Is there surf on Kangaroo Island?
Kangaroo Island Vivonne Bay is the island’s surfing jewel and suits all abilities. The main surfing breaks are located in the Cape Gantheaume Conservation Park on the south coast. Surfing here is only for advanced surfers because of its reef banks, channels and rips.
Is it safe to swim at Vivonne Bay?
Vivonne Bay was proclaimed the best beach in the world in 2003. Vivonne Bay is perfect for swimming, all levels of surfers and has a picturesque jetty ideal for fishing.
Is Glenelg beach a surf beach?
The southern side of the pier (jetty) is manicured regularly with seaweed removal and mechanical raking. Little or no surf most the time, but beach is much nicer at Port Norlunga, to the south. …
Can you snorkel on Kangaroo Island?
You know what this means… it is perfect for snorkeling, so if you are planning a getaway to Kangaroo Island make sure you pack your snorkeling gear – (oh and maybe a wetsuit, our waters can get a little cool!)
Are there sharks around Kangaroo Island?
“There’s a lot of surf spots right around the island and of course we’ve got heavy concentrations of sea lions and a lot of sharks live in the waters around, particularly the south coast of Kangaroo Island. “It’s not surprising, you’re going into their territory so you have to expect anything, quite frankly.”
Are there snakes on Kangaroo Island?
Kangaroo Island has two species of snakes, both venomous. There is the fully black variant of the tiger snake and the other species is the copperhead. “Red-bellied blacks are common in the Adelaide Hills, and tiger snakes are found around the River Murray and in the South East.
Do you need a 4WD on Kangaroo Island?
Kangaroo Island is located 15 kilometers off the mainland of South Australia and is easily accessible by sea or air. Most tourist attractions on Kangaroo Island are on or within a few kilometres of the sealed roads. A 4WD is not necessary, with care you can enjoy all the island has to offer in a 2WD.
Is Glenelg Beach Safe?
The Seacliff to Glenelg beaches offers relatively safe swimming owing to the usually low waves and continuous shallow bar. However rips occasionally cross the bar scouring deeper channels. Stay on the inner bar and clear of any deeper troughs.
Is Adelaide good for surfing?
Where to ride a wave if you’re still finding your feet. Adelaide isn’t renowned for its world-class waves. But we are blessed with some great stretches of coastline that offer consistent peaks, laid-back beach breaks and points, and grinding reef breaks for beginners and experts alike.
Can you swim with seals on Kangaroo Island?
Kangaroo Island Ocean Safari is the only operator in South Australia that provides the opportunity to swim with the Long-nosed Seals. Search for the dolphin pods that reside in these coastal waters and take the opportunity to swim alongside them in the wild. A truly unforgettable wildlife encounter.
Can you drink snorkel?
Fits In Any Size Bottle – The Snorkel Fits In Any Drink – Beers, Cruisers, Ciders, Water Bottles and Many More. The can style snorkels are kind of a waste of money, just tip your drink into a bottle and use them ones instead! HAPPY CHUGGIN LEGENDS! Dylan T.
Where are the best surf spots on Kangaroo Island?
Obviously the southern coast of the island is the go, with the best spots at Vivonne Bay, Rockies, Hanson Bay and Pennington Bay. On the north coast, when there’s a bigger swell, you might luck into some fun waves at Stokes Bay.
What’s the best thing to do on Kangaroo Island?
Kangaroo Island is well known as a great spot for fishing, and for its large seal population. This means the fishing will be good for you too, and hopefully it means the sharks are well fed. Pennington Bay is a fun beachbreak which can provide A-frame peaks and long, workable walls.
Why is Kangaroo Island south of Adelaide Australia?
Kangaroo Island lies directly south of Adelaide, and as Australia’s third largest island, it is responsible for blocking the swell that would otherwise make Adelaide a great surf-city. Being such a big island, and exposed to the full brunt of the southern ocean, you just know there’s plenty of potential for waves.