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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 boat ride kangaroo island great guide on the rocks bird life great fun recommend this trip a lot of fun amazing tour tour guide fur seals worth every cent his knowledge
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Reviewed 4 January 2019

We spent New Year's Eve morning on the Ocean Safari which was just amazing. Elijah was the perfect host and very informative, he even went out of his way to ensure we saw some dolphins even if it did mean running over time.Would highly recommend...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Joanne G
Reviewed 4 January 2019 via mobile

We booked in for the ‘swimming with the dolphins’ tour which is a 2 hour activity. We were met at the dock by lovely staff who were helpful and fun. They then took us to get fitted for wetsuits and snorkeling gear and back to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank lisamR7069WY
Reviewed 2 January 2019 via mobile

We did a 2 hour swim with dolphins and snorkel today which was absolutely amazing with a very educational guide Tony. The kids were so amazed and will be talking about the experience for the next year lol. Would highly recommend all family’s to give...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jason Z
Reviewed 1 January 2019 via mobile

Our New Year's Day trip was a great way to start the year! Sadly there was not an abundance of wildlife, but we still saw a large pod of dolphins up close, a Sea Eagle, seal and sea lion. Regardless, the trip and Tony's commentary...More

Thank Gregoire76
Reviewed 1 January 2019

Fabulous day on the water yesterday afternoon for my two young friends. Many thanks to Captain Elijah - they had a fantastic time.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mags2948
Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

We booked the 4.30pm tour in the morning and had an easy and friendly booking experience. When we turned up at Christmas cove it was a nice surprise to find that our group of 5 had the boat to ourselves along with Illijah our guide....More

Thank H9675NZsophiec
Reviewed 28 December 2018 via mobile

We were told that animal encounters can’t be guaranteed because these are wild animals, of course, but Tony our guide was extremely knowledgeable and obviously knew where to look as we found a pod of dolphins who played around the boat for quite a while....More

Thank emdeber
Reviewed 26 December 2018 via mobile

Easy booking process. Guide was very friendly and polite. Great for all age group. We all enjoyed . Saw dolphins , seal and sea eagle. Highly Recommonded if you love dolphins.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Davepatel81
Reviewed 13 December 2018

Friendly people. Dolphins, seals, sea eagle etc. Informative tour guide and lovely scenery. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank owen T
Reviewed 7 December 2018 via mobile

Had a great time. Elijah the guide very informative and very passionate about what he does. Great for all ages. We saw sea eagles, dolphins and seals. Worth every cent.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Belinda C
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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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