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Kangaroo Island Hire a Guide

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Address: | Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223 , Australia
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+61 407 978 680
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08:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 20:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Kangaroo Island Hire a Guide offers you the best opportunity to choose and...

Kangaroo Island Hire a Guide offers you the best opportunity to choose and customise your own KI itinerary. Since the island is over 155km long, a minimum stay of 2 days would be most appropriate. This way you would be able to pace yourself and take in the sheer beauty of the island and give yourself the time to come across rare animals like an echidna (Tachyglossus Aculeatus) or a Glossy Black Cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus Lathami).

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US$65.44*
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Small-Group Kangaroo Island 4WD Night Tour
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US$284.88*
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Best of Kangaroo Island 4WD Full-Day Tour
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US$265.63*
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Kangaroo Island 4WD Full-Day Tour - Flinders Chase National Park

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Simply brilliant!

We went on the nocturnal tour with Hire a Guide and as promised we did see all those nocturnal animals promised. Kangaroos, possums, wallabies, koala end penguins … cool! The... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
jacquelinest2017
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went on the nocturnal tour with Hire a Guide and as promised we did see all those nocturnal animals promised. Kangaroos, possums, wallabies, koala end penguins … cool! The tour was done in a proper 4wd for 4 passengers only (this is not a bus tour) so make sure you book ahead because they don't have many space on... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

We did a tour with Hire a Guide back in July and we found it very good! They pick us from our accommodation in time and the car was clean and comfortable. Our guide Luke was very nice and knowledgeable, he did managed the time on tour nicely and we had plenty of time to visit Seal Bay and Flinders... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

We took a nocturnal tour with Luca on our last night on Kangaroo Island. During our tour, we saw kangaroos, wallabies, penguins, koalas, possums, and owls. It was really great to see the animals in the wild, instead of just inside the wildlife park (which is still really cool). Luca did a great job of telling us about Kangaroo Island's... More 

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Bern, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

On the nocturnal tour, our guide showed us a lot of wallabies and kangaroos. We also saw a few cute little penguins. As our guide realized that we were interested in stars, he showed us different formations on the sky. Really amazing, as it is quite different from the city. If you are looking for a personal, up and close... More 

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Paris, Ile-de-France, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

It's a good way to see animals that you can't see during the day, the car is confortable, you can see a lot of wallabies, kangaroos, blue penguins and if you are lucky some koalas! Luca is very pleasant, he has some funny stories to share and you will learn a lot of things about KI and animals

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

The experience far surpassed our high expectations. Luca provided interesting info about preservation and the history of the island. Our two-day trip did not feel rushed in any way and we felt we got a real in depth look at the sights. When a thunderstorm caused a change in itinerary, Luca didn't even skip a beat and If we hadn't... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Luca is a great guide with an in depth knowledge of Kangaroo Island and its many wild life inhabitants. The trip enables you to see much of the Island in a small group ( it was just my husband and me for our trip), Flinders Chase National Park is a must do, Admirals Arch with sunbathing seals is amazing and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

We did a tour at night after we realised that the penguin centre in Kingscote was closed. This is a nice 2,5 hrs tour with a brand new 4wd, very comfortable and the knoledge of the guide was fantastic! He is italian but his english is excellent! We saw kangaroos, wallabies, possums, a baby koala and some penguins too (despite... More 

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Ottawa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Luca was very knowledgeable about Ki and gave us an excellent day and noctural tour. We managed to see so many animals in their natural habitat and learned a lot about KI's history, culture and future. Do not miss going on tour with him, it is worth every penny having him as a guide. We hope to book a tour... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

I took a guided night tour with Luca with myself and my 2 sons (aged 9 and 12). The tour was just the 3 of us with Luca as our guide and the kids had a ball. The kids like nothing better than to be let loose at night with a torch to discover the animals. We saw penguins, kangaroos,... More 

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