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Please note this tour is only available departing Kingscote accommodation on Kangaroo Island and does not connect to the morning SeaLink Ferry. 

Discover nature, wildlife and Kangaroo Island food & wine on this incredible day tour with Kangaroo Island Odysseys.

See dolphins and seals on the Island Explorer tour with Kangaroo Island Marine Adventures.

Apart from its unique wildlife, Kangaroo Island is well known for its thriving food & wine industry and your local guide will introduce you to some of the island’s leading producers where you will taste local Kangaroo Island food & wine.

This is a great tour to add to the Kangaroo Island Wildlife Discovery or Flinders Chase Nature and Wildlife Tour for an unforgettable Kangaroo Island experience.


  • Morning pick-up and evening set-down from Kingscote (not airport)
  • Personalised 4x4 touring with expert commentary from your driver/guide
  • 3 hour Island Explorer Marine Tour* with commentary, morning tea and refreshments (Option to swim with Dolphins if they are sighted with free use of snorkelling equipment with instructions for first time users)
  • Enjoy a gourmet picnic style lunch featuring the delicious local produce of Kangaroo Island and South Australia along with Kangaroo Island wine
  • Wine Tasting at The Islander Estate Vineyards
  • Tastings at the unique KI Spirits micro distillery
  • Brief talk and shop visit at Island Beehive
  • Wine tastings at Bay of Shoals Wines

Itinerary - departs on island only

Early morning pick up from your Kingscote accommodation and transferred to either the Bay of Shoals Boat Ramp or Emu Bay Jetty to meet Kangaroo Island Marine Adventures' "Energizer" vessel.

Travel with Kangaroo Island Marine Adventures and witness some impressive coastal formations and learn from our highly skilled guides and skipper about the ecology of the north coast and its features. You will get the chance to view dolphins in their natural environment as we pass through their relaxation areas. For those that want a closer look, use our snorkel gear and jump into the dolphins’ environment for a swim! You are completely free to swim around, no ropes, no boundaries. Or for those that don’t want to get wet, sit back and enjoy the view. On return, enjoy a gourmet picnic style lunch featuring the delicious local produce of Kangaroo Island and South Australia along with Kangaroo Island wine.

After lunch, travel a short distance to The Islander Estate Vineyards for an intimate guided wine tasting experience in their Cygnet River tasting room. Next, visit Kangaroo Island Spirits, a local company that specialises in handcrafted premium Australian Spirits and is South Australia’s only boutique distillery. Known as KIS, the company operates a micro distillery and the award winning Gin, Vodka and Liqueurs are all produced on the premises.

As we head back into the main township of Kingscote, we’ll drop in at Island Beehive which is world renowned for its quality and purity of Kangaroo Island honey. Kangaroo Island is South Australia’s newest wine region and you’ll get the opportunity to taste some local wines at Bay of Shoals Wines while enjoying the great sea views from the Cellar Door.

Your tour can concludes either at Kingscote, Kangaroo Island Kingscote Airport or at Penneshaw in time for the return ferry to the mainland and coach transfer to Adelaide.


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Operates in:

  • English only - Wednesday, Friday & Sunday (excluding Christmas Day) 


  • Prices are per person and valid 1st April 2022 to 31st March 2023, for other dates please enquire.
  • Prices shown include an English speaking guide only.
  • Child price available for children aged 3 to 14 years. 
  • Public touring is not suitable for children under 7 years of age, we recommend booking a private charter (price on application).
  • Infants under 3 years of age require a private charter.
  • Bookings that include car seats for children will incur a $50 per seat charge.
  • Minimum passengers 2. Maximum passengers 8.
  • Itinerary is subject to change as the touring is flexible and can be adapted to the client’s interests and weather conditions on the day.
  • On Island Tours DO NOT include mainland coach transfers or ferry to/from Kangaroo Island. You must be on Kangaroo Island to participate in the Day Tours at the ‘on island’ price. 
  • *3-hour Island Explorer Marine Tour with KI Marine Adventures is subject to minimum numbers and weather conditions.
  • Please advise any special dietary or allergy information at time of booking. 

For flight options to/from Kangaroo Island, please refer to our Getting to Kangaroo Island information.

What to Bring: Camera supplies on Kangaroo Island are limited. Bring plenty of spare batteries for your camera or video recorder, sunscreen, sun hat, comfortable walking shoes and casual/comfortable clothes also a warm top and a rain jacket can be required any time of year. Do not forget personal medication.

Luggage Limits: Luggage limits are 15kg per person as touring is in small 4WDs. This will require ‘packing down’ to one smaller bag per person. When this is necessary, excess luggage can be stored at your Adelaide accommodation.

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