Hop over to beautiful Kangaroo Island, South Australia to enjoy a peaceful escape to one of the world’s best nature-based destinations. It’s a sanctuary for wildlife and natural beauty with many iconic Australian animals to see, sample delicious local food and wine, breathtaking scenery, stunning beaches, with a range of accommodation options to make for a pleasant stay.View our Kangaroo Island travel guide
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Visiting from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island (Kingscote)
Adelaide to Kangaroo Island flight information
The approximate flight time for flights from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island is 35 minutes.
How many flights per week are there from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island?
On average, there are 12 flights per week from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island.
When to visit
Autumn on Kangaroo Island is for some the best time of the year to visit. Warm days with long daylight hours for exploring and cooler nights, make it the perfect time to enjoy with a bottle of Kangaroo Island red wine from one of the local cellar doors. For bushwalkers, bird watchers and photographers, March to May are the ideal months to visit. Winter marks the start of whale watching season, so it’s also a good time to plan a visit to Kangaroo Island.
What is the main airport called?
Kangaroo Island Airport (KGC).Opens in a new tab or window Kingscote Airport is located 14 km from the main town of Kingscote. Other larger towns of Penneshaw (51km) and American River (29km) are also not far. Car hire and transfers are available at the airport.
Arriving at Kangaroo Island
The friendly staff at Kangaroo Island (Kingscote) Airport will be waiting to greet you when you land. Once you collect your baggage, there are several transport options available to get you into town.
Getting into Kangaroo Island from Kangaroo Island (Kingscote) Airport
Kangaroo Island Kingscote Airport is located 14 km from the main town. Car hire and Kangaroo Island transfers are available at the terminal, and it’s suggested to book these ahead of your stay.
Getting around Kangaroo Island
The best way to explore Kangaroo Island is to hire a car for the duration of your stay, or alternatively join one of the many organised tours to explore the best of the island. Tours include all the major attractions, lighthouses, food, wine, boating and more. Due to its size, there is no public transport or taxis available on the island.
Fly from Adelaide
Once you’ve purchased your tickets from Adelaide, there are a few things you should know so you’re prepared for your upcoming trip.
What is the main airport called?
Adelaide AirportOpens in a new tab or window. Located 7km (3.7 miles) from the city on Andy Thomas Circuit, Adelaide Airport (ADL) is Australia's fifth busiest airport.
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