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Kangaroo Island Hire a Guide
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Two Day Best of Kangaroo Island 4WD Tour
Ranked #5 of 18 Tours in Kangaroo Island
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Over the years, KI Hire A Guide has successfully offered their touring services to thousands of tourists from both Australia and overseas. Their unique and customised itineraries allow visitors to discover the island their own way. See the unique Australian eco-systems such as: unspoilt, prisitine beaches; lush bush lands with an abundance of native flora; native animals such as, sea lions, kangaroos, koalas, wallabies, possums, echidnas, goannas and an endless array of native bird life. KI Hire A Guide's Tour Guides have been professionally trained in eco-tourism and nature conservation, providing a skilled approach under certification so visitors are able to visit protected areas in the National Parks.
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Reviewed 23 July 2014

I cant recommend Luca's tour highly enough. A brilliant day full of wildlife and amazing locations. We even got to watch whales at Remarkable Rocks! Luca is an excellent guide with a long experience on Kangaroo Island, his knowledge and demeanor made for a really enjoyable day. (and the coffee was superb!) Highly recommended!

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Reviewed 18 July 2014

I had Lutz take us around the island for three days. This was much better than riding the tour buses. We avoided the crowed times certain attractions were packed with tour buses and were able to see parts of the island normal tours do not see. Wild Kolas, and many more wild kangaroos than the tour buses let you see. And beautiful beaches on other sides of the island. We also did the nocturnal tour. This is a must do!!!

Thank Chester M
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KI_expert, Owner at Kangaroo Island Hire a Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2014

Thank you for the great review!
Lutz is a very experienced guide and he is always trying hard to avoid all the bus!
He has a huge knowledge of the island inside and out because he is guiding on "the rock" since more than 20 years.
Kangaroo Island is home of a numerous species of wildlife and it is always nice to be able to see them in the wild!
Great work!
Regards from Luca and Lutz!

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Reviewed 15 May 2014

Luca picked us up and returned us to our hotel for his nocturnal tour. We saw tons of kangaroos and wallabies. He knew where to take us to also find little penguins. His enthusiasm and knowledge added much to the experience. He respects the needs and habitat of the animals. He loves what he does!

Thank jsr6961
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Reviewed 13 February 2014

Excellent night tour with Luca who is most informative and knowledgable . Able to take you to view animals in their natural environment for great night sightings .

Thank Jenniferjane14
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Reviewed 5 January 2014

We took a 1 day tour. Luca picked us up at the airport. We stopped to see a Koala in a tree and an Echnida. Luca is fantastic at spotting and recognizing animals and birds. We were in his 4 wheel drive which was clean and his driving was fine.

He took us to see the Sealions on the beach. We walked on the beach and saw them walking, sleeping and swimming. We then went to Admiral's Arch. Interesting to see, but extremely cold and windy. 2 of us did not go all the way since we were dressed for the weather on the island, not the Antarctic winds. Then to the Remarkable Rocks. Amazing shapes and magnificent. He then took us for a drive off the roads where we saw Kangaroos hopping all over the place. Big ones and Joeys. We saw everything possible in a day. Luca then took us to our hotel. He is a fantastic guide.

We had arranged for a nocturnal tour, too. Luz was our guide, not Luca. He drove us to see wallabies, dozens of them, and a few kangaroos. He had a big spotlight to find them in the dark. We stopped to see the penguins, but did not see any. We could hear them, but they were hidden.

I do recommend them and try to have Luca. He is very informative.

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