Just off the coast of South Australian is a short Ferry ride to Kangaroo Island. Kangaroo Island boasts more than 500 kilometers of sandy white beaches, along with the native wildlife and amazing natural wonders, Kangaroo Island becomes the perfect canvas for any nature loving photographers. The island is home to native Australian wildlife such as koalas, echidnas, kangaroos, penguins, sea lions and the New Zealand fur seals. You will get plenty of opportunities to watch Australia’s unique wildlife in a fun way as the island will educate you a lot about the region’s native wildlife and flora.
Hand-feed the kangaroos
Watching the kangaroos bound through the bush with head raised and tail slapping the ground is a thing of beauty for the visitors to the Kangaroo Island. Australia is the only place where you will find kangaroo’s in the wild. While on Kangaroo Island you can experience these majestic animals up close. With the opportunity to hand-feed them at the Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, or the Kangaroo Wildlife Park. Kangaroos also roam freely all over the Island, for travelers and tourists this presents many photo opportunities of these animals in their natural habitat.
Kangaroo Island offers many land and sea activities. Kangaroo Island Ocean Safari’s allow you to see dolphins and many see creatures up close. If you dare, you can even swim in the ocean and see these amazing animals close enough to touch. Kangaroo Island offers many activities and sightseeing. You can hire a car from Kangaroo Island Connect (kic) and self drive the Island at your own leisurely pace, or you can join a day tour and let yourself get lost in the scenery, wildlife and adventure. KIC offers comfortable modern vehicles for hire, allowing you to explore the Island in a convenient way with family and friends.
Must see tourist locations include:
- Seal Bay Conservation Park
- Flinders Chase National Park
- Remarkable Rocks
- Little Sahara
- Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park
- Admirals Arch
- Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary
- Cape du Couedic Lighthouse
Ferry Service to Kangaroo Island
Flights are available from Adelaide to the Kangaroo Island, however the KIC ferry service to Kangaroo Island is a much economical way to travel to the island. Kangaroo Island Connect (kic) ferry tickets are as low as $25/adult and $18/child (3-14yrs).
The ferry crossing is no more than 30 minutes. Leaving from Cape Jervis, 107 kilometers south of Adelaide. At Cape Jervis you can jump on a ferry and start your journey to Kangaroo Island.
Kangaroo Island Connect (KIC) runs ferry services from Cape Jervis to Pennneshaw and American River. Ferry tickets from Penneshaw to Cape Jervis and return are priced at $25/adult and $18/child (3-14yrs) each way. Cape Jervis to the American River ferry tickets will cost you $35/adult and $25/child (3-14yrs) each way. Infants aged up to 2 years travel for free.
Once you arrive in Penneshaw or American River on Kangaroo Island, you can pick up your KIC Hire Car and explore the attractions of the island at your own pace.
Book your ferry tickets in advance during peak season to guarantee your seat, the ferry can book out fast during high demand periods. We will ensure that your travel to the island is hassle-free as you enjoy the most memorable moments of your lifetime on Kangaroo Island.