o Personalised 4WD Nature & Wildlife Touring
o Native Flora & Fauna in the Wild
o Small Group Touring
o Private Charters o Language Specialists
Rob, Geoff and Lou McGeary Our Driver/Guides are friendly, experienced and professional
4WD TOURING SMALL GROUP
KANGAROO ISLAND – nature and wildlife SMALL GROUP
4WD TOURING SMALL GROUP
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
abundant wildlife – making it the ultimate nature and wildlife destination. EXPERIENCES ECOTOURING
More than just experienced and friendly professionals, your personal
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
The small group tours, accompanied by experienced local guides, allow for ECOTOURING
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
by offering a range of accommodation. You can choose what 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
Our 4WD vehicles can tackle the toughest terrain
Stokes Bay Emu Bay
Airport American River
West Flinders Chase Murray
Bay National Park Lagoon Stranraer Homestead Cape Willoughby
Kelly Hill Conservation Park
Cape du Couedic Remarkable Rocks Vivonne Bay
Admirals Seal Bay Conservation Park
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
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,
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,
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.
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
– Small Group 4WD Experience SMALL GROUP
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)
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
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)
– Small Group 4WD Experience SMALL GROUP
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.
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.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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
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
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.
For Enquiries and Reservations
YOUR TRAVEL AGENT
Call 1300 278 278
Reservations Facsimile: 1800 655 220
Kangaroo Island Odysseys: (08) 8553 0386
Groups Department: 1800 655 440
Visit our website www.kiodysseys.com.au
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