Kangaroo Island

Pristine wilderness and spectacular landscapes

Kangaroo Island (KI as the locals call it) is a South Australian icon and one of the world’s finest nature destinations. Internationally celebrated for its pristine wilderness and wildlife as well as a thriving food and wine industry, you'll find just one day on KI is simply not long enough!

Kangaroo Island - indulge in something special

Kangaroo Island has everything you need to indulge your senses. Here, a rich diversity of landscapes, local produce and wildlife wonders are awaiting discovery. 

Famous for its honey, fresh seafood, gin and wines,  Kangaroo Island produce is world-renowned. You’re in for a real treat if great food is your thing.

Explore untouched scenery on one of the many treks and walks on Kangaroo Island. You’re bound to encounter plenty of Kangaroo Island’s wildlife, including wallabies, koalas, echidnas, sea lions that live in this unspoilt haven. And, kangaroos - of course!

The recreation on the island is as diverse as its wildlife and produce. There’s boating, kayaking, bushwalking, quad-biking and sandboarding to name a few! With more than 500 kilometres of coastline, you can swim, snorkel or surf beside dolphins.

For lovers of art, wander the rustic galleries and showrooms featuring works by celebrated local artists. And what better way to remember your visit that by taking home a piece of local art?

Kangaroo Island tours

No matter what sort of holiday experience you’re looking for, there will be a tour that accommodates your preferences. From family adventure, to gourmet food and wine trails, or ocean safari’s, you’re guaranteed to find a tour that will delight. 

For a more casual experience, drive to Kangaroo Island and create your own Kangaroo Island self-drive adventure. In fact, the best way to get from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island is by car. Head to Cape Jervis where the SeaLink Kangaroo Island Ferry service departs and your adventure begins!

Australian Traveller magazine Top 100 - #22 Return to Kangaroo Island (#34 and #84 too)

Kangaroo Island - indulge in something special

Kangaroo Island has everything you need to indulge your senses. Here, a rich diversity of landscapes, local produce and wildlife wonders are awaiting discovery. 

Famous for its honey, fresh seafood, gin and wines,  Kangaroo Island produce is world-renowned. You’re in for a real treat if great food is your thing.

Explore untouched scenery on one of the many treks and walks on Kangaroo Island. You’re bound to encounter plenty of Kangaroo Island’s wildlife, including wallabies, koalas, echidnas, sea lions that live in this unspoilt haven. And, kangaroos - of course!

The recreation on the island is as diverse as its wildlife and produce. There’s boating, kayaking, bushwalking, quad-biking and sandboarding to name a few! With more than 500 kilometres of coastline, you can swim, snorkel or surf beside dolphins.

For lovers of art, wander the rustic galleries and showrooms featuring works by celebrated local artists. And what better way to remember your visit that by taking home a piece of local art?

Kangaroo Island tours

No matter what sort of holiday experience you’re looking for, there will be a tour that accommodates your preferences. From family adventure, to gourmet food and wine trails, or ocean safari’s, you’re guaranteed to find a tour that will delight. 

For a more casual experience, drive to Kangaroo Island and create your own Kangaroo Island self-drive adventure. In fact, the best way to get from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island is by car. Head to Cape Jervis where the SeaLink Kangaroo Island Ferry service departs and your adventure begins!

Australian Traveller magazine Top 100 - #22 Return to Kangaroo Island (#34 and #84 too)

Best things to see and do on Kangaroo Island

  • Encounter rare Australian sea lions at the Seal Bay Conservation Park. Kangaroo Island is the only place in the world where you can walk amongst a seal colony.
  • Try one of eight craft beers at the Kangaroo Island Brewery, on the outskirts of Kingscote. Or indulge in a glass of local wine and some food from their regular pop-up diners and food vans. With an abundance of world-class food, wine and local produce, you’ll be spoiled for choice.
  • Revealed through a rock passageway is one of Kangaroo Island’s best-kept secrets - the hidden beach of Stokes Bay. This natural, sheltered rock pool is a safe space, perfect for children to enjoy. For the more experienced beach-goers, there’s an exposed reef break that surfing enthusiasts will love.
  • Explore Flinders Chase National Park to see stunning rock formations sculpted by the wind, sea and rain over 500 million years. The exotic, artistic shapes are an incredible backdrop for memorable photo opportunities.
  • Climb the natural formations of Remarkable Rocks. The incredible sight of Admirals Arch is also home to a colony of long-nosed fur seals.
  • Visit the only remaining commercial eucalyptus oil distillery in South Australia. Tour the facilities to see how this uniquely scented oil is made, then grab a coffee at the cafe on site.
  • Enjoy a spot of fishing from the beach or jetty at Vivonne Bay. The pure white sand and clear waters make it a wonderful place to sit back and relax.

Brilliant Breaks on Kangaroo Island

Go For A Day

See the highlights of South Australia’s premier nature-based tourism destination, Kangaroo Island. This 1-day tour will take you up close and personal with KI’s amazing wildlife, including a guided walk on the breach amongst sea lions at Seal Bay and an interactive Australian birds of prey display. At Kangaroo Wildlife Park feed kangaroos by hand and say hello to the friendly koalas.

Go For A Night

There is so much to see and do on Kangaroo Island that one day is simply not enough. Stay the night, jump on a 2-day adventure tour of Kangaroo Island, and you’ll get to explore and experience so much more. There are many self-drive accommodation options, or take your own caravan or camper trailer.

Go For Longer

Kangaroo Island is one of the world’s finest nature destinations, with breathtaking landscapes and fascinating wildlife. With over 540 kilometres of spectacular coastlines, it’s a big place – the third largest island in Australia in fact. So, make sure you take your time to explore this natural wonder, it’s definitely worth it. Don’t forget to try the amazing local food, and check out the local wineries and gin.

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Experiences

Brilliant Experiences

1 Day Tours

Discover the highlights of Kangaroo Island on one of our one day tours. There is so much to see on KI but one day tours are perfect if you are limited by time and want to explore as much as possible.

Multi-day tours

If you’ve got a little more time on your hands and want to explore the best that Kangaroo Island has to offer at a more leisurely pace, join one of our multi-day tours. You’ll see amazing wildlife, spectacular scenery, and have time to sample local wines and delicious regional produce.

Self-drive packages

Kangaroo Island is the perfect destination for a self-drive holiday. Many people underestimate the size of the Island and the huge number of things to see and do, so we recommend a minimum of three days. You can build your own self-drive package by choosing from our range of hotels, holiday houses, apartments, cabins, caravan or camping sites.

Adelaide

A few days exploring Adelaide before or after your Kangaroo Island holiday is a must when visiting South Australia. Voted as one of the world’s most liveable cities, you’ll be captivated by Adelaide’s charm. Adelaide city has an enviable reputation for an array of festivals and events, exceptional cuisine and a rich history waiting for you to discover.

Flinders Ranges

The Flinders Ranges, in the heart of South Australia’s outback, is the perfect addition to a holiday exploring Kangaroo Island. From island to outback, just 5.5 hrs north of Adelaide, the Ranges have outstanding natural beauty, inspiring and ancient landscapes, significant aboriginal heritage, and an intriguing pioneering settlers’ history.

Murray River

During your visit to South Australia, take some time to visit The Murray River, Australia’s longest river with its unique flora and fauna and old riverside ports. Take a nature walk, try spotting some of the 350 bird species that inhabit the Riverlands, or visit the historic township of Murray Bridge.

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