Kangaroo Island – Caravan & Camping SA

Kangaroo Island

Experience Kangaroo Island, Australia’s third-largest island, boasting 540km of stunning coastline, making it a paradise for nature enthusiasts and pristine landscapes.


Nature enthusiasts can embrace its untamed, rugged shores, pristine waters, natural marvels, and abundant wildlife which offers serenity all year round.

Take the Southern Ocean Road Trip to experience delightful cuisines wines, awe-inspiring landscapes and a relaxed way of life.

Your unforgettable Kangaroo Island adventure starts here, why wait?


Soak up Kangaroo Island travel inspiration to uncover what to see and do while you’re exploring the island.

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Kangaroo Island offers well-maintained sealed and dirt roads, and a variety of campgrounds and cabin accommodation.

Arrive by plane, charter or passenger ferry then hire a motorhome. Or take the van on the vehicular ferry that docks at Penneshaw.

Discover fishing holes, bird hides, glistening bays at Kangaroo Island’s many Council-owned campgrounds. Or, pitch your tent at a remote national park. 

Alternatively kick back at a friendly holiday park for direct beach access, lakeside strolls and touring advice.



Penneshaw and the Dudley Peninsula offer a culinary paradise with wineries, historic landmarks like South Australia’s oldest lighthouse, Frenchman’s Rock, and the Penneshaw Maritime and Folk Museum.

The peninsula also features beautiful beaches and waterways like Hog Bay, Antechamber Bay, and Chapman River.


American River is a tranquil fishing village half an hour from Penneshaw. A birdwatcher’s paradise and seafood hub. Its calm waters are ideal for sailing, boating, and fishing, with scenic walking trails showcasing the island’s heritage and culture.


Kingscote, Kangaroo Island’s largest town, boasts essential shops and facilities. Situated on scenic Nepean Bay, it offers a renowned jetty for seafood enthusiasts. The area is a culinary hub, featuring a craft brewery, premium wines, cellar doors, honey farms, eucalyptus distilleries, and boutique distilleries.


In Kangaroo Island’s heart, you’ll find Parndana, known as the ‘Place of Little Gums.’ Founded in 1948 by returning soldiers and their families who farmed the island’s central plateau, this central hub makes exploring the entire island convenient.

Parndana boasts attractions like the Soldier Settler Museum on its outskirts, showcasing the area’s history. You’ll also find a hotel and a couple of general stores in town, including a source for Kangaroo Island Ligurian bee honey, also found elsewhere on the island.


Following the coastal route, you’ll encounter Kangaroo Island’s pristine beaches. Visit the unique 2km Emu Bay, the island’s sole beach accessible to vehicles, and discover the hidden gem of Stokes Bay and the picturesque Snellings Beach.


Kangaroo Island’s bustling south coast is where the action happens. Seal Bay offers the chance to stroll among Australian Sea Lions in their natural habitat.

Head to Raptor Domain nearby for an interactive birds of prey presentation, or if you’re adventurous, try handling snakes in their venom pit.

Continuing on, you’ll find the breathtaking Little Sahara, featuring massive sand dunes perfect for surfing, tobogganing, or exploring on fat-tire bicycles.


The untamed, rugged, and inherently stunning western region of Kangaroo Island is a realm of iconic natural wonders.

It houses Flinders Chase National Park, which includes remarkable landmarks like Remarkable Rocks and Admiral Arch, serving as a sanctuary for much of the island’s wildlife.

The West End also offers breathtaking hiking and walking opportunities that will leave you in awe.


Immerse yourself in the region’s nature on a walking trail – there’s something for all experience levels.

Visit Walking SA for more walking trails at Kangaroo Island


  • Flinders Chase National Park Explore this stunning park, home to iconic landmarks like Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch. Witness unique rock formations and a thriving fur seal colony.
  • Seal Bay Conservation Park Walk along the boardwalks and beaches to observe sea lions in their natural habitat. It’s a rare opportunity for a close encounter with these marine creatures.
  • Little Sahara Experience the thrill of sand-boarding down towering sand dunes at Little Sahara. The views from the top are as breathtaking as the ride down.
  • Remarkable Rocks Marvel at these massive, naturally sculpted granite boulders perched on a cliff. They offer an incredible backdrop for photos and a great short hike.
  • Kelly Hill Caves Descend into the underground wonderland of limestone caves. Take a guided tour to witness stunning formations and learn about the cave’s history.
  • Snorkeling and Diving Kangaroo Island’s waters teem with marine life. Snorkel or dive to explore colourful underwater worlds, including historic shipwrecks and vibrant marine ecosystems.
  • Hiking Embark on various hiking trails across the island. The trails range in difficulty, offering opportunities for everyone to explore the island’s diverse landscapes.
  • Wildlife Spotting Kangaroo Island is a haven for wildlife enthusiasts. Besides seals and sea lions, you can spot kangaroos, wallabies, echidnas, and a plethora of bird species.
  • Camping Enjoy a night under the stars at one of the island’s campgrounds. Wake up to the sounds of nature and the stunning island scenery.
  • Bird Watching With its diverse habitats, Kangaroo Island is a birdwatcher’s paradise. Keep an eye out for rare and endemic bird species, especially in Flinders Chase National Park and wetland areas.