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  • Kangaroo Island's wildlife provides many photo opportunities during your Australia vacation
  • The famous Kangaroo Island is a must inclusion on all Australia tours

Positioned 112 kilometres south-west of Adelaide, Kangaroo Island is Australia’s third largest island, and is noted for its impressive variety of native wildlife to be experienced on an Australia vacation. Stretching just over 150 kilometres, nearly half of the Island remains uncleared of native vegetation, providing a sanctuary for Australian Sea Lions, Short-beaked Echidnas, an endemic species of kangaroo and many others. In fact, the local wildlife is so unique, Kangaroo Island is often referred to as ‘Australia’s Galapagos’.

Formerly a peninsula, the Island was cut off from the mainland about 9000 years ago. It is believed to have once supported an Aboriginal population, though today, agriculture – including the production of some of Australia’s finest honeys and cheeses – is Kangaroo Island’s most important industry. Fishing and tourism are not far behind.

On trips to Australia, Kangaroo Island’s landscapes are among the most unique in South Australia – indeed, the entire country. Popular landmarks include Admiral’s Arch and Remarkable Rocks, both highlights of Flinders Chase National Park. Seal Bay invites visitors to take guided walks among the sea lions, while the dunes of Little Sahara offer a different take on the natural beauty of the Southern Ocean coast. The ocean’s wild movements make the south coast unsuitable for swimming, though the sheltered northern beaches provide a popular and safe alternative.

The Island enjoys mild temperatures all year round. Summers rarely top 30 degrees Celsius and most days in Winter typically hover above 10 degrees C. The most popular route to Kangaroo Island is via the Sealink ferry, though advance bookings are required. Competitive air rates from Adelaide are also available. Once there on an Australia vacation, car hire is recommended for those not on organized trips. Kangaroo Island stretches over 150 kilometres from one end to the other – which is a lot of unspoiled wilderness to explore!

 

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Learn about the history and culture of Australia, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Australia's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Australia for yourself. Start exploring...book one of our Australia vacations today!

 

Extend Your Stay

Consider an additional stopover to your Australia vacation at one of Goway's South Pacific destinations. You can choose from  our selection of  New Zealand vacation packagesTahiti vacation packages or stay at one of our  featured Fiji resorts or perhaps take a Cook Island vacation. This can be done stopping over en route to or from Australia.

 

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