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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
Christmas St, Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5222, Australia
+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 23 November 2018 via mobile

Had an amazing time on the ocean tour, Illijah our tour guide showed us many animals and was very knowledgeable! Excellent trip and well worth going! Loved the doughnuts on the boat! Can we take Casper next time?

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank GillianP221
Reviewed 19 November 2018

Excellent tour and trip with captain Elijah and assistant Camille. My fiancee and I were the only ones on the tour (being brits we didn't think the water was that cold!) and it was fantastic. Saw and swam with a pod of approx 20 dolphins,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 14 November 2018

Elijah was our skipper. There was only my wife and myself out this day. Elijah had warned it would be a bumpy ride in the unprotected areas of water but as we only had the day we thought we'd go. Initially Elijah struggled to find...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Where2gonext60
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

Our guide Elijah was enthusiastic and informative. We saw an eagle, a few seals and a big pod of dolphins. The only thing that could be improved was that we wish we spent more time with the dolphins as the other “attractions” weren’t as interesting....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Visited sue to recommendation from info center and have not been disappointed! Our guide Roger did a great job. We saw a white breastedeagle, sea lions, lots of dolphins and also learned about them quite a bit! Highly recommend! Our little son (3,5) had lots...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ingrid G
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Ilijah (hope I spelled that right mate) warned us that these are wild animals and he couldnt guarantee we would see anything. Having said that he proceeded to blow us away. Pods of dolphins came up and buzzed the boat, sea eagles staged some stunt...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank iambatdog
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Almost got cancelled due to the weather but conditions changed and luckily we were able to go out. We were prepared for cold weather so dressed warm. The skipper was fantastic, our 5 and 7 yr old loved riding over the big waves and we're...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Danielle I
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Our trip today was all we had expected. Elijah our trusty guide was respectful, knowledgeable and made the journey as comfortable and enjoyable as possible despite the wind insisting on giving us a bit of a rock. We felt absolutely safe at all times. Karen...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Karen G
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

This tour is worth every cent your up close encounters with dolphins and sea lions was amazing even though it was so cold and wet it was worth it our tour guide done a great job under trying circumstances would definitely do again if come...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lee-ann S
Reviewed 12 October 2018

Elijah was our guide and he was wonderful, his knowledge and enthusiasm for the wildlife was great. We saw many doliphins, seals, sealions and sea eagles.my 6 year old loved it

Date of experience: October 2018
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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.
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?
4 December 2017|
Response from S2715XAgaryl | Reviewed this property |
We did the last one in the afternoon but we had 3 weeks on the island