Kangaroo Island Ocean Safari

Kangaroo Island Ocean Safari

Kangaroo Island Ocean Safari
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Scuba & SnorkellingSwim with DolphinsEco ToursDolphin & Whale WatchingNature & Wildlife Tours
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
About
Kangaroo Island Ocean Safari depart daily from Christmas Cove Marina, Penneshaw . Enjoy a true nature based experience from the comfort of a 28 and 38 seater vessel. On the 75 minute ocean safari you will cruise the magnificent ancient coastline viewing dolphins, seals, eagles and birdlife (whales in winter). The skipper will provide informative commentary whilst you sit back, relax, and marvel and the wildlife and scenery. You can also swim with wild dolphins and seals on an epic 2 hour snorkeling safari. Witness spectacular coastline and then get ready to jump in the water and experience the marine life off Kangaroo Island. A wildlife experience not to be missed on Kangaroo Island.
Penneshaw, South Australia, Australia
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2023

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Elisa A
Miami Beach, FL1 contribution
Dec. 2023 • Family
It was a lovely tour. The staff gave us really good explanations. And we saw plenty of dolphins and sea lions! The geological part was very interesting as well. Thank you again for this amazing experience !
Written 2 December 2023
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Tegan B
1 contribution
Nov. 2023 • Family
Hands down well worth doing
Workers were lovely and helpful
Swam within 1m of wild dolphins would highly recommend
Written 28 November 2023
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Trevor H
Adelaide, Australia5 contributions
Nov. 2023 • Couples
Elijah and Bonnie were very interesting and informative about the wildlife and island history. Within a short time we had located a pod a dolphins. They came very close to the boat and we were able to observe them for some time. We also saw a couple of sea bird colonies and a lone Fur Seal resting on a rock. The Seal was not very active as it was a cool and overcast day but this is the way it is with nature you get what they want to give you. The tour is located only a few hundred metres from the Sealink Ferry terminal, so is quite handy.
Written 24 November 2023
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KIOSTeam
Thank you for the fantastic review and for sharing your experience out on our coastal safari! We are so glad you enjoyed your day and got to see some many of our local marine life out and about. We are very lucky that most of the time they seem just as interested in us as we are with them, especially the dolphins! Thank you again.
Written 27 November 2023
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Jules P
Nottinghamshire, UK20 contributions
Friendly and welcoming right from the start Elijah and Bonnie were just great funny and knowledgable. Dolphins, seal Eagles and other sea birds and just the most beautiful views. We would highly recommend anyone to take this safari ! Well done guys a job done great … if you can call it a job !
Written 20 November 2023
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KIOSTeam
Thank you for the lovely compliments. I've passed them on to Bonnie and Ilijah who greatly appreciate your kind words. We have to say, it is one of the best jobs around! Thank you again.
Written 27 November 2023
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Roundbum
Moruya, Australia73 contributions
A great way to fill in the afternoon Elijah and his crew member were informative and helpful. We saw dolphins and seals as promised .
Written 17 November 2023
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KIOSTeam
We're so glad you had a great time out with us. Thank you for the review!
Written 27 November 2023
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Pamela Bossi
Busselton, Australia3 contributions
A fun and informative experience thanks to captain Elisha and mate. We enjoyed seeing dolphins and a fur seal digesting/sleeping off its last meal. Thank you!
Written 17 November 2023
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KIOSTeam
You are most welcome. We are so glad you enjoyed your time out with us and got to see some of our fantastic local marine life! Thank you for taking the time to review.
Written 27 November 2023
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LindsayWynne
Melbourne, Australia7 contributions
Nov. 2023 • Couples
Spotlessly clean self-catering cottage, extremely comfortable, very well appointed with absolutely everything thought of/provided. Great ambience, thoroughly relaxing. Stunning views.
Easy check-in/out. Highly recommended.
Written 13 November 2023
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KIOSTeam
Hi Lindsay. While this is a lovely review, I don't think it was meant for our Kangaroo Island Ocean Safari business, as we run coastal safari's on a vessel :)
Written 27 November 2023
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Pei LUEN H
1 contribution
Nov. 2023 • Couples
Went to this with my partner today. Was a very fun and memorable experience. Certain times of year, or time of day may mean you might not see any seals and/or dolphins so go in without high expectations- but we were lucky and saw dolphins and swam near them a couple of times - then there was some reef snorkeling after which was amazing. The team has a great energy and are so friendly and make it a great time, and they do their absolute best to give you a good experience and are very safety focused. Water was quite cold on overcast cooler weather but if you challenge yourself to push past it you will have a great time. Very well run operation and highly recommend going to this. Huge thanks to the team, very appreciative of this great experience. ❤️
Written 13 November 2023
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KIOcean
Thank you so much for such a lovely review and description of your experience out with us. We really appreciate you taking the time to share with us and future clients. And of course we are so glad that you enjoyed your experience so much! Thank you again for reviewing. I've shared your kind words with the team.
Written 13 November 2023
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EzzyA
Hatfield, UK196 contributions
Nov. 2023 • Couples
The crew were really informative not just about the wildlife but about the history of the island and what was happening on the island. They took us to see the seals and the dolphins and I was impressed by the way they were careful not to hassle the animals, but just let them do their own thing. A really worthwhile trip, brilliant.
Written 10 November 2023
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KIOcean
Thank you so much. The welfare and safety of the wild animals we are lucky enough to see on our safari's are so important to us. We are very lucky to get to work alongside these amazing animals and share them with you. Thank you for taking the time to review. We really appreciate it.
Written 13 November 2023
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Amy R
1 contribution
Nov. 2023 • Solo
Had a great time on the ocean safari. Very small group of people (which is perfect really) both Kimberly and Ilyah (sorry if spelt wrong) were amazing. We saw dolphins within the first 10 mins of the tour. Bit of out season for the sea lions but we saw a couple anyway. Would recommend it.
Written 7 November 2023
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KIOcean
Thank you for the lovely review and we are so glad you had a great time out with us. I've passed your compliments on to the team (don't worry, everyone spells Ilijahs name wrong, he couldn't care less and just loves the feedback). Thank you again for reviewing.
Written 13 November 2023
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