Encounter Australian sea-lions at Seal Bay Conservation Park, Explore the rich heritage of eucalyptus oil production and conquer the towering dunes of Little Sahara
Day oneClifford's Honey FarmClifford’s Honey Farm is Dave and Jenny Clifford’s family business with three generations currently working at the farm situated at Elsegood Road, Haines, Kangaroo Island.
Dave started with a couple of hives as a hobby in 1973. During the late 1980’s when the wool prices dropped, Dave and Jenny diversified their sheep farm by expanding the honey business. They opened the farm gate shop in 1993.
The family runs the honey production business and farm gate.
We are open 7 days 9am to 5pm operating our farm gate store and bee information display room.
Honey tasting available. Guided tours available at 1.30pm daily. Closed Christmas Day.
The online shop is available and you will find a selection of our quality honey and a range of products we can mail order.Emu Ridge Eucalyptus DistilleryEmu Ridge is a unique attraction where you can find out how Australian Eucalyptus Oil is made - from past to present.
Eucalyptus oil was Australia’s first true export overseas and one of Kangaroo Islands major industries. Emu Ridge is now the only remaining commercial eucalyptus oil distillery in South Australia, and is proud to have preserved a major part of Kangaroo Island’s heritage our history and produce a eucalyptus oil that is unique to the world.
The award winning Emu Ridge site has an excellent retail outlet that offers an extensive range of local produce, art, craft and historical memorabilia. Emu Ridge manufacture and retail Eucalyptus oil and a large range of associated natural products.
They offer Guided and Self Guided Tours that take visitors through the distillery.
Emu Ridge has a cafe area which offers meals, light snacks, coffee & drinks and is also the cellar door for the award winning Kangaroo Island Cider. We have an indoor and 2 large outdoor eating areas plus a picnic area that are also available for events. The dining area offers a fully licensed bar.
Family and pet friendlyRaptor DomainRaptor Domain is home to the only free flight Birds of Prey presentation in South Australia. Enjoy a delightful interactive experience with the friendly Barn Owls; have a laugh with Banjo and Paterson the laughing Kookaburras; meet an array of birds including majestic Wedge-tailed Eagles; incredibly aerobatic Black Kites; chatty Cockatoos and many more. These presentations offer a rare opportunity to see and interact with some of Australia’s incredible birds in up close encounters.
At the daily Reptile presentation have a look into the amazing Australian reptiles, venom, and the creatures that use it. Here you will be able to get up close and personal in a safe environment with some of Australia’s most venomous critters. Learn interesting facts about amazing snakes and lizards while holding them yourself or watch as others face their fears with a python around their shoulders. Creepy crawlies also make an appearance with experienced trainers bringing out scorpions, spiders and much more.
Once in a lifetime private experiences available daily. See the web site for more information.Vivonne Bay BeachVivonne Bay was voted one of Australia's top beaches, this was because of its clear water, cleanliness and privacy. Its long, sandy beach is ideal for picnics, sunbathing, fishing and surfing.
The beach at Vivonne Bay is also famed for its cray fishing and numerous boats leave and arrive at the town’s jetty with a fresh catch. There are picnic and barbeque areas set up at the jetty that are available for public use.Seal BayAs Kangaroo Island's premier tourist attraction, the award-winning Seal Bay offers visitors an unforgettable wildlife experience.
Set your own pace on our 800 metre wheelchair accessible boardwalk which meanders through the dunes to a number of viewing platforms. Boardwalk tour tickets can be purchased on-site at the Seal Bay Visitor Information centre. The boardwalk tour can be taken at any time while the park is open from 9am with the last entry at 4pm.
For beach access to the sea-lion colony, join a guided tour to learn more about the amazing lives of these endangered animals with an experienced guide. There will be plenty of time for photos as the sea lions shelter in the dunes, rest on the sand or surf in the ocean. This tour can be booked online up to nine hours before tour departure.
Seal Bay is a 45-minute drive from Kingscote.Little Sahara Adventure CentreExplore the beauty and excitement that Little Sahara natural inland sand dunes has to offer! This incredibly unique site is known as Nature’s Playground as it's great fun for the kids and the kids at heart!
Surf the dunes like a pro on a sandboard or just sit down, hang on and slide on toboggans! You'll be given a few hints and tips to make the most out of your time on the dunes.
Little Sahara's bike tours - the best tour on Kangaroo Island! Observe and learn about the island’s unique flora and fauna with your experienced guide. Wild koala sightings are guaranteed as you meander through the 500 year old gums before emerging out into the breathtaking landscape of the Little Sahara sand dunes! Glide along with your ultra wide low pressure tyres (and do it effortlessly if you opt for an e-bike). Riding down the dunes is an option for the thrill seekers!
Or if you're not a thrill seeker but still want to explore and learn about this beautiful place, a personalised walking tour could be for you!
Guided tours and hire periods are 2 hours, with full day or multi day packages also available.
That's a wrapTexIndulge in the aromatic wonders of Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Oil and treat yourself to the delightful flavors of honey ice cream. Reflect on the unforgettable experiences, from sleepy yet playful Australian sea-lions at Seal Bay and sandboarding and buggy tours through the dunes of Little Sahara.t to come
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