Getting to Kangaroo Island

Our month-long trip in Australia was an absolutely wonderful experience and whenever we are asked ‘what was the highlight’ of our trip was, our 3 day Kangaroo Island Odysseys tour is the first thing that comes to mind!

We had a great time bouncing around the island with you, with so much to see and learn and absorb, and you were a very gracious, professional, and delightful host and guide! It was a privilege and a pleasure to learn from you so much about your corner of the world.

Rand & Margaret, Canada

It is easy getting to Kangaroo Island by air or ferry. Kangaroo Island is just 25 minutes by air from Adelaide Airport to Kingscote on Kangaroo Island or 2.5 hours by coach / ferry from Adelaide.

Kangaroo Island Odysseys offers you the choice of adding transportation to your touring package. We include transfers to and from Adelaide city hotels and Glenelg to the airport (private car transfer) or to the ferry terminal (coach transfer operated by Sealink).

Fly

REX (Regional Express Airlines) operates flights direct from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island that take 25 minutes. Only smaller aircraft are used to commute to Kangaroo Island (34-seater Saab 340B - twin engine).

All of our tours are tailored to accommodate REX’s morning and evening flight connections to and from Adelaide. When flights are booked for Kangaroo Island Odysseys tours, we include private car transfers from / to all Adelaide and Glenelg hotels.

REX has a maximum of 15 kg per person luggage allowance and 7kg hand / cabin luggage.  If you would like to take extra luggage with you, there is an additional charge per kg for extra luggage. REX offers the possibility to store excess luggage at the airport (only if you fly back to Adelaide with REX) at a small fee.

Ferry

SeaLink operates the ferry service between mainland South Australia and Kangaroo Island. The ferry crossing takes approximately 45 minutes and departs from Cape Jervis which is a 1.5 hour drive south of Adelaide, through the picturesque Fleurieu Peninsula.

KI Odysseys offer complimentary pick up and drop off to Adelaide inner city hotels that connects with the SeaLink ferry service. There are only two daily ferry crossings that offer a coach connection from and to Adelaide in the morning and afternoon. 

If you have booked your transport to Kangaroo Island with KI Odysseys, we will also provide all necessary transfers on Kangaroo Island to and from the airport or ferry to your accommodation.

Getting around Kangaroo Island

There is no public transport on Kangaroo Island. A shuttle service operates between Kingscote airport and Kingscote township. Pre-booking is essential. We do recommend pre-booking all services on Kangaroo Island before arriving including touring, accommodation and if required car hire.

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