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Exceptional Kangaroo Island

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Address: Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
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+61 8 8553 9119
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9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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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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The best way to experience Kangaroo Island

Fantastic tour of the very impressive wildlife and sights so Kangaroo Island. Ron is a personable and knowledgeable guide who proudly shares they many unique aspects of the Island... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic tour of the very impressive wildlife and sights so Kangaroo Island. Ron is a personable and knowledgeable guide who proudly shares they many unique aspects of the Island with outstanding effect and personal esperience. Breaks for tea and lunch during the tour polish the gem.

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United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wife and I just spent a couple of enjoyable days on the island with the enthusiastic Ron as our Guide . What he didn't know about the place i guess isn't worth knowing . The tour was enjoyable and professional and we we both left with a better appreciation of the area and it's wildlife . Lunch and coffee breaks... More 

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Scarsdale
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had Jamie as our guide for two days. Having lived his whole life on the island, Jamie knew the most beautiful spots. Jamie was extremely enthusiastic, knowledgeable, and fun to be with. Additionally, he made two delicious lunches for us in a beautiful setting. Jamie's in depth of the islands wildlife also added greatly to our... More 

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Thank Deborah Z
CraigWickham, Owner at Exceptional Kangaroo Island, responded to this review

Hi Deborah, Thanks very much for your review - not surprised you had a good time with Jamie. He is so enthusiastic and his knowledge comes from a lifetime of experiences on Kangaroo Island. Please tell your friends about Kangaroo Island and come back to see us again soon. Kind regards, Craig More 

High Wycombe, England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2017 via mobile

We booked this tour as part of a nine day stay in Adelaide before heading off to Perth on the Indian Pacific train. This is an excellent overnight tour - flight left Adelaide at 09:30 the first day and returned to Adelaide at 18:30 the next. We had three guides for our two days - Jamie for both, plus Scott... More 

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CraigWickham, Owner at Exceptional Kangaroo Island, responded to this review

Hi there Malawi40, Thanks very much for your great review - glad you enjoyed interacting with some of our guiding team. We are really lucky to have such an enthusiastic bunch of guides who take a lot of pride in what they do. You are right about being able to spend more time here - we do a couple of... More 

Bundoora
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2017

A fascinating island filled with unique wildlife, in a beautiful and unspoilt setting. A must see for a unique view on the quieter and more restful way to experience Australian life

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CraigWickham, Owner at Exceptional Kangaroo Island, responded to this review

Thanks for your review - so glad you enjoyed your visit. Come back and see us again some time. Regards, Craig More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017

We toured the island with this company for 2 days. Scott and Mary were nice, kind and knowledgeable. They told us how to watch animals without scare them and respecting their environment and space. The food they brought was amazing. They were always on time and worry about our comfort. Vans were super comfortable. After 2 days with them it... More 

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CraigWickham, Owner at Exceptional Kangaroo Island, responded to this review

Hi there, Thanks very much for your lovely words about your time with Scott and Mary here on Kangaroo Island. They will be pleased to know you enjoyed yourself and their services so much. The respectful way to observe wildlife is so important to us and our long-term future - we appreciate the fact that you value this. Please tell... More 

Columbus, OH
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2017 via mobile

We took two private tours and really enjoyed them. Rob showed us animals and beautiful scenery and seemed to really enjoy his work. I would recommend the private tours.

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CraigWickham, Owner at Exceptional Kangaroo Island, responded to this review

Hi Summercruiser, Glad you enjoyed your time with us - our private touring options give you lots of flexibility and allow us to tailor the experience to suit your interests. I trust the rest of your travels were equally enjoyable and you keep exploring! Regards, Craig More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2017 via mobile

We joined an existing group for just one day. The tour was well organised with water, tea, coffee and delicious home made ANZAC biscuits. The guide knew where to look to find wildlife so we saw koala in three sites, plus kangaroo, wallaby and glossy backed cockatoos which are very rare. He also told us lots about the island and... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2017

We had this company for a full 2 days whilst on the island and our tour leaders were Tim (both days) and Mary and Scott shared the other days between them. AMAZING! All the guides were, well...... exceptional! The sites we saw intrigued me and the commentary provided by the guides first class. The food ....... well..... leaves me in... More 

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CraigWickham, Owner at Exceptional Kangaroo Island, responded to this review

Dear Pamela, What a great review - thanks for taking the time to share your experience with the Tripadvisor community. So pleased you enjoyed spending time with our guides and the food. We take a lot of pride in preparing the best food we can - as much of it is sourced locally as possible. Chan who is our Chef... More 

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2017

From the moment we were picked up at the airport by our driver/guide Dave, we could sense this was going to be a great experience - and so it proved to be right up the moment until he dropped us back at the airport the following evening. We packed so much into our two full days with him, seeing just... More 

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CraigWickham, Owner at Exceptional Kangaroo Island, responded to this review

Wow - best tour ever! That is high praise indeed - I will make sure Dave sees your review! He puts a lot of thought and effort into his guiding so will be pleased you enjoyed it so much. Pleased to see you saw plenty of wildlife - yes the platypus is a tough one to find. My wife has... More 

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