Our Top Picks on Kangaroo Island


We love the whole Island, BUT, if we really must come up with a definitive list that points you in the right direction of the 'must-do', 'must-see', 'must-eat', then here’s our suggestions for the best in each category:

Sightseeing:                Remarkable Rocks, Admiral’s Arch

Active Fun:                 Little Sahara Desert

Beaches:                     Stokes Bay (cafe’ nearby); Emu Bay is a close second!

Restaurant:                Sunset Food and Wine (near Penneshaw)

Café:                            Cactus Café (Kingscote) for coffee, breakfast or lunch                    

Winery:                       Dudley Winery (Dudley Peninsula, near Penneshaw) & restaurant

Wildlife:                      Dolphin Swim / whale watching (seasonal), Seal Bay

Wildlife Show:           Raptor Domain

Animal Park:             Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park (koala holding)

Bushwalk:                  Weirs Cove Walk

Picnic/BBQ spot:       Western River Cove

Scenic Drive:               North Coast Road (particularly between Snellings & Western River)

Lighthouse:                 Cape Willoughby / Devil's Kitchen

Fishing Charter:        Emu Bay Fishing Charter

Wild Weather:            Kelly Hill Caves (it’s all underground!)

Best Tour Guide:         Kalen from Kangaroo Island Charters