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Admirals Arch

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Cape du Couedic Road | Flinders Chase National Park, Kangaroo Island, South Australia SA 5222, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A short walk takes you to a magnificent rock formation, the arch. The fury of mother nature at work. If you look carefully and have a long camera lens, you will see many fur seals frolicking on the dark rock platform and doing what fur...More

Thank BobFk
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must see is the trip to Admirals Arch when visiting Flinders Chase National Park. Great boardwalk down to see the New Zealand fur seal colony & walk further on the board walk to view Amirals Arch. Wheelchair friendly most of the way. Look out...More

Thank 104jobell
Reviewed 1 week ago

I think this is an interesting place to visit to see how nature creates natural wonders of the world. Its a long walk from the carpark down to the money shot - but if you dont get blown away from the wind that howls through...More

Thank 525liamb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good signage detailing the history and geology. The steps down are easily managed and safe. Seals all around making this a double attraction. The next time you come back it may have turned into another Islet (unlikely really but it will happen sometime).

Thank WayneK160
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The walk to the Arch - via very well constructed timber ramps & some steps at the end - is fairly long - especially if you want to stop for the views from lookout points along the way. So allow 10 - 15 mins depending...More

Thank carole h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning location, it's a bit of a walk not hard but wear good shoes. There are also quite a few seals there the adults sunning themselves while the young were playing in the tidal pools. Lovely to watch.

Thank Julie L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Brillliant spectacle. Long walk to get there but will not be disappointed. Brilliant waves crashing against the rocks. Fortunate to see a seal playing in amongst the rough waves. Lots of Fur seals lazing on the rocks. Long walk down a boardwalk to get to...More

Thank Meridith N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In order to get to the arch you have to walk a bit on the board walk. It's not a hard walk, but on the day we were there the wind was brisk and it was quite chilly. But, the arch looks just like the...More

Thank DavidJM4214
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Admirals Arch is an interesting place to visit. Not only is the scenery spectacular but seals can be viewed sunning themselves on the rocks. There is a bit of a walk to get to the arch itself but not difficult.

Thank wendy505007
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A short scenic board walk takes you down to spot seals swimming in a protected rock pool and lounging around recovering from their epic swims as the feed at sea. The pool is ‘framed’ by the arch making for a wonderful viewing platform

Thank Poppy W
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Paul A
18 January 2016|
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