Kangaroo Island is approximately 4,405 square km big and 110km south of Adelaide, the capital city of South Australia. While it is Australia’s third-biggest island, there are many more impressive things on Kangaroo Island, such as kangaroos, sea lions, and bees.
Kingscote is the biggest town on the island, about an hours drive from Penneshaw. The only airport on Kangaroo Island is also at Kingscote. There are around 995 miles of roads on Kangaroo Island, but there is no public transport. Many visitors self-drive around the island, though in all main destinations it is possible to book an organised tour. It is also possible to cycle and hike around the island.
Over 140,000 people visit Kangaroo Island each year, making it one of the most popular destinations in South Australia. Some of the most visited attractions include Flinders Chase National Park, the Kelly Hill Caves, Little Sahara, Parndana Wildlife Park and Seal Bay.
Surfing, fishing, swimming, bushwalking and canoeing are just a few of the activities that are available on Kangaroo Island. See sea lions playing in the sea, koalas enjoying the shade under a eucalyptus tree and little penguins running along the beach, all is possible when visiting Kangaroo Island.