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Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island

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Introduction

Kangaroo Island may be just 15km from the mainland, but it is a world away in terms of seclusion and natural diversity. It is regularly recognised as Australia’s own Galapagos: arguably the best place to see the widest range of Australian native animals in their natural habitat. Seal Bay is home to a permanent colony of 500 rare Australian sea-lions, the sand hills and rock faces around Penneshaw and Kingscote are breeding grounds for Little Penguins, while pink pelicans, fur seals, wallabies, possums, echidnas, goannas, platypus, sea eagles and numerous bird species all abound. Kangaroo Island is also renowned for its diving, with more than 60 shipwrecks littering the rough coast.

 

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Special offers in Kangaroo Island

The Ghan, Australia

The Ghan & Kangaroo Island

12-day tailor-made rail & stay journey from £3,885 pp incl. flights

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offer

Free Singapore stopover

Early Bird Offer – Save up to £140 pp
Book by: 15 September 2019

Travelling from south to north, this tailor-made trip marries one of the world’s greatest rail journeys with tropical Darwin, Adelaide’s heritage and the wildlife of Kangaroo Island.

The Ghan passing through The Flinders Ranges

The Ghan: luxury, wilderness & wildlife

14-day tailor-made luxury rail journey from £7,580 pp incl. flights

Special
offer

Free Singapore stopover

Early booking offer – Save up to £140 pp
Book by: 30 September 2019

Combine all-inclusive luxury stays among the wildlife and spectacular natural world of Kangaroo Island and the Flinders Ranges with an epic journey on the Ghan. Expect fine dining, an open bar car and unique excursions throughout.

Top itineraries in Kangaroo Island

Seppeltsfield Vineyard, Barossa Valley

Wildlife & Wine of South Australia

12-day tailor-made self-drive from £3,270 pp incl. flights

Free Singapore stopover

Discover the amazing wildlife of Kangaroo Island – hailed as Australia’s Galapagos – and the award-winning wines of the Barossa and Clare Valleys.

Southern Ocean Lodge

Luxury Lodges of Australia

16-day tailor-made journey from £9,030 pp incl. flights

Free Singapore stopover

Get up close and personal with wildlife, enjoy private views of Uluru, wander deserted beaches and indulge in exquisite food and wine with Luxury Lodges of Australia.

Top places to stay in Kangaroo Island

Ocean Retreat Room

Southern Ocean Lodge, Kangaroo Island

Contemporary lodge

Southern Ocean Lodge is Australia’s premier luxury lodge experience and is perfect for couples and wildlife lovers. An environmentally sensitive and sophisticated sanctuary, the lodge has an unmatched location with homely hospitality and an exceptional spa.

Stranraer Homestead

Stranraer Homestead, Kangaroo Island

Small & intimate hotel

Stranraer Homestead is a working Kangaroo Island farm and your hosts Lyn and Graham offer a warm and very genuine welcome to their guests. Spend your days exploring the wonders of KI and then return to the homestead for drinks on the wrap around verandah enjoying views of the birdlife.

Sea Dragon Lodge, Kangaroo Island

Sea Dragon Lodge, Kangaroo Island

Contemporary lodge

Sea Dragon Lodge's stunning villas overlook the rugged coastline, beaches and verdant wilderness, the ultimate in eco-friendly luxury. Set above a private beach that's exclusively for guests, enjoy home-cooked dishes, resident wildlife and 4WD drives in the Flinders Chase National Park.

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Why book with Wexas Travel?

At Wexas, we specialise in bespoke travel experiences. Our itineraries are just samples of what we can arrange, and can be changed depending on your precise needs, finances and ideas by our experienced destination specialists.

Contact one of our consultants on 020 7590 0634 to discuss how we can tailor your holiday.

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