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Kangaroo Island Marine Adventures

#2 of 16 things to do in Kingscote Features Animals
Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
+61 8 8553 3227
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Beautiful morning on boat in bay and swimming with wild Dolphins!!!

Unbelieveably wonderful to go snorkeling and see wild dolphins up close and watching back at you... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2017
Lisa S
Castle Rock, Colorado
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Now I am up to a total of 7 tours together with Kangaroo Island Marine Adventure and it has been... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
Eva F
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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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Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
+61 8 8553 3227
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Reviewed 23 April 2017

Unbelieveably wonderful to go snorkeling and see wild dolphins up close and watching back at you! The skipper also knew where to show us the local animals, like the eagle and the seals.

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Now I am up to a total of 7 tours together with Kangaroo Island Marine Adventure and it has been just amazing every single time. Both Andrew and Nathan are so good tour guides with all of their knowledge about the dolphins and the sea....More

Thank Eva F
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Swimming with the dolphins is an incredible experience. If I was reviewing just that part, I would have given it a higher rating, though not a 5 because a 3 mil shortie wetsuit is inadequate for swimming in 16 C water. The real problem was...More

Thank Molly M
andrew n n, Owner at Kangaroo Island Marine Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Hi Molly thank you for taking the time to review our business ,let me explain to you the reason we use short arm short leg wetsuits ... they allow swimmers can get in and out of there wetsuits with ease it also allows you to...More

Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Wow, wow, wow...! Loved this experience. We saw loads of wild dolphins and had plenty of opportunities to swim with them. Andrew was very knowledgeable and likeable. Beautiful clear water. Coffee/tea and cookie is a nice touch. Would definitely recommendMore

Thank Zoe R
andrew n n, Owner at Kangaroo Island Marine Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2017

Hi guys , thanks for the great review , we have been sucessfully running dolphin swim tours now for more than 10 years , such a life changing experience for so many visitors , we operate on the north coast amongst the largest dolphin pods...More

Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Nathan our guide was helpful and informative. We had fun travelling to the dolphins home learning along the way about other birds and seals. We found dozens of dolphins. The water was surprisingly warm and it was a beautiful experience. Also enjoyable was watching them...More

Thank Louey12
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Nathan was a great guide who answered our questions and showed us many interesting animals and sights along the way. The highlight of the tour was swimming with the dolphins who were very friendly and playful. We had lots of...More

Thank Josephine L
Reviewed 30 March 2017

One of the best attractions on the island. I had to do it twice. To be so close to dolphins in the wild was an experience I will never forget.

Thank jenlewis2017
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

What an absolutely amazing experience! We saw up to 100 dolphins during the tour! Swimming with the dolphins was blissful! Our tour guide Nathan was friendly and knowledgeable! Will recommend this to others!More

Thank Mary L
andrew n n, Owner at Kangaroo Island Marine Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2017

Hi Mary , thanks for the review , 100 dolphins to swim amongst is not unusual for ki marine adventures as most of the large dolphin pods reside on the mostly protected north coast , the largest pod we have swam with was over 130...More

Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

As there were not enough passengers, the afternoon trip was not taking place. So we called him and agreed on a private tour. It was fantastic. Andrew knows exactly where all the animals are, seagulls, birds and........ dolphins. He treats them with great respect, there...More

1  Thank Ben B
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

I can't express just how much we enjoyed our dolphin swim trip. It's been a lifelong ambition to swim with these graceful creatures in the wild and this trip exceeded any expectation of such an experience. Wetsuit and snorkelling equipment on and you drop off...More

Thank Vanessa C
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Molly M
12 July 2016|
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Response from going2somewhere | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you will. Our departure point was Emu Bay and you will need to drive to that. I'm not sure about public transportation since we had a car. I would also try calling these folks -- we had trouble contacting them over... More
Robyn B
7 March 2016|
Response from andrew n n | Property representative |
hi we depart 9 am in the morning and return at midday , this allows plenty of quality time with our marine animals and most of all quality time with the dolphins ..
Karen M
11 September 2015|
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Response from andrew n n | Property representative |
Hi Karen , the morning departure is the better time 9 am , this experience delivers what you are looking for , a truly unique experience with wild dolphins in there environment .... you will love it .......