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APT – Kangaroo Island Odysseys

APT – Kangaroo Island Odysseys provides personalised, quality four wheel drive wildlife and nature discovery touring. Guests can experience a wide variety of unique wildlife in their natural habitat, whilst also enjoying spectacular coastline, pristine beaches and natural bushland sanctuaries. Interpretive guides share their knowledge and passion for the Island’s flora and fauna, also providing gourmet food and wine. English and Italian tours depart daily. German and French tours available on set departure days. Private charter available.

Touring Options

Kangaroo Island Highlights 2 Days/1 Night From Adelaide Ferry/Ferry – KI23

Get up close to sea lions at Seal Bay, wander among the Remarkable Rocks, see New Zealand fur seals at Admirals Arch and explore Flinders Chase National Park.

. Day One – Seal Bay guided beach walk, kangaroos and koalas in the wild. Depart Adelaide by air or ferry arriving on Kangaroo Island by 0955 by air or 0945 by ferry. Meet your guide for an introduction to Kangaroo Island then begin your exploration of the island by heading out in search of wildlife encounters. As you travel the island watch for reptiles and wildflowers along the roadside. Your guide will help you spot koalas, kangaroos and echidnas in the wild. A highlight today is a guided beach walk at Seal Bay, home to a colony of Australian sea lions. See these fascinating mammals up close as they bask on the beach or in the dunes after their extensive fishing expeditions. With your guide you are able to stand remarkably close to these endangered creatures and watch them at play. Enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch in a secluded bush location, followed by a relaxing bushwalk. There are more than 50 species of birds on Kangaroo Island, making it a paradise for birdwatchers. This afternoon explore the stunning north coast with its spectacular scenery. Stay – choice of accommodation. Includes lunch, tea and coffee.

. Day Two – Flinders Chase National Park, fur seals, Remarkable Rocks, Admirals Arch. Today discover the natural wonders of Flinders Chase National Park. Located at the western end of the island, Flinders Chase is one of the oldest national parks in South Australia. At Cape du Couedic see at close range the energetic New Zealand fur seals that inhabit these waters. Then view the unique geological formation of Admirals Arch, a spectacular archway formed by the sea. Enjoy time to wander amid the delicately balanced granite domes of the Remarkable Rocks, the result of more than 500 million years of weather erosion. Enjoy a picnic lunch in a bush setting then tour the area’s pristine wilderness by four wheel drive vehicle. Search for koalas in the wild and wander along secluded bush tracks, admiring the wilderness. By special permit enter the beautiful Kelly Hill Conservation Park. As dusk approaches, watch as mobs of kangaroos and other native animals move out into the open to graze. Your tour concludes in time to join the 1900 ferry departure, arriving in Adelaide at 2230. Includes lunch, tea and coffee.

. Operates:
. Daily, by arrangement.

Kangaroo Island Wildlife Experience 1 Day/1 Night From Adelaide Air/Air – KI21

Highlights include Seal Bay beach walk, kangaroos, koalas, birdlife, native flora and fauna.

. Day One – Seal Bay beach walk, kangaroos, koalas, birdlife. Arrive on Kangaroo Island at 0955 by air and be met by your local guide. The island is a haven for a wide variety of wildlife, birdlife and in season colourful native wildflowers. As we tour keep an eye out for echidnas and reptiles along the roadside. At spectacular Seal Bay your guide will escort you on a memorable walk along the beach which is home to an Australian sea lion colony. Watch as the sea lions bask on the shoreline and waddle up the beach to rest in the sand dunes. Hear these large creatures of the sea interact with each other and see them at play – it is an experience you will remember forever. Enjoy a picnic lunch at a secluded bush setting, followed by a bushwalk. Enjoy the opportunity to see some of the 67 species of birds that inhabit Kangaroo Island on a bushwalk looking for the rare Kangaroo Island Glossy Black cockatoo. Only 300 of these magnificent birds remain in the wild. On your walk see up close the Tammar wallaby in its natural habitat. Then watch as mobs of wild kangaroos and other wildlife emerge from the safety of the bush at dusk to graze on the open pastures. Stay – choice of accommodation. Include lunch, tea and coffee.

. Day Two – Depart Kangaroo Island. This morning be transferred to the airport for your return to mainland Australia.

. Operates:
. Daily, by arrangement.

Kangaroo Island Highlights 2 Days/1 Night From Adelaide Air/Ferry – KI23

Get up close to sea lions at Seal Bay, wander among the Remarkable Rocks, see New Zealand fur seals at Admirals Arch and explore Flinders Chase National Park.

. Day One – Seal Bay guided beach walk, kangaroos and koalas in the wild. Depart Adelaide by air or ferry arriving on Kangaroo Island by 0955 by air or 0945 by ferry. Meet your guide for an introduction to Kangaroo Island then begin your exploration of the island by heading out in search of wildlife encounters. As you travel the island watch for reptiles and wildflowers along the roadside. Your guide will help you spot koalas, kangaroos and echidnas in the wild. A highlight today is a guided beach walk at Seal Bay, home to a colony of Australian sea lions. See these fascinating mammals up close as they bask on the beach or in the dunes after their extensive fishing expeditions. With your guide you are able to stand remarkably close to these endangered creatures and watch them at play. Enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch in a secluded bush location, followed by a relaxing bushwalk. There are more than 50 species of birds on Kangaroo Island, making it a paradise for birdwatchers. This afternoon explore the stunning north coast with its spectacular scenery. Stay – choice of accommodation. Includes lunch, tea and coffee.

. Day Two – Flinders Chase National Park, fur seals, Remarkable Rocks, Admirals Arch. Today discover the natural wonders of Flinders Chase National Park. Located at the western end of the island, Flinders Chase is one of the oldest national parks in South Australia. At Cape du Couedic see at close range the energetic New Zealand fur seals that inhabit these waters. Then view the unique geological formation of Admirals Arch, a spectacular archway formed by the sea. Enjoy time to wander amid the delicately balanced granite domes of the Remarkable Rocks, the result of more than 500 million years of weather erosion. Enjoy a picnic lunch in a bush setting then tour the area’s pristine wilderness by four wheel drive vehicle. Search for koalas in the wild and wander along secluded bush tracks, admiring the wilderness. By special permit enter the beautiful Kelly Hill Conservation Park. As dusk approaches, watch as mobs of kangaroos and other native animals move out into the open to graze. Your tour concludes in time for a 1835 flight to Adelaide, arriving at 1905., or join the 1900 ferry departure, arriving in Adelaide at 2230. Includes lunch, tea and coffee.

. Operates:
. Daily, by arrangement.

Flinders Chase Nature and Wildlife Day Tour – W2

Full Day Tour including Flinders Chase National Park, Remarkable Rocks, koalas and fur seals. Arrive on Kangaroo Island at 0955 by air or 0945 by ferry and be met by your guide for a day of wildlife and natural wonders. Travel to the western section of Kangaroo Island and discover the remarkable Flinders Chase National Park which is one of the oldest and most important national parks in South Australia. Home to a variety of fauna and flora unique to Kangaroo Island, the park incorporates almost 20 per cent of the island and much of it is a Wilderness Protection Area. Enjoy a walk through the park in search of kangaroos, wallabies and a variety of birdlife. See at close range some of the 10,000 New Zealand fur seals in their colony at Cape du Couedic and discover the formation of the Remarkable Rocks. At Admirals Arch see where the powerful forces of nature have cut through the headland to create this natural geological formation. Admire Cape du Couedic Lighthouse, built in 1909. After lunch in the bush, tour by four wheel drive vehicle through the pristine wilderness. By special permit enter Kelly Hill Conservation Park to see mobs of kangaroos and other native wildlife emerge to graze at dusk. Visit Point Ellen at Vivonne Bay with its five kilometres of stunning, untouched white sandy beaches and crystal-clear waters. Your tour concludes at Kingscote Airport in time for a 1835 flight, or a transfer to Penneshaw for a 1930 ferry. Includes lunch, tea and coffee.

. Operates:
. Daily, by arrangement.

Kangaroo Island Highlights 2 Days/1 Night From Adelaide Air/Air – KI23

Get up close to sea lions at Seal Bay, wander among the Remarkable Rocks, see New Zealand fur seals at Admirals Arch and explore Flinders Chase National Park.

. Day One – Seal Bay guided beach walk, kangaroos and koalas in the wild. Depart Adelaide by air or ferry arriving on Kangaroo Island by 0955 by air or 0945 by ferry. Meet your guide for an introduction to Kangaroo Island then begin your exploration of the island by heading out in search of wildlife encounters. As you travel the island watch for reptiles and wildflowers along the roadside. Your guide will help you spot koalas, kangaroos and echidnas in the wild. A highlight today is a guided beach walk at Seal Bay, home to a colony of Australian sea lions. See these fascinating mammals up close as they bask on the beach or in the dunes after their extensive fishing expeditions. With your guide you are able to stand remarkably close to these endangered creatures and watch them at play. Enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch in a secluded bush location, followed by a relaxing bushwalk. There are more than 50 species of birds on Kangaroo Island, making it a paradise for birdwatchers. This afternoon explore the stunning north coast with its spectacular scenery. Stay – choice of accommodation. Includes lunch, tea and coffee.

. Day Two – Flinders Chase National Park, fur seals, Remarkable Rocks, Admirals Arch. Today discover the natural wonders of Flinders Chase National Park. Located at the western end of the island, Flinders Chase is one of the oldest national parks in South Australia. At Cape du Couedic see at close range the energetic New Zealand fur seals that inhabit these waters. Then view the unique geological formation of Admirals Arch, a spectacular archway formed by the sea. Enjoy time to wander amid the delicately balanced granite domes of the Remarkable Rocks, the result of more than 500 million years of weather erosion. Enjoy a picnic lunch in a bush setting then tour the area’s pristine wilderness by four wheel drive vehicle. Search for koalas in the wild and wander along secluded bush tracks, admiring the wilderness. By special permit enter the beautiful Kelly Hill Conservation Park. As dusk approaches, watch as mobs of kangaroos and other native animals move out into the open to graze. Your tour concludes in time for a 1835 flight to Adelaide, arriving at 1905. Includes lunch, tea and coffee.

. Operates:
. Daily, by arrangement.

Kangaroo Island At Its Best 2 Days/1 Night Tour – K125

Enjoy a guided walk at Seal Bay, witnessing Australian sea lions up close, explore Flinders Chase National Park. wander among the Remarkable Rocks, watch fur seals frolic at Cape du Couedic, tour the Kelly Hill Caves, visit the Rocky River Visitor Centre. stay at the western end of the island, surrounded by wildlife.

. Day One – Seal Bay guided beach walk, Kelly Hill Caves, kangaroos, koalas in the wild. Arrive on Kangaroo Island by 0955 by air or 0945 by ferry. Meet your guide for an introduction to Kangaroo Island before heading out in search of wildlife encounters. The first stop for the day is the Eucalyptus Distillery where you will witness the remarkable oil distilling process before enjoying morning tea. Then travel to Seal Bay for a leisurely stroll on the beach among the rare and endangered Australian sea lion colony with your specially trained guide. A picnic lunch is waiting just down the road, in a peaceful bush setting. After lunch explore wild trails, surrounded by koalas and a variety of birds. Then follow the south coast, taking in the stunning views. Journey to the majestic Kelly Hill Caves and explore the underground caves. In Kelly Hill Conservation Park watch as kangaroos, wallabies and other wildlife leave the safety of the bush at dusk to graze on the open plains. Only accessed by special permit, a visit to Kelly Hill Conservation Park is unforgettable. Stay – Kangaroo Island Wilderness Retreat, located at the western end of the island. Includes lunch, tea and coffee.

. Day Two – Flinders Chase National Park, Stokes Bay, Remarkable Rocks, Admirals Arch, fur seals. Enjoy a leisurely breakfast then join your guide on the short journey down the road to Flinders Chase National Park. Explore the interesting and informative Visitor Centre at Rocky River Headquarters. Spend the remainder of the morning observing the fur seals frolicking in the wild ocean at the base of Cape du Couedic, and in the amazing geological formation that is Admirals Arch. You’ll also get to walk among the phenomenon that is the Remarkable Rocks – ancient granite carved into massive natural sculptures by the elements. Enjoy a picnic lunch among tall gum trees, serenaded by an array of different bird calls. After lunch travel to the spectacular north coast of the island to explore stunning beaches and walk on secretive bush tracks in search of the elusive Kangaroo Island Glossy Black cockatoo. Kangaroos, wallabies and koalas abound and you may even spot an echidna. Your tour concludes in time for a 1835 flight to Adelaide arriving at 1905, or a 1935 ferry departure, arriving in Adelaide at approximately 2230. Includes breakfast, lunch, tea and coffee.

. Operates:
. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, by arrangement.

Kangaroo Island Wildlife Discovery Day Tour – W1

Highlights include Australian sea lions, kangaroos and koalas in the wild and birdlife. Arrive on Kangaroo Island at 0955 by air or 0945 by ferry and be met by your guide. Your island nature experience begins with an introduction to the island. Kangaroo Island is a haven for Australian wildlife, which exists in its natural habitat without the threat of introduced predators. The island is also home to 67 species of birds, many of which have developed their own subspecies and are therefore unique to the island. Tour several differing island habitats and see wildlife in its natural environment. As you travel keep an eye out for echidnas, wallabies, reptiles and wildflowers along the roadside. Also on the island are bandicoots, goannas, pygmy and brush tail possums and geese. At Seal Bay take a guided walk along the beach, among the sea lions which bask on the beach – a truly unforgettable experience. Enjoy lunch in a bush setting, followed by a bushwalk or beach stroll. Travel the island’s interior, watching for koalas and echidnas. Explore the beaches of the north coast and take a bushwalk. Listen for Australia’s rarest cockatoo, the Kangaroo Island Glossy Black cockatoo and watch for the Tammar wallaby. Later see kangaroos leave the bush to graze on open pastures. Your tour concludes at Kingscote Airport in time for a 1835 flight, or for a transfer to Penneshaw in time for a 1900 ferry departure. Includes lunch, tea and coffee.

. Operates:
. Daily, by arrangement.

Natural Wonders of Kangaroo Island 3 Days/2 Nights From Adelaide Ferry/Ferry – KI33

Highlights include Seal Bay, Flinders Chase National Park, Remarkable Rocks, Admirals Arch, Frenchman’s Rock and Cape Willoughby.

. Day One – Seal Bay walk, kangaroos, koalas, birdlife. Depart Adelaide, arriving on Kangaroo Island at 0945 by ferry. Take a guided walk at Seal Bay and view the sea lion colony. Enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch in a bush setting. Travel to the north coast of the island, home to sea birds, kangaroos and other wildlife. Two night stay – choice of accommodation. Includes lunch, tea and coffee.

. Day Two – Flinders Chase National Park, Remarkable Rocks, Admirals Arch. This morning at Flinders Chase National Park see New Zealand fur seals at Admirals Arch. See Remarkable Rocks, a cluster of weather-beaten granite boulders perched on a dome which plunges 75 metres to the sea. After lunch, discover the Rocky River region and search for koalas in the wild. Travel to Kelly Hill Conservation Park and watch as kangaroos emerge from the shelter of the bush land at dusk to graze out on the open pastures. Includes lunch, tea and coffee.

. Day Three – Frenchman’s Rock, Cape Willoughby. Tour the eastern part of the island, learning of the historic meeting between the English and French here in 1803. Visit Frenchman’s Rock and the Visitor Centre then travel to Cape Willoughby, the island’s most easterly point. Enroute see Antechamber Bay and enjoy lunch with spectacular views over the sea. Tour Cape Willoughby Lighthouse. Stop at Pennington Bay and Climb Prospect Hill for stunning panoramic views of the region before joining a 1900 ferry to Adelaide. Includes lunch, tea and coffee.

. Operates:
. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, by arrangement.

Kangaroo Island Classic Wilderness 3 Days/2 Nights Tour – K137

Visit Kelly Hill Caves, see fur seals frolic at Cape du Couedic, see Antechamber Bay enroute to Cape Willoughby, stay at the western end of the island.

. Day One – Seal Bay guided walk, Kelly Hill Caves, kangaroos, koalas. At the Eucalyptus Distillery witness the remarkable oil distilling process. Travel to Seal Bay for a stroll on the beach among the Australian sea lion colony. Enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch in the bush. Visit the majestic Kelly Hill Caves and see kangaroos and wallabies in Kelly Hill Conservation Park. Stay – Kangaroo Island Wilderness Retreat. Includes lunch, tea and coffee.

. Day Two – Flinders Chase National Park, fur seals, Stokes Bay. Enter Flinders Chase National Park and observe the fur seals that frolic in the ocean at the base of Cape du Couedic and Admirals Arch. Walk among Remarkable Rocks, ancient granite boulders carved by the elements. Travel to the island’s spectacular north coast to explore beaches and walk hidden bush tracks in search of the elusive Kangaroo Island Glossy Black cockatoo. Stay – first class accommodation. Includes breakfast, lunch, tea and coffee.

. Day Three – Frenchman’s Rock, Cape Willoughby. Tour the eastern part of the island, learning about the historic 80 meeting of the English and the French here. Visit Frenchman’s Rock and the Visitor Centre then travel to Cape Willoughby, the island’s most easterly point. See Antechamber Bay and enjoy sea views at lunch. Then tour Cape Willoughby Lighthouse. Stop at Pennington Bay and climb Prospect Hill for panoramic views before your 1835 flight or 1930 ferry to Adelaide. Includes lunch, tea and coffee.

. Operates:
. Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

Natural Wonders of Kangaroo Island 3 Days/2 Nights From Adelaide Air/Ferry – KI33

Highlights include Seal Bay, Flinders Chase National Park, Remarkable Rocks, Admirals Arch, Frenchman’s Rock and Cape Willoughby.

. Day One – Seal Bay walk, kangaroos, koalas, birdlife. Depart Adelaide, arriving on Kangaroo Island at 0955 by air or at 0945 by ferry. Take a guided walk at Seal Bay and view the sea lion colony. Enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch in a bush setting. Travel to the north coast of the island, home to sea birds, kangaroos and other wildlife. Two night stay – choice of accommodation. Includes lunch, tea and coffee.

. Day Two – Flinders Chase National Park, Remarkable Rocks, Admirals Arch. This morning at Flinders Chase National Park see New Zealand fur seals at Admirals Arch. See Remarkable Rocks, a cluster of weather-beaten granite boulders perched on a dome which plunges 75 metres to the sea. After lunch, discover the Rocky River region and search for koalas in the wild. Travel to Kelly Hill Conservation Park and watch as kangaroos emerge from the shelter of the bush land at dusk to graze out on the open pastures. Includes lunch, tea and coffee.

. Day Three – Frenchman’s Rock, Cape Willoughby. Tour the eastern part of the island, learning of the historic meeting between the English and French here in 1803. Visit Frenchman’s Rock and the Visitor Centre then travel to Cape Willoughby, the island’s most easterly point. Enroute see Antechamber Bay and enjoy lunch with spectacular views over the sea. Tour Cape Willoughby Lighthouse. Stop at Pennington Bay and Climb Prospect Hill for stunning panoramic views of the region before joining a 1835 flight or a 1900 ferry to Adelaide. Includes lunch, tea and coffee.

. Operates:
. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, by arrangement.

Coorong Cruise and Island Highlights 3 Days/2 Nights – K153

Cruise into Coorong National Park, walk across Younghusband Peninsula and spend two full days on Kangaroo Island.

. Day One – Coorong cruise, Younghusband Peninsula. Depart Adelaide and travel the McLaren Vale wine region to Goolwa. Board the Spirit of the Coorong Eco-Cruise. Cruise to the mouth of the Murray River and into Coorong National Park. Walk across Younghusband Peninsula to view the Great Southern Ocean. Enjoy lunch on board. Stop at Cattle Point for a guided walk to an Aboriginal cultural site. Stop at the Murray River mouth for a short walk. Stay – first class accommodation, Goolwa or Victor Harbour. Includes lunch, tea and coffee.

. Day Two – Seal Bay beach walk, kangaroos and koalas in the wild. Travel to Cape Jervis and join a 0900 ferry, arriving on Kangaroo Island at 0945. On a guided walk at Seal Bay see the unique Australian sea lion colony. Enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch in a private bush setting. After lunch travel to the spectacular north coast of the island, home to sea birds, kangaroos and other native wildlife. Stay – choice of accommodation. Includes lunch, tea and coffee.

. Day Three – Flinders Chase National Park, fur seals. At Flinders Chase National Park see New Zealand fur seals at Admirals Arch. See Remarkable Rocks – granite boulders perched on a dome which plunges 75 metres to the sea. Discover the Rocky River region and search for koalas in the wild. Travel to Kelly Hill Conservation Park to see kangaroos emerge from the bush at dusk to graze on the open plains. Your tour concludes in time for a 1835 flight or a 1930 ferry departure. Includes lunch, tea and coffee.

. Operates:
. Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, by arrangement.

Kangaroo Island Highlights 2 Days/1 Night From Kangaroo Island – KI23

Get up close to sea lions at Seal Bay, wander among the Remarkable Rocks, see New Zealand fur seals at Admirals Arch and explore Flinders Chase National Park.

. Day One – Seal Bay guided beach walk, kangaroos and koalas in the wild. Depart Adelaide by air or ferry arriving on Kangaroo Island by 0955 by air or 0945 by ferry. Meet your guide for an introduction to Kangaroo Island then begin your exploration of the island by heading out in search of wildlife encounters. As you travel the island watch for reptiles and wildflowers along the roadside. Your guide will help you spot koalas, kangaroos and echidnas in the wild. A highlight today is a guided beach walk at Seal Bay, home to a colony of Australian sea lions. See these fascinating mammals up close as they bask on the beach or in the dunes after their extensive fishing expeditions. With your guide you are able to stand remarkably close to these endangered creatures and watch them at play. Enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch in a secluded bush location, followed by a relaxing bushwalk. There are more than 50 species of birds on Kangaroo Island, making it a paradise for birdwatchers. This afternoon explore the stunning north coast with its spectacular scenery. Stay – choice of accommodation. Includes lunch, tea and coffee.

. Day Two – Flinders Chase National Park, fur seals, Remarkable Rocks, Admirals Arch. Today discover the natural wonders of Flinders Chase National Park. Located at the western end of the island, Flinders Chase is one of the oldest national parks in South Australia. At Cape du Couedic see at close range the energetic New Zealand fur seals that inhabit these waters. Then view the unique geological formation of Admirals Arch, a spectacular archway formed by the sea. Enjoy time to wander amid the delicately balanced granite domes of the Remarkable Rocks, the result of more than 500 million years of weather erosion. Enjoy a picnic lunch in a bush setting then tour the area’s pristine wilderness by four wheel drive vehicle. Search for koalas in the wild and wander along secluded bush tracks, admiring the wilderness. By special permit enter the beautiful Kelly Hill Conservation Park. As dusk approaches, watch as mobs of kangaroos and other native animals move out into the open to graze. Includes lunch, tea and coffee.

. Operates:
. Daily, by arrangement.

Natural Wonders of Kangaroo Island 3 Days/2 Nights From Adelaide Air/Air – KI33

Highlights include Seal Bay, Flinders Chase National Park, Remarkable Rocks, Admirals Arch, Frenchman’s Rock and Cape Willoughby.

. Day One – Seal Bay walk, kangaroos, koalas, birdlife. Depart Adelaide, arriving on Kangaroo Island at 0955 by air. Take a guided walk at Seal Bay and view the sea lion colony. Enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch in a bush setting. Travel to the north coast of the island, home to sea birds, kangaroos and other wildlife. Two night stay – choice of accommodation. Includes lunch, tea and coffee.

. Day Two – Flinders Chase National Park, Remarkable Rocks, Admirals Arch. This morning at Flinders Chase National Park see New Zealand fur seals at Admirals Arch. See Remarkable Rocks, a cluster of weather-beaten granite boulders perched on a dome which plunges 75 metres to the sea. After lunch, discover the Rocky River region and search for koalas in the wild. Travel to Kelly Hill Conservation Park and watch as kangaroos emerge from the shelter of the bush land at dusk to graze out on the open pastures. Includes lunch, tea and coffee.

. Day Three – Frenchman’s Rock, Cape Willoughby. Tour the eastern part of the island, learning of the historic meeting between the English and French here in 1803. Visit Frenchman’s Rock and the Visitor Centre then travel to Cape Willoughby, the island’s most easterly point. Enroute see Antechamber Bay and enjoy lunch with spectacular views over the sea. Tour Cape Willoughby Lighthouse. Stop at Pennington Bay and Climb Prospect Hill for stunning panoramic views of the region before joining a 1835 flight to Adelaide. Includes lunch, tea and coffee.

. Operates:
. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, by arrangement.

Southern Explorer Adventure 5 Days/4 Nights – K166

See the Twelve Apostles on the Great Ocean Road, try your luck panning for gold at Sovereign Hill, explore the Grampians National Park, get up close to sea lions at Seal Bay, explore Flinders Chase National Park, wander among the Remarkable Rocks, see New Zealand fur seals at Admirals Arch, watch kangaroos and Tammar wallabies graze out in the open at Kelly Hill Conservation Park.

. Day One – Melbourne, Great Ocean Road, Ballarat, Otway Ranges. Depart Melbourne and travel the Great Ocean Road to Apollo Bay. Traverse the Otway Ranges along the Limestone Coast to Port Campbell. View the Twelve Apostles and Loch Ard Gorge. Travel to Ballarat and enjoy a leisurely evening. Stay – Ballarat Lodge or similar. Includes lunch.

. Day Two – Sovereign Hill, Grampians National Park, Halls Gap. Tour Ballarat then visit award-winning Sovereign Hill where the 1850s gold rush comes alive. Learn about life in the gold rush and perhaps try your luck panning for gold. Travel to the Grampians National Park. Stay – Halls Gap Colonial Motor Inn or similar. Includes breakfast and lunch.

. Day Three – Grampians, Mount Gambier, Adelaide. Explore the Grampians National Park, visiting the Baroka and Reeds scenic lookouts. Travel through rolling hills and farmland to Hamilton for lunch. Continue on to Mount Gambier, home to the famous Blue Lake which is an extinct volcano. Board a flight to Adelaide. Stay – Radisson Playford Adelaide or similar. Includes breakfast, lunch, dinner.

. Day Four – Kangaroo Island, Seal Bay walk, koalas, wildlife. Depart Adelaide, arriving at 0955 a.m. by air. Meet your guide for an introduction to Kangaroo Island before heading out in search of wildlife encounters. A highlight today is a guided beach walk at Seal Bay, home to a colony of Australian sea lions. Enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch in a secluded bush location, followed by a bushwalk. This afternoon explore the stunning north coast and admire its spectacular scenery. Stay – boutique bed and breakfast accommodation. Includes breakfast, lunch, tea and coffee, dinner.

. Day Five – Flinders Chase National Park, Remarkable Rocks, Admirals Arch. This morning in Flinders Chase National Park see New Zealand fur seals at close range. View the unique geological formation of Admirals Arch and wander amid the delicately balanced granite domes of the Remarkable Rocks. After a picnic lunch in the bush search for koalas in the wild and wander hidden bush tracks. By special permit enter Kelly Hill Conservation Park. Watch as mobs of kangaroos and other animals move out into the open to graze. The tour concludes in time for a 1835 flight to Adelaide, arriving at 1905. Includes breakfast, lunch, tea and coffee.

. Operates:
. Monday, by arrangement.

Natural Wonders of Kangaroo Island 3 Days/2 Nights From Kangaroo Island – KI33

Highlights include Seal Bay, Flinders Chase National Park, Remarkable Rocks, Admirals Arch, Frenchman’s Rock and Cape Willoughby.

. Day One – Seal Bay walk, kangaroos, koalas, birdlife. Take a guided walk at Seal Bay and view the sea lion colony. Enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch in a bush setting. Travel to the north coast of the island, home to sea birds, kangaroos and other wildlife. Two night stay – choice of accommodation. Includes lunch, tea and coffee.

. Day Two – Flinders Chase National Park, Remarkable Rocks, Admirals Arch. This morning at Flinders Chase National Park see New Zealand fur seals at Admirals Arch. See Remarkable Rocks, a cluster of weather-beaten granite boulders perched on a dome which plunges 75 metres to the sea. After lunch, discover the Rocky River region and search for koalas in the wild. Travel to Kelly Hill Conservation Park and watch as kangaroos emerge from the shelter of the bush land at dusk to graze out on the open pastures. Includes lunch, tea and coffee.

. Day Three – Frenchman’s Rock, Cape Willoughby. Tour the eastern part of the island, learning of the historic meeting between the English and French here in 1803. Visit Frenchman’s Rock and the Visitor Centre then travel to Cape Willoughby, the island’s most easterly point. Enroute see Antechamber Bay and enjoy lunch with spectacular views over the sea. Tour Cape Willoughby Lighthouse. Stop at Pennington Bay and Climb Prospect Hill for stunning panoramic views of the region. Includes lunch, tea and coffee.

. Operates:
. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, by arrangement.

Kangaroo Island Wildlife Experience 1 Day/1 Night From Adelaide Ferry/Ferry – KI21

Highlights include Seal Bay beach walk, kangaroos, koalas, birdlife, native flora and fauna.

. Day One – Seal Bay beach walk, kangaroos, koalas, birdlife. Arrive on Kangaroo Island at 0945 by ferry and be met by your local guide. The island is a haven for a wide variety of wildlife, birdlife and in season colourful native wildflowers. As we tour keep an eye out for echidnas and reptiles along the roadside. At spectacular Seal Bay your guide will escort you on a memorable walk along the beach which is home to an Australian sea lion colony. Watch as the sea lions bask on the shoreline and waddle up the beach to rest in the sand dunes. Hear these large creatures of the sea interact with each other and see them at play – it is an experience you will remember forever. Enjoy a picnic lunch at a secluded bush setting, followed by a bushwalk. Enjoy the opportunity to see some of the 67 species of birds that inhabit Kangaroo Island on a bushwalk looking for the rare Kangaroo Island Glossy Black cockatoo. Only 300 of these magnificent birds remain in the wild. On your walk see up close the Tammar wallaby in its natural habitat. Then watch as mobs of wild kangaroos and other wildlife emerge from the safety of the bush at dusk to graze on the open pastures. Stay – choice of accommodation. Include lunch, tea and coffee.

. Day Two – Depart Kangaroo Island. This morning be transferred to the ferry service for your return to mainland Australia.

. Operates:
. Daily, by arrangement.

Great Southern Classic Sights 5 Days/4 Nights – K167

Get up close to sea lions at Seal Bay, enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch in a bush setting, see New Zealand fur seals at Admirals Arch, watch kangaroos and Tammar wallabies graze out in the open at Kelly Hill Conservation Park, discover Mount Gambier, near an extinct volcano, explore the Grampians National Park, pan for gold at Sovereign Hill, see the Twelve Apostles on the Great Ocean Road.

. Day One – Adelaide, Seal Bay guided beach walk, koalas, kangaroos, birdlife. Fly to Kangaroo Island, meeting your guide on arrival for an introduction to the island. Head out in search of wildlife encounters. A highlight today is a guided beach walk at Seal Bay, home to a colony of Australian sea lions. Enjoy a picnic lunch in a secluded bush location, followed by a bushwalk. This afternoon explore the stunning north coast. Stay – boutique bed and breakfast accommodation. Includes lunch, tea and coffee, dinner.

. Day Two – Flinders Chase National Park, Remarkable Rocks, Admirals Arch. In Flinders Chase National Park see at close range the New Zealand fur seals that inhabit these waters. View the unique geological formation of Admirals Arch and the delicately balanced granite domes of the Remarkable Rocks. Enjoy a picnic lunch in a bush setting. After lunch search for koalas in the wild and wander along secluded bush tracks. By special permit enter the spectacular Kelly Hill Conservation Park. As dusk approaches, mobs of kangaroos and other native animals move out into the open to graze. Return to Adelaide. Stay – Radisson Playford Adelaide or similar. Includes breakfast, tea and coffee, lunch and dinner.

. Day Three – Mount Gambier, Grampians National Park. Fly from Adelaide to Mount Gambier. In Mount Gambier visit the Blue Lake, nestled in an extinct volcano. Travel to the Grampians National Park enjoying spectacular views at Baroka and Reeds lookouts. Hear of local Aboriginal culture. Watch for kangaroos, wallabies and emus. Stay – Halls Gap Colonial Motor Inn or similar. Includes breakfast and lunch.

. Day Four – Halls Gap, Ballarat. Travel to historical Ballarat. Tour Ballarat visiting Lake Wendouree, the botanic gardens, and the Gold Shop. At Sovereign Hill try your luck panning for gold or ride the Cobb and Co. Tonight see the ‘Blood on the Southern Cross’ sound and light show (own expense). Stay – Ballarat Lodge or similar. Includes breakfast and lunch.

. Day Five – Great Ocean Road, Melbourne. Travel across the western plains, lakes and crater district to Port Campbell. Journey the Shipwreck Coast past the Twelve Apostles, London Bridge and Loch Ard Gorge. Continue through Otway National Park. Pass through the seaside towns of Apollo Bay, Lorne and Anglesea on the Great Ocean Road. Arrive in Melbourne. Includes breakfast and lunch.

. Operates:
. Tuesday, by arrangement.

Kangaroo Island Wildlife Experience 1 Day/1 Night From Kangaroo Island – KI21

Highlights include Seal Bay beach walk, kangaroos, koalas, birdlife, native flora and fauna.

. Day One – Seal Bay beach walk, kangaroos, koalas, birdlife. The island is a haven for a wide variety of wildlife, birdlife and in season colourful native wildflowers. As we tour keep an eye out for echidnas and reptiles along the roadside. At spectacular Seal Bay your guide will escort you on a memorable walk along the beach which is home to an Australian sea lion colony. Watch as the sea lions bask on the shoreline and waddle up the beach to rest in the sand dunes. Hear these large creatures of the sea interact with each other and see them at play – it is an experience you will remember forever. Enjoy a picnic lunch at a secluded bush setting, followed by a bushwalk. Enjoy the opportunity to see some of the 67 species of birds that inhabit Kangaroo Island on a bushwalk looking for the rare Kangaroo Island Glossy Black cockatoo. Only 300 of these magnificent birds remain in the wild. On your walk see up close the Tammar wallaby in its natural habitat. Then watch as mobs of wild kangaroos and other wildlife emerge from the safety of the bush at dusk to graze on the open pastures. Stay – choice of accommodation. Include lunch, tea and coffee.

. Day Two – Depart Kangaroo Island.

. Operates:
. Daily, by arrangement.

Kangaroo Island Wildlife Experience 1 Day/1 Night From Adelaide Air/Ferry – KI21

Highlights include Seal Bay beach walk, kangaroos, koalas, birdlife, native flora and fauna.

. Day One – Seal Bay beach walk, kangaroos, koalas, birdlife. Arrive on Kangaroo Island at 0955 by air or 0945 by ferry and be met by your local guide. The island is a haven for a wide variety of wildlife, birdlife and in season colourful native wildflowers. As we tour keep an eye out for echidnas and reptiles along the roadside. At spectacular Seal Bay your guide will escort you on a memorable walk along the beach which is home to an Australian sea lion colony. Watch as the sea lions bask on the shoreline and waddle up the beach to rest in the sand dunes. Hear these large creatures of the sea interact with each other and see them at play – it is an experience you will remember forever. Enjoy a picnic lunch at a secluded bush setting, followed by a bushwalk. Enjoy the opportunity to see some of the 67 species of birds that inhabit Kangaroo Island on a bushwalk looking for the rare Kangaroo Island Glossy Black cockatoo. Only 300 of these magnificent birds remain in the wild. On your walk see up close the Tammar wallaby in its natural habitat. Then watch as mobs of wild kangaroos and other wildlife emerge from the safety of the bush at dusk to graze on the open pastures. Stay – choice of accommodation. Include lunch, tea and coffee.

. Day Two – Depart Kangaroo Island. This morning be transferred to the airport or ferry service for your return to mainland Australia.

. Operates:
. Daily, by arrangement.

Activites and Experiences at APT – Kangaroo Island Odysseys

  • National Tourism Accreditation Program NATIONAL TOURISM ACCREDITATION
  • Passenger Transport Board of South Australia PASSENGER TRANSPORT BOARD OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA
  • Off Road Driving OFF ROAD DRIVING
  • Barbecue
  • Birdwatching BIRDWATCHING
  • Bushwalking BUSHWALKING
  • Driving DRIVING
  • Flora FLORA
  • Photography PHOTOGRAPHY
  • Sightseeing SIGHTSEEING
  • Animal Viewing ANIMAL VIEWING
  • Marine Animal watching MARINE ANIMAL WATCHING
  • Walking WALKING
  • Direct
  • Inbound
  • Retail
  • Wholesale
  • Waiting Area
  • Active ACTIVE
  • Adventure ADVENTURE
  • Beach BEACH
  • Eco Tourism
  • Educational EDUCATIONAL
  • Environmental ENVIRONMENTAL
  • Flora and Fauna FLORA AND FAUNA
  • Food and Wine FOOD AND WINE
  • Island ISLAND
  • Marine MARINE
  • National Park NATIONAL PARK
  • Nature based NATURE BASED
  • Off road OFF ROAD
  • Soft Adventure SOFT ADVENTURE
  • Wilderness
  • Wildflower WILDFLOWER
  • Wildlife WILDLIFE
  • Dutch
  • English English
  • French French
  • German German
  • Italian Italian
  • Spanish
  • Swiss
  • Business/Trade/Corporate
  • Group
  • Luxury
  • Australian Tourism Export Council
  • Inbound Tour Operators Association
  • Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation
  • American Express
  • Diners Club
  • MasterCard
  • Visa
  • Air-conditioning
  • Commentary
  • Drop off
  • Interpreter Service
  • Meal
  • Meet & Greet
  • Pickup
  • Resource Material
  • Seat belts
  • Toilet
  • Four Wheel Drive FOUR WHEEL DRIVE VEHICLE

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Where Are Australia's Best Islands?

Australia's Best Islands

Around the coast of Australia there are many amazing islands that are an unforgetable pleasure for all who visit. Naturally, the Great Barrier Reef dominates any list of great Australian islands, with pristine wonders like the Whitsundays, Dunk Island and Lizard Island. Further off the east coast is the spectacular Lord Howe Island and off the coast of South Australia is the unspoilt Kangaroo Island. See if you aggree with our selection of Australia's best island escapes.

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