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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 yesterday via mobile

We went on a boardwalk right onto the beach. We had a guide who explained a lot about the sea lions. We got quite close and now have great photos. Well organized.

Thank Adrienne W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We dropped into Seal Bay today for a look. Decided not to do a guided tour as a little pricey for us. Paid $42 for 2 adults and 2 kids. Walked along the boardwalk and we spotted about 5 seals having a snooze up in...More

Thank JJLR
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were taken out to Seal Bay by a ranger Don, who was specialised in all things Australian Seal and there to ensure that people didn't get too close or upset the seals. Amazing to see how the conservation is being maintained, though don't expect...More

Thank Mai-Lan T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this place just recently. Beautiful sea lions and they look so relaxed even with humans on the beach for the guided tour. The park is very strict about approach and distance rules which is great. So therefore the seals keep coming. I actually went2...More

Thank skitch16
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thanks to the conservation park for creating good access to the sea Lions - seals closely Be careful seals might be resting on your way

Thank kandelbabs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The sea lions here are so cool. It is great that you can get close to them. We were about 5 metres away. The guides at the centre were extremely knowledgeable and good advice as to how to keep yourself safe. They also seemed to...More

Thank geelongexpat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We expected a little more for our money. It was nice but for a family of five it was rather expensive for a few seals in the disance. We travelled after this to the Admirals Arch on the West coast of the island and got...More

Thank callyjimbo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went on the boardwalk instead of the tour as restricted with time. Still managed to get close to the seals and pups. Very interesting and informative with lots of info there.

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an excellent place for photography because you walk amongst the seals and see babies. Take the tour because you learn a lot about them. It is truly an amazing experience.

Thank Judi R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

W saw many seals from the boardwalk, often only 3-5 metres away. This included many seals pup being breastfed by their mothers, or playing in groups. Maybe we were lucky on that particular day but it was a wonderful visit.

Thank Jeffrey E
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20 January 2017|
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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