Kangaroo Island is widely-renowned as nature’s playground, and once you spend a day or two exploring this beautiful island, you will know exactly why!
Spanning 155 kilometres in length and 90 kilometres in width, there is plenty to see and do!
Take the road less travelled and discover unique wildlife, mouth-watering food and wine, breathtaking scenery and a laid-back lifestyle. Or explore the variety of unique restaurants, bars, beaches and impeccably clear waters that hug the coast.
Kangaroo Island produces some of the finest gourmet food and wine in South Australia, with unique local products such as King George Whiting, Marron and delicious Honey sourced from the only Ligurian Bees in South Australia.
Whether you’re travelling with family, friends or a partner, there are delicious eateries, an abundance of wildlife and magnificent attractions to be enjoyed by all who visit Kangaroo Island!
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KI Tourist Information
The visitor information centre (in the same building as Kangaroo Island Ocean Safari) is a great place to find out everything there is to see and do on the island.
45 Howard Drive,
Penneshaw, SA 5222
Phone: 0419 772 175
Visitor information on eateries, attractions, retail and supermarkets.
Cape Willoughby Lightstation
Situated on the coast of the Cape Willoughby National Park, this was the first lighthouse to be built in South Australia, back in 1852. The lookout tower at the top offers stunning panoramic views of the Kangaroo Island coastline. Guided tours of the lighthouse are run daily.
Sample and purchase a range of fresh local produce from the very people who grow, farm or make it at the Penneshaw Markets. From October to April, market days are held on the first Sunday of every month (9am – 1pm).
Beaches? Yeah, we've got beaches.
With over 500 kilometres of Kangaroo Island coastline, you are spoilt for choice when it comes to beautiful beaches! You’ll find the whitest sandy beaches, epic surf breaks and everything in between.
Jump in the car and see what you can discover!
Explore the rest of Kangaroo Island
There is so much to see and do, you won’t be short of options! Do yourself a favour and visit the official Kangaroo Island website for a comprehensive guide of what, where and when.
But, since you’re here, This is our list of favourite attractions from all over the island (generally a little further afield).
Getting to Kangaroo Island
Travel Time: 45mins
Details: Sealink operates two luxury vessels that take just 45 minutes to travel between Cape Jervis (2-hour drive from Adelaide) and Penneshaw.
There are frequent ferry departures each day, with additional services in peak season.
For more information: Please visit www.sealink.com.au or call 13 13 01
Flight Time: 30mins
Details: Kangaroo Island is also accessible by air.
The short flight arrives into Kangaroo Island Airport located 14 kilometres from Kingscote. For more information: Please visit www.rex.com.au or phone 13 17 13