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Exceptional Kangaroo Island


How do you get to Kangaroo Island?

QantasLink currently operate scheduled commercial flights from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island. Due to ongoing international and domestic travel restrictions, the weekly flight schedule is inconsistent however we are confident that this will return to some normality once restrictions are eased and consumer confidence increases. Please note: Passengers travelling by air are encouraged to arrive at Adelaide Airport for check-in at least 60-minutes prior to departure.

Sealink operate a consistent passenger/vehicle ferry service between Cape Jervis on mainland Australia to Penneshaw on Kangaroo Island. 

Kangaroo Island Connect operate a fast passenger-only ferry service at least twice a day. 

Please note: Passengers travelling by ferry are encouraged to arrive at Cape Jervis for check-in at least 30-minutes prior to departure.

What is the weather like?

Kangaroo Island has a Mediterranean climate: typically warm to hot dry summers (Dec/Jan/Feb) with very low humidity; and cool, mild winters (Jun/Jul/Aug). Our spring (Sep/Oct/Nov) and autumn (Mar/Apr/May) are true shoulder seasons where days can be more like winter or summer or something in between! Snow has never been recorded and slight frosts rarely occuring and then only in the central part of the Island. A majority of our rainfall occurs from April through September. Typical of islands, wind is a constant so be prepared for cool or even cold wind off the ocean any time of the year.

How big is Kangaroo Island?

Kangaroo Island is larger than most people think. At its longest point the island is 150 kilometres or just under 100 miles long. Its widest point is 55km or 34 miles across. This makes it as large as Bali, Puerto Rico or Long Island New York.

How big are the planes which fly to Kangaroo Island?

Regional Express operate Saab 340s (34 passenger twin engine turbo-prop) with a two pilot configuration and a flight steward in the passenger cabin. Air South have a range of aircraft available for private charter. Regional Express have regular scheduled flights and Air South offer a reliable private charter service.

What is the group size of your tours?

Our minimum group size for share tours is 2 people and the maximum is 12. If we have more than 6 people on tour a second guide joins the tour.