Flights from Launceston (LST) to Kingscote (KGC)
Reasons to fly with Qantas
Visiting from Launceston to Kangaroo Island (Kingscote)
When to visit
Best time to visit Kangaroo Island
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, perfect 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 a good time to plan a visit to Kangaroo Island.
The friendly staff at Kangaroo Island (Kingscote) AirportOpens external site in a new window 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 kilometres 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 Launceston. Once you’ve purchased your tickets from Launceston, there are a few things you should know to prepare for your upcoming trip.
What is the main airport called?
Launceston Airport. Launceston AirportOpens external site in a new window (LST) is located 15 km (9.5 miles) from the city. It's Tasmania's fastest growing airport and the second busiest in the state.
Passengers on Qantas flights from Launceston are allocated checked baggage. If you require extra luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online before departure.
The benefits of flying Qantas
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Can I cancel my flight booking due to COVID-19?
If your flights were booked through a travel agency or third-party website, please contact them directly to discuss your options.If your plans have changed or you no longer wish to travel, visit Manage Booking to change your travel dates or cancel your flight and request a flight credit to use towards a future flight. Please visit our Booking changes and other options page for more information.If we’ve cancelled your Qantas flight, including your Classic Flight Reward booking, wait to hear from us before changing your booking. We’ll be contacting anyone whose flight has been impacted as soon as possible.