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Kangaroo Island Weekend Getaway

Located off the mainland of South Australia, Kangaroo Island is a beautiful holiday destination for Australians in search of a place with excellent views and exciting activities. Kangaroo Island is tamer than other outback locations of South Australia, so it’s a suitable holiday destination for the entire family. The island is home to numerous species, including pelicans, kangaroos, penguins, and koalas.

Things to see and do on Kangaroo Island

Start your trip off right by traveling to Kingscote’s Vivonne Bay. Vivonne is a sheltered bay with clear turquoise waters. While it’s a popular destination among locals and travellers, Vivonne Bay is peaceful throughout most of the year. If you enjoy listening to the orchestra of waves crashing on the jetties, spend some time at one of the beaches. These beaches are large and pristine, and you don’t need to worry about overcrowding.

Visit Vivonne Bay’s tide pools during low tide to peer into the pools to look for shellfish and other creatures of the sea. When you visit the remote beaches of Vivonne Bay, keep an eye out for wildlife. You may have the good fortune of seeing a pelican or seal.

If you are willing to try an unusual activity that will provide you with hours of heart-pounding fun, go sandboarding at the sand dunes near Vivonne Bay. Like snowboarding, this exciting sport will test your balancing skills as you descend down the massive hills of sand. For a truly exhilarating adventure, return to the sand dunes to enjoy some fun on four wheels. With a quad or similar vehicle that has off-road capabilities, you can climb the steep dunes while leaving a cloud of sand behind you.

Flinders Chase National Park – Kangaroo Island, South Australia

Rocks in Flinders Chase National Park. It is a protected area located at the west end of Kangaroo Island.

When you are satisfied with your seaside adventure, visit Clifford’s Honey Farm. This location will allow you reconnect with the serenity of nature while you sample delicious local honey. You may also get the chance to try honeycomb.

Continue your tour of Kangaroo Island’s farms by traveling to Penneshaw. Penneshaw has several vineyards, including Sunset Winery and Dudley Cellar Door. Walk among the quiet vineyards before tasting some of the best wines that Kangaroo Island has to offer.