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Pelican Feeding

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Address: Kingscote Wharf, Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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US$ 458.15*
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2-Day Kangaroo Island Tour from Adelaide
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US$ 817.04*
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5-Day Adelaide and Kangaroo Island Tour Including Barossa Valley Wine Tasting

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Great attraction in Kingscote

Loved watching John feed all of the pelicans. It is a chaotic frenzy not to be missed. $5 was a small price to pay to watch this.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Megan A
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Adelaide, Australia
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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Loved watching John feed all of the pelicans. It is a chaotic frenzy not to be missed. $5 was a small price to pay to watch this.

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Thank Megan A
Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I found this a very interesting activity to go to. John is informative and passionate about what he does.

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Thank Katrina S
Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Keep in mind that they do charge for the feeding. We did not realise this - was just driving around the area and was drawn in by the crowd - and we had only come in towards the end of the show and saw the finale but still was pressured into paying.

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Thank JacinthaLee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is great - very educational - the guide is a real character - had a ball. Learnt a lot about pelicans and gulls - close experience.

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Thank Jo A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This attraction is well worth the visit. From the dedication of one man to the amazing response from the birds it is truely a fun way to spend 45 minutes and well worth the five dollar entry!!

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Thank TheSymons
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Every day at 5pm, this gent feeds the pelicans and seagulls at Kingscote. He gives an entertaining talk while doing so. Costs $5 per adult and $3 per child

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Thank runawaymind
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed this. Could have taken a bit more time with the feeding of the pelicans however. Seemed to happen all at once and got chaotic. Also was quite happy to pay the fee but the food was whiting carcasses so not sure that this would cost the alleged 40 grand a year. Highly recommend.

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Thank Wandiemoo
Coolangatta, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a crazy experience, really cool to see so many pelicans being fed! Any photographers dream! Totally worth it for $5.

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Thank wanderlustlydia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The show was very entertaining with lots of Pelicans and Seagulls going crazy over fish without chips. Unfortunately it was not advised anywhere that the guy feeding the birds is charging $5 / Adult and $3 /Child. I understand the charge and support it but I am disappointed that it was nowhere advised beforehand as it caused confusion for everyone... More 

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Thank Nicky H
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best show and exciting indeed!! My rating would had been 5 stars if a small signboard is kept there with the cost involved. Though it is not financially significant for me. The conductor who run the show informs in the middle of the show and there were no signboards. And he also ask people to leave if they are... More 

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