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Kangaroo Island

Slip away to a sanctuary for wildlife and natural beauty on Kangaroo Island, trading the hustle and bustle of city life for iconic Australian animals, local food, wine and award-winning gin, breathtaking scenery, beaches and luxury accommodation. We’ve highlighted what to see and do on Australia’s third largest island, south-west of Australia in our travel guide.

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Places to stay

From five star luxury, beachside holiday homes and glamping to back-to-basics camp sites, there are plenty of accommodation options available on Kangaroo Island.

Kingscote is the ‘hub’ of the island, home to a selection of shops, facilities and dining options. The nearby attractions of Clifford’s Honey Farm, wineries and gorgeous North Coast swimming beaches make this an easy base for the island. There’s an array of properties available to stay that cater for a variety of budgets including cabins, motels, seafront villas and romantic private retreats.

The Dudley Peninsula houses the seaside town of Penneshaw, the magnificent Cape Willoughby and beautiful Island Beach with stunning holiday homes. The area features many things Kangaroo Island is known for: wildlife, safe swimming beaches, rugged cliffs, art galleries, stunning views, cellar doors and a historic lighthouse.

Teeming with wildlife and adventure, the South Coast is home to many of the island’s famous attractions, providing the prefect spot to relax after hiking Little Sahara or a beach day at Vivonne Bay - once voted Australia’s best beach.

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Things to do

Kangaroo Island is known as nature’s playground. Wildlife abounds as welcoming towns give-way to rugged cliffs, green plains and impeccably clear waters, leading the way to an abundance of outdoor activities. A must-visit is to Flinders Chase National Park to see the Remarkable Rocks and Admiral’s Arch, the formations overlook the striking cliffs and magnificent blue Indian Ocean. For the more active, hike the Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail which takes in some of the park.

Take some time to relax at one of the coasts secluded swimming spots including Emu Beach and Stokes Bay, and keep your eyes peeled for one of the koalas, sea lions and birdlife. Book a wildlife tour to get up close with Australian native animals. With plenty of things on offer for families, kids and guided groups tours – it’s time to plan your visit to Kangaroo Island. Find even more inspiration for your trip with this five day itinerary of Kangaroo IslandOpens external site in a new window.

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Dudley Peninsula

The Dudley Peninsula houses the seaside village of Penneshaw, the magnificent Cape Willoughby and beautiful Island Beach with stunning holiday homes. 

The area features many things Kangaroo Island is known for: wildlife, safe swimming beaches, rugged cliffs, art galleries, stunning views, cellar doors and a historic lighthouse.

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Food and drink

The dining scene on Kangaroo Island is local, seasonal, boutique, artisan and always close to its source. Devour oysters, abalone and King George whiting at American River's Oyster Farm Shop, washing it down with award-winning local gins at KI Spirits. Relax, glass of local wine in-hand, and take-in fabulous coastal views at Dudley Wines Cellar Door.

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Getting around

From the airport: Kingscote Airport is located 14 kilometres 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.

Explore the island: You'll need to hire a car or go on an organised tour to see the best of the island. Due to its size, there is no public transport or taxis available.

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^ Members will earn 6 Qantas Points per A$1 value when booking offers at qantas.com/luxuryhotels.  Qantas Points will not be earned on cancelled or refunded bookings. Qantas Points will be credited to your account at least 8 weeks after check-out. To earn Qantas Points, quote your Qantas Frequent Flyer membership number when booking. The ability to use Points Plus Pay is subject to meeting the minimum points requirement of 5,000 Qantas Points. Qantas Points cannot be split between two or more members occupying the same room. Some accommodation providers may not allow you to combine this offer with any other offer. Qantas Points may be earned by the member in whose name the booking is made. Members will not be able to redeem points for, or earn points on additional charges paid to the accommodation provider for extras (including cots, breakfasts and other incidentals) on check-in or check-out (as applicable). Qantas Points cannot be earned on Classic Hotel Rewards. A Classic Hotel Reward must be booked using Qantas Points only.

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