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Pelican Feeding

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Kingscote Wharf, Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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US$860.79*
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5-Day Adelaide and Kangaroo Island Tour Including Barossa Valley Wine Tasting
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US$489.67*
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2-Day Kangaroo Island Tour from Adelaide
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  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
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“great fun” (21 reviews)
“small fee” (12 reviews)
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Kingscote Wharf, Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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"per adult and per child"
in 15 reviews
"great fun"
in 21 reviews
"small fee"
in 12 reviews
"amazing birds"
in 6 reviews
"his head"
in 6 reviews
"dry sense of humour"
in 5 reviews
"fun to watch"
in 9 reviews
"front row"
in 7 reviews
"all ages"
in 11 reviews
"sea gulls"
in 5 reviews
"informative talk"
in 6 reviews
"a lot of fun"
in 6 reviews
"kangaroo island"
in 28 reviews
"john"
in 37 reviews
"donation"
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"man"
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"fed"
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Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

Great show Entertaining presenter lots of funny anecdotes Gorgeous birds At least 30 on our night $5.00 fee to support the feedings

Thank Ruthanddarryl
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Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

It was a lovely show with lots to learn about pelicans. We got a nice insight into their eating habits thanks to the entertaining commentary by the feeder. Highly recommended especially kids would enjoy watching pelicans.

Thank nvsck
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Reviewed January 2, 2018 via mobile

Loved seeing and learning about the pelicans, we got a great insight into pelicans and other sea birds with hust the right amount of humour. A great experience for all ages. Highly recommended

Thank Fuzzynurse
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Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic experience. I can't remember the man's name that feeds the pelicans but he pays for it all himself. $40,000 a year it costs him. He asks for a small donation but the people i saw were giving him $50 as did we....More

Thank Leanne G
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Reviewed December 31, 2017

We went along to watch. Lots of tourists who then get the idea that it is ok to feed the wildlife. It is NOT ok to feed the wildlife. The guy who ran it was rude and at the end stood by the gate to...More

5  Thank oscarcat2008
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Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

Interesting, entertaining. Would have been nice to have been nice to have know price before entry. You learn a lot about pelicans and it's fun for all ages to watch.

1  Thank Andrew M
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Reviewed December 27, 2017

Went to see one of Australia's largest birds and to get some education. Ended up pissed-off, disgusted and disappointed. How this thing still exists and legal is beyond me, especially in a country like Australia. The old guy who do the "feeding" is absolutely terrible...More

4  Thank manojam79
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Reviewed December 19, 2017

We were staying nearby, and strolled down to catch this. We were very pleased we did; it was fascinating to see the Pelicans and other birds up close, and the feeding was accompanied by a dry, laconic but very informative commentary which very much added...More

Thank 606johnpr
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Reviewed December 4, 2017

This is a great way to see pelicans up close and personal and to learn a little more about these amazing birds. At a cost of $5 per adult - it is great value. Make sure you take your camera for some great shots -...More

1  Thank narellew186
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Reviewed December 3, 2017

Even tough it was very smelly, I enjoyed the show, the host was a delightful charactor with many yarns to tell

Thank Mariav1956
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Benn O
February 1, 2018|
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Response from Marcus S | Reviewed this property |
He's there every day at 5pm.
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Marc H
December 22, 2017|
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Response from George T | Reviewed this property |
Yes, John Ayliffe is still doing it in his usual inimitable style, although not on Christmas Day.
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288juliet
November 4, 2017|
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Response from Karen T | Reviewed this property |
Yes it did stop for a little while mid this year. I read this too. He was definitely back when we were there in September :)
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