Raptor Domain - Bird of flight presentation
Get up close and personal to some of the most deadly creatures in the world. Put on a glove and have one of our many birds fly to you including Kookaburras, owls and falcons or experience holding a Wedge-tailed eagle and some amazing Australian reptiles.
These shows are interactive, educational and fun for the whole family. Please note, busy times seats fill quickly so be there early to avoid disappointment.
Raptor Domain is near Seal Bay and close to Vivonne Bay, so this allows you time to fit in a few attractions within close proximity of each other.
Demonstrations daily at 11.30am and 2.30pm
Seal Bay Conservation Park
Seal Bay is a must see attraction on Kangaroo Island. It is managed by Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources (DEWNR) who have partnered with the South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI), Universities and the Nature Foundation to monitor and track the Australian sea lion population at Seal Bay.
A visit here, offers you the most unique experience where you'll get close to nature with these wild Australia sea lions as they frolic and laze around on their beach at Seal Bay.
A stroll along Bales Beach a place to visit before or after Seal Bay and is recommended. It is located just near Seal Bay easy to find.
Cuteness plus! - Open 7 days of the week with tours on the beach conducted from 9am to 4.30pm (Seasonally)
Kangaroo Island Outdoor Action
Provides outdoor action at Little Sahara which is a naturally occurring sand dune system found at Vivonne Bay. The sand dunes cover two square kilometres. The dunes vary in size with plenty of small dunes and the highest dune is approximately 70 metres above sea level.
Visitors may sand-board and toboggan on the dunes or if you are into bicyle riding, the easy way hire one of these electric bikes.
If Quad Biking is your go, they offer tours on properties at Vivonne Bay. The "End Of The Earth" tour is an amazing journey that ends up at the ruggered coastline of the south coast, highlighting natural vegetation, wildlife habitat and amazing coastal scenery.
Flinders Chase National Park
The Park is open to the public following the bushfires of 2019/2020 and re-construction has commenced. Keep yourself informed while touring the area.
Entry fees apply and it is recommended that you play online before you visit.
There is a 24-hour wifi payment hotspot set up at Rocky River, 5 kms inside the park entrance. It is recommended that you book online and ahead to ensure smooth access through the Park. National Parks staff are present in the park daily from 9am to 5pm.
The good news is that green shoots are emerging with the vegetation bounding back. More and more native animal sightings are being reported each day.
Sightings report are goanna, eagles, kangaroos, koala's and KI echidna.
It's great to see the bush bouncing back.
Kangaroo Island Sculpture Trail
The newly developed Kangaroo Island Sculpture Trail is now open and already welcoming and amazing visitors of all ages. Come and wander through the stunning trail built in a remarkable natural environment, located in the heart of the coastal village of Penneshaw. Explore the many surprises, scenic lookouts, ancient vegetation and the stunning ravine walls. Look for the ancient ghost tree, the resident kangaroos and wallabies, or just pause and reflect on one of the beautiful seats crafted from reclaimed timber from the Penneshaw jetty.
Vivonne Bay is located on the South Coast and areas surrounding the bay have been affected by fire, however the pristine beach is still accessible. One of Kangaroo Island’s most famous beaches is Vivonne Bay, once ranked the best beach in all of Australia due to its unique curved shape, turquoise surfing waves, outstanding fishing, and pristine white sand. Two more notable South Coast beaches are Bales Beach, located near Seal Bay and the more isolated D’Estrees Bay, where pelicans often outnumber people.
Admirals Arch is a natural rock arch created by amazing forces of nature It's situated within Flinders Chase National Park on Kangaroo Island. You can take an easy walk on a boardwalk around the cliff face. This leads you to a viewing platform overlooking the arch. The arch is sculpted by weathering and erosion from the sea over thousands of years.
Parndana Community Garden
Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park
Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park is one of Kangaroo Island’s best attractions. With over 150 species of Native Australian wildlife and over 600 animals. They have all the wildlife experiences you could wish for and is located only 3kms from Parndana.
From cuddly koalas, slithery snakes, the adorable penguins, and the bouncy roos, the park has a wide and exciting range of animals for every age to enjoy.
Experience and learn about the wonderful work these guys are doing to nurse our wildlife back to good health, following the bushfires. They are working hard towards returning injured Koala's back into suitable areas of natural habitat saved during the busfires. Hundreds of dedicated volunteers from all over the world, travelled to Kangaroo Island to help Sam & Dana with this daunting task.
Sitting above sea level in Flinders Chase National Park, we have the amazing Remarkable Rocks in a form that appears to be a cluster of precariously balanced granite boulders.
This stunning work of nature has been shaped by the erosive forces of wind, sea spray and rain over some 500 million years. The golden orange lichen covering some of the rocks offers visitors wonderful photo opportunities at different times of the day. Interpretation signs share the story of how these intriguing rocks were formed.