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Western end of Kangaroo Island features magnificent coastal landscapes coupled with vast wilderness areas and diverse wildlife. Flinders Chase National Park is the home of the iconic Admiral's Arch with its colony of New Zealand fur seals and the...more
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South Coast Road, Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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The Remarkable Rocks definitely live up to the name. I just kept thinking how they looked like a talented artist had sculpted and carefully placed them there. I kept finding more to see in these beautiful sea carved natural sculptures, the colors, the shapes, all...More
The "amazing rocks" are viewed from afar in the parking lot. As you get closer the views look better, the seas splashing in the background are spectacular. the air is clean the grounds are clean no open bottles or candy wrappers.The walk and steps are...More
We hired a car 8.30am. Went to Seal Bay done the tour on the beach with the Sea Lions amazing and walked the boardwalk. Fantastic. Then to Flinders Chase NP Admirals Arch & Remarkable Rocks beautiful ocean scenery & The rocks amazing formations and colors,...More
Definitely worth the trip. Take a picnic or have lunch at the visitor centre. We saw a koala eating its way through the leaves on a tree in the car park and it was still there as we left! Just look up!
We went to KI for 2 days 1 night, and expected to rush from attractions to attractions. We planned for only an hour to be at Flinders Chase National Park, but it turned out to be almost 4 hours because there are so much to...More
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We were there in August and asked the same thing and were told it wasn't necessary, they would see our car. But the hikes we did (Ravine Hike and Snake Lagoon Hike) if something happened, I think it would have been overnight... More
We were there in August and asked the same thing and were told it wasn't necessary, they would see our car. But the hikes we did (Ravine Hike and Snake Lagoon Hike) if something happened, I think it would have been overnight before anyone saw our car as you are generally fairly remote, depending upon your selected hike.
I think it is best to advise your accommodation which hike you are doing and what time you expect to be back.
Depending upon the time of year you are visiting, don't expect to see anyone else on the trails, we certainly didn't.
We had the same thought about taking an EPIRBs after we were on the trails and we didn't come across any hiring option. I think it's something we are going to invest in.
I would recommend you do carry a basic first aid kit, as you can be quite remote and phone signal is virtually non-existent.
Kangaroo Island Self-drive Itinerary for 2 days (12 Replies)
Hi We will be arriving in KI on Ferry on 25th May. We will like the experts opinion of our ititenary. I am not sure if it is too rushed for us. Day 25th : Reached 6pm at Sealink Ferry. Try to catch the Penguin Tour for the evening. Checked in at YHA for 1 night accomodation. Day 26th : Rent a car to visit Seal Bay, Remarkable Rocks, Admirals Arch Stay overnight near Flinders Chase National Park. Day 27th : Visit Flinders Chase and Paul's Sanctuary, Emu Plains. Return to...More
May 13, 2009|
You've got time to this and more in two days. A few other things we enjoyed on KI were: Little Sahara, Koala Walk, Pelican feeding and Kelly Hill Cave. We did a great hike at Flinder's Chase so you might want to try that too.
Itinerary and Scenic Drives Suggestions (2 Replies)
Hi! We have done the Balingup-Nannup scenic drive in WA a few years back and loved it so much that it is now a MUST to research scenic drives when planning our itinerary. Our draft itinerary now goes something like this: (Travel period: Sep 14) Day 1 Arrive @ Adelaide airport in the early morning (Have not planned what to do in Adelaide city yet. Any suggestions? We are not into museums.) Mclaren Vale wine tasting Waitpinga Beach Overnight near Victor Harbour Day 2 Victor...More
January 18, 2014|
Thanks for the helpful responses Yachtgal. Just googled Island Beach and it looks lovely. But I am a little smitten with the warm richness of the orchre cliffs at Red Banks, so I may want to give it a try. My kids are 4 and 8. No problems with the elder one as she is very active and imagines herself as an explorer. It's the toddler I am most worried about. He needs to be carried if the terrain is unfriendly, or if the walk is too long. Backbreaking for us, parents (literally!). So I am in...More
Koala Avenue just outside Flinders Chase National Park (5 Replies)
Could somebody tell me the exact location of this road? We are visiting from the Netherlands at the end of the month and looking for the best places to go. We are staying overnight in Karatta the first night and the 2nd night in Kingscote so we will be zigzagging over the island trying to see as much as possible. Thanks
January 02, 2017|
look at google maps And it is Koala Street (not Avenue) in Island Beach and is a 2 hour drive to Flinders Chase NP Karatta is 45min drive to Flinders Chase NP