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
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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.
Sea Dragon Lodge in Kangaroo Island is a luxurious retreat promising serene beauty and a peek into exotic wildlife. Nestled on a private island, this sprawling resort is only 25 minutes away from Penneshaw.
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.
Stranraer Homestead is a traditional bed and breakfast, tucked inside a working farm on Kangaroo Island. This federation era homestead, standing on a sprawling property, has done much to preserve its heritage architecture and natural landscape.