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Exceptional Kangaroo Island

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Address: 1139 Playford Highway | Cygnet River Via, Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
Phone Number: +61 8 8553 9119
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Exceptional Kangaroo Island is a family-owned eco-friendly tour company for...

Exceptional Kangaroo Island is a family-owned eco-friendly tour company for Kangaroo Island off of the coast of South Australia. We are locals who understand travellers and know you want to make the best use of your limited holiday or vacation time. We know where to find the wildlife, all the cool spots, and importantly, can share the back-story of Kangaroo Island as it is the people you meet and stories you share that really make a trip memorable

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Truly Exceptional!

Our two day tour of Kangaroo Island was just phenomenal. The first day's guides were Jamie and Scott and the second day it was Scott and Tim. We saw kangaroo, wallaby, koala... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
jegnm
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Corrales, NM
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Corrales, NM
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241 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our two day tour of Kangaroo Island was just phenomenal. The first day's guides were Jamie and Scott and the second day it was Scott and Tim. We saw kangaroo, wallaby, koala, goanna, seals and sea lions, wedged-tailed eagles and even an echidna. Remarkable Rocks, Admiral's Arch and lots of scenery were also marvelous. The guides provided history, knowledge and... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We spent a day touring the island with Scott and Jamie looking for and finding some amazing wild life. Their knowledge of the island was truly magnificent, getting their points across in a clear concise manner with a slice of Aussie humor! Dave and Sue

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1 Thank fromage2016
Kent, UK
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22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent two full days touring KI with a private guide from EKI. We were a family group of five including three young adults, interested in seeing the island and particularly its birds and mammals. We were not disappointed: we covered a number of key locations and had excellent viewings of fur seals, sea lions, koalas (very close), large numbers... More 

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1 Thank HappytripperKent_UK
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we had Scott Ellson as our guide from Exceptional Kangaroo Island tours for our two day stopover there. We loved the place as it was so interesting and beautiful scenery but Scott really made the trip for us. He picked us up at the airport, had excellent local knowledge of both the island's history and the local wildlife. I think... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a privilege to have Ron's vast knowledge and enthusiasm for the island. Wow did we see some great sights coupled with the right amount of local knowledge both current and historical - the kids loved our private tour. The food was perfect too...

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1 Thank Lym-Hants
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a great small group tour with guides who I should think know every inch of the island. We had enormous fun on our first day with Jamie and 4 other guests. Jamie collected us from the airport (after the sweetest 20 minute flight from Adelaide) and we had a great day visiting the beaches and bays and learning... More 

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1 Thank Tigris15
Denver, Colorado
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We ended our 2 1/2 week Australian family adventure here with Tim and Tim from exceptional kangaroo. Thank you to you both for 2 fantastic days touring this amazing place. Friendly, personal tours that really gave us a feel for life on the island. Plus the food was amazing like everyone said:)

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1 Thank Justine33388
Wheaton, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

Our guide was spectacular and prepared and cooked us special meals in the wild all throughout the 2 days. It was not expected - and the meals were delicious and included wine and cheeses too. We were picked up from the airport - and the adventures began and went from one end of the island to the other. Small tours... More 

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1 Thank Yvonne R
San Francisco, California
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

Our guide was Jamie and we spent 2 days on the island with a private tour for the 4 of us (2 adults, 2 boys -10 and 12). It started with Jamie picking us up from the airport and then straight to find koalas, wallabies, and kangaroos. Jamie had everything organized and ready for us; from morning tea, cooking for... More 

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1 Thank RichGerber
Towcester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Jamie was our guide and there were six of us in a tour bus. On day 1 we were with two other US couples, who were terrific company and on day 2 one couple left us and we were joined by another British couple, who were also great fun and certainly the company added to the fun. Jamie, who is... More 

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

Hi there, Thanks so much for sharing your experience with the TripAdvisor community. I am glad you enjoyed yourself - the social side of our touring is a great bonus - sharing good food, wine and experiences with positive people is fun. I will pass on your comments to Jamie - he is one of life's true characters and is... More 

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