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Admirals Arch

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Cape du Couedic Road, Kangaroo Island, South Australia SA 5222, Australia
+61 8 8553 1185
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Cape du Couedic Road, Kangaroo Island, South Australia SA 5222, Australia
+61 8 8553 1185
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Reviewed February 14, 2017

Magic place to see the Ocean and its living creatures in whatever mood the Southern Ocean dials up for the day

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed February 9, 2017 via mobile

A very impressive sight, you need to walk at the very end of the trail... In addition to the admirals arch you'll see a lot of seals! A great spot to take pictures...

Thank Fiona S
Reviewed February 6, 2017 via mobile

The walk to see the arch is a little demanding but if mobility is not an issue go down to see the Admiral's Arch and the local seal colony. The seals are everywhere. If you don't think you can walk all the way down there...More

Thank woodmister
Reviewed February 3, 2017 via mobile

We went to admirals arch around 2pm in the arvo (did a hike from weirs cove, through the lighthouse and to admirals arch). The walk from the top of the hill where the sign is down to admirals arch was about 10 minutes and manageable...More

Thank Grace S
Reviewed February 1, 2017

Here you can see the power of the sea, erosion of ancient rock, seals playing and sleeping in the rocky surf and incredible sights all around. It's a long walk but it is a nice walkway down to the Arch and well worth the time....More

Thank Dennis g
Reviewed February 1, 2017 via mobile

There is so much of nature to admire on Kangaroo Island and this has to be one of the highlights. You get to admire nature's handiwork whilst also watching the seals at rest or play. A pretty special place.

Thank GrumpsDC
Reviewed January 30, 2017

An amazing boardwalk enables you to enjoy spectacular views in safety, and watch the seals cavorting in the sea.

Thank hfba
Reviewed January 25, 2017 via mobile

We did this as part of the wilderness hike. Well worth the side trip. Loads of seals; brilliant scenery and a breath taking natural structure to view.

Thank Hel F
Reviewed January 20, 2017

A bit further to travel but our local KI friends told us to come here rather than spend more with bigger crowds at Seal Bay. The advice was sound. If you come here you still get to see lots of seals and sea lions as...More

1  Thank DML
Reviewed January 19, 2017 via mobile

This site included a nice view of the New Zealand Fur Seals and the overwhelming power of the wind and the waves. There is a nice boardwalk to get down to the arch safely. Not wheelchair accessible for the last third, but still an incredible...More

Thank Karen R
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