Remarkable Rocks, Kangaroo Island, South Australia

4 days of family fun in South Australia

Adelaide – Kangaroo Island

While Adelaide has plenty of activities to keep the whole family occupied for a few days, take your trip that little bit further to Kangaroo Island and you can turn a quick trip into one with truly lasting memories.

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Days 1 - 2: Adelaide

From paddle boats and chocolate factories to bike trails and adventure playgrounds, Adelaide is packed with family-friendly activities that everyone can enjoy. There are even family-friendly wineries that make for a good day trip for those looking for a guilt-free glass of vino.

Our recommendations

  • Spot Australasia’s only Giant Pandas 
    Head over to Adelaide Zoo for a chance to see over 250 species from around the world, including giraffes, tigers and Australasia’s only Giant Pandas.

  • Catch a game at the Adelaide Oval 
    As one of the most picturesque sporting grounds in the world, the Adelaide Oval makes for a great day out whether you’re taking a tour, catching a game, or even climbing on top of it.

  • Start a chocolate factory fairytale
    Take a free tour of the Haigh’s factory, where Australia’s oldest family-owned chocolate makers offer guided tours of how they work their magic. Taste testing is not mandatory, but widely encouraged!

Seal Bay Conservation Park, Kangaroo Island, South Australia

Days 2 - 4: Kangaroo Island

Just a 40-minute flight from Adelaide, Kangaroo Island offers you a chance to embrace life on the wild side. Home to some of South Australia’s most stunning national parks and landscapes, this island escape is a must for families that like to get out and about. 

Our recommendations

  • Witness some Remarkable Rocks
    Travel west to Flinders Chase National Park and trek your way to the aptly named, Remarkable Rocks. This impressive cluster of precariously balanced boulders is one of the island's most stunning landmarks.
  • Meet the local Sea Lions
    Book yourself onto the award-winning Seal Bay tour for a guided stroll along the boardwalk and beach as you discover more about the lives of these amazing animals.
  • Go sandboarding in the Little Sahara
    If you’re looking to help the little ones burn off some energy, look no further than the Little Sahara, a spectacular dune system that offers sandboarding and tobogganing for all ages.


How to get there:

Fly (Non-Stop) from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island with Qantas (40min) and save with Qantas Explorer.



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