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Address: 1139 Playford Highway | Cygnet River Via, Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
Phone Number: 0885539119
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Description: Exceptional Kangaroo Island is a family-owned eco-friendly tour company...
Exceptional Kangaroo Island is a family-owned eco-friendly tour company for Kangaroo Island off of the coast of South Australia. Highly recommend.
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The best guided tour I have ever experienced

Exceptional Kangaroo Island treated me to a wonderful two days on Kangaroo Island, one of Australia's treasures waiting to be discovered but enjoyed responsibly. From looking for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
Bijoyv
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Exceptional Kangaroo Island treated me to a wonderful two days on Kangaroo Island, one of Australia's treasures waiting to be discovered but enjoyed responsibly. From looking for koalas to learning about native trees, shrubs and flowers, to viewing wildlife and birds from remarkably close vantage, this visit was a childhood dream come true. It helped immensely that Ron Swan, my... More 

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craig-eki, Owner at Exceptional Kangaroo Island, responded to this review

Dear Bijoyv, Thanks so much for taking the time to post a review - we constantly look for ways to improve what we do and reviews that let us know we are on the right track are reaffirming. Ron is a great guide and fabulous ambassador for our company and indeed our community. I will pass on your kind words... More 

Westchester, New York, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We had a great time on our two one-day tours, both with Ron as our guide. Everything was professionally handled-yet relaxed and flexible, with time to stop, take a photo, climb a rock, stop for wildlife crossing the road, just the way a holiday should be. This was our second trip to Australia and, while we had a fabulous first... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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130 reviews 130 reviews
12 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Mary was a great guide who knows the island and is able to explain todays life in a interesting way. There was enough time to stroll on our own around and enjoy the quiet dramatic scenery of the The Rocks or the arch. Thank you

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Fort Myers, FL
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Four friends spent 3 nights and 2 days on Kangaroo Island (KI) and 2 day tours with Exceptional Kangaroo Island Tours. We had a fabulous time. Our tours were the Island life and Flinders Chase Focus. Jamie Bowden our tour guide was a fountain of knowledge regarding local culture, wildlife, and geology. During our Island Life tour we saw koala,... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Fantastic tour given of the Island. Plane was over 1 hour late but Mary our tour guide was waiting and took no time at all in making us welcome and getting on with the day tour. On the second day we joined the group we should have been with originally along with Jamie the second tour guide. It was a... More 

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new york
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91 reviews 91 reviews
56 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

This was a wonderful tour, in that we were gone all day seeing all the great sites that KI has to offer. We saw tons of Koalas, Admiral Arch, Remarkable Rocks, Kangaroos, and Wallabees. Plus we had excellent snacks and lunches in beautiful settings. The guides were attentive to our requests and seemed to be genuinely sincere in trying to... More 

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hong kong
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

What to say about the tour arranged by this group? Our whole experience has been exceptional. Right from the very prompt response to our emails to the tour designed for us. The Kangaroo island was the highlight of our stay in Australia. We are a family of 4, 2 kids 12 and 9 and were met on the airport by... More 

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Welcome, MN
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Where do I start. We are a family of 5 (to include a 13, 10 & 7 year old traveling from freezing cold Minnesota, USA) This company and tour should get a perfect 100 out of 5!! Our day started by them picking us up at our Aurora Ozone room and departing for a day we will never forget. If... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Countryside was very pastoral and dry. Animal numbers were okay but not exceptional. We only saw 4 koalas in the NP and expected to easily see more. However Seal Bay tour was very good and the Kelly Hill Caves were a delight

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craig-eki, Owner at Exceptional Kangaroo Island, responded to this review

This has been posted on the page for Exceptional Kangaroo Island - a small group and private charter touring company. Based on the areas referenced it does not seem as though Alex is reviewing our services but more of a general destination review. I did try to send Alex a personal message to ascertain whether he had actually travelled with... More 

Knoxville, Tennessee
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

My wife and I had a personal tour of Kangaroo Island with Gaynor Bowden with Exceptional Kangaroo Island tour company. She was a superb guide with exceptional knowledge of the Island. We saw kangaroos, wallabies, and koalas in their natural habitat. Gaynor prepared an excellent lunch "in the bush".

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