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Flinders Chase National Park

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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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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful place, kangaroos and koalas all around. Lovely place on way to remarkable rock. Very dry and very Australian, goannas and lizards.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 822donnam
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great place to visit. My grandchildren love it. There are lots of interesting shapes of rocks. Seals can sometimes be seen from the rocks.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank wendy505007
Reviewed 3 days ago

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SoloMode
Reviewed 4 days ago

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

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank prtravel
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I was not impressed with this place and it was a long drive to get here. My favorite place on the island was kangaroo Island wildlife park

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SpartacusX
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Safari761511
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank moot
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the hike to Admirals Arch and the Remarkable Rocks. Stunningly Beautiful!! The hike from the light house is easy to follow and not too strenuous. The rocks are remarkable as the name suggests!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank P846QLlauraw
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank CoCoLau
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to visit very accessible amazing views great place for lots of photos second visit to this place

Date of experience: February 2019
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IntrovertLikesTravel
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Response from Extratraveltocome | Reviewed this property |
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
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June 22, 2017|
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Response from Carmel S | Reviewed this property |
It was a while ago now, but I believe it was per car as we had to place an authorisation sticker on the windscreen
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junky73
Singapore
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|
Response fromlonghorn74|
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.
msnakim
Singapore
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|
Response frommsnakim|
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
ingelke
Maastricht
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|
Response fromdytokyo|
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