Who says you can’t drive overseas? Kangaroo Island is a great ‘overseas destination’ and SeaLink Kangaroo Island have released a fantastic four day ‘Overseas Road Trip with your Car’ package and an ‘Overseas Road Trip with your Caravan’ deal. So grab your car or caravan and travel overseas to discover Kangaroo Island, its amazing sights, beaches, wildlife, food and wine and landscapes, and soak up experiences of a lifetime.
Kangaroo Island is the third largest island off the coast of Australia behind Tasmania and Melville Island and is located southwest of Adelaide and only a short 45-minute cruise from the mainland. It’s a must for anyone’s bucket list and one of the best ways to explore this enormous and beautiful Island is at your own leisurely pace and via the comfort of your car.
SeaLink’s four day ‘Overseas Road Trip with your Car’ package offers the perfect incentive to visit Kangaroo Island. The package includes return SeaLink ferry fares with your car (up to 5m in length); three nights in a Rustic Cabin at Emu Bay Holiday Homes and a KI Overseas Passport with loads of savings and offers around Kangaroo Island, and is priced from $326 per person, twin share (Concession is from $308 per person, twin share).
Set on an inclined five acres overlooking the stunning Emu Bay beach, enjoy the tranquil serenity of Emu Bay Holiday Homes and fall asleep to peaceful surrounds in the recently renovated Rustic Cabins. With every cabin featuring a large, protected patio offering views of Emu Bay, simply sit back and relax and enjoy this picturesque outlook.
Located a short fifteen-minute drive from Kingscote, Emu Bay is only a short drive away from many of the island’s favourite cafes and restaurants including Zone Restaurant at the Aurora Ozone Hotel, Cactus Café and Bella Restaurant.
“Admirers of Art will love the many art galleries on Kangaroo Island including Fine Art Kangaroo Island and the Kangaroo Island Gallery, to name just a few.”
With four days to explore Kangaroo Island there is so much to see and do.
Visit a variety of intimate Cellar Doors like Islander Estate Wines, Springs Road Wines, Dudley Wines and Bay of Shoals Wines and soak up the picturesque views while enjoying their superb wines. Stop in at Australia’s first boutique Gin distillery, Kangaroo Island Spirits for some Gin, Vodka, and Liqueur tastings, and for those who love a beer or two a visit to the Kangaroo Island Brewery is a must.
A sanctuary for wildlife, there are wildlife encounters at every corner. See Sea Lions frolicking on the beach at Seal Bay Conservation Park, get up close and personal with kangaroos, wallabies, koalas, and other Australian native wildlife at Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park and experience the fantastic Birds of Prey shows at Raptor Domain.
Visit Clifford’s Honey Farm and sample and shop for amazing honey products and don’t forget to try their mouth-watering homemade honey ice-cream.
Admirers of Art will love the many art galleries on Kangaroo Island including Fine Art Kangaroo Island and the Kangaroo Island Gallery, to name just a few.
For the more adventurous, enjoy sandboarding at Little Sahara sand dunes, go swimming with dolphins with KI Marine Adventures or go quad biking at KI Outdoor Action, Vivonne Bay. Soak up the panoramic views and stunning Southern Ocean at Pennington Bay, and get a picturesque view of both sides of the island at its narrowest point from the highest point on Kangaroo Island, Prospect Hill on the 512 step Prospect Hill walk.
Visit Rob’s Shearing & Sheep Dogs for a truly authentic Australian experience and learn how Eucalyptus is produced at Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery. See a range of lavender varieties, explore the beautiful gardens, and enjoy a delicious breakfast or lunch at Emu Bay Lavender Farm.
A trip to Kangaroo Island is not complete without a visit to Flinders Chase National Park. After being impacted by the 2020 bushfires witness the amazing regeneration and regrowth of the flora and fauna that is bringing a whole new sense of beauty and life to the area.
See nature’s breath-taking Admirals Arch and Remarkable Rocks. Watch the fierce ocean swells at Admirals Arch – a spectacular arch and natural nursery for playful Long-nosed Fur Seals, before heading back to Remarkable Rocks to explore the majestic granite boulders and stunning sea views by day.
The ‘Overseas Road Trip with your Caravan’ special saves those with their own accommodation on wheels – a caravan or camper trailer – up to $196 with SeaLink offering free return passenger ferry transfers for two people who book their car and caravan or camper trailer on a Kangaroo Island SeaLink ferry. Just quote CARAVAN21 when booking to receive this fantastic deal.
Book now until 14 September 2021 for the ‘Overseas Road Trip with your Car’ package and ‘Overseas Road Trip with your Caravan’ deal, with travel valid between 15 May and 15 September 2021. SeaLink car and passenger ferries operate daily departures from Cape Jervis to Kangaroo Island return.