable coffee cup
    • Tupperware container
    • Comfortable walking or hiking shoes
    • Insect repellant
    • Water bottle or Camelback (2L minimum)
    • Beach towel
    • Torch or headlight
    • Camera
    • For cooler months: beanies, thermals, thick warm socks and gloves

    To get the most from this experience, pack appropriately acc...

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    What To Bring

    • Sleeping bag
    • Travel pillow
    • Warm jacket
    • Rain jacket 
    • Swimmers
    • Light, cotton, sun-protective clothing
    • Hat
    • Sunscreen
    • Sunglasses
    • Reusable coffee cup
    • Tupperware container
    • Comfortable walking or hiking shoes
    • Insect repellant
    • Water bottle or Camelback (2L minimum)
    • Beach towel
    • Torch or headlight
    • Camera
    • For cooler months: beanies, thermals, thick warm socks and gloves

    To get the most from this experience, pack appropriately according to the forecast weather conditions.

    Bags are restricted to one 15 kg backpack/soft travel bag per person, plus one small piece of hand luggage.

    What's Included

    • 2 Nights in Swag camping accommodation
    • Return ferry Adelaide to Kangaroo Island 
    • Return SeaLink bus connection from Adelaide to Cape Jervis 
    • All activities and experiences
    • Wine and honey-tasting
    • Authentic wildlife experience
    • 7 meals (2 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 2 dinners)
    • All National Park and entrance fees 
    • Local, knowledgable Guide
    • Air-conditioned vehicle

    What's Extra

    • Public holiday surcharges may apply
    • Snacks for the ferry ride over

    Terms and Conditions

    Important Information

    • A moderate fitness level is required, and you need to be prepared for walks between 2-5 kilometres on some days. This may involve rough ground and perhaps getting wet. 
    • Please advise of any special dietary requirements when you book. We offer plenty of variety and do our best to provide fresh products. Snacks, soft drinks and alcohol are not included.
    • You are required to board the Sealink Ferry on the first day of the tour self-sufficiently as your guide will meet you on Kangaroo Island.
    • As part of our COVID-Safe protocols, all passengers must complete online check-in, including a ‘Fit for Travel’ self-declaration to confirm they are free from illness. This is mandatory and must be completed at the latest 24 hours before departure.
    • This tour requires a minimum of six people to operate. In the unlikely event your departure is cancelled because minimum numbers have not been met, we will transfer all monies paid onto a future departure date. If this is not suitable, we will refund your tour price in full.
    • Please note that on occasion, the ferry times will change from 5.30 pm to 7.30 pm, with the return time to Adelaide bus station at 10:30 pm. If this is the case, you will be informed two days before the tour departs Adelaide.
    • Weather conditions in Australia can change quickly, and our experienced guides will always put the safety of our passengers first and stay abreast of weather conditions. 
    • Itinerary changes may occur to ensure we provide the best possible experience. For example, if it is wet or cold, your Guide may change the beach and outdoor activities with indoor experiences such as visiting the Lavender Farm, Georges Castle and other cellar doors. Regardless of the weather, there is plenty to do, and any itinerary changes will be communicated to the group in advance.

    All information provided at any time by Outback Tours and our affiliates is subject to these Terms & Conditions. This includes but is not limited to tour information, pricing, blog posts, travel advice, itinerary information and availability.


    Your Responsibilities

    Please advise us before booking if any passengers are under 18 years old to ensure this is the appropriate trip. 

    You must reconfirm all booked tours and itineraries prior to travel as specified on your voucher or ticket. If applicable, notes such as dietary requirements, pick-up locations and additional fees should also be confirmed at this time. Reconfirmations cannot be actioned through Outback Tours/Mr Travel and must be done so directly through the Service Operator as specified on each ticket.

    It is your responsibility to notify us of ticket discrepancies. Please read through the details on your voucher thoroughly to ensure all details such as passenger names, ages and dates of travel on vouchers/tickets are correct.

    It is the responsibility of all passengers travelling to advise both your travel agent at the time of booking and the individual tour check-in agent, before boarding, of any medical conditions including food allergies you may suffer from.

    You need to allow adequate time to check-in prior to the specified departure time. Please refer to the specific tour page for full check-in instructions. Guests unable to attend their ticketed tour, transport or accommodation due to delay or lateness will not be eligible for a refund.


    Prices/Extra Costs

    All prices are stated in Australian dollars and include GST. The Service Operator reserves the right to alter prices and extra costs. Extra costs may include EMC fees, Stingersuit/Wetsuit Hire, Luggage Storage, Insurance, Linen Hire, National Park Fees, Fuel Levies, Dietary Fees, etc. Bonds may also apply.

    We will also endeavour to communicate these extra costs with you at the time of booking, and on your ticket. However, it is your responsibility to confirm which (if any) additional costs apply with each Service Operator upon reconfirming your trip.


    Accountability/Misconduct

    All Service Operators have the right to provide client feedback and to cancel bookings based on feedback from other Service Operators. 

    Please enjoy your travel experience in a kind and responsible manner.

    Outback Tours/Mr Travel will treat this as any normal client cancellation and therefore the cancellation fees stated in the Client Cancellation Policy will apply.


    Travel Risk/Insurance

    It should be noted that adventure travel involves risk. Whilst we make every effort to safeguard clients, we cannot be responsible for personal injury or loss due to the actions of our clients which are beyond our control. We highly recommend that all clients have travel insurance covering illness, injury, loss or damage to personal belongings and not being able to travel on the confirmed date of departure. You should also ensure your travel insurance will cover special circumstances including weather events preventing guests from travelling to their tour departure destination and cancelled flights due to unforeseen circumstances. 

    Guests embarking on activities such as scuba diving, jet skiing, skydiving and hiking experiences should purchase insurance appropriate for the risks involved with these activities. 


    Transport

    It should be noted that any transport you have booked (buses, flights and ferries) through Outback Tours is non-refundable and non-transferable. It might be possible to change flights however do note this must be done directly with the flight operator and we are unable to offer any support with this. This may incur change fees or cancellation fees, it depends on the T+Cs of the flight operators themselves. As we acted as a booking agent for you, it is possible to liaise with the airline directly should there be any unexpected events and the airline is forced to cancel your flights. If there are any changes to your flight times or days, we will get notified and send this email directly to you in a reasonable time.


    Merchant Fees

    Please be aware operators pass on credit card merchant fees so there is a non-refundable 1% surcharge for VISA and MASTERCARD card purchases.


    Other

    Terms and Conditions (including the Cancellation Policy) are subject to change.

    All ticket/voucher reissues attract a $20 administration fee.


    Transfers

    The Service Operator reserves the right to limit courtesy transfers to select local accommodations. Private residences or Airbnb properties may be asked to meet at the closest confirmed location. Failure to meet at the specified pick-up location may be treated as “No Show”, for which the Client Cancellation Policy applies. Not all tours offer transfers, please refer to the individual product to see if this is applicable to your tour.


    Itinerary tours, accommodation and transport subject to change

    Any specific accommodation, tours, transport, activities or product listed in our itineraries is subject to change according to availability. Our travel agents will do their best to secure you the specific listed accommodation, however, if not possible according to availability, Outback Tours reserves the right to swap and substitute certain products for similar experiences, accommodation or transport that works with your timeframe.


    Information & Advice

    All information, advice or pricing provided by Outback Tours and our affiliates, or through any of our team, is subject to change. Outback Tours articles and products are provided online for general information purposes only and are intended as guides. Any advice interpreted from information on the website (including but not limited to financial, immigration, employment and tax information) is not specialist advice and does not constitute legal, tax or other professional instruction. Outback Tours does not guarantee that any information provided is up-to-date or accurate. Please obtain professional advice before actioning any advice, including but not limited to tax, immigration, employment, travel restrictions and finances.

    Open Date Vouchers / Gift Certificate:

    Shipping Costs are in addition to the ticket price and will be added at check-out. Shipping costs are non-refundable and do not makeup part of the ticket value. 

    E-Vouchers incur no shipping fees.

    You have 5 years to use the value of the voucher. Seasonal Price Rises will apply if travelling out the current seasons pricing. Vouchers can be exchanged for free up to the full value of the voucher excluding credit card fees and charges.

    Cancellations

    Client Cancellations

    All cancellations forfeit 25% of the recommended retail price (RRP) - not the discounted/sale price. No shows or client cancellations made within 60 days of departure forfeit 100% of the total ticket price

    Transfers between tours can be made at the suppliers' discretion, however, it should be noted that supplier fees may apply. Tour transfers also incur a $20 administration fee. 

    It is compulsory that all cancellation requests are in writing and sent via email to: admin@mr-travel.com. Cancellations attempted via online chat or phone will not be actioned.


    Supplier Cancellations

    The Service Operator reserves the right to alter prices, alter itineraries, apply a fuel surcharge, cancel departures, arrange alternative transport and vary itineraries and services if necessary.

    All departures and itineraries are subject to weather. Tours may be changed or cancelled for any reason at the discretion of the Service Operator. If the Service Operator has to cancel the trip or activity (prior to departure) and we cannot offer a suitable alternative, then a refund will be given minus a 20% administration fee and any associated card fees. We strongly recommend that you have travel insurance, especially during the wet season.

    All add-on activities (including but not limited to scuba diving, stand-up paddleboarding, helmet diving, guided snorkel tours, banana boat rides and waterslides) are subject to availability and price changing, and may not be available during your tour without notice. Guests are not eligible for refunds on the grounds of non-operating extra activities.

    In the unlikely event of your trip being cancelled or stood down, all guest communication is required to go through our Online Store via telephone or email. While there is a Sailing Whitsundays retail outlet located Airlie Beach, please be aware that they operate as a separate entity and are unable to access reservations made by the Outback Tours/Mr Travel online department.


    Refunds

    All refunds are in Australian Dollars and must be made to the card of payment. Outback Tours/Mr Travel is not liable for exchange rate fluctuations or fees, or any other merchant/bank fees associated with domestic and/or international transactions.

    Where a full refund is applicable, there is the option to transfer the whole cost of the tour to another tour or “Credit” to avoid the administration fee. A transfer fee of $20 will apply.

    You will be emailed confirmation once the refund has been processed. Once the refund has been processed, it may still take time for the banks to clear the amount. Please allow 7-10 business days for the funds to clear into Australian accounts and up to 21 business days for international accounts.


    Thank you for booking with our Australian travel experts here at Outback Tours/Mr Travel. If you would like any further advice, assistance in arranging accommodation, transfers or additional tours, please don't hesitate to get in touch.

    Happy travels!

    Frequently Asked Questions

    How fit do I need to be for this trip?

    To fully enjoy this trip, we suggest you have a moderate fitness level (walking roughly 2 to 5 kilometres on some days on uneven ground in potentially rainy conditions.

    Where will we stay?

    This trip includes two nights of swag camping accommodation at Happiness Campground. For more information on the facilities, tent set up and setting, please see the accommodation section above!

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