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Vivonne Bay

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Address: Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Kangaroo Island in a Day Tour from Adelaide

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Beautiful water

My wife and I along with our 16month old visited Vivonne Bay for an afternoon at the beach! There was a lot of sea weed on the beach although down the opposite end to the car... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
MattR4
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I along with our 16month old visited Vivonne Bay for an afternoon at the beach! There was a lot of sea weed on the beach although down the opposite end to the car park and boat ramp was a nice clear area! Some people climb over the rocks and there is further beach on the other side!... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This beach is worth a look at. Beautiful sand and crystal water. Kids loved boogie boarding in the waves.

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Thank Katrina S
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wouldn't miss this spot! It would be great to watch the sunset there but we were staying quite far away and driving at night gets tricky.

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Thank JacinthaLee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Bay and beach area are second to none. Vibrant blue waters year around (I went in July when it was cold!) Bright white sand and as beautiful as any caribbean paradise! I can say this with confidence as I have been to St. Vincent, Trinidad and Tobago & Barbados. ☺ Good place to stop for a spot of relaxation!

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1 Thank Peter K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While on our way to Flinders' Chase National Park, we took the advise of a local, to call in to Vivonne Bay. He said it was a must for the views...he even suggested that we didn't necessarily have to get out of our car....but....that is a must!!! Park the car, walk down to the secluded beach and get your feet... More 

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Thank Shas_d60
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dirt roads a bit rough. But worth it. Beautiful crystal clear water. A must do!! We come to Kangaroo Island every summer and never miss it.

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Thank toggy01
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Vivonne Bay was beautiful but quite difficult to get to. The beach access was not easy to find. The jetty area was beautiful. Beach was nice but smaller than expected. Still a beautiful place and a must see when on Kangaroo Island.

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Thank LindiLB
Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Great little beach in south coast, easy to see why one of the best in Oz. Can grab some winds on a windy bay though, so make sure you pack a sweater.

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Thank Steve W
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

We stayed at a house on Point Ellen overlooking Vivonne bay. Just beautiful. There's a rugged clifftop walk, a spectacular headland and a beach that's good to walk along of fish from (judging by the umber of anglers we saw). Shops and services are in short supply so stock up before you go.

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Thank Kira1701
Palatine, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

The bay is stunningly beautiful. We took a lot of pictures of the sugar sand beach from the overlook/parking lot. We drove a bit farther to Point Ellen and it only got better. The Vivonne Bay store is very sparse of food, but has an interesting variety of things, good for cold drinks and mementos.

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