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KANGAROO ISLAND | 5 DAYS | 70 KM THE FIRST THING THAT STRIKES YOU WHEN YOU ARRIVE ON KANGAROO ISLAND IS THE SCALE OF THE PLACE. Only 15kms from the South Australian mainland, the island is the third largest of Australia’s islands at 4,500sq km. KI (as the locals call it) boasts a breathtaking diversity of natural environments for us to discover. Australian Wilderness Adventures offer a 5 day 4 night fully accommodated walking holiday to this truly unique island environment, taking you to places that few visitors to the Island ever experience. With it’s rugged coastlines, spectacular old growth native flora and of course the most incredible native wildlife - Kangaroo Island is one of the must do walking destinations in Australia. Today, more than one-third of the island is declared conservation or national park and it has five significant wilderness protection areas. The Flinders Chase National Park where we spend the majority of our time exploring, walking and swimming is at the western end of the island. We accommodate you in stunning locations, serve you with the Islands’ finest local produce and guide you on some of the best walks in Australia. Spring and autumn are the best times to visit KI as it enjoys mild sunny days and cooler evenings. We look forward to seeing you over there.

WHAT’S INCLUDED

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• Transport from Adelaide to the island and return • 4 nights cabin style accommodation (2-4 share) • National park entry fees • Expert wilderness guides • Emergency communications and group first aid kit • 4 fresh healthy breakfasts, 5 scrumptious lunches, 5 delicious dinners

Monday 23rd April Monday 12th September Monday 30th April Monday 26th September Monday 17th September Monday 17th October Monday 24th October Monday 8th October Monday 7th November Monday 22nd October Monday 29th October Monday 5th November

PRICE: $1795 ex Adelaide

Book at www.australianwildernessadventures.com.au

www.australianwildernessadventures.com.au www.australianwildernessadventures.com.au 1300 133 278

Monday 29th August

Monday 19th March

Monday 1st April Monday 26th March Monday 8th April Monday 30th April Monday 6th May Monday 27th August Monday 3rd September Monday 13th May Monday 17th September Monday 2nd September Monday 8th October Monday 16th September Monday 22nd October Monday 23rd September Monday 5th November

Other dates available on request for private Other dates available on request for private charter. charter.


DAY 1: Adelaide, ferry Kangaroo Island, Curley Creek hike, Seal Bay guided walk. We pick you up at 6.30am from your city hotel. Transfer to Cape Jervis for 9am ferry to Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island. Following in the footsteps of Captain Matthew Flinders we hike to Prospect Hill lookout, where we admire spectacular views of Pennington Bay. Transfer to Cape Gantheaume Conservation Park for Curley Creek Hike. Climbing Bald Hill to overlook the Murray Lagoon we are treated to magnificent views and a chance to observe migratory waders as they feed. Following a short transfer to Seal Bay, we enjoy a National Park Ranger guided walk amongst one of the world’s rarest mammals, the Australian Sea-Lion. Another short transfer sees us arrive at Hanson Bay, where our accommodation overlooks the Southern Ocean and is a minute’s walk from the white sandy beach and crystal blue sea. A spectacular sunset cliff top walk is followed by a delicious dinner created from some of the Islands best local produce. 12kms | Lunch and Dinner

DAY 2: Flinders Chase Coastal Trek – West Bay to Sandy Creek. A delicious fresh breakfast and maybe a quick dip in the bay before we transfer to some of the most remote coastal areas on the Island. Today we begin the Flinders Chase Coastal Trek. Incredible rugged coastal cliff top walking leads us along some of the most isolated and remote areas of the South West. Walking from West Bay to Sandy Creek we make our own trail and experience magical un-touched wilderness walking. We encounter spectacular untouched sandy beaches and a true sense of getting off the beaten track. Transferring back to our cabins at Hanson Bay we enjoy another evening of beautifully prepared fresh local produce and wines. 16kms | Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

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DAY 3: Snake Lagoon to Cape De Couedic and Admirals Arch Beginning our hike today in the Flinders Chase National Park we continue our journey into some of the most remote coastal wilderness areas of the Island. Making our own trail we discover freshwater ponds, deserted beaches and stunning coastal cliff top scenery. The Cape de Couedic lighthouse marks the end of our walk today. Admirals Arch is close by and we take our time to explore the area, watching the New Zealand fur seals relaxing on huge granite boulders, beside the crashing sea. We transfer back via the Flinders Chase National Park HQ, where a good cup of coffee, souvenirs and park information is available. Dinner is on our open air balcony overlooking the beautiful Hanson Bay. 16km | Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

DAY 4: Remarkable Rocks to Cape Younghusband, Hanson Bay Koala Sanctuary. An early start this morning to avoid the crowds and catch the first morning light at Remarkable Rocks. Incredible photo opportunities abound as we walk amongst the 500 million year old precariously balanced granite boulders - stunning abstract shapes and colours, a Kangaroo Island must see! Today we continue our Flinders Chase coastal hiking from Remarkable Rocks, taking us through undisturbed native vegetation and spectacularly rugged coastal scenery; a real wilderness experience. Throughout our hike the Island’s abundant native wildlife comes into focus. After lunch we have the opportunity to swim in the totally isolated, pristine waters of Sanderson Bay. Our hike continues on private property taking us to the world renowned Hanson Bay Koala Sanctuary, where we are treated to a guided walk amongst our furry friends. The best coffee and cake on the Island is served here and a great afternoon treat after today’s big walk. 16kms | Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

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DAY 5: Hike Hanson Bay to Kelly Hill Caves, guided cave tour, ferry back to Adelaide. Following another fresh healthy breakfast, we walk from our sea front log cabins to the Kelly Hill Caves. This spectacular trek takes us through the Kelly Hill Conservation Park, immersing us amongst Banksia Heath, Pink Gum Woodlands, and rugged Mallee. Explore the historic Grassdale Cottage along the way, before trekking alongside freshwater lagoons and over dunes to viewpoints providing incredible vistas inland and along the coast. A picnic lunch is served at Kelly Hill National Park HQ before a guided tour of the world class show cave. Transfer to Penneshaw where we have time to relax and explore the surrounds, before a delicious dinner of just caught fish and chips. 7.30pm ferry back to Adelaide, returning to city hotels by 10pm. 12kms - Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. 12kms | Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

www.australianwildernessadventures.com.au 1300 133 278

Kangaroo Island info 2012_13  

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