Join Big Heart Adventures and immerse yourself in the diverse landscape, the symphony of wildlife and stunning natural features along the Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail.

From Adelaide, your privately chartered return flight to Kangaroo Island includes a scenic side trip above the spectacular south/western region showcasing the trail nestled amongst the unspoilt wilderness.

Walk the entire length in style from the trailhead at Flinders Chase to Kelly Hill Caves over four unforgettable days.

Private transfers on and off the trail each day return you in comfort to nearby luxurious accommodation at the multi award winning Southern Ocean Lodge.

Enjoy walking this fully guided experience with a daypack amongst ancient rocky riverscapes, rugged coastal clifftops, sandy white beaches and unique geological formations. You will explore underground limestone caves, and visit sculptured natural landmarks at Admiral’s Arch and Remarkable Rocks. Encounter up-close Australian flora and fauna in their ancient habitat, and walk amongst fur seals and one of Australia’s largest sea-lion colonies at Seal Bay.

Relaxing every night in your stylish Flinders Suite at Southern Ocean Lodge, enjoying hand selected Kangaroo Island and South Australian beverages complimenting sophisticated Executive Chef prepared meals.

Our expert hosts will be with you to guide, assist and take care of all the detail, so you can completely relax and absorb the stunning surroundings and orchestra of sounds.

A luxurious nature immersive adventure awaits…..

$11,760 per person

Departure 1st OCT 2020
Secure your spot today with a $3500 deposit!

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Luxurious small group guided adventure trekking the Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail from start to finish.
An amazing private tour with unbridled comfort, challenge, adventure and relaxation combined. Encounter up-close Australian flora and fauna in their natural habitat, and relax at the magnificent Southern Ocean Lodge.

Date: 1/10/20 – 5/10/20
Start: Adelaide, SA
Finish: Adelaide, SA
Country: Australia

Type: Challenge Trip
Physical Rating:
Group Size: 8 + Guides/Leaders
Investment: $11,760 per person
Accommodation: Southern Ocean Lodge – Twin Share

Date  27/09/19 – 06/10/19
Start  Madrid, Spain
Finish  Madrid, Spain
Country  Spain

Type  Challenge Trip
Physical Rating  
Group Size  12-15 + Host
Investment  $2,499 per person | twin share

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Air Travel

Flights included.
Return flights between Adelaide and Kingscote


All meals as per the itinerary

B x 4 | L x 5 | D x 4


Chartered aircraft,
Private luxury vehicle,
Airport transfer


4 nights at Southern Ocean Lodge


Hike the Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail (start to finish).
Scenic flight over the Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail.
Exclusive guided Seal Bay wildlife experience and guided cave tour


Please note itinerary can be subject to change at anytime.

Important Info

  • See full terms and conditions on our booking form
  • Meals include gourmet breakfast, pack lunch, 4-course dinner, and sunset canapes at Southern Ocean Lodge
  • Open bar with premium wines, beers and spirits (cellarmasters list additional) at Southern Ocean Lodge
  • Max of 12Kg soft sided cabin luggage allowance per person on the passenger aircraft (based on 10 Pax) *
    • *Cabin luggage weight allowance can increase and is relative to final passenger numbers
    • *Main luggage will be transferred between Adelaide and Kangaroo Island in our private vehicle via the ferry
    • *Excess luggage not required on Kangaroo Island will be securely stored in Adelaide
  • In addition we can arrange chartered or public air travel from your capital city to Adelaide
  • Upgrade to a higher suite category option is available (additional fee), subject to availability
  • Spa treatments (see Spa Menu) are additional and should be pre-booked with us to assure availability
  • Itinerary and price subject to change at any time
  • A minimum number of 4 guests are required for this trip to depart

Fitness Requirement

A moderate level of fitness is required to complete the Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail. Itinerary is based on full days hiking with a daypack. Rocky terrain and soft beach sand walking feature in extended sections of this trail and some physical preparation is recommended prior to departure.

Physical Fitness Rating


  • Big Heart Adventures ioMerino top and Buff (head sock)
  • Big Heart Adventures training sessions and or program
  • Big Heart Adventures discount card for pre-departure purchases at Scouts Outdoor Centre (15% off)
  • Big Heart Adventures Outdoor Leader with you
  • Big Heart Adventures journal
  • Group First Aid kit and emergency communication device
  • A comprehensive pre-departure information kit
  • Private chartered aircraft (10 passenger) return flights between Adelaide Airport and Kangaroo Island
  • Scenic flight over the south/western region of Kangaroo Island including the Wilderness Trail
  • Luxurious accommodation at the Southern Ocean Lodge (Flinders Suite – twin share), option to upgrade
  • All meals prepared by Executive Chef and team from the Southern Ocean Lodge
  • Open bar with premium wines, beers and spirits (cellarmasters list additional) at Southern Ocean Lodge
  • Trekking the Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail (start to finish)
  • Exclusive guided wildlife experience at Seal Bay to visit the fur seals and sea-lion colony that live there
  • Exclusive Ranger guided tour of Kelly Hill Caves
  • Visit to Remarkable Rocks
  • Visit to Admirals Arch
  • Luggage transfers between Adelaide and Kangaroo Island
  • Provision for excess luggage storage in Adelaide
  • Ground transfers from Adelaide CBD hotel or main airport terminal to General Aviation Terminal
  • All private and comfortable transfers whilst on Kangaroo Island
  • Park and Trail fees


  • Comprehensive travel Insurance
  • Meals and drinks not stated on itinerary
  • All hiking equipment as stated in the Equipment List Information Sheet. (some items can be hired – speak to us)
  • Spa treatments – these can be pre-booked with us prior to travelling
  • Luggage plane – arrangements can be made for a separate luggage plane to Kangaroo Island

Meet your hosts – to be announced


Lisa is the founder of Big Heart Adventures and brings an extensive portfolio of personal adventure travel as well as boundless enthusiasm & proven expertise in travel planning.

Lisa’s attention to detail and passion for curating unique experiences has allowed her to plan travel, adventures & holidays for an extensive demographic of clients over many years.

An experienced adventure traveller, having completed expeditions including the Kokoda Track in Papua New Guinea, Inca Trail in Peru, Mt Kinabalu in Sabah, Overland Track in Tasmania, Milford and Routeburn Tracks in New Zealand to name a few, Lisa knows first-hand the challenges and amazing reward that exploring the outdoors adds to your life.


Amanda Panazzolo is originally from Adelaide though she has lived in Western Australia and for a short time in the UK. Travel is in her blood and she has shared many adventures with her husband and three children in Australia and throughout the world. She enjoys many styles of travel including hiking and camping though sometimes she also likes having access to a few extra luxuries and an art gallery or two.

A “jack of all trades” but most recently she was a secondary school tourism teacher and a graduate in Ecotourism studies. Travel has always been her first passion, walking and hiking were later additions to her list of hobbies. With her husband in tow, Amanda walked 400 km of the Frances route of the Camino de Santiago de Compostela in 2016 and then solo in 2017 for 700km of the same path. The Camino is a call to self and it has been calling her name for many years.


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$11,760 per person

Departure 1st October 2020
Secure your spot today with a $3500 deposit!

Book Now