Kangaroo Island


kangaroo island south australia
Hamilton Island was recently visited by Oprah on her wander Down Under, but most Australia travelers know about the island’s fame for many other reasons. For one, it is a part of the glorious Whitsunday Islands, a unique space of Great Barrier Reef ocean that presents one beautiful island after the next. Two, it is the location of the social […]

7 Island Getaways in Australia Besides Hamilton


Adelaide Airport
Adelaide is an often underrated destination, but for those that enjoy good food and wine, especially in a more relaxed environment, often find Adelaide a nice getaway. Adelaide is the main shoot-off point for the ever popular Kangaroo Island, where just like its name suggests is home to plenty of bouncing roos. Other travelers choose to explore a more adventurous […]

Budget Airlines that Fly to Adelaide


Here’s a post for you seasonal job seekers, science, and ecotourism lovers. Kangaroo Island is an extremely special place as many of my other posts have pointed out, but another one of the outstanding examples of why it is special is Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery. Run by Larry and Bev Turner, Emu Ridge, is the only commercial Eucalyptus Distillery in […]

Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Oil Distillery



One of the Highlights of visiting Kangaroo Island is the amazing amount of protected wildlife that can be seen in such a small place. The Star of the show, without a doubt, is the Platypus. These little guys are absolutely adorable, quite rare, shy, and their numbers are dwindling. If you would like to see one in its natural habitat, […]

Kangaroo Island, South Australia, How to see a Platypus


If you are going to fly all the way to Australia, do try and make some time to see Kangaroo Island. It may not be on the main tourist path but it is well worth your hard earned Travel time and dollars. Everyone I know that has gone there completely agrees. The island is an amazing piece of the Australian […]

Kangaroo Island, South Australia. How to Get There


Flinders Chase farm is a charming and comfortable place to crash for the night or a week. It is on the west side of Kangaroo Island almost at the entrance to the National Park. No matter your budget, Flinders Chase Farm has an ideal place to lay your weary head. Originally, and still, a working sheep station, Steven and Kerryn […]

Kangaroo Island Accomodation, Flinders Chase Farm