What can u do at Kangaroo Island?
11 Top-Rated Tourist Attractions on Kangaroo Island
How long does it take to drive around Kangaroo Island?
Give yourself plenty of time to drive and explore. Indeed, to the question “how long does it take to drive around Kangaroo Island,” count for at least 3 to 4 hours if you don't stop. But with so many things to see, with the road narrow and unpaved in many places, plan to double or even triple that time.
What does Kangaroo Island have to offer?
Kangaroo Island is known as nature's playground. Hit the road and you'll find out why. Wildlife abounds as friendly pubs, accommodation and restaurants give-way to towering cliffs, green plains and impeccably clear waters.
There are no free camps available on the Island. Our environment is precious, please help us to protect it. Camping within the Flinders Chase National Park is currently not available due to bush fire impact.
Kangaroo Island is often described as a paradise, especially by its tens of thousands of annual visitors, though as a place to live it's remarkably real. In fact, there's a bumper sticker you'll spot on some Island vehicles – 'If you live on Kangaroo Island, you are better off than 99.9% of the world's population'.
Just a short distance off the coast of South Australia, Kangaroo Island is internationally celebrated for its pristine wilderness and wildlife as well as a thriving food and wine industry. KI is Australia's third largest island at 155 km long by 55 km wide, and over 540 kms of spectacular coastline.
There is so much to see on Kangaroo Island but one day tours are perfect if you are limited by time to explore. If you'd like to stay a little longer and see more, take a look at our multi-day tours. Discover the highlights of South Australia's premier nature-based destination.
You can choose to arrive on Kangaroo Island by either ferry or air. You'll need to either hire a car or bring your own vehicle over on the ferry, as there are no taxis or public transport here. It's important to pre-book all your travel arrangements, including flights, ferry, car hire and accommodation.
However, the best time to visit the Kangaroo Island would be during the spring season between September and November when the island's unspoilt luscious landscapes and abundant wildlife beauty can be enjoyed most. To avoid the crowds, June, July and August are also excellent and peaceful to visit Kangaroo Island.