D'Estrees Bay
On the south coast of Kangaroo Island.

Named after a French noble family by French explorer Nicolas Baudin, D’Estrees Bay sits on the south coast of Kangaroo Island and extends from Point Tinline north to Point Reynolds.

The bay dates back to the early whaling industry and today is home to a sandy public beach.

DEstrees Bay on Kangaroo Island

The southern end of D’Estrees Bay is part of the Cape Gantheaume Conservation Park. The park is home to numerous walking trails that lead into the wilderness and are suitable for all ages and fitness levels. This part of the bay also has a camping area that overlooks the sea.

The northern portion of D’Estrees Bay is accessible by a private road that is open to the public.

Along the road are a number of holiday homes, many of which are available for hire.

The beaches here offer some spectacular scenery and are suitable for surfing and fishing.

Swimming is also possible during low tide.

Camping, bird watching, hiking and trekking are all things that visitors can enjoy doing at D’Estrees Bay. It is a popular area of the island for nature lovers and those that like to spend time outdoors.

Hiking can enjoyed for a day or over numerous days and walkers will have the chance to spot wallabies, pelicans, goannas and magpies.

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