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Best things to do in Kangaroo Island

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

General Travel
1 local recommends
Café
“Located on the stunning North Coast of Kangaroo Island, The Rockpool Cafe offers a casual & relaxed seaside dining experience.”
4 locals recommend
Establishment
“Great food, a good wine list, casual atmosphere and consistently popular on the island for a good pizza or pasta meal. ”
5 locals recommend
Store
“Tours conducted. Purchase honey and bee related products. Coffee shop on site.”
5 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
$$
“Uses delicious local produce, variety of foods including Pizza and great coffee and cakes”
2 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“Swim with the wild dolphins & snorkel amongst the fish. Private charters available.”
4 locals recommend
Lodging
“With an emphasis on utilising the best produce the Island can provide, ‘Reflections Restaurant & Bar’ has the reputation for being an amazing dining experience when on Kangaroo Island. Our Head Chef creates sensational seasonal menus that will leave your taste buds singing, and you wanting to come back for more. Our team pride themselves on unique design elements and exceptional artistic food presentation. ”
3 locals recommend
Establishment
“Be sure to join one of the regular guided tours to discover Kelly Hill Caves' treasures of impressive stalagmites, stalactites, helictites and straws. Picnic & BBQ facilities available.”
2 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
1 local recommends
Museum
“An outstanding museum run by a group of dedicate volunteers. The cottage has a number of rooms set up with furniture and bric a brac from yesteryear. A couple of large sheds in the back yard hold many fascinating items that show the advance in technology, the furnishings from the local Masonic Hall (currently a dance studio), cars, farming vehicles and implements, and many tools. Climb to the top of the old lighthouse for a view across the bay.”
2 locals recommend
Car Rental
“Hertz offer Car hire rental both on the mainland and Kangaroo Island can arrange to have vehicle ready for you at the Ferry terminal at Penneshaw and Kingscote Airport.”
1 local recommends
Lodging
“In a relaxed atmosphere the dining room caters primarily for guests. Beautiful sea views, moonlight reflections & warmed by a wood fire on cooler evenings. Fresh food is prepared daily utilizing as much local produce as possible. Seafood, cheeses,honey, breads, salads & seasonal vegetables are among the Kangaroo Island foods served. Seafood platters on request are made to order, with choices from local crayfish, fresh prawns, American River oysters, K.I Marron, Squid, scallops, octopus, Abalini, Abalone, Crabs, dips, chips, salad and fresh fruit!”
3 locals recommend
Restaurant
2 locals recommend
Museum
$$
“get a feel for the unique local history including sea-faring history of the area, located in the old school house - check the opening hours”
1 local recommends
Café
“also light lunches - toasties, hot dogs etc. Good, honest food washed down with a glass of wine or beer (their milkshakes are delicious!)”
3 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Great shop - fresh food and even some fishing supplies available. Check open times - being country they are not open until 9pm everyday. Public holidays also have different rules. Check online before you leave or give them a call if you are worried. ”
3 locals recommend