About Ocean Safari

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Kangaroo Island Ocean Safari is a proud family owned and operated business.

Owners, Tony and Sandy Coppins have a passion for delivering an exceptional marine based tourism experience second to none. They have been taking guests on Ocean Safaris on Kangaroo Island for over 7 years.

Tony and Sandy are known for going the extra mile for their customers, and will ensure you have fun, are safe and even add a little adventure to your ride!

The now multiple award winning business provides tours daily in Penneshaw, and have recently expanded into Adelaide – www.adelaideoceansafari.com.au


About Christmas Cove


Christmas Cove is one of Australia’s Geological Monuments cut out by glacial movement 240 million years ago.

It’s the perfect place to start your marine wildlife safari.

Dolphins and seals are only minutes away from the marina, which is the safest and easiest access marina on Kangaroo Island.

About Kangaroo Island


Matthew Flinders was the first European explorer to discover Kangaroo Island in 1802. He named it Kangaroo Island, because of the abundance of kangaroos he saw when he came to shore near Penneshaw.

Come out on a Kangaroo Island Ocean Safari and we will explain why Kangaroo Island has a coast line named in French and one in English and provide geological information on some of the oldest coastline on Kangaroo Island being approx 550 million years old.

Nicolas Baudin, who came to shore inscribed his details into “Frenchman’s Rock” in Hog Bay, Penneshaw. You can see Frenchman’s Rock as we pass by in Penneshaw’s sheltered waters on Kangaroo Island’s favourite Ocean Safari. We will take you on a 75 minute coastal and wildlife tour around the beautiful coastline of Kangaroo Island, providing historical facts along the way.

You will be amazed when you see places like Dolphin Cove, Cuttlefish Bay, Kangaroo Head and Snapper Point. Kangaroo Island truly is one of the most desirable destinations for tourist travel and our Ocean Safari provides one of the most exceptional Kangaroo Island experiences.

About The Owner


A family business that operates daily! Passionate about delivering high quality marine tourism experiences on the Dudley Peninsula.

Tony & Sandy have built a reputation for providing a quality marine tourism experience that exceed customers expectations and have been recognised with over a dozen awards, these include:

South Australian Tourism Award GOLD 2019

South Australian Tourism Award GOLD 2018

South Australian Tourism Award SILVER 2017

South Australian Tourism Award SILVER 2016

South Australian Tourism Award BRONZE 2015

Best Nature Based Tourism Experience WINNER 2018 – Kangaroo Island Food Wine & Tourism Awards

Best Nature Based Tourism Experience WINNER 2017 – Kangaroo Island Food Wine & Tourism Awards

Trip Advisor Hall of Fame 2019

Trip Advisor Hall of Fame 2018