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Why we Love a Kangaroo Island Wildlife Adventure

Groovy Grape Tours travel to Kangaroo Island from Adelaide for an Australian wildlife and nature experience over an action packed two days.

Designed for those wanting fun, but also adventure, culture and wildlife encounters and this small group tour has just that. Your Groovy Grape guide is also your driver, chef, camp master, entertainer and friend! They will make sure your two day Kangaroo Island Wildlife Adventure is one the best experiences down under.

The price tag is all inclusive, sign up and let’s go!

Your 2 day tour will include the following highlights;

  • Guided tour at Seal Bay beach with Australian Sea Lions
  • Kayak, Swim or Snorkel in crystal-clear waters
  • Sandboard down the dunes at Little Sahara
  • Hike and spot wildlife along the way
  • Endless wildlife and perfect beaches
  • Photograph the rugged coastline in Flinders Chase National Park, home to Admirals Arch and Remarkable Rocks

Who travels on this Kangaroo Island Wildlife Adventure:

Groovy Grape tours attract a travellers ranging from the ages of 18 to 35 years old. More than 80% come from the UK and Europe.
However, we know that adventure is in everyone, and we welcome travellers from all over the world and of all ages.

  • Average age: 18 to 35 years
  • Recommended age group: 17 to 75 years
  • Minimum age: 10 years
  • Fitness: Medium walks and physical activities  

  • Departs Adelaide:
    – May to October: Wednesday and Saturday from 5:50am
    – November to April: Monday, Wednesday, Saturday from 5:50am
  • Returns approx. 8:30pm (may vary depending on ferry sailings)
  • Glenelg pick-ups also available.
Flinders Chase Farm

1st and only night on your Kangaroo Island tour

On the far, western end of Kangaroo Island, where the phone connection is next to nothing and the wild animals are more abundant then anywhere else!

We stay on a picturesque potato and sheep farm, with rolling hills and gum trees, it makes for a beautiful morning sunrise.

Spot Kangaroos, Tamar Wallabies, Possums and Koalas at night time here as they like to feed on the grassy paddocks.

Accommodation Type:
Dorm-style accommodation, each room with private outdoor-style bathroom.  

Upgrades available on-request: 
Double, twin and single rooms are available at extra cost dependent on availability.

What is included:
  • Passionate and knowledgable Tour Guide
  • All meals (1 breakfast, 2 lunches & 1 dinner)
  • 1 night dorm style accommodation
  • All bed linen is provided at the overnight accommodation
  • Ferry transfers
  • National Park entry fees

What you need:
  • Walking shoes and suitable clothing
  • Windproof / waterproof jacket
  • Swim wear and beach towel
  • Hat and Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen – please use Reef/Coral Safe option
  • Water Bottle – please consider a Re-useable/Sustainable option
  • Camera/Phone


  1. You can buy food and drinks on the ferry for breakfast on day 1 and for dinner on day 2
  2. You can also buy snacks and drinks (including alcohol) at Penneshaw on day 1
  3. Luggage is limited to one small bag of 7kgs per person
Kangaroo Island Wildlife Adventure itinerary:
(This is an example itinerary)


From our comfortable bus, you will appreciate the fantastic coastal views as we head towards Kangaroo Island along the Fleurieu Peninsula. After driving for 90 minutes, we board the ferry for the 45-minute cruise to the picturesque beachside village of Penneshaw.

Our first stop will be at Pennington bay for a fantastic photo opportunity on one of the most scenic Kangaroo Island beaches, and who knows, if we are lucky we might spot a few dolphins!

The highlight for many is the guided tour along the pure-white beach of Seal Bay, where you can walk within metres of countless Endangered Australian Sea Lions snoozing on the sand or frolicking in the surf. The only place on the earth where you can do this.

The action-packed afternoon starts with sand-boarding down Little Sahara dunes. We leisurely paddle with kayaks along the Harriet River, but if you do crave something more adventurous, quad-biking along rocky paths through dense scrub is an optional extra. Our dormitory style accommodation is located within a farm on the edge of the national park, right on the remote Western end of the island. After dinner, we sit around the campfire swapping stories and spotting wildlife, such as kangaroos, possums and the endangered Tamar Wallaby.


After breakfast, our wildlife adventure continues! We take ourselves even further into the remote Western wilderness to Flinders Chase National Park, which hosts two extraordinary geological features: The Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch, which is also home to a colony of New Zealand Fur Seals. Learn about the geology and the unique lighthouse keeper’s history from your tour guide.

In the cooler morning weather, we can hike one of the many walking trails on the island where you can watch kangaroos hopping about the bush, koalas nesting in their favourite gum trees and possibly spot a shy echidna shuffling past. In the summer months, we spend some time swimming and snorkelling in search of the elusive leafy sea dragon which resides off the coast. Laze around Vivonne Bay, Hanson Bay, Stokes Bay or one of the other superb beach spots with their pristine sand and clear water, or alternatively you can follow the nearby trail along the beach and river to search for more wildlife.

From Penneshaw, we reluctantly take the ferry to Cape Jervis for the drive back to Adelaide, arriving at around 8:30pm.

Note: Kayaking, swimming and snorkelling are weather permitting


All inclusive seasonal pricing:
  • Peak season months: September to May
  • Off-peak season months: June to August
Additional Options:
  • Quad Biking tour at Vivonne Bay
  • Private Room upgrade may be available – please enquire

Important Information:
  • Luggage is limited to one small bag of 7kgs per person
  • Kayaking, swimming and snorkelling is weather permitting
  • All bed linen is provided at the overnight accommodation.
  • Food is available on the ferry (breakfast on day 1, dinner on day 2)
  • You can also buy snacks and drinks/alcohol) in Penneshaw on day 1
  • Groovy Grape’s itineraries are included as a guide only, as we encourage our guides to be flexible. Road, weather and group conditions always change, so by being flexible our tours are varied and individual.

Cancellation/Refund Policy:
  • If you cancel at least 61 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel between 30 and 60 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 25% cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel between 8 and 29 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50% cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel within 7 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100% cancellation fee.
  • Unless otherwise stated all refunds will incur a 10% administration fee.

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We partner with the World Land Trust to make this happen and you, our customers, will receive a personalised certificate in recognition of the land you have helped to save.

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