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
Luxury Island Series - KI, Flinders Ranges and Murray River Getaway. Be captivated by Australia's renowned rugged outback of the Flinders Ranges with its ancient landscapes and views as far as the eye can see. Add the diversity of fauna and flora on spectacular Kangaroo Island before ending with a magical Murray River cruise on the Southern Hemisphere's largest inland paddlewheeler - the PS Murray Princess, on this memorable 12 night / 13 day luxury break.
Luxury Island Series - Kangaroo Island Glamping Discovery. Experience Kangaroo Island's brand new Eco-Luxury tents at Seafront Holiday Park located in Penneshaw, whilst discovering the amazing east coast of Kangaroo Island. Over three days explore the spectacular landscape and sample the delights of the local producers from their farm-gate shops, from honey to wine to seafood and more.
Go For A Day
Sip & See Day Tour. Discover the birds and the bees and the wines of Kangaroo Island on this new day tour visiting Raptor Domain to see their amazing free Flight Birds of Prey Presentation, Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery, Clifford’s Honey Farm, and False Cape Wines Cellar door to round out the day with some wine tasting.
From $261 per adult* incl return ferry.
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 $267 per adult* incl return ferry.
Go For A Night
Enchanted Fig Tree Experience. Dine amongst the dappled light of the 100 year old fig tree’s boughs. Your special six course menu is inspired by fig mythology, the island location, sea, land and earth, and includes a sprinkle of the unexpected! Packages include return ferry transfers for 2 passengers and a vehicle, overnight accommodation at the Aurora Ozone Hotel in Kingscote, plus the gourmet lunch at The Enchanted Fig Tree. Optional private transfers to The Enchanted Fig Tree are available for an additional cost.
From $490.50 per person twin share*.
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 $648 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 $281 per person*.
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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 A Night
Wildlife Tours. Join our expert guides to see unique wildlife and learn some little known facts about the amazing animals on the island. Did you know that Kangaroo Island is home to well over a million Tammar wallabies? Or that female wallabies put their pregnancies on hold if conditions aren’t suitable for the baby joey to be born? The more you discover the more you'll be amazed by the island's precious wildlife in their natural habitat.
From $399 per person*.
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 $415 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.