Seal Bay Conservation Park, Seal Bay

(4.3/5 based on 1,200+ reviews on the web)
Home to the third largest sea lion colony in Australia, Seal Bay Conservation Park is one of the most popular tourist destinations on Kangaroo Island, offering a rare nature-based experience with no enclosures or cages confining the animals. Experienced guides can take you into the heart of the sea lion colony, where you can learn how these endangered creatures fish, surf, rest, interact with their pups, and defend their territory. To protect the precarious colony, visitors can visit the beach, where the sea lions rest with their young, as part of a guided tour only. You can take unguided walks along the park's boardwalk at any time. Make Seal Bay Conservation Park a centerpiece of your Kangaroo Island vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Kangaroo Island vacation generator.
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  • There are two main seal attraction sites on Kangaroo Island- this one is free (although you do need to pay a per-capita entry fee for the National Park in which it is located. The other seal attractio...  more »
  • We paid $16 each to do the board walk. You don't get particularly close to the sea lions but there's some good information boards and nice views. You can see seals and sea lions along much of the coas...  more »
  • This park offers the opportunity to enjoy a fantastic scenery and to experience some moments in contact with seals, sea lions and cute wallaby ... I highly recommend a guided tour that takes you to the beach through a path where you can spot the ' log cabins ' where they shelter the seals and Wallabies. We saw a mom who was nursing her cub and small wallaby on the threshold of ' home '! Not to be missed!
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  • Went as part of the Sealink day tour. It was great to see the seals up close in their natural habitat. Would definitely recommend anyone to come visit seal bay.
  • Great guided tour with tanya. We were really close to the seals and we got a lot of interesting informartions!
  • Went for the guided tour with a nice lady which was able to make it in French. Learned a lot about those amazing creature and could see them playing, fighting, and mostly sleeping from very close. Also went on the board walk which allows to see the animals close, great for people with a smaller budget.
  • The seals are just great...the tour is rather on the pricy side (35$) and not many new information.
  • One of the "Must go" for the island. You will get less than 10metres from the seal.