How you can still see Kangaroo Island today!

Written by: Cameron Ward

Published: 08/22/2020

Reading time: 3 mins

Due to the recent bushfires of Australia, and the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic, Kangaroo Island has suffered majorly in tourism.

As many of the island’s top attractions and activities closed for the majority of 2020. Due to this, many are craving a visit to this glorious region, to take part in Kangaroo Island’s greatest activities on offer. Government restrictions have eased in the area, allowing our 2 Day Kangaroo Island Tour available for visitors!

What you will see on the Tour

  • Rob’s Shearing & Sheepdogs

    Rob is a 3rd generation sheep shearer, who offers guests to see how it is done in this sheep farm! Letting visitors watch Rob work with his well-trained sheepdogs to gather up the sheep and slowly shave each one. The choreographed dance of the dogs herding the sheep is a sight to behold, as well as Rob’s shearing speed and precision. If you are interested in really experiencing Kangaroo Island’s farming world, then this is the place to visit!

  • Pennington Bay

    Sitting along the south coast of Kangaroo Island, this stunning bay is famous for its picture-perfect views and its legendary surfing. Visitors can have a chance to take their next insta-worthy shot here, with the sapphire waters and the long stretch of sand making for a perfect backdrop! If you are lucky, you might even get a chance to see the dolphins and whales that can be seen in the shallow shores of the bay.

  • Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery

    A popular attraction since its establishment in 1991, the Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Oil distillery is well worth the stop in. Offering 100% pure eucalyptus oil, where guests can see the distillery process before purchasing a bottle to take back home.

  • Seal Bay Conservation Park

    See the rare colony of endangered Australian Sea Lions at Kangaroo Island. A protected area nestled in the south coast of Kangaroo Island, Seal Bay is the third-largest seal colony in Australia. Watch these amazing creatures frolic in the shallow waters or sunbake in the sand!

  • Little Sahara

    Enjoy a walk around the island’s enormous sand dunes! If you are feeling up for an adrenaline-inducing adventure, you can up aboard a board and sandboard down these massive sand hill!

  • Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park

    See the local wildlife at this beloved park! Where visitors can get up close and personal with the beloved koalas, kangaroos, and more! Found in the thick forestland of eucalypts, visitors can really get in touch with nature at this incredible park!

  • Emu Bay Lavender Farm

    Breathe in deeply and be instantly relaxed by Kangaroo Island’s fabulous lavender farm. Stroll down the rows of purple flowers and enjoy the charm the Farmgate Store offers. There is even a restaurant attached, so you can enjoy a stunning view of the lavender as you tuck into the delicious lunch served!

On arrival into Penneshaw, there will be time to purchase dinner (own expense) before the return journey to Adelaide via the SeaLink ferry.

Related article: How to get to Kangaroo Island

Cameron Ward
Cameron Ward
Managing Director at Sightseeing Tours Australia

Cameron Ward turned his travel passion into a thriving Australian tourism business. Before he co-founded his own business, Sightseeing Tours Australia, he was enjoying being a Melbourne tour guide. Even now, Cameron delights in helping visitors from all around the world get the most out of their incredible Australian trip. You’ll see Cameron leading tours or writing about his favourite Australian places where he shares his local insights.

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