what to do on kangaroo island


A pristine holiday destination on Kangaroo Island, South Australia

Penneshaw is the gateway to Kangaroo Island and offers a magnificent safe, pristine beach, great fishing, a mild climate and is the home to Fairy Penguins who nest in and around the town.

Penneshaw facilities and activities include:

  • Penneshaw Tourist Information Centre
  • Kangaroo Island Tour bookings
  • Penguin Information Centre and tours
  • Boat ramp and marina
  • 9 hole golf course
  • Jetty for fishing
  • Diving
  • Hog Bay, Penneshaw’s swimming beach
  • Tennis courts
  • Skate park
  • Retail shops
    IGA open 8am – 8pm, 7 days
  • Cafes & restaurants
  • Penneshaw Hotel
  • Bottle shop / liquor outlet
  • Petrol diesel and gas outlet

Kangaroo Island attractions include:

  • Flinders Chase National Park
  • Hanson Bay Koala Sanctuary
  • Kelly Hill Caves
  • Seal Bay Seal Colony
  • Vivonne Bay Beach
  • Little Sahara
  • Remarkable Rocks
  • Western River Cove
  • Wildlife parks
  • 4WD Tours
  • Lighthouses
  • Art galleries and artist’s studios
  • Vineyards, cellar doors and farm gates
accommodation kangaroo island penneshaw
accommodation kangaroo island penneshaw
accommodation kangaroo island penneshaw

Useful links for your holiday on Kangaroo Island

Attractions on Kangaroo Island

The Oyster Farm Shop, American River
Open: 11am – 2.30pm

The Deck Cafe, American River Wharf
Open: 10.30am – 3.30pm daily
Andermel Marron Cafe & Two Wheeler Creek Wines
Experience amazing-tasting KI Marron and wines

KI Fresh Seafoods, Caltex Fuel Station, Kingscote
Amazing fresh island seafood and the best fish & chips!

Farmers’ Markets at Penneshaw
Penneshaw Market Days are held the first Sunday of every month, plus Easter Sunday, from October – April as well as to welcome every cruise ship arrival.

Kangaroo Island Art Feast
Around October long weekend annually
Kangaroo Island Trails
Gourmet Food & Wine tours and more!
Kangaroo Island Marine Adventures
Swim with wild dolphins, and so much more!
Kangaroo Island Odysseys
Tour Kangaroo Island
Kangaroo Island Ocean Safari
Wild dolphin encounters
Kangaroo Island Hire a Guide
A unique customised tour experience
+ Many great restaurants, cellar doors, farm gates, animal sanctuaries, national parks with natural formations, lighthouses and beautiful beaches… make sure you book a long holiday to see all the sights of Kangaroo Island!

Accommodation on Kangaroo Island

Baudin House!

Your Host: Ram Naipal

Baudin House Location:

5 Cheopis Street, Penneshaw

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