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Vivonne Bay

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Address: Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Pristine beach

This is a very beautiful bay. We were the only ones there on June 1st! A sunny winter's day. It was perfect!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2016
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Bethany, South Australia, Australia
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Bethany, South Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

This is a very beautiful bay. We were the only ones there on June 1st! A sunny winter's day. It was perfect!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

In May the weather was very changeable Vivonne Bay is a beautiful beach. We walked and took heaps of photos. I can imagine in summer it would be very popular but at this time it was OUR beach.

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Thank Brandy G
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

Very pretty bay at the end of a short dirt road. Amazing blue seas, and long pier make for great photo ops.

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Port Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

We travelled on an unsealed road for quite a distance until we arrived at a jetty with a few cars parked next to it. We got out of our car and walked the length of the jetty and spoke to some locals who were about to GO FISHING. After leaving the jetty we went to the little town of Vivonne... More 

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Thank Ronald R
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Crystal clear waters, expansive views, friendly locals fishing on the jetty, local kids swimming off the jetty. Lovely.

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Thank Becafer
Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

Voted the best beach in Australia and I suppose the Dolphins were awesome and no doubt the beach is beautiful but just a little further on I would suggest that Hanson Bay is a better pick.

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Thank MelbourneChez
Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Unfortunately it was very overcast with a bit of a drizzle when i visited so i am sure this would have affected the view. I have been told by the locals that it is beautiful when the sun is shining so i wish i had the opportunity to see it in better weather. The bay is pretty and the waves... More 

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Roxby Downs, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

We spent a few days here in a dog friendly cottage that was simple but beach friendly. We had spectacular up close wild life encounters with a goanna eating a snake on the front lawn and wallabies coming right up to the door. The local shop had some great seafood and lamb burgers and other basics. Overall its a nice... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

After spending 4 days in relative isolation on a private home off snellings beach, the density of homes at vivonne bay was surprising. Lots of homes all clustered very closely together. After the expanse and privacy elsewhere, Id be dissapointed to have rented here. The beach was nice.

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Torquay, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

Nothing special here. Stop off on the way to/from Kingscote. But I don't think you will stay for long.

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