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Seal Bay Conservation Park

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Seal Bay Road, Seal Bay, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
+61 8 8553 4463
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Seal Bay offers one of the most exceptional nature-based experiences in the world. Fees are invested into ongoing research and conservation efforts and through these efforts we hope to preserve the natural habitat of a wild Australian sea lion colony for generations to come. Our tours are designed to suit a wide variety of visitors - you can stay all day if you want to! There are no enclosures or cages at Seal Bay. Instead, you will be taken into the heart of the colony where our experienced guides will teach you more about these endangered animals. Visitors given a unique insight into how these endangered animals fish, surf, rest, interact with their pups and defend their territory.If you prefer, you can set your own pace on the wheelchair accessible 300 metre boardwalk which meanders through the dunes to a number of viewing platforms.
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Seal Bay Road, Seal Bay, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
+61 8 8553 4463
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was a very special opportunity to see the sea lions--real close--we were escorted by a very capable park ranger who took us quite close to the colony on the beach. We learned about their behavior particularly how they abandon their young to seek food...More

Thank 10RogerTheLodger10
Reviewed 4 days ago

There aren't many places where you can get up close to wild sea lions, so this was a must do for me. In fact, I did the guided tour 3 times! The guides were knowledgeable and very vigilant when it came to the well-being of...More

Thank Loki_crazycat
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Wow - there were about 70 Sea Lions hanging out on the beach and right near the board walks. The tour was excellent and endangered Hooded Plovers prattled along the beach. Whale skeletons & beautiful KI coastal scenery.

1  Thank Alison S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Seal Bay offers the opportunity to get up close to the local seal population under the close supervision of park rangers. The tour takes you down to the beach to get close to the seals, but there were plenty of seals that could be easily...More

Thank AussieCouplePlus1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am torn here because seal bay was fantastic! The seals are just laying around casually and we can see them hang out and just do their own daily activities in their own place. Lots of them were playing, fighting, moving around, swimming or feeding...More

1  Thank ScotchAndSuits
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place closes at 4.15pm make sure you arrive well before this. we arrived at 3.45pm and didn't have much time to view the seals before we had to head back up for closing time. It was still awesome, so many were lying on the...More

Thank karen m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were on the island and one trip was a visit the conservation park. Wow. We had a guided tour and the guide was lovely and very informative. She clearly had a passion for her work. Do go on a guided tour as you can...More

Thank H2331SYkarend
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were undecided whether we should take the cheaper option and walk along the boardwalk or lash out and take the guided tour. We chose the guided tour and were so glad we did. Our guide took us along a path, being careful to walk...More

1  Thank Anja C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to see the sea lions at Seal Bay and there are 2 options: walk along a designated board walk where you can look down on the beach and observe the sea lions or pay 35AUS for a 45 min guided tour on the...More

1  Thank 3550LOS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They are there, everywhere. A very good visitor center with friendly guides. An easy boardwalk stroll, 400 meters, and you see seals all up and down the beach, on the beach, swimming. And we were told the are always there.

Thank Leslie T
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Response from Helen B | Reviewed this property |
We took a 10 year old and an 18month old child (in a carry back pack) on our tour (only paid for the 10 year old). Also on the tour was another child who I assume was age 2 or 3. We saw children of all ages leaving on tours... More