Home to abundant populations of its namesake animal, the wild kangaroo, and myriad animal and bird species, Kangaroo Island is a sparsely populated and pristine island located near Adelaide in South Australia. A protected nature reserve, it is also home to colonies of sea lions, penguins, seabirds, dolphins, and echidnas. It offers dramatic landscapes with its distinctive rocky outcrops like the Admirals Arch and Remarkable Rocks. A magnet among nature and wildlife enthusiasts, it has captured the attention of food lovers in recent years with its award-winning local wines, artisanal cheese, and fresh produce. Hike its many trails or indulge in a range of water activities – the best ways to experience this spectacular island.
Protected Nature Reserve
Hiking & Watersports
Food & Wine
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Kangaroo Island Seafront Resort is where you want to be to enjoy pristine white beaches and exciting wildlife with the pleasures of bespoke hospitality. Located just a short walk away from the Sea Link Terminal in Penneshaw, this resort is your gateway to the natural and scenic attractions of Kangaroo Island.
Southern Ocean Lodge, less than an hour’s drive from the airport, offers you a luxurious stay at Kangaroo Island. The luxury lodge sits atop a cliff at Hanson Bay, facing the Southern Ocean, and is near protected national parks.