Exceptional Kangaroo Island

Explore the Island with a local guide – learn the back story of the development of the diverse economy, the relationship with nature and enjoy good food, good wine and wildlife in the wild.

Since 1990 Exceptional Kangaroo Island has been sharing the landscapes, wildlife encounters, history, produce and lifestyle with visitors wanting to really engage with the Island. Options include complete destination management services (flights, accommodation, tours, catering and activities), share or private touring (where the itinerary is completely customised) and event management where the venue, theming, infrastructure and menu are all tailored to customer requirements. Chan Thorley, the Exceptional Kangaroo Island Chef, has excellent relationships with local producers and makes a range of chutneys, preserves and relishes to complement the produce served as part of the experience.


Our catering service has typically been engaged for occasions such as weddings, product launches, hosted trade delegations, corporate incentives and the like and can be provided with or without service and/or event management.

Our event management service includes assistance with securing venues, risk and contingency management, food and beverage provision with flexible menu options and service style, infrastructure (furniture/lighting/linen), transport, theming, waste management and entertainment options.


Exceptional Kangaroo Island offer a destination management service, small group tour operation, customised private touring programme, catering and event management service.

The destination management service provides an integrated travel, transfer, accommodation, catering and activity experience ex Adelaide with a choice of sea or air travel and a range of accommodation options from hotel, motel, farm stay and B&B through to private villa, beach house or luxury lodge.

Small group tour options depart daily with a choice of three itineraries – each covering on a different part of the Island and have landscape and wildlife encounters as the main focus. Great local food and wine are served along the way in spectacular and remote settings. Itineraries are:

Tour Island Life

Tour Flinders Chase

Tour North West

Private charter experiences start with a blank sheet and are tailored to your interests. Some of the options with a food and wine theme and presented as a menu of opportunities are found here with a downloadable PDF giving a more comprehensive listing.



08 8553 9119

1139 Playford Highway
Cygent River, Kangaroo Island 5223

Opening Hours

We operate daily
Closed on Christmas Day
Office hours are 0830 - 1700 Monday - Friday - closed public holidays