About Kangaroo Island
Come and explore the adventures of Kangaroo Island, one of the world’s last unspoiled wildernesses and one of Australia’s great scenic treasures.
Kangaroo Island is Australia’s third largest island up to 155 kilometres long and 55 kilometres wide, located approximately 110 kilometres south west of Adelaide and easily accessible by plane or ferry.
An area of natural beauty, with many natural wonders, outstanding beaches and with more than one third of Kangaroo Island being National or Conservation Parks, makes the Island a fabulous place to visit and explore.
With the abundance of things to do, see and discover from visiting the naturally sculpted Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch, or visiting Seal Bay and Kelly Hill Caves, surfing, snorkelling, fishing, bird watching, bushwalking, there never seems enough hours in one day. Ensure to plan your holiday to allow at least two or three days to enjoy as much of Kangaroo Island as you can or truly discover the magic of the island and give yourself seven days or more. It will be a holiday you will never forget.
Substantial amounts of bushland remain undisturbed leaving this diverse landscape of Kangaroo Island to provide a wonderful habitat for numerous native animals; kangaroos, wallabies, koalas, echidnas, goannas, fairy penguins, possums, platypus and many more.
During your visit to Kangaroo Island, navigate your way to some of the islands popular wineries, restaurants and cafes and enjoy the locally produced wines, cheeses, yogurts, pure lingurian honey, crayfish and marron.
With a temperate climate, it has introduced the farming of marron (fresh water crayfish) and has welcomed the growth of local vineyards being able to produce wine at world standard.
Temperatures across the island, range from summer, between December and March – 20 degrees Celsius to 37 degrees Celsius AND is extremely enjoyable for those sunny days at the beach, fishing, swimming, canoeing or just exploring the island in general.
April to November are the cooler months of the year – 10 degrees Celsius to 20 degrees Celsius, which is a glorious time of the year to go bush walking, bird watching or to just sit back and relax.