Pelican Lagoon, Kangaroo Island, is located in South Australia about 12 miles (18 km) southeast of Kingscote. The marine area has been protected since 1914, Many waterbirds are found here, including the little penguin, along with marine life such as scallops, calamari, snook, garfish, dolphins and more. All of Kangaroo Island has fairly dark skies, and Pelican Lagoon’s secluded location allows you to look out over the ocean and see the constellations of the Southern Hemipshere.
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