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Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia

Introduction of Kangaroo Island

Located in the south of South Australia, Kangaroo Island is the third largest island in Australia, about 110 km from the capital Adelaide urban area of South Australia, covering an area of 4405 km2, equivalent to eight Singapore or three half Chongming islands.

Kangaroo Island resident of about 4000 people, far from the noise of the city, is a real pure land, the island is a quarter of the area is designated as national parks and protected areas, ecological protection is extremely intact, the island is inhabited by a large number of kangaroos, seals, koalas and other rare wild animals, with "no fence zoo" and "asia pacific first island" reputation, is one of the most famous tourist areas in south australia, the annual reception of more than year.

In 2017, Chinese star Huang Xiaoming, as the "Global Tourism Image Ambassador" of South Australia, filmed a set of promotional films for South Australia, including Kangaroo Island、 famous tourist destinations such as the Cleland Wildlife Park (Cleland Wildlife Park) and the Adelaide Elliptical Stadium (Adelaide Oval).

Kangaroo Island ferry :

  • On a daily basis, from Cape Jervis (Cape Jervis), the southernmost tip of the Fleria Peninsula (Fleurieu Peninsula) in the south of the Adelaide, to and from Panishaw (Penneshaw) in Kangaroo Island, with different fares;
  • The range is approximately 45 minutes, with one-way fares ranging from A $28-49 per adult per flight, A $98 for cars and A $196 for RVs and trailers (2016);
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  • Tickets are very tight during the peak season. Please book tickets in advance so as not to delay your trip.

Flight Kangaroo Island:

  • King Scott Airport (Kingscote Airport, code name: KGC) is the only civilian airport on the island, a small regional airport with two to three flights per day to and from Adelaide, one-way fare of around A $100.

Kangaroo Island main municipalities:

  • Golden Scott (Kingscote), the largest town in Kangaroo Island;
  • Pennish (Penneshaw), ferry from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island.
  • Padna (Parndana), an agricultural town in central Kangaroo Island, is known as the heart of Kangaroo Island.
  • River America (American River)

Kangaroo Island has six national parks:

  • Flinders Zeiss National Park (Flinders Chase National Park)
  • Seal Bay Conservation Park (Seal Bay Conservation Park)
  • Corner Borda Conservation Park (Cape Borda Conservation Park)
  • Corner Gantom Conservation Park (Cape Gantheaume Conservation Park)
  • Cape Willoughby Conservation Park (Cape Willoughby Conservation Park)
  • Kelly Hill Conservation Park (Kelly Hill Conservation Park)


  • There are no foxes and rabbits on the island because of the isolation of Kangaroo Island from Australia's mainland, and both animals are strictly forbidden to take to the island; keeping cats on the island requires compulsory registration and chip implantation.
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