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Pelican Feeding

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Kingscote Wharf, Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Kingscote Wharf, Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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"per adult and per child"
in 15 reviews
"great fun"
in 21 reviews
"small fee"
in 12 reviews
"amazing birds"
in 6 reviews
"his head"
in 6 reviews
"dry sense of humour"
in 5 reviews
"fun to watch"
in 9 reviews
"front row"
in 7 reviews
"all ages"
in 11 reviews
"sea gulls"
in 5 reviews
"informative talk"
in 5 reviews
"a lot of fun"
in 6 reviews
"kangaroo island"
in 27 reviews
"john"
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"donation"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Kangaroo Island has plenty to offer visitors/tourists interested in flora and fauna, coastal views, history, quiet/peaceful environments and much more. Overseas visitors need to be aware that Kangaroo Island is about six times the size of Singapore with a population of about 5000 !!! RESEARCH...More

Thank daf57
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The locals need to be aware of what’s happening in their town. We were told there’s pelican feeding and talk at the wharf. After waiting with other tourists for awhile in the cold of the early evening we found an old worn sign stating “pelican...More

4  Thank graysand2016
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This gentleman feeds the pelicans at 5pm each day of the year, rain hail or shine. He has some wonderful knowledge to impart to anyone who is willing to listen. One can see how much he cares for the birds, pelicans, swans and seagulls alike....More

Thank Yuksmum
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pelican feeding no longer running as of this week (April 2018). Pelicans still arrive at 5 to check though.

Thank Clongy
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

Not the first time this attraction closes specially just before the winter when not many people are around. This time seems forever because it has a sign saying:"ceased activity" ...

1  Thank justinho3
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

A great way to finish the day in Kingscote. The feeder, John, has a great sense of humour, and a depth of knowledge of the birds. A must do in Kingscote.

Thank Gregory H
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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

For $5 each this was the best value on KI! John gave an entertaining and informative talk while feeding the gulls and pelicans. They are such beautiful, graceful birds (the pelicans) but looking at 50 huge beaks all pointing at him was hilarious! Boo to...More

1  Thank xenathedog
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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

John feeds pelicans everyday at 5 p.m. also fee $5/adult and $4 for kid. (It was only mentioned at the time) The show last for 15 minutes. The activity was good he was funny. Kids will love it.

Thank Songsri N
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Large crowd on the Tuesday after Easter. The actual feeding show was entertaining but was definitely spoilt in various ways. Admission fees (actually exit fees) are not displayed and are announced during the show - $5 adults & $4 for kids. Saw and heard the...More

5  Thank Colin S
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

We were told it was a free show, it is worthy of watching, but remember to bring your wallet with you, 5 dollars each. If you don’t pay, you won’t be able to leave peacefully!

1  Thank monicalinlan
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Benn O
1 February 2018|
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Response from Marcus S | Reviewed this property |
He's there every day at 5pm.
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Marc H
22 December 2017|
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Response from George T | Reviewed this property |
Yes, John Ayliffe is still doing it in his usual inimitable style, although not on Christmas Day.
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288juliet
5 November 2017|
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Response from Karen T | Reviewed this property |
Yes it did stop for a little while mid this year. I read this too. He was definitely back when we were there in September :)
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