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Kangaroo Island Gateway Visitor Information Centre - Penneshaw

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Address: Howard Drive, Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5222, Australia
Phone Number: 08 8553 1185
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Description: Whether you're travelling for a holiday or business - here at the Kangaroo...
Whether you're travelling for a holiday or business - here at the Kangaroo Island Visitor Information Centre we can assist you with: *Accommodation Bookings *Attraction Bookings *Transport Bookings *Travel Itinerary Advice *General Information Plus much more including Souvenirs, Local Produce & Gifts. Our Hours: Monday to Friday - 9am to 5pm. Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays - 10am to 4pm. Closed - Christmas Day. Kangaroo Island... You'll need longer than you think!
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This is the first place with information once you alight from the ferry. Has lots of information but closes early - 4pm on weekends. Across the road is a little museum in the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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Canberra, Australia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

This is the first place with information once you alight from the ferry. Has lots of information but closes early - 4pm on weekends. Across the road is a little museum in the old school house which is worth a visit - it's run by volunteers.

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

It is a well presented information centre with lots of flyers of the sights and tours available. It also has many trinkets of the Island.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

The Penneshaw information center was very informative to set you up for the island travel. I would like to say here that the Penneshaw caravan park is very sub standard and it would appear the owners is running it down for there own reasons what ever that is. I feel KI tourist authority is having all there hard work undone... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The people at the Visitor Centre were fabulous. They answered all my questions, gave me great guidance, and helped me plan my trip around the island.

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Devizes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The staff were most pleasant and helpful and the information on display and to take away was extensive. There was also a well stocked and interesting little shop. Worth a visit.

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Canberra, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Stopped here to get the KI Park Pass. Could have more than one person on the counter especially as the ferry arrival brings an influx of people...

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Tasmania, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Lovely souvenir shop, with ample amenities, wonderful variety of souvenirs and information for your memorable KI experience!

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Melbourne, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

This should a first port of call for all visitors to Kangaroo Island. The staff were friendly and knowledgeable and will give you great ideas about what to see and do when on the island.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Visited this place to get information about spending time and doing activities in Penneshaw on 18th Feb. When we asked the old bloke if there was anything to do in Penneshaw his reply was "there's nothing to do in Penneshaw"! We were shocked with this reply which we have never come across in whole Australia! When we showed some interest... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We went there with friends upon a recommendation. It was lots of fun. The informational museum was great. Even the gift shop was fun. I would recommend it to all especially if you're traveling with children. A must see

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