Kangaroo Island

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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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91 Borda Road, Island Beach American River 5222 Australia
The Haven - Island Beach offers accommodation in American River. Free private parking is available on site.The accommodation comes with a flat-screen TV and iPod docking station. Some units are air co...more
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Lot 6 Hog Bay Rd, Dudley West, SA 5222 American River 5222 Australia
Featuring a patio, The Island House is a vacation home, located in Brown Beach. It provides free private parking.An oven and a refrigerator are provided in the kitchen. A flat-screen TV is available....more
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6 Old School House Road, Kangaroo Island American River 5221 Australia
Island Coastal Holiday House is a detached vacation home with a patio, located in American River in the region of Kangaroo Island. It provides free private parking.The kitchen features an oven and a m...more
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Lot 4 Falie Court American River, Kangaroo Island American River 5221 Australia
Boasting sea and valley views, Sunrise on Falie Court offers accommodation in American River on beautiful Kangaroo Island. It is just 300 metres walk to local beaches. Penneshaw and Kingscote are each...more
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338B Jetty Road Kingscote 5223 Australia
Koopalanda Dreaming offers pet-friendly accommodation in Vivonne Bay. It provides free private parking.There is a dining area and a kitchen complete with a dishwasher, an oven and microwave. A flat-sc...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 num...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
Featuring a garden, Salty Air Apartments Kingscote Kangaroo Island is located in Kingscote. Free private parking is available on site.All units feature a flat-screen TV, iPod docking station, and CD p...more
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21 Esplanade Kingscote 5223 Australia
Kirazz Holiday Homes offers 3 distinctly different holiday homes, set in various locations across Kingscote. Each 3-bedroom house features a BBQ area and free private parking.All of the homes are air-...more
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9 Dauncey Street Kingscote 5223 Australia
Featuring air conditioning, Kangaroo Island Holiday Village offers accommodations in Kingscote. Free private parking is available on site.The accommodation has a flat-screen TV. There is also a kitche...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 accommodations in Kingscote. Free private parking is available on site.The kitchen has an oven, a microwave and a toaster and there is a private bathroom. A TV is featured....more
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9 Dauncey Street Kingscote 5223 Australia
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9 Torrens Street, Kingscote, Kangaroo Island Kingscote 5223 Australia
Featuring air conditioning, Home On Torrens offers self-contained, self check-in accommodation in Kingscote Township. Free private parking is available on site.Both the 3-beroom house and the 4-bedroo...more

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