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.
Australian Traveller magazine Top 100 - #22 Return to Kangaroo Island (#34 and #84 too)
Brilliant Breaks in Kangaroo Island
Go For A Day
Enchanted Fig Tree Experience. A fine dining experience that you will never forget. Greeted with a KIS cocktail on arrival, you will be dining under the colossal gnarled limbs and shimmering leaves of the Enchanted Fig Tree. Enjoy a progressive luncheon or dinner by Gastronomo, with inspiration from the sea, land and earth. Local wines curated by Nick Stock will be available for purchase.
$135 per person.
Go For A Day
Sip & See Day Tour. Discover the birds and the bees, the wines and the spirits of Kangaroo Island on this new day tour visiting Raptor Domain to see their amazing Birds of Prey in-flight display, Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery, Clifford’s Honey Farm, Kangaroo Island Spirits for some gin tasting and False Cape Wines Cellar door to round out the day with some wine tasting.
From $256 per adult*.
Go For a Day
KI Experience. 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 beach 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.
From $262 per adult*.
Go For A Night
Ultimate 2-day tour. Experience wildlife and spectacular scenery at a more leisurely pace over two fantastic days, visiting Seal Bay Conservation Park, KI Wildlife Park and Flinders Chase National Park on the first day. Stay overnight in comfortable accommodation and on the second day visit Raptor Domain, Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery, Clifford’s Honey Farm, KI Spirits and False Cape Wines Cellar Door.
From $644 per person*.
Go For A Night
Self-drive packages. Take charge of your Kangaroo Island holiday with some brilliant self-drive packages. Taking your own car lets you explore the parts of Kangaroo Island you want to at your own pace. SeaLink KI has partnered with an extensive range of local of hotels, holiday houses, apartments, cabin accommodation and more, so you can choose to stay where you want to.
From $262 per person*.
Go For A Night
Road to recovery. Join our expert local guide on a personalised tour to see the amazing regeneration of the vegetation and wildlife that was devastated by the bushfires in January 2020. Learn about this scenic wildlife haven, walk amongst wild sea lions, see kangaroos, koalas and native birds in their natural settings, take the time to ask questions, stop for photos, and immerse yourself in this amazing show by Mother Nature.
From $650 per person*.
Go For Longer
Family Escape Package at Vivonne Bay. Experience Kangaroo Island over 3 days and stay at the Vivonne Bay Holiday Home, a short walk from the spectacular Vivonne Bay Beach. This package includes return travel on the SeaLink ferry, plus a pass to see the Birds of Prey and Fang-tastic wildlife shows at Raptor Domain. Take the family for a few days away and uncover the Western side of the island.
From $396pp twin share or $1046 per family of 2 adults and 2 children*.
Go For Longer
Short break holidays. Looking for a place to explore for a few days? Kangaroo Island is one of the best regions in South Australia for a 2, 3 or 4 night holiday. Foodies – check out the food and wine packages. For the romantics – escape with an island hideaway package. There are a range of Kangaroo Island holidays to suit everyone so let us help you take a short break that you won’t forget.
From $410 per person*.
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.
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.
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.
The Flinders Ranges is in the heart of South Australia's outback. It's one of outstanding natural beauty, inspiring and ancient landscapes, significant aboriginal heritage, and pioneering settlers' history. This region offers a wealth of unique Australian wildlife, geology and ancient history for the avid explorer, camper or 4WD enthusiast.
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.
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.
Kangaroo Island is one of the world's great nature-based destinations. 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!
Action and Adventure
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, or snorkel beside dolphins. Stokes Bay has an exposed reef break that is perfect for surfing enthusiasts.
Local Art and Craft
For lovers of art, wander the rustic galleries and showrooms featuring works by celebrated local artists. Get in touch with your artistic side at places including Fine Art Kangaroo Island, Kangaroo Island Artworks Gallery, Rustic Blue Art Gallery or MB Stoner Art Glass, to name a few. 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. With so much to experience, you'll find just one day on KI is simply not long enough!
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! Immerse yourself into the wonders of the island from east to west and north to south. Create your own self-drive itinerary - whether it's for one day or more, there's an abundance of amazing locations to explore.