Kangaroo Island is a destination for gourmands and gadabouts. A 540km long stretch of rugged multi-hued beauty, primarily preserved in its natural state thanks to its Ark-like remoteness yet still offering the comforts of modernity thanks to mindful businesses embracing everything seasonal, sustainable and artisanal.
Here’s our guide to getting the most out of Australia’s third-largest but arguably most unique island.
Getting to Kangaroo Island
Kangaroo Island lies 112km southwest of Adelaide, South Australia, on the cusp of the famous Fleurieu Peninsula. Flights here are approximately 35 minutes from the SA capital, however, most opt for a 45-minute SeaLink car and caravan ferry from Cape Jervis, arriving in Penneshaw (KI’s second-largest town).
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Kangaroo Island (KI) lies just 13 kilometres off the South Aust...
Where to eat on Kangaroo Island
Feasting is all part of the fun of Kangaroo Island with the koalas and kangaroos sharing real estate with some of Australia’s top food producers. Make sure you book before you leave home, at one of our top places to eat and drink on Kangaroo Island, so you don’t miss out on the magic.