Kangaroo Island Ocean Safari is a family owned and operated business that began operation in December 2012. Kangaroo Island Ocean Safari's marine tours depart daily from Christmas Cove Marina, Penneshaw. These marine tours are operated from a 38 seater fully undercover 12 metre RIB, 7.5 metre 12-seater Gemini Waverider and a 26-seater custom built snorkeling vessel. These vessels provide comfort, and a true outdoor nature experience with every seat providing a bird’s eye view of the wildlife, coastline and water.
Kangaroo Island Ocean Safari offer 3 types of tours:
75-minute Ocean Safari: Travel stunning ancient coastline, viewing dolphins, seals, eagles, whales (seasonal) and birdlife. The guide provides informative local history.
2-hour Snorkeling Safari: Snorkel with seals and swim with dolphins in the wild. Guests can also view on this tour. Kangaroo Island Ocean Safari provide wet-suits, masks, snorkels and fins. Kangaroo Island Ocean Safari are the only operator in SA to offer the unique experience of swimming with Long Nosed Seals.
Private Chartered Safari's • 38 seater vessel is fully licensed. Private functions, with onboard catering and alcohol service • Large groups with a tailored experience
Kangaroo Island Ocean Safari has won GOLD at the SA Tourism awards in 2018, 2019, 2021 and been inducted into the Tourism Hall of Fame.
Kangaroo Island Ocean Safari is open all year, 365 days, 7.00am-7.00pm.