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Spring has sprung

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Spring is a wonderful time to visit Kangaroo Island, all the native plants are in full bloom and the wildlife come out to play in the sun. We’ve compiled the ultimate guide to spring on Kangaroo Island, read on to discover out top tips to spending your time in the sunshine. Stay with us at the Ozone Hotel, Kingscote and experience quality accommodation located on the foreshore with stunning views overlooking Nepean Bay.

To experience Kangaroo Island’s renowned wildlife, visit the island in spring! If you’re lucky you may spot Kangaroo and Tammar Wallaby joeys, echidnas and Pygmy Possums. Sightings of the Australian Sea Lions basking in the sun are also common around the island. Beautiful birds are out and about so look up and discover their wings filling the skies with colour.

Native Flowers
Keen photographers and nature lovers will love this time of the year on the island, due to the blooming nature and colourful vegetation. Native wattles and orchids burst into flower, with honey bees appearing to gather nectar. About half of the island is covered in native vegetation, you won’t find unspoilt landscapes like this anywhere else in Australia!

Food and Drink
Foodies will have plenty to enjoy, with oysters, marron and spring lamb all plentiful and season. Drop into see producers and taste treats like new season cheese from the local sheep dairy, honey products and new season oysters. The Kangaroo Island Farmers Market is also an excellent place to get an overview of the fresh seasonal produce.

Coastal Activities
You can’t visit the island without exploring the stunning coastline. From sunbathing, surfing, fishing, swimming to strolling, you’ll find Kangaroo Island is a coastal parades in the springtime.

Where to stay? Stay at the Ozone Hotel, offering a variety of accommodation to suit almost every guest. Situated on the foreshore of Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, book direct for best rates on your stay today!

Header Image South Australian Tourism Commission Photographer Ben Goode

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