Kangaroo Island is well known for its abundance of wildlife, long roads and pristine beaches. Kangaroo Island is home to many species of wildlife including wallabies, echidnas, koalas, New Zealand fur seals and Kangaroos. There are many opportunities to hand feed the Kangaroos within the Flinders Chase National Park or the Parndana Wildlife Park. This is a unique opportunity to see these native animals up close, otherwise Kangaroos can be seen jumping through the shrub along the roadside on your travels.
Kangaroo Island is 154km long with a generous 531km coastline surrounding the Island. The cheapest most cost effective way to experience Kangaroo Island is by hiring a car. The main attractions on Kangaroo Island are Flinders Chase National Park, where you can walk to Remarkable Rocks and see the New Zealand fur seals laying about at Admirals.
Seal Bay Conservation Park
Seal Bay is one of the many attractions on Kangaroo Island, it is the third largest colony of sea lions in Australia. You can walk long the boardwalk to view the sealions from the lookout, otherwise if time permits you can book a guided tour and walk down on the beach, and walk amongst these enchanted creatures.
Flinders Chase National Park
Flinders Chase National Park is one of the must visit destinations of Kangaroo Island where you will be amazed to see Remarkable Rocks that have acquired peculiar shapes due to the effect of thousands of years of weathering and rains. There are many more attractions such as Western River Cove, Little Sahara and Cape Willoughby Lighthouse that are favorite hangouts for the tourists to the island.
Exploring Kangaroo Island by Road
The region has an extensive network of sealed and unsealed roads that you can tread with Kangaroo Island Connect hire cars, for an offbeat driving experience. We encourage you to stay within the parameters, but still allowing yourself to get lost with the experience. A favorable place to visit is Emu Bay, take the Highway North until you reach the beach, where you can then drive your hire car onto the sand end explore the nature of the North Coast of the Island. If you follow the coast, you may even find Stokes Bay hidden between the rocks.
Kangaroo Island Connect (KIC) has all-terrain SUV’s, that will allow you to enjoy your travels and see Kangaroo Island to the fullest. Hire Cars are available for hire from all ferry ports, including Cape Jervis on the Mainland. Book a hire car today and navigate through the island’s wilderness on four wheels in one of our spacious SUV’s. We have five-seater Mitsubishi ASX and seven-seater Mitsubishi Outlanders available for hire. Kangaroo Island Connect rental cars are available at highly competitive prices. For as low as $99 per day for a five-seater Mitsubishi ASX and $132 per day for a seven-seater Mitsubishi Outlander. Save money on booking a day tour and self-drive Kangaroo Island at your own pace. Book online today www.kic.com.au or call 0419 100 100.