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Kangaroo Island Marine Adventures

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Address: Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
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+61 8 8553 3227

Kangaroo island marine adventures is truly a unique experience in marine...

Kangaroo island marine adventures is truly a unique experience in marine nature tourism, we are the only marine operator fully eco certified on kangaroo island providing best practices for our clients and our marine animals , come aboard our purpose built vessels and discover the wonders that await you on your marine adventure tour (dolphin swim). We travel along the pristiene north coast which is very much protected from the swell and tides to visit sea eagles in the wild, seals in there colonys, and swim with wild dolphins, visit remote beaches, snorkell amoungst some of the 240 species of fish life, enjoy morning tea of home made biscuits, tea, coffee in some of the most secluded parts of the island , kangaroo island marine adventures is more than just a boat ride , we allow you the time to enjoy your experience giving you a true understanding of our marine animals in there natural environment , our purpose built vessels are large and spacious allowing plenty of room to walk around whilst onboard to maximise the wildlife experience and get the best pictures. Our vessels are also very dry and stable providing a very comfortable ride in any conditions, our skippers have a combined 40 years of local experience in kangaroo island waters. Your safety is our number 1 priority, and our years of experience will guarantee you the best marine nature experience kangaroo island has to offer. THIS IS THE MARINE TOUR TO PUT ON YOUR MUST DO LIST WHILST VISITING KANGAROO ISLAND , BUT DONT FORGET TO BOOK , YOU DONT WANT TO MISS THIS .....

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Mary Anderson

What an absolutely amazing experience! We saw up to 100 dolphins during the tour! Swimming with the dolphins was blissful! Our tour guide Nathan was friendly and knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2017
Mary L
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Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

What an absolutely amazing experience! We saw up to 100 dolphins during the tour! Swimming with the dolphins was blissful! Our tour guide Nathan was friendly and knowledgeable! Will recommend this to others!

Thank Mary L
andrew n n, Owner at Kangaroo Island Marine Adventures, responded to this review

Hi Mary , thanks for the review , 100 dolphins to swim amongst is not unusual for ki marine adventures as most of the large dolphin pods reside on the mostly protected north coast , the largest pod we have swam with was over 130 dolphins ... totally amazing .. Nathen like myself has fished the coast of kangaroo island... More 

Wierden, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

As there were not enough passengers, the afternoon trip was not taking place. So we called him and agreed on a private tour. It was fantastic. Andrew knows exactly where all the animals are, seagulls, birds and........ dolphins. He treats them with great respect, there is a mutual acceptance. We saw 50-80 dolphins, including little ones. We swam with them,... More 

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Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

I can't express just how much we enjoyed our dolphin swim trip. It's been a lifelong ambition to swim with these graceful creatures in the wild and this trip exceeded any expectation of such an experience. Wetsuit and snorkelling equipment on and you drop off the back of the boat into clear, sometimes shallow waters as the dolphins swim effortlessly... More 

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Rupperswil, Switzerland
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Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

-->> KI Marine Adventure was the worst experience ever! <<-- Due to an misscommunication about the pickup location (we didn't get a propper and written confirmation about where to picking up) and the fact that we didn't had an internet connection in the KI national park we where at the wrong boat ramp. We even didn't know that there where... More 

Thank thomas-gehrig
andrew n n, Owner at Kangaroo Island Marine Adventures, responded to this review

Hi Thomas thanks for taking the time to explain your reasons why you missed the tour , i am dissapointed you didn't get to experience what we have to offer , it truly is an amazing experience and hope you can join us next time if your visiting . Thomas one our biggest issues on kangaroo island is telecomunications thats... More 

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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

The most wonderful day imaginable. In crystal clear waters, with dolphins around you and under you, you can do nothing but smile. And smiles become screams of delight when they start racing & jumping out of the water following in the wake of the boat. Thank-you to Nathan, our guide, a local cray-fisherman who knows, loves & respects these pristine... More 

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andrew n n, Owner at Kangaroo Island Marine Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks guys for your review , we have been doing dolphin swims for more than ten years now on kangaroo island so you tend to know how to get the best out of a wild dolphin experience & as i keep stating to our clients .... a true wild dolphin experience can not be achieved in an short 90 minute... More 

Coogee, Australia
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

Andrew was keenly aware of the environment and pointed to a passing large school of ocean trout as well a throwing a line in to add the thrill of seeng the fish up close. We had a 2 year old with us, and he catered not only to the adults, but also to this child. Genius in a down to... More 

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Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Hands down one of the best tours I've done. Value for money and exceeded all expectations with how many dolphins we saw. This trip is an absolute must-do if visiting Kangaroo Island.

1 Thank Daz L
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

We have been on guite a few boat trips with my wife before, as we live and work on an island, but that morning boat trip out in the sea of the northern coast of KI with Marine Adventures, exceeded them all!! Crystal clear water, amazing scenery and interesting wildlife. Highlight of our trip,of course the dolphins. My wife just... More 

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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Had an amazing trip out from kingscote and had the most incredible opportunity to swim with a huge pod of Dolphins. The two tour guides on our trip are first class operators making sure that we had the best experience with safety in mind . Thanks guys

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Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Great experience, swimming with wild dolphins in their natural environment. Our tour guide Nathan took great care of us and introduced us to all the natives in the area such as Sammy the seal. An unforgettable experience, highly recommend!!

1 Thank fionaperso

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