Sea life on the south coast

Launching from the beach was easy as Fanny Cove is shallow and sheltered and the sand at the water’s edge is hard.  The squid were huge and everywhere – and great fun to catch. We discovered that the squid seem to travel in pairs.  When we caught one, there always seemed to be another following…

Oyster farming

A great half-day boat trip gave us a really great tour of the bay.  Sea lions, dolphins, pelicans and many different types of birds were spotted all around the bays. We stopped at one of the numerous oyster leases in the bay to learn about the industry.  It takes up to 18 months to grow…

Kangaroo Island – beach combing

In complete contrast to the south coast, the north shore of KI is calm and tranquil.  Protected bays and clear waters were just gorgeous.  We spent hours scouring the beaches and clambering over rocks. Our favourites were Stokes, Emu and Snellings. Around to the eastern end of the island and a drive along millionaires row…

Kangaroo Island – sea lions and fur seals

Crystal clear water, isolated rocky shores and the swell and fury of the Southern Ocean.  What a magic place Kangaroo Island is. Having visited KI briefly back in 1995, it was exciting to head back for another explore around. We only had five days and without the camper, we opted to stay in Sea Stone…