Kangaroo Island Short Break Adventure

2 Days | Take a short break from Adelaide to the wildlife-abundant Kangaroo Island

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EUR €930
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On this Short Break Adventure from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island, you’ll enjoy guided bushwalks, abundant flora and fauna and a huge coastline primed for some at-your-own-pace exploration. Over a third of Kangaroo Island is protected in nature reserves, meaning this place is home to thousands of sea lions, koalas, birds and native Australian wildlife. Take in the scenery of the Fleurieu Peninsula, explore bushland with a local guide, walk among the sea lions at Seal Bay Conservation Park and visit a Heritage-listed bush property for a picnic. Explore Flinders Chase National Park and Cape du Couedic, where 10,000 fur seals call home. If you’re looking for a nature-filled weekend away from Adelaide – this is for you!

Trip overview

Map of Kangaroo Island Short Break Adventure including Australia
Adelaide, Australia
Adelaide, Australia
Explorer, Short breaks
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Min 15
Group size
Min 1 - Max 8
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Why you'll love this trip
  • Enjoy a Short Break Adventure, where all the logistics are taken care of for you – giving you plenty of time to soak in the scenery, the abundant wildlife and the fresh air.
  • Visit diverse natural habitats on Kangaroo Island and see species protected from the threat of introduced predators. Look out for echidnas, koalas, reptiles, wallabies and the 250 species of birds including Australia’s rarest cockatoo.
  • Explore Flinders Chase National Park, a protected area on the west end of Kangaroo Island, on foot and visit the iconic Remarkable Rocks.
  • Walk along the island’s coasts and must-see spots with a local guide, including Cape du Couedic, where a colony of 10,000 fur seals call home – what a sight!
  • Enjoy gourmet-style picnic lunches out in nature in secluded areas surrounded by the sounds of birdlife and the nearby sea.

Is this trip right for you?
  • This trip has two full days of driving, as well as early morning pick-ups and late evening drop-offs with a combination of bus, ferry and 4X4 vehicles. You will be unaccompanied by a trip leader on the ferries and on the bus. This trip also involves plenty of walking over varied terrain and is best suited to travellers with good mobility.
  • Kangaroo Island can be very windy and this Short Break Adventure involves mostly outdoor activities. Bring appropriate clothing and check the season prior to departure.
  • This Short Break Adventure is made up of two full day trips, so there will be little time for independent exploration of the island.


Map of Kangaroo Island Short Break Adventure including Australia



1 breakfast, 2 lunches


Private vehicle, Ferry


Hotel (1 night)

  • Kangaroo Island - Return scenic coach transfers to Cape Jervis taking in the picturesque Fleurieu Peninsula
  • Kangaroo Island - Return transport to/from Kangaroo Island by SeaLink Ferry
  • Kangaroo Island - Personalised 4x4 touring with expert commentary from your local Driver/Guide
  • Kangaroo Island - All entrance fees and special permits
  • Kangaroo Island - Beach walk to see Australian sea lions at Seal Bay Conservation Park
  • Kangaroo Island - wildlife spotting such as koalas, kangaroos, wallabies, echidnas, and birdlife
  • Kangaroo Island - Visit Flinders Chase National Park (with visits to Remarkable Rocks, Admirals Arch, Cape du Couedic Lighthouse)
  • Kangaroo Island - Exploration of stunning beaches and coastlines of Kangaroo Island
  • Kangaroo Island - wildlife spotting such as Long-nosed Fur Seals, koalas and other native wildlife

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Important notes

Early Morning departures (6:45 AM) and and late evening arrival (21:30 PM) from/at Adelaide Central Bus Station. Please take this into consideration when booking your arrival and departure travel arrangements.

Sometimes ferries might not run due to rough seas or other operational reasons. For this reason please reconfirm the ferry departure point and time 1 business day prior to travel with Sealink on 13 13 03 (local phone number). In case of ferry cancellations please contact the emergency phone numbers: 1300 544 882 or +61 8 6219 5164

Luggage Limits: Luggage limits are 15kg per person as touring is in small 4WDs. This will require ‘packing down’ to one smaller bag per person. When this is necessary, excess luggage can be stored at your Adelaide accommodation.

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Kangaroo Island Short Break Adventure
EUR €930