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Seal Bay Conservation Park: Tours & Tickets

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Seal Bay offers one of the most exceptional nature-based experiences in the world. Fees are invested into ongoing research and conservation efforts and through these efforts we hope to preserve the natural habitat of a wild Australian sea lion...more
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Seal Bay Road, Seal Bay, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We loved seal bay there where so many to see from the little cubs to the full grown powerful adults, what an absolutely amazing experience.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank robandmila
Reviewed 1 week ago

Six of us joined the self guided board walk, The photo in pamphlet is misleading. You can not get up close personal with the seal in the beach. You can only see the seals from far away in the viewing platform due to protective reason....More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Amy W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great place to see Australia Sea Lions. The visitors centre has an interesting informational display. We did both the boardwalk and the guided tour on the beach. All guides were knowledgeable and enthusiastic. The sea lions were great to see. The scenery...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank bronwyne619
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can understand why this is so heavily controlled by the national park authorities but it was one of the most expensive experiences that we did on our week in Kangaroo Island but by no means the best! I think you need to maintain the...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 315judyw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Would highly recommend paying for the guided tour onto the beach. The guide was passionate, knowledgeable, and the up-close encounter allowed for excellent photo opportunities. The money is most definitely going to great conservation efforts. We saw researchers walking along the beach and in the...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Avery K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well organised, newish, suit people with disabilities. Wooden pathways down to beach dune area. Here you can get up close and person with the huge sea lions and their ever so cute pups. Spectacular coastal views. Floral is abundant and healthy, some are named. Good...More

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank Rochelle12452
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sunset guided tour was freezing cold and windy with rain adding to it but the staff were amazing. Lent us some real cozy warm waterproof jackets. The tour was truly worth the trouble of going out in rain and cold. Wild seals displayed a variety...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank drshekharsharma
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If my title doesn’t speak enough I highly recommend doing the guided tour. To see the animals at their level what they are doing and interacting was amazing. We were kept at a safe and respectful distance for the animals but could still see them...More

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank Laura M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I couldn't believe How many seals were on the beach, it was fantastic. We had Mary-Alice as our guide and she was so knowledgeable and informative about the seals and about kangaroo island. We had a fantastic time and Would highly recommend the guided tour....More

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank angelaaB3637UV
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We saw the same amount of seals, at a closer distance for free at Kingscote and many other places on the island. Definitely not worth the price to just see them again here. Nothing special

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Roy G
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56LoriR
September 15, 2019|
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Response from andytoni14 | Reviewed this property |
We just went there ourselves, and paid for tickets, got the KI pass which covers 4 other tours in the price if you are there awhile.Tours for just the seals and boardwalk are around $37 adult and they run about about every... More
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amor_vida
December 20, 2018|
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Response from Robert W | Reviewed this property |
Yes absolutely, they are there all year round.
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RachelMugg
January 19, 2017|
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Response from Helen B | Reviewed this property |
We took a 10 year old and an 18month old child (in a carry back pack) on our tour (only paid for the 10 year old). Also on the tour was another child who I assume was age 2 or 3. We saw children of all ages leaving on tours... More
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