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Accomodations in Kangaroo Island

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Accomodations in Kangaroo Island

My daughter and I are planning to spend two days in Kangaroo Island next May and are clueless to what's the best itinerary and where to stay. We will catch the ferry at Port Jervis. Should we take our own car or should we take tours when we are there? Also, where on the island is the best location? Thank you.

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1. Re: Accomodations in Kangaroo Island

Hi Barby




You can fly to Kangaroo Island with Rex Airlines from Adelaide airport and hire a car at Kingscote, Penneshaw & KI airport or hire a car from the mainland.

Cape Jervis is a two hours south of Adelaide CBD.

If you hire a car from the mainland check with the hire company as to their policies regarding KI as some have restrictions for vehicles driven on the island.

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2. Re: Accomodations in Kangaroo Island

Definitely look at the sites above ...

Also.. Here is a good video clip which gives an overview of what you might expect on the Island whilst you are there..


I always suggest that if time is short and you have the budget, fly down and hire a car on the island. If you have three days or more then the bus/ferry/tour combinations work well or you can hire a car from Adelaide and explore the coastline on the way down to the island as well (Hertz and Thrifty allow cars on the ferry)

Best location? Well that depends.. do you want wallabies and kangaroos on your doorstep and koalas in the trees or would you prefer views of amazing beaches and coastline? Some places offer a little of both.. some more of one than the other... What do you want to see/do when you are there? Most people have a bush or beach preference... what is yours?

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