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Heritage, Wine & Gin Tours provided by Kangaroo Island Hire a Guide

Heritage, Wine & Gin Tours

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  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 14/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 14/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Mr Davis from Kangaroo Island Beehive rescued the abandoned Austin and has spent several years restoring it to its former glory. Tougheder with Luca from KI Hire a Guide are now running this NEW TOUR aboard the restored Austin Van. Passengers will board the truck for a 3 hour historic tour of Kingscote, including Reeves Point and Dover Farm finishing with local wine at Bay of Shoals Wines (valued at $10 pp) and a taste of gin at Kangaroo Island Spirits (valued at $20 pp). Coffee, Tea and lamingtons for morning or afternoon coffee breaks! Departure Time: 10.00AM 2.00PM Notes: Morning/afternoon coffee breaks is included in this tour. Vine tasting fees are are included in this tour (valued at $30 pp excluding kids). Min 2 passengers are required for this tour. Max 10 passengers on tour, we are operating SMALL GROUP tours. COVID19 Safe - We are cleaning our vehicles before and after the tours with special disinfectants spray + hand sanitizer available on board.
  • You'll start at
    59 Playford Hwy
    Or, you can also get picked up
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    Stop: 30 minutes
    The largest town on Kangaroo Island, Kingscote sits on Nepean Bay and is home to the island’s airport, making it a popular base for tourists. Been the oldest town in KI Kingscote has numerous heritage buildings including: . Aurora Ozone Hotel built in 1907 . The old Police Station built prior to 1891 . Island Motel (know as Carnarvon House) built around 1911- 1912 . Old Kingscote Methodist Church (now United Church):
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  • You'll end at
    59 Playford Hwy
    59 Playford Hwy, Kingscote SA 5223, Australia
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Important Information
Departure Point
59 Playford Hwy, Kingscote SA 5223, Australia
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Local guide
  • Morning or afternoon tea
  • Wine tasting fees
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Tips
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Additional Info
  • Each traveler is allowed a maximum of 1 small luggage, please inquire with the operator prior to travel to confirm if your excess luggage is acceptable
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • A minimum of 2 people (Adults) per booking is required for departure
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Andrew S wrote a review Sep 2020
19 contributions1 helpful vote
Was a great time very, interesting learnt some history about the town,very accommodating to your needs put on a great spread thank you from Carmen and Andrew
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Date of experience: August 2020
Response from O1682JGlucal, Manager at Heritage, Wine & Gin Tours
Responded 2 Sep 2020
Thank you for coming and I hope you had a great anniversary, it was a pleasure having you on board!
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Jonata wrote a review Aug 2020
Greater Adelaide, Australia5 contributions
We had this "quirky" tour only few days ago and it was simply brilliant! It is a 3 hours tour and we did visited Bay of Shoals Wines and Kangaroo Island Spirits on board of "Austin", the 1948 Austin van. The van has an interesting story and it has been completely restored.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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This experience only has a few reviews, but you can read what other travelers have to say about the operator.

By: Kangaroo Island Hire a Guide
Excellent experience
Luca was an exceptional tour guide. We were able to find so many animals up close and star gaze at the end of the t
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Amazing without words to explain
Luca took us to some of the most spectacular spots which you will never know or find by yourself. I highly recommen
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A must do tour
We had an amazing time on the nocturnal tour with Luca. We saw all kind of native animals and rare birds and a clea
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Very enjoyable.
Fantastic nocturnal experience, Luca is a great guide with heaps of local knowledge. We saw plenty of wildlife in
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Soo many wallabies!
Soo many wallabies! The tour was excellent, a lot of kangaroos, wallabies, possums, koala and an incredible night s
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Shahy R
Great Experience
Such a lovely night adventure looking for animals in their natural habitat without any interference with their acti
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Great way to see KI
Awesome trip with a great crew and tourguide! Best way to see the island taking in its natural beauty and famous at
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KI ride a great experience
There was a good mix of sightseeing and riding a mix of roads. Visits to wineries and the eucalyptus distillery wer
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Excellent trip
Excellent trip. 3 days packed with many sites and great riding. Luca took us to see a huge amount of the island, bu
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Amazing nocturnal visit!
Luca was absolutely phenomenal! The tour is so much more than it says. We saw LOTS of wallabies, kangaroo and brush
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Rob D
An amazing nocturnal tour
Had an amazing nocturnal tour - saw an echidna, owl, kangaroos, joey in pouch, wallabies, koala, penguins, possums,
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Highlight of my KI trip!
Saw lots of kangaroos, wallabies, possums, echidna, koala and even an owl!! Lukas was an awesome tour guide. I coul
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Absolutely Perfect
We visited Kangaroo Island in early March, 2020. On two separate days we flew down from Adelaide and spent the ful
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Absolutely wonderful
My son and I took the nocturnal tour with Luca, and just one other passenger. He picked us up from Kingscote on ti
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Wonderful nocturnal tour
We only booked the nocturnal 4WD tour just before we visited Kangaroo Island but we're so glad we did. You get to
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Key Details
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English
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