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Pelican Feeding

Kingscote Wharf, Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Ranked #6 of 13 Attractions in Kingscote
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Adelaide, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Went to the kingscote jetty for 4 nights at 5 o'clock but no pelican feeding seen. Only point of interest was a group of seals who have taken up residence at the beginning of the jetty.

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Adelaide, Australia
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23 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

The lovely gentleman who fed the pelicans was charismatic and hilarious! He had a great sense of humour and lots of knowledge to share. We thoroughly enjoyed watching the cheeky pelicans (and seagulls) tussle over fish for their evening feed. Don't miss it!

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Sydney, Australia
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89 attraction reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The show is a good one - very entertaining for adults and kids alike. The 'pelican man' is knowledgeable about his birds, and entertaining. We returned on the next day - a public holiday - and not a soul in sight, though plenty of pelicans and gulls waiting around for show-time. It was interesting to watch them turn and fly... More

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Cananeia, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

You will enjoy seeing the fisherman feeding the pelicans and while this he tells you about the birds if you have children they will love this place too.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

The pelican feeding on the wharf at Kingscote was terrific and we are glad we made the time. Our 18 month old son loved it. The Pelican Man was hilarious and the pelicans and gulls put on a great show. Well worth the visit!

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Bellingen, Australia
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65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

The gentleman who does the feeding and provides the narrative is a real character. His presentation is most entertaining, although I believe that many in the crowd were hoping he might fall into the water with the pelicans that he had been teasing.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We couldn't believe how many pelicans and seagulls came and waited even before the man came with the food. He is knowledgeable and teaches you a bit about the pelicans and then the feeding frenzy begins. It was really a site to see! Come a little early to get a good seat (though none of them were really bad seats);... More

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Novo Mesto, Slovenia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We absolutely enjoyed the show! The pelican man was very entertaining and knowledgeable and made a great show. He is said to be the most photographed person at Kangaroo Island. It was definitely worth it! The show is only at 5 PM so you must plan your day around Kangaroo Island very wisely.

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Singapore
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

As most of the activities/parks close at 5, the pelican feeding makes a good activity for an evening event. Cost $5, to be paid at the end of the feeding. Interesting to see the pelicans up close. The show last about 15 mins.

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Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

This is another experience on Kangaroo Island which isn't anything spectacular for someone who has seen similar things in other places. There's some history or background on the pelicans, but I'm not so sure it's worth the time for a veteran traveler. It seems a lot of places on Kangaroo Island have been marked up ratings wise which don't really... More

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