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Seal Bay Conservation Park

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Address: Seal Bay Road, Seal Bay, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
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+61 8 8553 4463
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Seal Bay offers one of the most exceptional nature-based experiences in the...

Seal Bay offers one of the most exceptional nature-based experiences in the world. Fees are invested into ongoing research and conservation efforts and through these efforts we hope to preserve the natural habitat of a wild Australian sea lion colony for generations to come. Our tours are designed to suit a wide variety of visitors - you can stay all day if you want to! There are no enclosures or cages at Seal Bay. Instead, you will be taken into the heart of the colony where our experienced guides will teach you more about these endangered animals. Visitors given a unique insight into how these endangered animals fish, surf, rest, interact with their pups and defend their territory.If you prefer, you can set your own pace on the wheelchair accessible 300 metre boardwalk which meanders through the dunes to a number of viewing platforms.

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Great views of seals, no need to go onto the beach

We wanted to see seals and we did! We chose not to go on the expensive beach tour opting just for the viewing platforms above the beach. Thoroughly enjoyed it. At $16 entry its a... read more

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Darwin, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We wanted to see seals and we did! We chose not to go on the expensive beach tour opting just for the viewing platforms above the beach. Thoroughly enjoyed it. At $16 entry its a bit pricey but you can see the money invested in the visitor centre and walkways. Well worth a look.

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Seal Bay is a must see if visiting Kangaroo Island. Highly recommend paying for the $35 guided tour to walk on the beach amongst the seals. You won't be disappointed.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The baby seals were so cute! It was great to get up close to them on the guided tour. The guide was obviously pationate about what she does

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New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful and educational. Provided great opportunity to learn all about Australian Sea Lions in their natural environment. Loved it!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

On our top 5 things my kids enjoyed that was top of the list! It's amazing walking at the beach and having the seals so closed to you!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Seal Bay is well worth a visit to see the sea lions in their natural environment. There were quite a few pups on the beach. We got to the centre quite late in the day so we only went on the boardwalk but it was worth it as there were no crowds and we could get some great photos. About... More 

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Esperance, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful spot. Well managed with good facilities Wonderful site to photograph Australian fur seals Price included in the Island pass

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We did our own self guided thing but the seals did really come right up to the boardwalk and it was beautiful!

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on the guided beach tour. Was amazing walking on to the sand to get close to the Seals. Tour guide was passionate and knowledgable. Really enjoyed the experience. Couldn't believe how close we got. There were lots of pups on the beach and they were cutely inquisitive. Definitely recommend.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on the guided tour option. There is a bit cheaper option which us the boardwalk you do yourself but I don't know how close you'd get to the animals. There were a couple of sea lions under the platform we walked on to ref down to the beach. I couldn't believe the size of them. We had to... More 

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