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Exceptional Kangaroo Island

372 reviews
Kangaroo Island, Australia
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About Exceptional Kangaroo Island
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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Two Day Best of Kangaroo Island 4WD Tour
2 reviews
Explore the diverse scenery and wildlife of Kangaroo Island on this convenient, two-day, personalized small-group tour (maximum of six passengers). Australian wildlife is unique, but it can be difficult to spot without an expert guide. On this trip you’ll have the chance to see kangaroos, koalas, cockatoos, and many other incredible animals. Morning and afternoon tea is included, with an optional BBQ lunch.
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$503.25 per adult
37 reviews
Experience the best of Kangaroo Island on a full-day tour with convenient round-trip transport from your accommodation or airport location. In addition to navigating, your guide provides commentary about the island’s landscape, as well as points out wildlife that’s easy to miss without a trained eye. Stops on the itinerary include Stokes Bay, the Cygnet River Valley, and Seal Bay Conservation Park. Morning tea and freshly-prepared lunch are included.
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$313.13 per adult
2-Day Kangaroo Island Food and Wine Package
Enjoy a 2 day/1 night food & wine package and visit places such as Clifford's Honey, Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery, Island Beehive, Hannaford & Sachs, Island Pure Sheep Dairy, Islander Estate Wines, Kangaroo Island Spirits, Bay of Shoal Wines, Stokes Bay, Pennington Bay, The Oyster Farm, Sunset Food & WIne, and Dudley WInes.
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$551.48 per adult
14 reviews
The Flinders Chase National Park lies along the western tip of Kangaroo Island and is home to some of the island’s most memorable landmarks. On this full-day tour, visit the sea lion colony of Cape du Couedic, admire views of the Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch, enjoy a delicious picnic lunch, and look out for wild kangaroos in the Kelly Hill Conservation Park.
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$313.13 per adult
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a full day guided tour with Exceptional Kangaroo Island and had an absolutely fantastic experience. Our tour guide was very friendly and knowledgeable, and it was a very personal group tour (we were with only one other couple). We were taken to different...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank fabricrowcat
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The guides (we had Tim and Lee on the first day and Ron on the second day) are very knowledgeable and they go out of their way to provide you the best experience ever! I would recommend this tour to everyone. Jan Mattia Maria and...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Jan V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a special day touring with Craig and Janet, guides and owners of Exceptional Kangaroo Island. Seal Bay was such an amazing close wildlife encounter and we learnt so much about these beautiful animals. Craig whipped up our delicious gourmet lunch at a beautiful...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank sueandfletch
Reviewed April 6, 2019 via mobile

Thanks to our guides, Tim and Janet, for a most enjoyable day on Kangaroo Island. We flew from Adelaide for the day and managed to explore a good big of the island. Tim and Janet were great at spotting wildlife and we made a number...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Nancy P
Reviewed April 2, 2019

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our two-day tour to Seal Bay, Flinders Chase, Cape du Couedic, Remarkable Rocks and other adventures. Bill was our guide, and he was attentive, knowledgeable, responsive, and adapted the trip to the needs of our guests. We saw many...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 31, 2019 via mobile

The only ones to see are on the mainland drive towards the ferry . It’s a very long day . Collected at 6.10am and dropped off at 10.15pm. A lot of stopping for cafe breaks that aren’t necessary ( because they are spreading the day...More

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CraigWickham, Owner at Exceptional Kangaroo Island, responded to this reviewResponded March 31, 2019

Hi there, I am sorry your experience did not live up to expectations - we do not recommend day trips as Kangaroo Island is 4400 square kilometres. It is clear that you did a day trip travelling by ferry - 99% of Exceptional Kangaroo Island's...More

Reviewed March 23, 2019

We had fond memories of our trip to KI about 13 years ago, so for this trip we tracked down our old guide Ron and signed up again. We had a wonderfully informative two days, including Flinders Chase, Seal Beach and a number of other...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Michael M
Reviewed March 23, 2019

My wife and I celebrated our 40th Anniversary on Kangaroo Island, South Australia, in the company of the outstanding owner/operator Craig and a bevy of "his wildlife friends" who he introduced to us in such a meaningful and thoughtful manner. Every aspect of this tour...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank erdiamond
CraigWickham, Owner at Exceptional Kangaroo Island, responded to this reviewResponded March 31, 2019

Thanks very much for sharing your experience - so nice to be able to share a special event with you. All the best with your future travels. Kind regards, Craig

Reviewed February 28, 2019

I traveled to KI with 2 friends and we had a two-day private tour through Exceptional KI, including the "Island Life" and "Flinder's Chase" itineraries. One guest in our group had mobility limitations, so being able to customize the tour was crucial to us. Ron...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank CarinL_13
Reviewed February 27, 2019 via mobile

We were on the Focus tour of Exceptional KI. A very efficient way to see this 95 x 35 mile island with its wildlife. Without a guide tour you will probably miss seeing a lot of the animals because of the places you will not...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank BeckyW989
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GrandTour04796953467
April 17, 2019|
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Response from CraigWickham | Property representative |
There are a range of places to stay - larger properties with restaurants like Ozone or Kangaroo Island Lodge. Good value is the KI Seaside and if you want to splurge look at Molly’s Run or Stranraer Homestead. These... More
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Response from CraigWickham | Property representative |
Hi sorry for the delay in responding. February can be a challenge for wildlife on a self-drive - cruise ships by definition have you on the Island through the middle of the day which is the toughest time to find wildlife... More
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March 7, 2016|
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Response from CraigWickham | Property representative |
Hi there, I am the owner of Exceptional Kangaroo Island and happy to assist you with any questions. We are able to book the tour, plus accommodation (room only or dinner/bed/breakfast) and air ex Adelaide. Our tours connect... More
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