Looking for great things to do while visiting Kangaroo Island?
Known for its amazing wildlife, rugged coastlines and pristine beaches, Kangaroo Island has so much to offer its visitors. Here are five fantastic things you may not have realised you could do, while exploring our wonderful island.
Tiger Trails, located in the heart of Kangaroo Island, allows you to relax in your saddle while taking in the beautiful scenery following the banks of the Harriet River, offering horse riding adventures for all ages and abilities. Bookings are essential and can easily be made by calling 0427 392 030 during and after business hours. To miss disappointment it is recommended to book at least 48 hours in advance.
Half Hour family ride(must include child under 8yrs) $80pp
Moo's1 hour Trail $90pp
Jacks River ride 2 hour trail $140pp
Bams Boundary ride 3 hour trail $200pp
Lead pony rides $25pp (under 8yrs)
Bareback Miniature pony ride $15pp (under 4yrs)
Private bookings $100pp extra
All above rides include an additional 30minutes interaction and tuition with your horse.
Fat Bike Tours
Kangaroo Island Outdoor Action offers a unique Kangaroo Island experience, where you can immerse yourself in nature, winding through bush trails with 18 gears to choose from. Hear the sounds of the environment whilst having awesome fun and exercising at the same time. Fat bikes are easy to ride, extremely stable with gigantic tyres and suitable for all ages and fitness.
Duration: 120 Minutes (Approx)
Location: Vivonne Bay, Kangaroo Island
Kangaroo Island Outdoor Action also offer a fun aquatic adventure on the gorgeous Harriet River with a wonderful kayaking experience that will have you paddling with a variety of birds and other wildlife.
Guided Tour: All equipment and instructions included
Knowledgeable guide help you discover the local history and wildlife
Choose from double or single kayaks
Tour is tailored to your interests and abilities
Duration 2 hours $97 per person, BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL
Single Kayak from $47.00
Double Kayak from $77.00
Throw yourself in a real-life game that engages your body and mind at Kangaroo Island Bush Getaway. Eight exciting scenario and natural bush fields for you to play on. Get your blood flowing and adrenalin pumping whilst you capture the flag and take out the opposition. Paintballs are made of gelatine and are biodegradable so they are completely safe for the environment and you. Upon arrival, you will be fitted with all your gear and briefed on safety. Players from 10 years +
Standard Pack 200pb
200 paintballs + semi auto marker + camo gear and face mask $60
Sniper Pack 300pb
300 paintballs + semi auto marker + camo gear and face mask $80
Rambo Pack 400pb
400 paintballs + semi auto marker + camo gear and face mask $100
Terminator Pack 550pb
550 Paintballs + semi auto marker + camo gear and face mask $120
Destroyer Pack 800pb
800 Paintballs + semi auto marker + camo gear and face mask $140
Explore that little bit more of Kelly Hill Caves and discover the magical underground. Those with a more adventurous spirit can crawl through an underground maze of smaller caverns. You will be equipped with a helmet and headlamp (must be over 8 years old). This tour follows part of the original 1920s tourist section of Kelly Hill Caves and features a low silt chamber with intriguing fauna fossils and bones. The tour includes a crawl past a palaeontological site, where your guide will share Kangaroo Island’s rich fossil history, which includes megafauna and several glacial maximums.
Tour: 2.15pm Bookings Essential
May to August Friday to Monday and public holidays: 2.15 pm
September to April: Daily: 2.15pm School holidays Daily: 2.15
Adventure Caving participants must be 8 years or older and children 15 years or younger must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times.
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Visitor Information Centre
PLEASE NOTE: Our Visitor Information Centre is temporarily closed. Please call the Toll Free number below if you require information. You can also contact us by filling out the form below. Our friendly staff at Kangaroo Island's only Accredited Visitor Information Centre will help you customise an itinerary as unique as you are to get the most from your time on Kangaroo Island.
Kangaroo Island Gateway Visitor Information Centre - Howard Drive, PENNESHAW SA 5222
TOLL FREE: 1800 811 080