Not far off South Australia’s coast sits Kangaroo Island, known for its pristine wilderness and wildlife. Fascinating Kangaroo Island is Australia’s third-largest island at 155 km long by 55 km wide and over 540 km of spectacular coastline.
1st night – New Terry Hotel & Golf Resort, Wirrina Cove SA
This hotel is located at 1 hour 15 minutes drive from Adelaide city in the spectacular Fleurieu Peninsula.
Cape Jervis Ferry Terminal to Penneshaw
The most popular SeaLink operates two large, fast and comfortable ocean-going catamaran ferries. Onboard the ‘Spirit of Kangaroo Island’, enjoy a scenic boat ride along a 45-minute crossing by SeaLink ferry from Cape Jervis to Penneshaw. One may be lucky enough to spot dolphins, whales, sea eagles, and shoals of fish in season.
Dudley Peninsula is the ferry port and the main gateway onto the island. The port sits in Penneshaw, the second largest town on the island, with the island’s largest selection of accommodations and eateries.
Amazing Admirals Arch is a natural rock arch created by extraordinary forces of nature. Located within Flinders Chase National Park on Kangaroo Island, it is an arch that has been sculpted by erosion from the sea and various weather conditions over thousands of years.
Fur-seals often play among the rocks. These dark brown seals feed at sea but return to land to rest and breed.
A signature landmark which took 500 million years for rain, wind and pounding waves to create these aptly named granite boulders. This landmark is part of the Flinders Chase National Park.
The Cape du Couedic
Cape du Couedic lighthouse is in the Flinders Chase National Park on the southwestern tip of Kangaroo Island. It was constructed between 1906-1909.
American River lies on the western shore of Eastern Cove and is an ocean inlet that boasts impressive coastline views.
Dudley’s Clifftop Cellar Door
Situated 12km from the ferry terminal in Penneshaw, Dudleys Clifftop Cellar Door has 14 wines in their portfolio, all grown and produced on Kangaroo Island.
For thousands of years, Seal Bay has been home to an Australian sea lion population of approximately 12,000. It is the only place in the world where you can see Australian sea lions very closely and that walk on a beach. The Australian sea lions are not tame. They are endangered species, and there are no enclosures or cages at Seal Bay.
The Australian sea lions are unique to South Australia and Western Australia.
A popular tourist base is Kingscote which is the largest town on Kangaroo Island and sits on Nepean Bay. It is home to the island’s airport, making it a popular tourist base.
Emu Ridge Distillery
Emu Ridge Distillery – where you can find 100% pure Australian Eucalyptus Essential Oils since 1991. It’s a family-owned business and a popular Kangaroo Island tourist attraction. We are the only commercial Eucalyptus Oil distillery in South Australia.
KIS Gin Distillery
A Gin Distillery that started in 2002 by Jon & Sarah Lark who set out to establish Australia’s first dedicated gin distillery the traditional way.
Cliffords Honey Farm
Clifford’s Honey Farm a family run business is one honey producer on Kangaroo Island. Dave and Jenny Clifford have been bee keepers since 1965.