Kangaroo Island Sip & See Day Tour
Birds and bees, wines and spirits
Discover Kangaroo Island's nature, wildlife and local wine & spirits on this new one day tour. Aside from the amazing wildlife, Kangaroo Island is also well known for its thriving food and wine industry. Your local guide will introduce you to some of the island’s leading producers, where you'll have the chance to find out about their products, history and sample their range.
On this tour you'll visit the incredible Raptor Domain for the exciting and educational “In-Flight” Birds of Prey display, followed by a stop at South Australia’s only commercial Eucalyptus Oil Distillery, Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery. Here you'll learn all about the oil extraction process and enjoy a 2-course lunch with time to browse their expansive shop and pick up a few souvenirs and gifts. During the afternoon it’s on to Clifford's Honey Farm to sample their range of Ligurian Bee honey and see a working beehive, then a stop at the award-winning Kangaroo Island Spirits, Australia’s first boutique gin distillery, for some gin tasting. This delightful tour ends with a visit to the new False Cape Wines Cellar Door on the beautiful Dudley Peninsula, where you can soak up the views and enjoy a structured tasting of their premium wines.
- Morning pick-up and evening set down at selected Adelaide CBD hotels
- Return travel to Kangaroo Island by coach/ferry
- Expert commentary by a local driver/guide
- Kangaroo Island Sip & See Day Tour includes:
- In-Flight Birds of Prey Display at Raptor Domain
- 2-course lunch and Guided Tour at Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery
- Visit Clifford’s Honey Farm Shop
- Tastings at Kangaroo Island Spirits
- Structured Wine Tasting at False Cape Wines
- Free time in Penneshaw for dinner (own expense)
1 Full Day Tour (ex Adelaide is a 16 hour tour)
Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday - excluding Christmas Day (5th August 2020 to 28th February 2021)
Daily (1st March to 30th April 2021)
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday & Sunday (1st May to 30th June 2021)
Adelaide Central Bus Station or selected Adelaide CBD Hotels
Once you arrive in the delightful town of Penneshaw, you'll be taken to see the incredible Birds of Prey Display at Raptor Domain. The “In-Flight” Birds of Prey display is the only one in South Australia and is said by many to be the most interactive display of its kind in Australia!
Next, travel to Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery for a delicious 2-course lunch followed by a talk about their history and a guided tour of the oil distillery. You'll then have free time to peruse their souvenir shop where you will find an assortment of Eucalyptus products and a great range of gifts. Then visit Clifford’s Honey Farm shop where you can see a working beehive and find out about the Ligurian honey bees. Here you'll be able to taste different varieties of pure Kangaroo Island Ligurian honey and sample their honey beauty products.
In the afternoon, stop at Kangaroo Island Spirits for a structured tasting. Known as 'KIS', the company is Kangaroo Island's only boutique distillery and their award-winning Gin, Vodka and Liqueurs (which you'll get to try) are all produced on the premises.
Our final stop for the day is the new False Cape Wines cellar door, where you'll enjoy taking in the idyllic bushland and vineyard surrounds. Here you'll enjoy a tasting of their premium Kangaroo Island wines.
Your tour ends at the Penneshaw Hotel where you have ample time to have dinner (own expense) before returning to the Penneshaw Ferry Terminal for your ferry and coach transfer back to Adelaide.
From Adelaide, this tour is a 16 hour day that includes travel to and from Kangaroo Island. You do get time to rest during your ferry transfers & coach travel between attractions. Or, if you have the time to spare, why not consider staying overnight on Kangaroo Island or going over the day before your tour!
From Adelaide with return Ferry
Tour Code: SSKICC
Departs 6.45 AM and returns 10.40 PM - Morning pick-up and evening set-down at selected Adelaide hotels.
From Cape Jervis with return Ferry
Tour Code: SSKICC
Departs Cape Jervis at 9.00 AM and returns 8.15 PM
From Penneshaw (On Island)
Tour Code: SSKI
Departs 10.15 AM, returning 6.45 PM
Prices valid from 5th August 2020 to 31st of March 2021, for other dates please enquire. All prices are per person. Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change especially on classified catastrophic fire danger days on Kangaroo Island. Group tours available for small and large groups outside of normal operational days, please enquire.
*Please note: On Island Tours do not include mainland transfers or ferry. You must be on Kangaroo Island to participate in the Day Tours at the ‘on island’ price. If you require transfers and ferry please select an alternative option above.