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“Great Guides and Dolphins” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Kangaroo Island Marine Adventures

Kangaroo Island Marine Adventures
Ranked #3 of 16 things to do in Kingscote
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Kangaroo island marine adventures is truly a unique experience in marine nature tourism, we are the only marine operator fully eco certified on kangaroo island providing best practices for our clients and our marine animals , come aboard our purpose built vessels and discover the wonders that await you on your marine adventure tour (dolphin swim). We travel along the pristiene north coast which is very much protected from the swell and tides to visit sea eagles in the wild, seals in there colonys, and swim with wild dolphins, visit remote beaches, snorkell amoungst some of the 240 species of fish life, enjoy morning tea of home made biscuits, tea, coffee in some of the most secluded parts of the island , kangaroo island marine adventures is more than just a boat ride , we allow you the time to enjoy your experience giving you a true understanding of our marine animals in there natural environment , our purpose built vessels are large and spacious allowing plenty of room to walk around whilst onboard to maximise the wildlife experience and get the best pictures. Our vessels are also very dry and stable providing a very comfortable ride in any conditions, our skippers have a combined 40 years of local experience in kangaroo island waters. Your safety is our number 1 priority, and our years of experience will guarantee you the best marine nature experience kangaroo island has to offer. THIS IS THE MARINE TOUR TO PUT ON YOUR MUST DO LIST WHILST VISITING KANGAROO ISLAND , BUT DONT FORGET TO BOOK , YOU DONT WANT TO MISS THIS .....
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“Great Guides and Dolphins”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2014

The experience with KI Marine Adventures should not be missed during your holiday. The whole experience from booking was exceptional. Andrew is professional and so friendly. He and his brother are perfect guides for your tour and dolphin swim. They are KI natives and their love of the island is evident. It was cold the day we went, but they both made sure we were as comfortable as possible. They showed us two different pods. The first was right off Emu Bay and second was a little further up the coast. The dolphins swim right up to the boat and under it. The pods are large and there are plenty of new young dolphins with their mothers to entertain you. You get very clear directions about how to have the best swim. My whole family found it to be the best experience we had on KI even though our entire holiday was exceptional. I strongly recommend the 3 hour tour.

Visited January 2014
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Adelaide, Australia
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“Great experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2014

We had a wonderful time swimming with the dolphins it was a truly special experience. Well worth adding to your Kangaroo Island holiday.

Visited January 2014
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Adelaide, Australia
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“We loved swimming with the wild dolphins!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2013

My friend and I went out on this trip today with Andrew. All I can say is that it was a truly amazing experience. We swam right up close with the dolphins, who were happy to have us sharing their waters. Andrew was an attentive and informative host, keen to help us get the most from the day. All I can say is this was a once in a lifetime trip not to be missed!

Visited December 2013
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“Breathtaking one on one time with Dolphins!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2013 via mobile

My sister and I headed out yesterday with Andrew & his crew - only 6 of us onboard and Deckie Ro handed us her kangaroo joey to cuddle as soon as we were onboard!

We swam (just the two of us) with the dolphins for as long as we liked, Andrew got us in the water amongst them, the dolphins were relaxed swimming with us, diving under and beside us... One even porpoised a metre in front while we were swimming!

Great experience, lovely company and delicious Anzac biccies! Absolutely 'made' the holiday!

Thanks Andrew & Ro for a once in a lifetime experience!

Visited November 2013
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Mount Annan, Australia
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“A great way to finish off our unforgettable trip to KI”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2013

Right from the time we first made enquiries about this tour, Andrew was extremely laid back and accommodating. This continued onto the boat, but was heightened when Andrew was joined by Ro and we got the best of both worlds with brilliant personal commentary, an educated insight into a spectacular part of our country, lots of laughs and a wonderful overall experience. Loved taking our young kids in to swim with the dolphins even though the water was abnormally cool - our adrenaline kicked in really quickly and we barely even noticed it! Hoping to receive the recipe for Ro's bikkies soon - worth doing the trip just for those!!!! Great trip guys - thanks!

Visited October 2013
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