Take a break from the hustle and bustle of the hectic urban life and head to Kangaroo Island in South Australia, known for its diverse wildlife – kangaroos, wallabies, koalas and many bird species – native bushland, pristine beaches and scenic natural reserves. After a full day of exploring this vibrant island, enjoy picturesque views from the Kangaroo Island accommodation of your choice.
Australia’s top three islands, Kangaroo Island has plenty to offer holidaymakers. The island has several regions, Penneshaw and Dudley Peninsula, American River, Kingscote, North Coast, Parndana, West End and South Coast. While part of your preparation is to search and book for Kangaroo Island accommodation, it would also be helpful to make a good research on the island’s tourist attractions.
Kangaroo Island is amongst the region’s most popular vacation destinations. Some of the well-known tourist spots are Seal Bay, where rangers guide visitors in their walk with Australia’s seals, Kelly Hill Caves, the Finders Chase National Park, Cape Willoughby, the Admiral’s Arch, the Cape du Couedic and Cape Borda lighthouses and several camping areas, the Little Sahara and Mount Thisby lookout.
From any Kangaroo Island seafront resort, travellers also check out the bird life at Murray Lagoon, the penguins at Kangaroo Island Penguin Centre, the local wildlife at The Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary and the reptiles at Raptor Domain. Water recreation activities in the area include surfing, fishing and wreck-diving. During spare time, vacationers can peruse through the collections on exhibit at Hope Cottage, Penneshaw Maritime and Folk Museum and Pardana Soldier Settlement Museum.
To delight the taste buds, patrons in this island should not miss a stop at restaurants and cafes, offering delectable local specialties and sumptuous seafood. A visit to this side of Australia is not complete without going on tours and tastings at wineries in the island. Holidaymakers can also see the industry of local food producers and check out a variety of products like the olive oil, free-range eggs, the native jams, marinaras and sauces, and smoked fish. Among these local food producers are Clifford’s Honey Farm, Ferguson Australia, Island Beehive and Kangaroo Island Source. All these can be more memorable and convenient when you avail of Kangaroo Island accommodation before your trip.
Holiday homes, hotels, resorts and bed and breakfasts are abundant at Kangaroo Island. Most properties enable you to hear waves from the sea, or be near wilderness sanctuaries. Whether in a five-star retreat or simply on a caravan camping, anyone will appreciate the beauty of nature at this South Australian Island. With the amount of nature activities to do and the landmarks to see and charming places to go, a romantic escape in Kangaroo Island will surely be worth the visit.