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    Why not come on over to Kangaroo Island for the Coopers Kangaroo Island Cup
    February 2013

    Details for Kangaroo Island Cup are Here

     


    Coopers Kangaroo Island Cup
    February 2013


    Kangaroo Island comes alive over the Coopers Kangaroo Island Cup Carnival weekend held at the beautiful Cygnet River Race Course, a few kilometres from Kingscote.  

    This country racecourse on Kangaroo Island is transformed at this time of the year with trackside marquees, colourful signs and flags and a party atmosphere. More and more people are making a long weekend of it and enjoying the carnival atmosphere of the Coopers Kangaroo Island Cup. 

    The highlight of the weekend being the Kangaroo Island Cup Race Day on Sunday 19th February, there is a lot more to the KI Cup Carnival
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    Shuttle Buses are available to and from the track

    More on Kangaroo Island Events Page

     
         

    Accommodation Kangaroo Island

    Kangaroo Island Accommodation
    Flinders Chase Accommodation
    Flinders Chase Farm

    www.flinderschasefarm.com.au

    Affordable accommodation on Kangaroo Island in a range of styles on a working farm.

    Flora and Fauna abound in this area of Kangaroo Island with Flinders Chase National Park only 10 kilometres away.

    Your farm stay hosts are Steven and Kerryn.

    Accommodation Kangaroo Island - Acacia Apartments Kangaroo Island Accommodation
    Kingscote Accommodation

    Acacia Apartments - Kingscote

    www.acacia-apartments.com.au

    Your Host is Deidre Morrison - 10 very well equipped comfortable one and two bedroom apartments. - Four and 1/2 Star self - contained apartments some equipped with spa baths & a large heated indoor swimming pool and spa.

    Kangaroo Island Koala -  - Click for a larger ImageKangaroo Island is one of the world's last great unspoiled island wildernesses. Native Australian wildlife & nature abound, and many species of plant and animal that are found on Kangaroo Island are no longer seen on the Australian mainland.


    Location: 113km south west of Adelaide, about 90 minutes drive from Adelaide through the Southern Vales wine region of South Australia, to the Kangaroo Island Sealink
    Ferry at Cape Jervis for a 50 minute crossing to Penneshaw.






    kangaroo island sealink ferry - Click for a larger Image
    Sealink operate 2 ferries to Kangaroo Island, The Spirit of Kangaroo Island and The Sealion 2000.

    The ferries are comfortable and feature a forward lounge & well stocked snack bar for a coffee or a light snack.


    Kangaroo Island Bottle Brush - Click for a larger ImageKangaroo Island is Australia's third largest island being 4500 square kilometres, with much of Kangaroo Island classified as national and conservation parks, the largest being the Flinders Chase National Park.
    The spectacular coastline is made up of towering cliffs, beautiful sandy beaches, battered rocks and quiet secluded inlets. There are excellent diverse bush walking and fishing opportunities on Kangaroo Island.



    Kangaroo Island incorporates typical farmland, remote national parks, bleak rocky cliffs, snug bays and sandy un spoilt beaches.


    Kangaroo Island Reeves Point - Kingscote,  Click for a larger ImageKingscote is the largest town on the island situated on Nepean Bay. Here you can watch pelican feeding at 5pm in the afternoon at the jetty, and see fairy penguins come ashore at night.
    At the other end of the island about 90 minutes by vehicle is the Flinders Chase National Park, where you may see kangaroos, koalas, wallabies, platypus and possums.

    Seal Bay Conservation Park is a large sandy beach and dune area, where wild Australian sea lions rest after a day out at sea fishing. Here you can go on a guided tour onto the beach and see the Sea Lions in their natural beach habitat.

    Kangaroo Island Secluded Beaches - Click for a larger ImageThere are many beaches to swim at on Kangaroo Island, secluded rock pools to explore, deserted sandy beaches to walk along, limestone cliffs to clamber up, mountains to climb, rivers to explore and bays to fish in.

    Sailing, snorkeling and fishing charters are just a few ways to enjoy the water.


    There is a total of 18 conservation and national parks on Kangaroo Island, and
    entry fees apply to some of the national parks.

    Kangaroo Island features mostly a mild temperate mild climate. The average summer temperature is 25 deg C however, often cool southern sea breezes in the evenings make it necessary for the use of some warmer clothes.

    3 to 4 Days on Kangaroo Island or more is highly recommended if you want to see a good sample of what Kangaroo Island has on offer.

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