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Flights from Adelaide (ADL) to Kangaroo Island (KGC)

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Flight prices are per adult in Australian Dollars, based on payment at qantas.com by BPAY made 7 days or more before departure, or PayID. A fee applies for other payments. Fares may not be available on all flights or days. Fares displayed are the lowest available and may not apply on direct flights. Some flights are operated by partner or subsidiary airlines.

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Visiting from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island (Kingscote)

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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.

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Flight information

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.

Arrival information

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. 

Departure information

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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 Passengers on Qantas flights from Adelaide are allocated checked baggage. If you need more luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online prior to departure.      

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Food and drinks on every flight

Enjoy a meal or snack every time you fly with us, as well as a range of refreshments including beer and wine+.

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Enjoy a range of entertainment on every flight including TV, the latest movies and more+.

Important Information

* Flight prices are per adult in Australian Dollars, based on payment at qantas.com by BPAY made 7 days or more before departure, PayID or Qantas issued UATP. For other payment options a percentage based fee applies, capped at a maximum per passenger of $22 for Domestic or $120 for International travel. Prices are not guaranteed until payment is made. Fares may not be available on all flights or days.  Some flights are operated by partner or subsidiary airlines. Prices may fluctuate if taxes or foreign exchange rates change. Passengers booking Premium Economy may be seated in Economy on connecting flights. Check the fare rules for more details before booking. Inclusions vary between flights. All schedules subject to change, including last minute aircraft changes. QantasLink flights operated by Sunstate Airlines (Qld) Pty Ltd ABN 82 009 734 703, Eastern Australia Airlines Pty Ltd ABN 77 001 599 024, and National Jet Systems Pty Ltd ABN 11 008 279 203. Licence No per state: QLD - 407, NSW - 2TA000237, VIC - 30362, SA - TTA155, WA - 9TA52.

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