Kangaroo Island

A Foodie's Delight

Step foot on Kangaroo Island, breathe in the fresh sea air and take in the natural scenery, the abundant wildlife and tranquil beaches. Now *this* is a holiday destination! Just a 30 minute flight from Adelaide, or 45 minute ferry ride from Cape Jervis in South Australia, Kangaroo Island offers a range of outdoor activities in its pristine environment. The 28 vineyards and artisan food makers will tantalise your tastebuds with their produce, enhancing what will already be an incredible experience.

Rug up to see KI’s newest residents

To experience the local wildlife of Kangaroo Island at its best, surprisingly winter is the ideal time to book your getaway. It’s the season for newborn kangaroos, koalas and wallabies, while mass groups of fur seals and sea lions soak up the sunshine on the rocky shoreline. Make sure you pack some winter woollies though as daytime temperatures hover between 8 - 15°C and the cold winds can pick up.

Four wheels are essential! Kangaroo Island is a destination you really need a car in order to experience its beauty in its entirety. It takes 2 hours 20mins to drive from the east coast to the west and, although there are plenty of tours, nothing beats cruising around with your own tunes as you take in the scenery. If you choose to fly to Kangaroo Island, make sure you book a hire car well in advance so you don’t miss out!

Top 6 Things to Do on Kangaroo Island

1. Get in a 4WD and explore the 1600km scenic road of rugged coastline and picturesque sand dunes
2. Swim, fish, surf or just wander the shoreline of the spectacular Vivonne Bay
3. Take a guided tour of Island Beehive, one of Australia’s largest organic honey producers, to sample all things sticky and sweet
4. Get up close to Australia’s third largest colony of sea lions with a tour of Seal Bay
5. Visit the Island Pure sheep dairy farm and cheese factory to sample a selection of homemade cheeses and yoghurts
6. Be entertained with the Raptor Domain Birds of Prey, Fang-Tastic’s Reptiles & Venom Pit’s Venomous Creatures interactive shows.

Top 4 Outdoor Experiences on Kangaroo Island

1. Kick back and soak up the scenery during a cruise of the coastline, and for those who want to brave the cold, jump in and swim with the dolphins
2. Meet the exotic fish and discover one of the many shipwrecks during a dive in the clearest temperate water
3. Hike in Kangaroo Island’s dense forests and wetlands
4. Meander down the Harriet River at your leisure in your own kayak

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338B Jetty Road Kingscote 5223 Australia
Koopalanda Dreaming is located in Kingscote. The accommodation will provide you with a TV and a balcony. There is a full kitchen with a dishwasher and a microwave. Featuring a shower, private bathroom...more

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7 Kingscote terrace Kingscote 5223 Australia
Offering apartments with large balconies and beautiful sea views, Pier number 10 is located in Kingscote, just 5 minutes’ walk from Kangaroo Island Penguin Centre and a variety of restaurants.Pier n...more
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4 Telegraph Road Kingscote 5223 Australia
With a stay at Island Motel Kingscote in Kingscote, you'll be near the beach and minutes from Kingscote Tidal Pool, and close to Hope Cottage Museum. This motel is within close proximity of Soldiers M...more
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136 Playford Highway Kingscote 5223 Australia
When you stay at Kangaroo Island Cabins in Kingscote, you'll be near the beach and convenient to Soldiers Memorial Park and Hope Cottage Museum. This cabin is within close proximity of Kingscote Tidal...more

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42 Franklin Street, Kangaroo Island, South Australia Kingscote 5223 Australia
Salty Air Apartments Kingscote Kangaroo Island offers accommodation in Kingscote.All units feature a flat screen TV, iPod docking station, and CD player. Some units are air conditioned and include a...more
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21 Esplanade Kingscote 5223 Australia
Situated in Kingscote, this air-conditioned holiday home features a terrace with sea views. It provides free private parking.An oven and a microwave can be found in the kitchen and there is a privat...more
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9 Dauncey Street Kingscote 5223 Australia
Featuring air conditioning, Kangaroo Island Holiday Village offers accommodation in Kingscote. Free private parking is available on site.A flat-screen TV and DVD player are available in some units....more
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10 Troubridge Road Kingscote 5223 Australia
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16 Buller St, Kangaroo Island Kingscote 5223 Australia
Unit1, Graydon Lodge offers accommodation in Kingscote. Free private parking is available on site.The kitchen is fitted with an oven. Towels and bed linen are featured at Unit1, Graydon Lodge. There...more
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9 Dauncey Street Kingscote 5223 Australia
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9 Torrens Street, Kingscote, Kangaroo Island Kingscote 5223 Australia
Home On Torrens 3 Bedroom is a detached holiday home with a barbecue, set in Kingscote. It provides free private parking.There is a seating area, a dining area and a kitchen equipped with dishwasher...more
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9-11 Esplanade 18 Kingscote 5223 Australia
Offering a barbecue, Villas on the Bay Kingscote is located in Kingscote.All units are air conditioned and have a flat-screen TV. Some units include a seating area and/or terrace. All units feature...more
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3-5 Rawson Street Kingscote 5223 Australia
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20 Franklin street kingscot Kingscote 5223 Australia
Jasons Place offers pet-friendly accommodation in Kingscote. Guests benefit from balcony. Free private parking is available on site.The kitchen features a dishwasher, an oven and a microwave, as wel...more
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82 Brownlow Road Kingscote 5223 Australia
Far Away Escape is a holiday home with a patio, located in Kingscote. You can fire up the barbecue for a tasty meal and enjoy the garden in fair weather.There is a dining area and a kitchen complete...more

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