Pennington Bay, Kangaroo Island

Flights from Shanghai (PVG) to Kingscote (KGC)

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Qantas Frequent Flyers can earn and use Qantas Pointsin Australia and around the world, and earn Status Credits on eligible flights.

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Visiting from Shanghai (Pudong) to Kangaroo Island (Kingscote)

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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.

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Arrival information

What is the main airport called?

Kangaroo Island Airport (KGC).Opens external site in a new 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. 

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Departure information

Fly from Shanghai

We want your trip from Shanghai to be as seamless as possible and the following information will help make that happen.   

What is the main airport called? 

Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG). It is one of the two international airports in Shanghai and located in Pudong, about 30km east of the city centre. It has an international and domestic terminal. 

Baggage allowance

All passengers flying from Shanghai are allocated checked baggage. If you need more luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online prior to departure.      

Checking in 

Passengers travelling from Shanghai can check-in online or via the Qantas App before you arrive at the airport from 24 hours before departure.

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Enjoy peace of mind knowing baggage is included on all Qantas flights. Find out all you need to know about checked baggage.

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. Visit Booking changes 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 contact anyone whose flight has been impacted as soon as possible.

Important Information

Disclaimer: ^ You must be a member of the Qantas Frequent Flyer program to earn and redeem Qantas Points. A joining fee may apply. Membership and Qantas Points are subject to the Qantas Frequent Flyer program terms and conditions.

Disclaimer: ++ Status Credits are earned on eligible Qantas, Jetstar, oneworld® member and oneworld connect® airlines only - see the Airline Earning Tables and Qantas Frequent Flyer program Terms and Conditions for details. Status Credits may not be earned on some fare types and booking classes. 

Disclaimer: +Meals, beverages, entertainment and offerings vary between flights and cabins. Alcohol offered during select flight times on select flights.