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Regional Tourism Guide for Kangaroo Island
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SeaLink Kangaroo Island Racing Carnival
Date Thu 14th Feb 2019 to Sat 16th Feb 2019
The SeaLink Kangaroo Island Racing Carnival is a ‘must do’ on the South Australian event calendar. The Cygnet River Racecourse comes alive with great country racing on Thursday 14th and Saturday 16th February 2019.

Thursday is a casual race day, but Saturday is when race-goers like to dress up in true racing style and enjoy the trackside entertainment, colourful marquees, fashion on the field competition and the abundance of local Kangaroo Island food and wine.

And why not buy a seat in the much sought after Kangaroo Island Cup Long Lunch trackside marquee on Saturday 16th February.

Enjoy a stunning 4-course menu accompanied by a selection of Dudley Wines and beers. From $199 per person, but book early as tickets to this lunch event sell fast! (NOTE: Ferry/coach transfers available for extra cost)

Race-day packages including coach and ferry transfers are available for the Saturday race event only.

A great option if you just want to go for the day is to purchase a KI Cup Package including return coach and ferry transfers from Adelaide, race-course entry, plus you can add the option of the Kangaroo Island Cup Long Lunch.

Packages start from $189 per adult / $86 per child.

The 60 Four
Date Sat 23rd Feb 2019
Fast becoming one of the state’s most popular acts, The 60 Four will bring the sounds of the sixties to Kangaroo Island as part of an Adelaide Fringe Festival regional tour.

The 60 Four’s incredible talent, with their slick moves and flawless four-part harmonies, has seen them go from strength to strength in the Adelaide entertainment industry. The critically acclaimed quartet have performed over 100 times, in public, private and corporate settings at venues including the Adelaide Oval, St Peter’s Cathedral, The Entertainment Centre, Ayers House, and the Royal Adelaide Show. They have also performed as a part of two Adelaide Fringe Festivals, performing to over 2000 people in 10 sold out performances over two years.

This show will make it impossible for the crowd to stay seated as the group perform a selection of their favourite 60s hits, paying homage to artists including: Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, The Beatles, The Beach Boys, Johnny O’Keefe, The Monkees, Tom Jones and many more. Everyone will be singing along in no time! A hit for all ages, but particularly those reliving their glory days!
KI Food Safari
Date Fri 12th Jul 2019 to Mon 15th Jul 2019
Amid the wild landscapes of Australia’s hippest open pantry, join Executive Chef Asher Blackford, Africola’s Duncan Welgemoed and Mitolo Wines’ Tom Jack who together present a fresh new ‘short take’ on the popular KI Food Safari.

Treat yourself to a delicious long weekend packed with gourmet adventures, long lunches, cooking masterclasses and visits to Kangaroo Island’s community of artisan producers.
KI Photo Safari
Date Thu 1st Aug 2019 to Mon 5th Aug 2019
Hop behind the lens with travel photographer Richard I’Anson and capture the remarkable wilderness of Kangaroo Island with Southern Ocean Lodge as your luxury basecamp.

Join a four-day interactive photographic expedition traversing one of Australia’s most dramatic landscapes with a chance to photograph free-roaming wildlife, kangaroos, koalas, sea lions, fur seals among them.
Kangaroo Island Marathon & Half Marathon
Date Sat 7th Sep 2019
The Kangaroo Island Marathon & Half Marathon is an adventure race that showcases one of Australia’s best kept secrets. This is a premium running experience available to a maximum of 250 runners each year.

The course route is located in the remote south-west corner of Flinders Chase National Park. Runners will be inspired by deviating and undulating roads that cut through dense forest, an exposed coastal section with views of the powerful Southern Ocean, a loop that travels by historic landmarks such as Cape de Couedic Lighthouse and Admirals Arch, a trail run into Snake Lagoon, and a zig-zag boardwalk leading to the iconic Remarkable Rocks.