Kangaroo Island in South Australia attracts nature and wildlife lovers from all over due to its unique wildlife, flora and fauna. One of the best ways to explore Kangaroo Island is by hiring a car and driving yourself. This will allow you to visit parts of the Island that Day Tours will not travel. If adventure and uniqueness is what you are after, book a self drive holiday today. Kangaroo Island Connect has Self Drive packages that include return ferry tickets between Cape Jervis and Penneshaw, and the hire of a Vehicle. You can choose how long you stay, there are no restrictions when booking a Self Drive Holiday.
Besides its natural attractions, Kangaroo Island is renowned for its food, wine and spirits. If you hire a car and book a self drive holiday you will be able to experience the many wineries. At Dudley Wines on the East Coast you can share a wine or lunch with friends whilst enjoying the beautiful deck and views. Or go a little further inland and experience The Island Estate Winery, where you can enjoy tastings and cheese platters in the middle of the Australian Wilderness.
Kangaroo Island Spirits offers you gin and specialised spirits tastings at their boutique distillery. If you have a little extra time you can join one of their blending classes, or sit and relax in their garden whilst taking in all the scenery.
Kangaroo Island Ferry
Kangaroo Island Connect operates the new premium, fast ferry to Kangaroo Island. Services are available between Cape Jervis, Penneshaw and American River Daily.
The kic vessel is highly seaworthy, with passengers seated as far aft and central as possible in luxury touring coach type seating.
There are three cabins,
- A kids play and fun area in the port hull
- A snoozing zone or quiet area in the starboard hull
- A main cabin for social chatterers and holiday makers wanting to get to and from the Island quickly
The sailing takes only 30 minutes between Cape Jervis and Penneshaw, adding 15 minutes if you decide to travel to American River.
Kangaroo Island Connect (kic) Car Rental is available from all ports. We will meet all ferry arrivals and departures or for an extra fee we will happily deliver your Hire Car to your accommodation. This service enables passengers to integrate their journey to and from Kangaroo Island efficiently and negates the expensive sea transport cost for cars to Kangaroo Island.
Kangaroo Island Connect runs a daily shuttle services, from Adelaide Central Bus Station or Victor Harbor Visitor Information Centre to Cape Jervis and Return. This service meets both our morning and evening sailings.
Let kic connect you to Kangaroo Island!
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