The journey around Australia continues on Kangaroo Island, that many locals and traveling websites mark simply as "KI". We have left crazy Adelaide, large vineyards of McLaren Vale, magical views of Granite Island (full story here) and moved to Island full of wildlife and secret places.
Important: At the time of writing this article, Kangaroo island was hit by catastrophic bush fires. If you can, please donate to any organization that helps people and wildlife on the island. Here is a link to help Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary
Bonus video: Facts about Koalas
Places you must visit on Kangaroo Island
Hanson bay was probably the most memorable place we have visited on KI. The true is that we have arrived after opening hours, but still there is plenty to see. this is truly must visit place for all animal lovers. Kangaroos, Koalas, Wallabies, Echidnas and more wildlife.
This hike is a must if you can handle 2+ hour walk in rough terrain. You will find it in Flinders Chase National Park. Continue the rocky river path and you will be stunned by the views. If you are lucky you my find yourself completely alone on the most beautiful beach on KI. Dont forget to take a lot of water with you!
Bales beach If you want to watch seals play, away from tourists, than Bales beach is the location for you. Alone on the beach next to all mighty ocean, watching this cute animals play made this spot into our TOP 3 must visit places on Kangaroo island.
Duck Lagoon - best BBQ spot on the island No doubt, if you are in Australia, you must eat Aussie way. It means do BBQ in one of many free public picnic areas. One of the best, we have found in the camping ground called Duck Lagoon. Beautiful sunset, quite and clean area located in the middle of the island. Top tip, if you want to buy fresh fish, visit Kangaroo Island fresh seafood in Kingscote.
Remarkable Rocks Same as the Snake Lagoon, this site can be found in Flinders Chase National Park and definitely its a must visit when you are on KI. What we would change a bit in our planning is to get to Remarkable Rocks right when they open the park to avoid crowds. But still even it was crowded, we found a spot for ourselves.
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