Kangaroo Island Visitor Guide : Kangaroo Island Visitor Guide
tourkangarooisland.com.au 94 Take a walk around the sweeping bay towards the Cape Gantheaume Wilderness Protection Area. Picnic, BBQ and toilet facilities are located just a short drive from the beach. D’Estrees Bay is an attractive and historic area that has seen the establishment of a whaling station and a number of shipwrecks. Today, it’s virtually unspoilt, with shore-wading birds and pelicans feeding on the long stretches of beach. Spend hours exploring the large bay or drive along the coast to the south. The track is rough, but passable with a conventional vehicle, and leads to a horseshoe-shaped cove, which is the site of a popular surf-break. near the jetty or the sandy-bottomed Harriet River that enters the bay nearby. On the other side of the river, Point Ellen provides photographers with spectacular views of the Southern Ocean sending its waves crashing onto the cliff-face. Vivonne Bay is the only safe harbour on the South Coast of the Island and is the base for crayfishing boats from November to May. Barbecue, picnic areas, toilets and camping facilities are all available. The secluded Flour Cask Bay is a great place to experience the raw power of the Southern Ocean. Enjoy sweeping views of the South Coast, salt lakes and dunes that house a wide variety of bird species and other wildlife. Bales Beach is the closest beach to Seal Bay. The South Coast is depicted by its stunning, raw beaches – incredibly inviting in summer and wildly beautiful in winter. Perhaps the most famous, Vivonne Bay, was once proclaimed the ‘best beach’ in Australia after Sydney University Professor Andrew Short conducted a research study to unearth the best strip of sand Australia has to offer. Vivonne Bay is a long, curved, sandy beach superb for picnics, beachcombing, surfing and fishing. Experienced surfers enjoy the wonderful turquoise waters or excellent fishing from the jetty, beach or the Harriet River mouth. The beach can be reached by taking the road just past the Vivonne Bay store. Safe swimming areas can be found Quad biking at Vivonne Bay • 2 fully self-cont units overlooking two lagoons • Surrounded by birds & wildlife • Full kitchen • RC Air Con • Spa Bath • Free Satellite TV/DVD/CD • 2 Bedrooms • All linen & bedding inc • Cot & high chair available • Outdoor decking & BBQ • Private car park •Unit1sleeps6•Unit2sleeps5 AAA Situated on 250 acres overlooking two winter lagoons Two very well appointed cabins situated on 250acres overlooking winter lagoons and Native Heritage bushland. A lovely relaxing and peaceful hideaway with beautiful scenery and wonderful facilities. Come and enjoy a real Bush Getaway. South Coast Road Ph: 0427 597 329 www.ki-bush-getaway.com.au Kangaroo iSland buSh getaway 1/9th Ad lovering’s beAch houses Ph/Fax: Sue or Danny (08) 8553 2261 Mob: 0429 696 118 d’estrees bay AAA Rating ★★★I Secluded beachfront home adj. 9 ha bushland. BBQ, air con, whale watch, wildlife. 11 beds. From $100.00 per day. emu bay AAA Rating ★★★★ Magnificent views from the deck of our NEW luxurious home. Overlooks jetty & boat ramp. En-suite. Air cond. BBQ & 12 beds. Winter specials available. Swim, surf & fish. From $130.00 per day.