Join one of Australia’s leading tour operators to experience the best of Kangaroo Island, featuring wildlife in the wild, fresh local food & amazing landscapes.

Since 1986, Exceptional Kangaroo Island have been offering luxury small group and private tours of Kangaroo Island with a promise of good food, good wine and wildlife in the wild. Our guides take pride in sharing their knowledge of the Island and their relationships with members of our creative community to enrich your visit. We seek to educate and entertain with a guiding style more conversation than commentary and focus on the rich history, unique ecology and contemporary lifestyle of Kangaroo Island.

Travel in custom four wheel drive vehicles and enjoy the best of local produce with elegant picnics at superb locations and observe a variety of wildlife in its’ natural habitat. Regular encounters include kangaroos, wallabies, sea-lions, echidnas, goannas, koalas and some of our birds from a list of over 260 species.


Small groups, good food & wine and creative itineraries. Join us to learn the back stories to Island living – our community, the wildlife, history, culture, food and wine.


Our award winning team can plan your perfect luxury getaway – selecting the accommodation, touring and experiences. Good food and good wine combined with amazing scenery & wildlife.


Kangaroo Island is a large Island located off the coast of South Australia. Whether you’re interested in wildlife, photography, food & wine, the local art scene, celebrating a honeymoon or even bringing the family, there is something for everyone.


We work with a large number of accommodation providers on Kangaroo Island, ranging from simple, clean and comfortable 3-star hotels, all the way to the luxury villas and hotels. Take a look at our accommodation options.

We are proud to be one of the founding members of Australian Wildlife Journeys – a group of independent expert tour operators offering a series of journeys focused on providing sustainable wildlife encounters in the wild, right across Australia and the beautiful waters which surround it.


Kangaroo Island Kangaroos in the summer on Kangaroo Island

Wildlife Feature: Kangaroo Island Kangaroo

The Kangaroo Island Kangaroo (Macropus fuliginosus fuliginosus) is a sub-species of the Western Grey Kangaroo (Macropus fuliginosus). As a result of a prolonged period of isolation from mainland Australia, the Kangaroo Island Kangaroo is noticeably different from other Western Grey species.

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New Half-Day Fine Flavours Tour

Our most recent addition to our available tours is our half-day ‘Fine Flavours’ tour which takes guests to experience the local flavours of Kangaroo Island. The most exciting feature of this tour is that is available as a small-group departure, however, unlike our Island Life and Flinders Chase Focus departures, it is not available daily.

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New Private 3-Day Experiences

After months of planning, we are excited to be able to introduce our new series of eight private 3-day experiences. These 3-day, 2-night itineraries combine the activities of our standard tour departures with activities designed to cater for guests with specific interests.

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