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Kangaroo Island Marine Adventures

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Address: Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
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+61 8 8553 3227

Kangaroo island marine adventures is truly a unique experience in marine...

Kangaroo island marine adventures is truly a unique experience in marine nature tourism, we are the only marine operator fully eco certified on kangaroo island providing best practices for our clients and our marine animals , come aboard our purpose built vessels and discover the wonders that await you on your marine adventure tour (dolphin swim). We travel along the pristiene north coast which is very much protected from the swell and tides to visit sea eagles in the wild, seals in there colonys, and swim with wild dolphins, visit remote beaches, snorkell amoungst some of the 240 species of fish life, enjoy morning tea of home made biscuits, tea, coffee in some of the most secluded parts of the island , kangaroo island marine adventures is more than just a boat ride , we allow you the time to enjoy your experience giving you a true understanding of our marine animals in there natural environment , our purpose built vessels are large and spacious allowing plenty of room to walk around whilst onboard to maximise the wildlife experience and get the best pictures. Our vessels are also very dry and stable providing a very comfortable ride in any conditions, our skippers have a combined 40 years of local experience in kangaroo island waters. Your safety is our number 1 priority, and our years of experience will guarantee you the best marine nature experience kangaroo island has to offer. THIS IS THE MARINE TOUR TO PUT ON YOUR MUST DO LIST WHILST VISITING KANGAROO ISLAND , BUT DONT FORGET TO BOOK , YOU DONT WANT TO MISS THIS .....

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Dolphin magic

A beautiful experience to get close and personal to the beautiful marine mammals. Once your head goes underwater you can hear their beautiful sounds and see them coming from all... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2017
Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

A beautiful experience to get close and personal to the beautiful marine mammals. Once your head goes underwater you can hear their beautiful sounds and see them coming from all around you. I had a pod of surely 50 that swam inches from me. If you swim under the water and made squeaks and whistles some will get very inquisitive... More 

Thank Gemmabelle07
New York, NY
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Reviewed 8 February 2017

Our extended American family of two grandparents, two parents, and two children (11 and 14) all thought this adventure was the highlight of our Christmastime visit to Kangaroo Island. Our chatty and knowledgeable guide gave us interesting background information that covered much more than the large pod of dolphins in a calm cove. We learned about major storms, sea eagles... More 

Thank E.Bachman
2 reviews
Reviewed 7 February 2017

An amazing experience, having many opportunities to snorkel along side 100 dolphins!! It was a truly magical experience one I will never forgetl!! Andrew was an exceptional tour guide, extremely knowledgeable and helpful. Got to see Sea and Wedge tail eagles as well... simply amazing

Thank MelbourneVicky
Munich, Germany
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Best experience ever, Dolphins' at it best with a great tour guide Andrew, who knows the Island like no one

1 Thank heidelberg1979
Melbourne, Australia
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 29 January 2017

I can't even put into words how magical our half day trip was. I never imagined we would have so much opportunity to swim with the curious and magical bottle nose dolphins. We met Sammy the seal, we got the rare privilege of witnessing nature at its realest when 2 Wedgetail Eagles and 2 Sea Eagles fought for territory right... More 

1 Thank jmakaus
andrew n n, Owner at Kangaroo Island Marine Adventures, responded to this review

thank you for the review , we certainly have it all in our half day experience with the abundance of white bellied sea eagles in our area , wedge tailed eagles & the perigean falcons ...... hang on this is meant to be a marine tour ... not to forget sammy the seal who is more than happy to "give... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 29 January 2017

What a magical day. From the very beginning Andrew was extremely helpful, making sure my 4 kids and I did the tour on the best weather day. Our guide Nathan, was friendly, fun, and very knowledgable. The tour was a great - a beautiful way to see KI, we loved meeting Sammy The Seal, saw beautiful wildlife including wedge tailed... More 

1 Thank Tamara M
andrew n n, Owner at Kangaroo Island Marine Adventures, responded to this review

Hi Tamara , yeah its hard to explain when you end up in the middle of 50+ dolphins relaxing in 1 - 2 metres of crystal clear water ..... your daughter snapped an amazing shot thats one of the highest dolphin jumps this season just amazing ..... anyway glad you chose to come out with kangaroo island marine adventures ....... More 

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Reviewed 26 January 2017

Andrew was fantastic, we got to see a lot of varied wildlife, a small pod of dolphins (late November) which we did get to interact with, also saw sea lions, seals, eagle nesting, sharks, lots of seabirds. We had a fantastic time and learned a lot about the island from Andrew. Thank you so much!

1 Thank Douglas S
andrew n n, Owner at Kangaroo Island Marine Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you Douglas for your review of your time spent with us on an island explorer tour (dolphin swim) , as we have been successfully operating dolphin swims for more than 10 years , the original & the best dolphin swim experience anywhere , our dolphins are always excited to greet us as we enter there relaxation area. interactions with... More 

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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Just brilliant. Repeated swims with so many dolphins, including babies. Can't believe how close we got to wild dolphins! Also seals, sea eagles, peregrine, pelicans, wedge-tailed eagle. Andrew was helpful and informative. Couldn't recommend enough!

2 Thank Charlie007007
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

We debated if we would go on the tour as we have physical issues...i spoke to Andrew Neighbour and he assured me that they cater for all age groups and physical impairments...so off we went today...an easy walk along the jetty and down 5 steps onto the boat...it was very manageable..the tour guide Nathan could not be more helpful..he knows... More 

2 Thank jscarrie
Adelaide, Australia
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Maybe we just got lucky, I suspect that most that do this dolphin experience will get lucky. A pod of 50 Dolphins up close swimming between them.

2 Thank Wendy_N_Bob
andrew n n, Owner at Kangaroo Island Marine Adventures, responded to this review

cheers guys .... no you didn't get lucky , we swim with around 80 dolphins daily as most of our big dolphin pods congregate on the north coast where is safe to swim in crystal clear water the other very good reason why we experience large pod numbers around our boat is the fact it is a jet boat with... More 

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