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Pelican Feeding

#4 of 16 things to do in Kingscote Features Animals
Kingscote Wharf, Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Kingscote Wharf, Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst there is a kind of tradition of pelican feeding off the wharf, that no longer exists. The pelicans turn up hopefully, but it was judged that this was a poor conservation practice and, so, stopped. You can, of course, take your own bait over...More

Thank Grant M
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We saw this pelican feeding in the end of March, and I found it interesting. The birds, apparently, are so used to people now that they are no longer afraid of them. I'd say that pelicans were just ignoring everyone except the person who was...More

Thank vkramaro
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We waited in the cold for 20 minutes with a number of other tourists, until a young local man fishing on the bridge walked over to tell us that the pelican feeding isn't on anymore. How hard would it be to put up a sign...More

1  Thank rustyrusty2017
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

The pelicans are still there waiting but they are no longer fed. They just haven't worked it out yet. With a huge ocean teaming with fish, what do they need to be fed for? Good on you Kingscote for stopping......

1  Thank Morgan K
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Very disappointed as it ceased operation 2 weeks ago .lots of tourists not happy as signs are still up advertising 😡

3  Thank Maurice F
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Great low key event with the Pelican Man acting as host and feeder. Pelicans up close. Inexpensive and educational. Would recommend it to families.

Thank rick s
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

We went to see the pelican being fed but the person was a no show!! The pelicans were awesome to look at. Not sure if we need to pre book so that they know that people will be there to watch pelican being fed but...More

Thank Pratik S
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Its funny how the pelicans know what time it is and just congregate ready.The pelicans are not shy when it comes to food.

Thank thecubhole
Reviewed 11 May 2017

This guy employed bully tactics to extract $5 out of us. There was no signage to say how much entry was, the show was nearing the end when we arrived, sat for 2 minutes and then when attempting to leave he blocked the entrance demanding...More

1  Thank Robzmob
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Advertised in a lot of the brochures. Got there early with a lot of other people, including those Pelicans. Waited waited and waited, even gave them half an hour past the advertised time and no one turned up to feed them. What a lot of...More

Thank Joseph M
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