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					    KANGAROO ISLAND
       ODYSSEYS




     o Personalised 4WD Nature & Wildlife Touring
           o Native Flora & Fauna in the Wild
                  o Small Group Touring
        o Private Charters o Language Specialists
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    Rob, Geoff and Lou McGeary                                                       Our Driver/Guides are friendly, experienced and professional




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    KANGAROO ISLAND – nature and wildlife                                                                         SMALL GROUP
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    With an APT Short Break you can explore many regions and visit the sights            Small Group Touring 4-Wheel Drive Experience
    you want to see at your own pace. Put simply, it’s the best and easiest way to       All of APT’s touring on Kangaroo Island is by               SMALL GROUP
    combine flexible touring with the security of pre-planned travel arrangements.       4-wheel drive in small 4WD TOURING allows us to
                                                                                                      SMALL GROUP groups. This                         4WD TOURING
    You can add a Kangaroo Island Odyssey to any APT Extended or Short Break
                                                                                         travel by special permission off road on private farms and on rugged tracks
    Tour to create your own unique itinerary and enjoy a worry-free holiday.
                                                                                         within national parks. We enter areas that are closed to conventional vehicles,
    Welcome to Kangaroo Island!                                                          in search of wildlife and birds. You can be assured of a memorable island
    APT is a family-owned company, the essence of which began with my father,            experience and a close encounter with nature.
    Bill McGeary, more than 80 years ago. Today, APT is in its third generation
    with my children, Rob and Lou, fully involved.                                       Your Driver/Guide – A Must for the
    Kangaroo Island is renowned for its scenic highlights, natural wonders and           Ultimate Wildlife Experience
                                                                                                       ECOTOURING
    abundant wildlife – making it the ultimate nature and wildlife destination.                               EXPERIENCES                           ECOTOURING
                                                                                         More than just experienced and friendly professionals, your personal
                                                                                                                                                      EXPERIENCES
    From the sea lions that frolic on its beaches and its rich array of native
                                                                                         Driver/Guides are locals with a close affinity to the history, culture, and
    wildlife, to its amazing geological formations, you can discover all this
                                                                                         environment of their island. Among them are highly qualified naturalists,
    magnificent island has to offer with our Kangaroo Island Odysseys (KIO).
                                                                                         biologists and wildlife enthusiasts, all of whom have in common a passion
    Our eco-touring itineraries are designed for those seeking independence on
                                                                                         for the environment of Kangaroo Island and a desire to share it with others.
    their holidays and on many of our tours you choose your accommodation.                                    ECOTOURING
                                                                                         There is no-one better to show you, and guide you, around this fabulous
                                                                                                              EXPERIENCES
    The small group tours, accompanied by experienced local guides, allow for                                                                        ECOTOURING
                                                                                                                                                     EXPERIENCES
                                                                                         and unique eco-touring destination.
    a highly personalised experience. Plus, with KIO, you get so close to the
    wildlife that it is possible to observe and learn about the delicate balance
                                                                                         Your Choice of Accommodation
    of the natural world.
                                                                                         Our Kangaroo Island Odysseys allow you to tailor your holiday experience
    We look forward to helping you discover beautiful Kangaroo Island.                                                                               ECOTOURING
                                                                                                                                                       level of
                                                                                         by offering a range of accommodation. You can choose what EXPERIENCES
                                                                                                        ECOTOURING EXPERIENCES
                                                                                         accommodation best suits you and your budget. From First-Class properties
                                                                                         to welcoming Boutique Bed & Breakfasts and relaxed seafront hotels,
    Geoff McGeary, APT Company Owner                                                     there is a wide variety of quality accommodation available.

                                                                                         Foreign Language Tours
                                                                                                                              APT offers Italian, French and German
                                                                                                                              language tours independent of English
                                                                                         speaking tours. Please enquire for departures. We do not mix language
                                                                                         commentary on the same vehicle, making your tour more enjoyable.

                                                                                         Special Interest Groups and Private Tours
                                                                                         APT are pleased to offer special interest touring accompanied by qualified
                                                                                         guides, and even private tours with your own personal vehicle and guide.




    See kangaroos in the wild up close
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                                                                                                                                                                                  Our 4WD vehicles can tackle the toughest terrain
                                                                                                  South
                                                                                                 Australia            New
                                                                                                                     South
                                                                                                                     Wales


                                                                                                                     Victoria
                                                                                              Kangaroo
                                                                                               Island
                                             Stokes Bay            Emu Bay
                                                                                                                         Tasmania
                       Western River
                                                                                  Kingscote
   Cape                                                                          Brownlow
   Borda                                                                                                     Penneshaw
                                                                       Airport    American River
                                                     Parndana


West              Flinders Chase                          Murray
Bay               National Park                           Lagoon   Stranraer Homestead                Cape Willoughby
                                                                                 D'Estrees Bay
                        Kelly Hill Conservation Park
Cape du Couedic       Remarkable Rocks            Vivonne Bay
                                                                      Cape Gantheaume
               Admirals                                 Seal Bay      Conservation Park
                 Arch




       Your Questions Answered
       How do I get to Kangaroo Island?                                                                                      Where do I stay on Kangaroo Island?
       Kangaroo Island is just 30 minutes by air or three hours by coach/ferry                                               With our Kangaroo Island touring we offer you a choice of accommodation
       from Adelaide. As part of our service we offer you a choice of transportation.                                        standards with varying meal plans. See itineraries for details and options.
                                                                                                                             RO = Room Only. DB = Dinner and Breakfast.
       Why should I visit Kangaroo Island?
       With its stunning scenery and abundant wildlife, Kangaroo Island is                                                                     The Aurora Ozone Seafront Hotel is located on the Kingscote
                                                                                                                                               foreshore, overlooking Nepean Bay. The spacious rooms all feature
       a destination for all seasons. It’s also the perfect place to see wildlife in
                                                                                                                                STANDARD




                                                                                                                                               water views and modern facilities. The three bars and restaurant, with
       its natural habitat – koalas, Tammar Wallabies, Australian Sea Lions and
                                                                                                                                               its superb ocean views, offer Kangaroo Island produce and wine. (RO)
       New Zealand Fur Seals. Nowhere else can you see Kangaroo Island Kangaroos
                                                                                                                                               Kangaroo Island Lodge offers modern accommodation in idyllic
       or the Kangaroo Island Glossy Black Cockatoo. The scenery is also amazing –
                                                                                                                                               surrounds. Built in harmony with the coastal vegetation, most rooms
       from the geological wonders of the Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch, to                                                               at Kangaroo Island Lodge boast water views over Eastern Cove. (RO)
       Seal Bay and Vivonne Bay. Offering clean, safe beaches, fresh air and plenty of
       peace and tranquillity, a visit to Kangaroo Island should ideally be at least two
                                                                                                                                               The Aurora Ozone Seafront Hotel in Kingscote also features
       to three days to fully appreciate this pristine environment.                                                                            26 four-star Executive Suites to the existing hotel. The highest standard
                                                                                                                                               of hotel accommodation available on Kangaroo Island, these luxurious
       Where is Kangaroo Island?                                                                                                               suites feature all the modern comforts. Three bars and a restaurant
       Kangaroo Island is located approximately 110 km south of Adelaide and                                                                   offering panoramic views of Nepean Bay are located in the hotel. (RO)
       just 18 km from mainland South Australia. Most people underestimate the                                                                 Wanderers Rest Country Inn is nestled amid native bushland,
                                                                                                                                FIRST-CLASS




       size of Kangaroo Island, but it is in fact 4,400 square kilometres with an                                                              overlooking the township of American River and with views of Pelican
       east-west extension of 155 kilometres. Access is by flights from Adelaide                                                               Lagoon and Eastern Cove. All nine rooms boast water views and offer
                                                                                                                                               modern facilities. The restaurant specialises in à la carte dining,
       to Kingscote airport and a ferry service from Cape Jervis to Penneshaw.
                                                                                                                                               offering a selection of local produce and Kangaroo Island wines. (RO)
       How will I be travelling on Kangaroo Island?                                                                                            Kangaroo Island Lodge in American River offers comfortable,
                                                                                                                                               modern accommodation in idyllic surrounds. Built in harmony with
       Aboard our tours, you’ll travel in comfort and style. From latest model 4WD
                                                                                                                                               the coastal vegetation, all rooms boast water views over Eastern Cove.
       Toyota Landcruisers to custom-built Isuzu 4WD vehicles, our fleet is extensive                                                          An excellent restaurant offers a relaxed atmosphere for dining, while
       and luxurious. Seating 2-12 guests, all our vehicles feature air-conditioning,                                                          the bar is the perfect place to watch the sun set over the bay.   (RO)
       comfortable seating, seatbelts and emergency communication devices.

       What do I bring?                                                                                                                        Kangaroo Island Odysseys offer a choice of exclusive Boutique B&Bs,
                                                                                                                                BOUTIQUE B&B




                                                                                                                                               all in different, beautiful settings. These B&Bs have been hand-picked for
       To get the most out of your stay you’ll need comfortable walking shoes,
                                                                                                                                               their perfect country hospitality. Friendly hosts welcome you and happily
       clothing suitable for outdoor activities, a camera and a sense of adventure.                                                            share their knowledge of the island. A stay at any of these B&Bs will
       Due to the luggage restrictions on flights we recommend you pack down                                                                   make your Kangaroo Island experience truly personal. All rooms feature
       to an overnight bag.                                                                                                                    private facilities. Includes dinner and a full breakfast.             (DB)

       What about penguin tours?
       Penguin and nocturnal tours operate from our Standard and First-Class
       accommodation properties in Kingscote and American River. Tours need
       to be arranged and paid for directly with the property.
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                                               Kangaroo Island Nature & Wildlife
    Sea lions in their natural environment




       Departs: Daily                         Tour No. W1
                                                             1 Day – Kangaroo Island Wildlife Discovery
       Includes: Approx. 8 hours 4WD touring, park
       entrance fees, special permits, sightseeing and       Full Day Tour. Australian Sea Lions, Kangaroos and            at a safe distance to see these wonderful endangered
       commentary, meals as stated. L – Lunch.               Koalas in the Wild, Birds. Arrive on Kangaroo Island          creatures. This is a truly unforgettable experience.
                                                             at 10 am by air or 9.45 am by ferry service and be met        Enter our exclusive Heritage-listed natural bush property
             Italian tours – Mon., Wed., Fri. & Sun.         by your guide. Your island nature experience begins with      to enjoy a delicious gourmet picnic lunch with wine.
             French tours – Tue. & Fri.                      an introduction to Kangaroo Island. Tour through several      Follow your lunch with a pleasant bushwalk. Travel
                                                             differing island habitats and see wildlife in its natural     through the island’s interior, keeping an eye out for
       • See the Australian Sea Lion colony at
                                                             environment. The island is a haven for Australian wildlife,   koalas and echidnas. Explore the spectacular beaches
         Seal Bay                                            which exists in its natural habitat without the threat of     of the north coast. Listen for the rare Kangaroo Island
       • Explore beaches and go for a bushwalk               introduced predators. At spectacular Seal Bay your guide      Glossy Black Cockatoo and watch for Tammar Wallabies
       • See koalas and kangaroos                            will escort you on a memorable walk along the beach.          in their natural habitat. Later in the afternoon, see the
       • Enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch in a                   This bay is home to a healthy Australian Sea Lion colony.     kangaroos leave the safety of the bush to begin grazing
                                                             Walk among the sea lions as they bask on the beach or         on the open pastures. Your tour concludes in time for
         spectacular bush setting
                                                             among the dunes. With your guide you are able to stand        your 6.30 pm flight or 7.30 pm ferry departure.           (L)


       Departs: Daily                         Tour No. W2
                                                             1 Day – Flinders Chase – Nature & Wildlife
       Includes: Approx. 8 hours 4WD touring, park
       entrance fees, special permits, sightseeing and       Full Day Tour. Flinders Chase National Park,                  These large granite boulders balance dramatically on the
       commentary, meals as stated. L – Lunch.               Remarkable Rocks, Koalas, Fur Seals. Arrive on                cliff edge, which plunges 75 metres into the turbulent
                                                             Kangaroo Island at 10 am by air or 9.45 am by ferry           Southern Ocean. At Admirals Arch, see where the forces
             Italian tours – Tue., Thur., & Sat.             service for a day of wildlife and natural wonders.            of nature have cut through the headland to create this
             French tours – Wed. & Sat.                      Travel to the western section of the island and discover      natural geological formation. A delicious gourmet picnic
                                                             the remarkable Flinders Chase National Park, one of the       lunch with wine will be served in a secluded bush setting.
       • Wander among the Remarkable Rocks
                                                             oldest and most important national parks in South             During the day koalas can be observed peacefully existing
       • Get up close to fur seals at Cape du Couedic        Australia. The park incorporates almost 20 per cent of        in their treetop habitat. By special permit, enter the Kelly
       • See Admirals Arch                                   the island and much of it is a Wilderness Protection Area,    Hill Conservation Park to see kangaroos and other native
       • Enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch in a                   home to a variety of fauna and flora unique to Kangaroo       wildlife emerge from the safety of the bush to graze on
         spectacular bush setting                            Island. See at close range some of the 10,000 healthy         the open plains. Visit Point Ellen at Vivonne Bay, recently
                                                             New Zealand Fur Seals in their colony at Cape du              voted Australia’s best beach. Your tour concludes in time
                                                             Couedic and discover the unique Remarkable Rocks.             for a 6.30 pm flight or 7.30 pm ferry.                     (L)



       Departs: Daily                        Tour No. KI21   1 Day/1 Night – Kangaroo Island Wildlife Experience
       Includes: Approx. 8 hours 4WD touring, park
       entrance fees, special permits, sightseeing and       Day 1. Seal Bay Beach Walk, Kangaroos, Koalas,                lunch with wine. Follow your lunch with a pleasant
       commentary, meals as stated. L – Lunch.               Birds. Arrive on Kangaroo Island at 10 am by air or           bushwalk. Travel through the island’s interior keeping an
                                                             9.45 am by ferry. Tour through several differing island       eye out for koalas and echidnas. Explore the spectacular
             Italian tours – Mon., Wed., Fri., & Sun.        habitats and see wildlife in its natural environment.         beaches of the north coast and watch for the Tammar
             French tours – Tue. & Fri.                      Kangaroo Island is a haven for Australian wildlife.           Wallaby. As the day draws to a close, see the kangaroos
                                                             At the spectacular Seal Bay your guide will escort you        leave the safety of the bush to graze on the open pastures.
       • See the Australian Sea Lion colony at               on a memorable walk along the beach. This bay is home         Stay: Choice of accommodation.                          (L)
         Seal Bay                                            to a healthy Australian sea lion colony. Walk among the
                                                                                                                           Day 2. Depart Kangaroo Island. Be transferred
       • Explore beaches and go for a bushwalk               sea lions as they bask on the beach or among the sand
                                                                                                                           to your point of departure. For guests returning by air,
       • See koalas, kangaroos and Tammar Wallabies          dunes. With your guide you are able to stand at a safe
                                                                                                                           your transfer will connect to the 10.30 am departure.
                                                             distance to see these wonderful endangered creatures.
      Tour can be booked in reverse.                                                                                       If returning by ferry, your transfer will connect to the
                                                             This is a truly unforgettable experience – one that you
                                                                                                                           8.30 am ferry departure (7.30 am departure from
                                                             will treasure forever. Enter our exclusive Heritage-listed
                                                                                                                           June to September).
                                                             natural bush property to enjoy a delicious gourmet picnic
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                                                                                                                                Discover the incredible beauty of Admirals Arch




 2 Day/1 Night – Kangaroo Island Highlights                                                                                     Departs: Daily                         Tour No. KI23
                                                                                                                                Includes: Approx. 8 hours 4WD touring per day,
 Day 1. Seal Bay Guided Beach Walk, Kangaroos                    Day 2. Flinders Chase National Park, Fur Seals,                park entrance fees, special permits, sightseeing
 and Koalas in the Wild. Arrive on Kangaroo Island               Remarkable Rocks, Admirals Arch. Travel to the                 and commentary, meals as stated. L – Lunch.
 at 10 am by air or 9.45 am by ferry. Tour through several       western section of the island and discover the remarkable
 differing island habitats and see wildlife in its natural       Flinders Chase National Park, one of the oldest and most             Italian tours – Daily except Sun.
 environment. As you travel the island, keep an eye              important national parks in South Australia. The park                French tours – Tue. & Fri.
 out for echidnas, wallabies, reptiles and wildflowers.          incorporates almost 20 per cent of the island and much         • Unforgettable beach walk at Seal Bay
 At spectacular Seal Bay your guide will escort you on           of it is a Wilderness Protection Area, home to a variety of
                                                                                                                                • Explore Flinders Chase National Park
 a memorable walk along the beach. This bay is home              fauna and flora unique to Kangaroo Island. See at close
 to a healthy Australian Sea Lion colony. Walk among             range some of the 10,000 healthy New Zealand Fur Seals         • See New Zealand Fur Seals at
 the sea lions as they bask on the beach or among the            in their colony at Cape du Couedic and discover the unique       Cape du Couedic
 sand dunes. With your guide you are able to stand               Remarkable Rocks – large granite boulders balance              • Wander among the Remarkable Rocks
 at a safe distance to see these wonderful endangered            dramatically on the cliff edge. At Admirals Arch see where     • See wildlife in their own habitat
 creatures. This is without doubt an unforgettable               the powerful forces of nature have cut through the headland
                                                                                                                                • Visit Admirals Arch
 experience. Enter our exclusive Heritage-listed natural         to create this natural geological formation. A delicious
 bush property to enjoy a delicious gourmet picnic lunch         gourmet picnic lunch with wine will be served in a secluded    • Enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch in a
 with wine. Travel through the island’s interior, keeping an     bush setting. During the day koalas can be observed.             spectacular bush setting
 eye out for koalas and echidnas. Watch for the Tammar           By special permit, enter the Kelly Hill Conservation Park      • Watch kangaroos and other native wildlife
 Wallaby later in the afternoon and, as the day draws            to see kangaroos and other native wildlife emerge from           graze at Kelly Hill Conservation Park
 to a close, see kangaroos leave the safety of the bush          the safety of the bush to graze on the open plains. Your
 to begin grazing on the open pastures.                          tour concludes in time for a 6.35 pm flight to Adelaide
 Stay: Choice of accommodation.                            (L)   or a 7.30 pm ferry return to the mainland.               (L)


                                                                                                                                Departs: Mon., Wed. & Fri. Tour No. KI33
 3 Day/2 Night – Natural Wonders of Kangaroo Island
                                                                                                                                Includes: Approx. 8 hours 4WD touring per day,
 Day 1. Seal Bay Walk, Kangaroos, Koalas, Birdlife.              See New Zealand fur seals at Cape du Couedic, then             park entrance fees, special permits, sightseeing
 Arrive on Kangaroo Island at 10 am by air or 9.45 am by         explore Admirals Arch and the Remarkable Rocks, a              and commentary, meals as stated. L – Lunch.
 ferry. At spectacular Seal Bay your guide will escort you       cluster of weather-beaten granite boulders perched on a
 on a memorable walk along the beach. This bay is home           dome which plunges 75 metres to the sea. After enjoying        • Enjoy a guided walk at Seal Bay
 to a healthy Australian Sea Lion colony. Walk among the         a delicious gourmet picnic lunch with wine in a secluded       • Explore Flinders Chase National Park
 sea lions as they bask on the beach or among the sand           bush setting, discover the Rocky River region and search       • Watch fur seals frolic at Cape du Couedic
 dunes. With your guide you are able to stand at a safe          for koalas in the wild. Then, by special permit, enter the
                                                                                                                                • Visit Admirals Arch
 distance to see these wonderful endangered creatures.           Kelly Hill Conservation Park and watch as kangaroos
 This is without doubt an unforgettable experience.              emerge from the shelter of the bushland at dusk to             • Wander among the Remarkable Rocks
 Continue to our exclusive Heritage-listed natural bush          graze out on the open pastures.                          (L)   • Visit Frenchman’s Rock and Cape Willoughby
 property to enjoy a delicious gourmet picnic lunch with                                                                          on the eastern part of the island
                                                                 Day 3. Frenchman’s Rock, Cape Willoughby.
 wine. Afterwards, travel to the north coast of the island,                                                                     • Take a tour of the Cape Willoughby Lighthouse
                                                                 Today enjoy a tour of the eastern part of the island,
 home to sea birds, kangaroos and other wildlife.
                                                                 learning of the historic meeting between the English           • Admire stunning panoramic views from
 Two Night Stay: Choice of accommodation.                 (L)
                                                                 and French here in 1803. Visit Frenchman’s Rock and              Pennington Bay and Prospect Hill
 Day 2. Flinders Chase National Park, Remarkable                 the visitor centre then travel to Cape Willoughby, the
 Rocks, Admirals Arch. This morning travel to Flinders           island’s most easterly point. En route, see Antechamber
 Chase National Park, one of the oldest and most                 Bay and enjoy lunch with spectacular views over the sea.
 important national parks in South Australia. The park           Tour Cape Willoughby Lighthouse. Stop at Pennington
 incorporates almost 20 per cent of the island and much          Bay and climb Prospect Hill for stunning panoramic
 of it is a Wilderness Protection Area, home to a variety        views of the region, before joining a 6.30 pm flight
 of fauna and flora unique to Kangaroo Island.                   or a 7.30 pm ferry to Adelaide.                        (L)

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                                         Kangaroo Island Nature & Wildlife
    Admire the Remarkable Rocks




      Departs: Mon., Wed., Fri. & Sat.
                                  Tour No. KI47          4 Day/3 Night – Adelaide, Barossa Valley & KI
      Includes: Approx. 8 hours 4WD touring per day,     Day 1. Arrive Adelaide. Arrive at Adelaide Airport,            escort you on a memorable walk along the beach.
      park entrance fees, special permits, sightseeing   where you will be transferred to your hotel. The remainder     Walk among the sea lions as they bask on the shore or
      and commentary, meals as stated. L – Lunch.        of the day is at your leisure to discover the highlights       among the sand dunes. Enter our exclusive Heritage-listed
                                                         of the city.                                                   natural bush property to enjoy a delicious gourmet
      • Visit the Barossa Valley for wine tastings       Two Night Stay: Grand Chancellor Adelaide on Hindley           picnic lunch with wine. Travel through the island’s
      • See Australian sea lions on a guided walk        or similar (First-Class).                                      interior keeping an eye out for koalas and echidnas
        at Seal Bay                                                                                                     and watch for Tammar Wallabies. As the day draws to
                                                         Day 2. Barossa Valley Wineries, Tastings. Head north
      • See fur seals frolic at Cape du Couedic                                                                         a close, see kangaroos leave the safety of the bush to
                                                         to the Barossa Valley, one of Australia’s most celebrated
                                                                                                                        begin grazing on the open pastures.
      • View the Remarkable Rocks and                    wine regions. Visit Wolf Blass Winery for some tastings.
                                                                                                                        Stay: Kangaroo Island, selected accommodation
        Admirals Arch                                    Try wines and some exclusive products from Maggie Beer
                                                                                                                        (First-Class).                                         (L)
                                                         at the Farm Shop. Enjoy lunch at the Barossa Valley Estate
      • Visit Kelly Hill Conservation Park to see
                                                         Winery with a regional platter. Brush up your wine skills      Day 4. Flinders Chase National Park. Travel west
        Tammar Wallabies and kangaroos                   at Langmeil Estate with its 160 year-old shiraz vineyards.     to discover the remarkable Flinders Chase National
        grazing at dusk                                  Finally, Chateau Tanunda offers structured tasting of wines    Park. Watch New Zealand Fur Seals in their colony at
      • Watch for birds, koalas and kangaroos            in one of Australia’s oldest historic winery buildings. (L)    Cape du Couedic and discover the Remarkable Rocks.
      • Enjoy a gourmet picnic lunches on                                                                               See where forces of nature have created a natural
                                                         Day 3. Seal Bay Guided Beach Walk, Kangaroos,
                                                                                                                        geological formation at Admirals Arch. A gourmet picnic
        Kangaroo Island                                  Koalas in the Wild. Arrive on Kangaroo Island in the
                                                                                                                        lunch is served in a bush setting. By special permit,
                                                         morning. Tour through several differing island habitats
                                                                                                                        enter Kelly Hill Conservation Park to see kangaroos
                                                         and see wildlife in its natural environment. As you travel
                                                                                                                        and other wildlife emerge from the bush to graze.
                                                         the island keep an eye out for echidnas, wallabies, reptiles
                                                                                                                        Return to Adelaide.                                   (L)
                                                         and wildflowers. At spectacular Seal Bay your guide will


      Departs: Tue. & Thur.         Tour No. KI25G       2 Day/1 Night – Kangaroo Island at its Best
      Includes: Approx. 8 hours 4WD touring per day,     Day 1. Seal Bay Guided Beach Walk, Stokes Bay,                 Day 2. Flinders Chase National Park, Remarkable
      park entrance fees, special permits, sightseeing   Kangaroos & Koalas in the Wild. Arrive on                      Rocks, Admirals Arch, Fur Seals, Kelly Hill Caves.
      and commentary, meals as stated.                   Kangaroo Island at 10 am by air or 9.45 am by ferry.           Travel to the south west region of the island to enter
      B – Breakfast, L – Lunch.                          The first stop of the day is at the Eucalyptus Distillery,     Kelly Hill Conservation Park by special permit for a
            German tours – Tue. & Thur.                  where your guide will show you the remarkable oil              bushwalk and kangaroo viewing. From there, your guide
                                                         distilling process before a welcoming morning tea. From        will escort you to Flinders Chase National Park, where
      This tour is only offered in German – it can be
                                                         here, travel to Seal Bay, home to a healthy Australian Sea     the rest of the morning is devoted to observing fur seals
      booked in other languages as a private charter.
                                                         Lion colony, for a leisurely stroll on the beach. Walk         frolicking at the base of Cape Du Couedic and in the
      • Enjoy a guided walk at Seal Bay,                 among the sea lions as they bask on the beach or among         amazing geological formation that is Admirals Arch.
        witnessing Australian Sea Lions up close         the sand dunes. With your guide you are able to stand          At Admirals Arch, see where the powerful forces of
                                                         close to these wonderful creatures, hearing them sigh          nature have cut through the headland to create this
      • Tour the Kelly Hill Caves
                                                         and watching them play – an unforgettable experience.          natural geological formation. Walk among the
      • Explore Flinders Chase National Park             Continue to our exclusive heritage-listed natural bush         phenomenon of the Remarkable Rocks, carved from
      • Visit the Rocky River Visitor Centre             property where a delicious gourmet picnic lunch with           ancient granite into massive natural sculptures.
      • Watch fur seals frolic at Cape du Couedic        complimentary wine is waiting for you. Follow your lunch       Return to Rocky River Headquarters, where you can
      • Wander among the Remarkable Rocks                with a pleasant bushwalk along incredible wild trails,         explore the very interesting visitor centre while your
                                                         surrounded by koalas and birds. Then head to the               guide prepares a delicious gourmet picnic lunch. After
      • Enjoy gourmet picnic lunches on
                                                         spectacular north coast of the island to explore stunning      lunch visit the majestic Kelly Hill Caves, which will take
        Kangaroo Island                                  beaches and walk on secretive bush tracks in search of         your breath away. If time permits, visit spectacular
                                                         kangaroos, wallabies, koalas and the elusive echidna. On       Vivonne Bay – recently declared Australia’s best beach
                                                         the way to your accommodation for this evening, travel         – for a pleasant stroll along this isolated beach. We will
                                                         through the main township of Kingscote for a brief visit.      bid farewell at the airport in time for your flight or
                                                         Stay: Wanderers Rest of Kangaroo Island, American River. (L)   at the ferry terminal for your 7.30 pm ferry departure. (BL)
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                                                                                                                                         Discover the Twelve Apostles on the Victorian coastline




 5 Day/4 Night – Southern Explorer Adventure                                                                                         Departs: Mon.                          Tour No. KI66
                                                                                                                                     Includes: All flights, park entrance fees,
 Day 1. Melbourne, Great Ocean Road, Ballarat,                    Lake, an extinct volcano. Later, fly to Adelaide (included).       Sovereign Hill entrance, transfers as stated,
 Otway Ranges. Depart Melbourne and cross the plains              Stay: Majestic Roof Garden Hotel Adelaide or similar. (BL)         special permits, sightseeing and commentary,
 to Geelong. Travel along the world-famous Great Ocean                                                                               meals as stated. B – Breakfast, L – Lunch.
                                                                  Day 4. Kangaroo Island, Seal Bay Walk, Koalas,
 Road through the seaside towns of Anglesea, Lorne and                                                                               Note: A joint operation of APT/KIO, Magic Tours
                                                                  Wildlife. Fly to Kangaroo Island arriving at 10 am.
 Apollo Bay. After lunch, journey through Otway National                                                                             and Parkwood Personalised Tours.
                                                                  As you traverse the island look for echidnas, wallabies,
 Park, stopping at spectacular viewing areas to see the
                                                                  reptiles and wildflowers. At Seal Bay enjoy a guided walk                German tours – Mon. (Tours operate to a
 Twelve Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge and London Bridge.
                                                                  along the beach among the sea lions. Arrive at our                 different itinerary on KI, see tour KI25G on page
 Continue to historic Ballarat for your overnight stay.
                                                                  exclusive Heritage-listed bush property for a gourmet picnic       6 for Kangaroo Island itinerary.)
 Stay: Ballarat Lodge or similar.                       (L)
                                                                  lunch with wine. Travel through the island’s interior,
 Day 2. Sovereign Hill, Grampians National Park,                  keeping an eye out for koalas and echidnas, and Tammar             • See the Twelve Apostles in Victoria
 Halls Gap. After breakfast, tour Ballarat’s highlights and       Wallabies later in the afternoon. As the day draws to a            • Tour Sovereign Hill
 relive the 1850s gold rush era at Sovereign Hill. Enjoy lunch    close, see the kangaroos grazing on the open pastures.
                                                                                                                                     • Explore the Grampians National Park
 in Ballarat before a scenic drive to the Grampians National      Stay: Selected accommodation (First-Class).             (BL)
 Park. Continue along the Mt William range to Halls Gap.                                                                             • See Australian Sea Lions at Seal Bay
                                                                  Day 5. Flinders Chase National Park, Remarkable                    • Explore Flinders Chase National Park
 Stay: Halls Gap Colonial Motor Inn or similar.            (BL)
                                                                  Rocks, Admirals Arch. Travel to Flinders Chase National
 Day 3. Grampians, Mt Gambier, Adelaide.                          Park. See the New Zealand Fur Seal colony at Cape du
                                                                                                                                     • Wander among the Remarkable Rocks
 Today, explore the Grampians National Park, including the        Couedic, discover the Remarkable Rocks and the natural             • See fur seals at Cape du Couedic
 Baroka and Reeds scenic lookouts, the Aboriginal Cultural        geological formation, Admirals Arch. After a gourmet               • Watch kangaroos and Tammar Wallabies graze
 Centre and art sites. Look for wildflowers and perhaps see       picnic lunch, enter Kelly Hill Conservation Park by special          at Kelly Hill Conservation Park
 kangaroos, wallabies and emus. Travel to Hamilton for            permit. See kangaroos and other wildlife emerge from the
                                                                                                                                     Tour also operates in reverse, departing from
 lunch then continue to Mt Gambier. See the stunning Blue         bush to graze. Return flight to Adelaide at 6.30 pm. (BL)          Adelaide each Tuesday (KI67). This tour is also
                                                                                                                                     available in German.

 Environmental Awareness
 KIO and APT are committed to responsible tourism practices, as proven by KIO’s Advanced Eco-accreditation status under the Australian National Ecotourism program.

 Revegetation of Bushland                                                                         Recycling
 KIO owns over 280 hectares of pristine native bushland on Kangaroo Island, where guests          All materials that can currently be recycled will be passed on to the appropriate
 are able to immerse themselves into a natural bush setting. The total size of the property       recycling processor. In particular we look at bottles, paper, ink cartridges, cardboard
 is 322 hectares, but about 44 hectares of land in the middle of the property had already         and old mobile phones.
 been cleared for farming prior to KIO purchasing the property. KIO has begun revegetating
 this area with native plants and seeds sourced from the surrounding bush – we are                Respect for the Environment
 committed to bringing it back to life.                                                           KIO is very conscious of the ways that tours and visitors can affect the environment.
                                                                                                  Therefore we have always adopted the strict principles of ‘observation not interaction’
 No Carbon Footprint                                                                              and ‘leave nothing but a footprint’. These principles apply not only to tour guides, but
 To offset the carbon emissions of the company (this includes touring equipment, vehicles,        also to our guests. This way we can ensure that everyone will enjoy an excellent nature
 catering and offices) we need to plant approximately 1300 trees. So far, with the support        experience on Kangaroo Island, both now and in the future.
 of guides and staff, KIO has planted around 900 trees and shrubs.
                                                                                                  Minimal Vehicle Impact
 By planting new trees on the property and taking into consideration the already established
 bushland, KIO is well on the way to achieving carbon neutral status by around 2013.              KIO touring itineraries are designed in such a way to minimise driving and fuel consumption.
                                                                                                  Our guides are encouraged to be as fuel efficient as possible and fuel consumption is
 In fact, the entire APT company may be able to use the KIO property to completely offset         monitored on a daily basis. This assists in keeping our overall carbon emissions as low
 its carbon emissions and become Australia’s first completely green tour company.                 as possible, while reducing our use of the Earth’s fossil fuels.
 Biodegradable Products                                                                           A regular renewal of vehicles also allows KIO to invest in the latest developments
 To further minimise our impact on the environment without compromising on our                    in environmental technology. The Isuzu 4WD vehicles used by KIO are regarded
 quality and service, KIO uses biodegradable chemicals for cleaning vehicles and kitchens.        as the cleanest vehicles of their size currently available.

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APT Travel Centres
Head Office                                                                                      Kangaroo Island Office                                                            APT Offices
Australian Pacific Touring Pty Ltd                                                               34 Addison Street, Kingscote, South Australia 5223                                Sydney: (02) 9247 7222 (Lic. No. 2TA 000778)
(ABN 44 004 684 619 Lic. No. 30112)                                                              Phone: (08) 8553 0386                                                             Darwin: (08) 8984 2900
475 Hampton Street, Hampton, VIC 3188.                                                           Email: kireservations@aptouring.com.au                                            New Zealand: 0800 278 687
Enquiries and Reservations Phone: 1300 656 985                                                   Website: www.kiodysseys.com.au                                                    United Kingdom & Europe: 0208 812 3400
                                                                                                                                                                                   United States: 1800 290 8687



GENERAL INFORMATION
This general information relates to Australian Pacific Touring Pty Ltd,                         Luggage Limits                                                                   Itineraries
herein after referred to as ‘The Company’.                                                      For flights between Kangaroo Island and Adelaide smaller aircraft are            Itineraries are subject to alteration without notice and intended as a
Fares, Booking Confirmations                                                                    sometimes used and suitcases cannot be carried. This will entail ‘packing        guide only. Alterations may come about due to road, weather or tidal
A $200 security deposit per person, per tour and the balance of any airfares                    down’ to a smaller bag. When this occurs luggage will be stored with             conditions, strikes, public holidays, local festivals or other reasons. Due
booked by The Company is required within seven days of booking. Some                            the airline (fees may apply).                                                    to the nature of the terrain and remote areas, weather fluctuations can
seasonal special offers may require an additional deposit, which will be                        Important Information Exclusion of Liability                                     adversely affect road conditions which may necessitate alterations to
advised at the time of reservation. Balance is required six weeks before                        1. Whilst The Company will take all reasonable steps to provide an enjoyable     itinerary with little or no notice. Any additional expense incurred by the
departure (tours including rail travel 60 days prior). Where connecting air,                    tour, it accepts no liability for any loss of enjoyment experienced by           passenger is not The Company’s responsibility. The Company can give
rail or boat travel is included, confirm correct fare at time of paying balance.                passengers due to circumstances beyond its control. The Company further          no guarantee as to the exact arrival and departure times for carriers and
Stated duration counts day of departure and day of return. Twin share                           accepts no liability for any loss beyond its reasonable control and provides     operators used by The Company in the tour and The Company will not be
prices are per person unless otherwise stated. The Company reserves the                         no warranties in addition to those set out under the Trade Practices Act 1974,   liable for failure to make connections with any other services or attractions
right to cancel any ticket or booking or to refuse to carry any passenger                       and nothing herein restricts any passenger from exercising their rights and      beyond its control. As is normally the case with group tours, a minimum
where payment has not been received by The Company within the                                   remedies pursuant to law.                                                        number of bookings is required in order for a tour to be financially viable
specified time. Prices include Australian Government Goods and                                  2. Your travel agent will forward booking confirmations and other payments       and to have a pleasant group atmosphere. In the event that adequate
Services Tax (where applicable).                                                                to us on your behalf, but your travel agent is not our agent for the purpose     numbers cannot be achieved, it may be necessary to cancel a scheduled
Discounts: Past passenger discounts may be combined with some other                             of receipt of monies. Receipt of booking confirmations and subsequent            departure and to offer the nearest possible alternative date (or a full
discounts. Please ask at the time of booking for more details. Group                            payments by the travel agent does not constitute receipt of those monies         refund of monies paid for APT ground content touring). The date on
concessions for 10 or more adults are available on application. Past                            by us and the travel agent has no authority expressed or implied to receive      which the decision is made whether a tour will operate is usually four
passenger discounts are not applicable for groups of 10 adults or more.                         monies on our behalf. There is no liability on the part of The Company in        to eight weeks before the scheduled departure date.
Children under 15: When sharing with one adult 20% off adult coach                              respect to any monies paid to the passenger’s travel agent unless and until      Smoking
fare plus relevant child rail/air/boat fare. Children under 7 years of                          The Company notifies the passenger (by way of a booking confirmation             Government regulations forbid smoking in vehicles, however frequent
age are not recommended to participate in an escorted coach tour.                               advice or payment receipt advice) that monies have been received by              stops are made for those wishing to smoke. Smoking is not permitted in
Children under 18 years must be accompanied by an adult.                                        The Company.                                                                     twin share ‘matched’ rooms. Requests for smoking/non-smoking rooms
Concession fares: Apply to Australian and New Zealand pensioners and                            3. The optional tour excursions are not operated by or at the direction or       will be passed on to hotels but cannot be guaranteed.
Australian Seniors Card Holders. Refer to fare tables for relevant discounts.                   on behalf of The Company or its employees or agents or any other persons         Money Back Guarantee
For tours including rail or boat travel, relevant concessions only available                    or companies associated with The Company. By taking bookings for these           If a problem occurs during your tour, then in your own best interests, you
where Australian Department of Social Security Concession Card is                               tours, The Company acts as each optional tour operator’s agent.                  should advise your Tour Director so that steps can be taken to resolve
produced. Further discount may apply to holder of free rail passes.
                                                             SMALL GROUP                        4. These tours include the services of operators other than The Company          the matter there and then. If you remain dissatisfied, any complaint must
Cancellation Policy                                          4WD TOURING                                                        GROUP
                                                                                                e.g. hoteliers, airlines SMALL TOURINGtour excursions, which are not under
                                                                                                                         and optional
                                                                                                                           4WD                                                   be made in writing to us within 30 days. Any service not supplied will be
Notice (days)           42 or more        21-41         7-20        1-6                         the direct control of The Company, and whilst The Company takes all              refunded in full.
% fee of fare           loss of           20%           50%         80%                         reasonable care in selecting these operators, it cannot accept responsibility
                                                                                                for those operators’ conduct or the conduct of their representative employees    Travel Insurance
                        deposit                                                                                                                                                  We strongly recommend passengers to take out travel insurance to cover
                                                                                                or agents or for any ramifications of that conduct.
Cancellation within 24 hours or on day of departure 100% of fare payable.                       5. On tours including activities such as trekking, swimming and snorkelling,     any unforeseen circumstances which may arise (including cancellation
If tour has commenced, no refund of fare or unused portion.                                     passengers accept that degrees of risk are involved.                             fees, medical and curtailment expenses, loss of luggage, early departure
Indemnities                                                                                     6. No passenger will be permitted to embark or continue on tour while            from tour due to death or illness etc.). Ask your Travel Agent for details
                                                            SMALL GROUP                                                                                                          at the time of booking.
The involvement of airlines, rail, boat or any other relevant operator is
                                                            4WD TOURING                         their mental or physical condition is, in the opinion of any representative
                                                                                                                          SMALL GROUP
                                                                                                                          4WD TOURING
as air, rail, sea and road carriers only. They shall not be responsible for                     of The Company, such as to render them incapable of caring for themselves,
statements in this publication relating to the transport arrangements.                          or whereby they become objectionable to other passengers, or they become         Publication No. H3811. This publication supersedes all previous publications
The Company shall indemnify these operators against any claim action,                           a hazard to themselves or other passengers. The Company will not be              including H3750. Information and itineraries are correct as of 1 April 2010
loss or damage arising therefrom.                                                               responsible for expenses resulting in such persons being precluded from          until further notice. Some images produced inside are courtesy of the South
                                                                                                completing the tour.                                                             Australian Tourism Commission and/or Kangaroo Island Tourism Marketing.
                                                                                                Amendment Fees SMALL GROUP                                                       Photographers include: Rudi Francken and Brett Crockford.
                                                                      SMALL GROUP 4WD TOURING   A charge of $25 will apply4WD TOURING or modification requested
                                                                                                                               to any addition
                                                                                                after the original booking has been confirmed.


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Call 1300 278 278
Reservations Facsimile: 1800 655 220
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