Kingscote

Kingscote is the main town on Kangaroo Island where you will find a couple of the major banks and car hire companies.

There are numerous hotels, hostels and campgrounds around town where you can stay whilst on the island. There are also a number of good cafes and restaurants in the town centre where you can get a bite to eat. If you want to go for a swim the best place would be at the Tidal Pool near the jetty, although you can also head to Emu Bay which is a short drive away.

There is a good museum in Hope Cottage, which tells the history of the area. You can also visit Island Pure, which is a sheep dairy and cheese factory as well as the last remaining eucalyptus oil distillery in South Australia.

If you love animals then you can also watch the pelican feeding or join the Discovering Penguins Walk, both being great fun.

Featured Kingscote Activities and Tours

Best of the South East Tour
from $2620.00

Experience the best of the South East in 8 amazing, adventure-packed days. Visit and experience locations such as: Great Ocean Road, Mt. Gambier, Coorong, Kangaroo Island, Adelaide, Barossa Valley and...

Kangaroo Island Experience from Kangaroo Island
from $195.00

See the highlights of South Australia’s premier nature-based tourism destination, Kangaroo Island. From Remarkable Rocks to playful fur seals, SeaLink guides will take you to the Kangaroo Island’s...

Kangaroo Island Day Tour
from $306.00

Kangaroo Island is a treasure island of renowned natural beauty. After your sea voyage across the Backstairs Passage from spectacular Cape Jervis, you’ll discover its awesome beauty, rugged unspoilt...

Kangaroo Island Overnight Tour with Return Cruise
from $650.00

Sea voyage the Backstairs Passage from spectacular Cape Jervis to this sailing shipwreck island, home to the wallaby, goanna, echidna, koala, kangaroo and a haven for marine wildlife and seabirds....

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Destinations within Kangaroo Island

Other Kangaroo Island Destinations
American River Kingscote Parndana
Penneshaw

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