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Kangaroo Island Ocean Safari

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Kangaroo Island Ocean Safari departs daily from the Christmas Cove Marina in Penneshaw 'Kangaroo Island's gateway'. Christmas Cove is one of Australia's Geological Monuments cut out by glacial movement 240 million years ago and it offers the perfect...more
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Christmas St, Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5222, Australia
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+61 419 772 175
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All reviews pod of dolphins saw dolphins great trip sea eagles kangaroo island boat trip great guide bird life on the rocks recommend this trip great fun a lot of fun amazing tour tour guide fur seals worth every cent his knowledge
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Had the great privelege of having Elijah as our host on our Ocean Safari, not only informative but obliging, friendly, excellent customer service all with a big smile. Lovely young man who has the best qualities for this role.......passed this onto his Boss by inadvertently...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Escape762279
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a family owned business...And they couldn't be nicer~ We went Christmas morning, it actually was the only tour open. The Island closes down on Christmas. Beaches and a handful of pubs are open. No worries, plenty of beaches to explore. Check out Stokes...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 666breannej
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ilijah was fantastic - we saw dolphins, seals and a majestic sea lion along with plenty of birds. Cannot recommend highly enough! Our two year old talked about it for the rest of our trip!

Thank Roisin C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fabulous time seeing a large pod of dolphins, sea lions, and a very sweet young seal and his Mum, plus a sea eagle and lots of other birds. Our guide was terrific. Kept up an interesting dialogue throughout and pointed out various...More

Thank 477juliei
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely the best 75 minutes of our KI holiday. Exciting, enjoyable & informative. Illija made sure he found us pods of dolphins, fur seals & wildlife to capture on our cameras. Lots of action, waves to surf & excited squeals from passengers. All perfectly safe...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Carolnym05
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic trip, so lucky with the perfect weather. Managed to hang out with some beautiful seals as well as a pod of dolphins that came to play!! Absotliu delightful crew, would highly recommend!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Kalevin7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment I booked our tour with Sandy over the phone, I was both excited and nervous at the same time. I've always had a love and appreciation of dolphins and the sea. We called into the Penneshaw IGA 1/2 hr before the tour...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank TaniaShaw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing trip on the Ocean Safari! Ilijah was super friendly and knowledgeable! We were so lucky to have the whole boat to ourselves. We got to see common dolphins jumping and playing around the boat for ages as well as seals, seal lions and bottlenose...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank lindaci10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Such an amazing tour to go on, saw a lot of ocean wild life such as dolphins and sea lions. Would recommend!!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ami_G98
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Big shout out to the captain of our boat Illija. His knowledge of the Area was fantastic. He took 12 of us around the bay and we sighted seals, dolphins and sea eagles.

Date of experience: January 2019
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GabCig
1 November 2018|
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Response from KIOcean | Property representative |
Thanks for the message. We do operate on all cruise ship days, however all tours are to be booked via the cruise ship. We offer many departures, so I hope you manage to make a booking.
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Frances M
11 December 2017|
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Response from KIOcean | Property representative |
Just give us a call on 0419772175 and we will see when we can get you on. What day did you want to go out?
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Arizona--hawklet
4 December 2017|
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Response from S2715XAgaryl | Reviewed this property |
We did the last one in the afternoon but we had 3 weeks on the island
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