How much does it cost to go to Kangaroo Island?

Written by: Cameron Ward

Published: 05/22/2021

Reading time: 3 mins

Kangaroo Island is one of Australia’s true natural wonderlands, with stunning national parks, pristine beaches and unique Aussie wildlife all calling the island home.

Kangaroo on the Kangaroo Island

Any journey to Kangaroo Island promises to be a memorable one, whether you’re lazing out at Vivonne Bay, hiking Flinders Chase National Park or spotting kangaroos and koalas along the journey!

So how much does a trip to Kangaroo Island cost? Well, that all depends on how long you spend there and what you do there. But there are some tours you can join that offer the island’s key highlights for great prices.

Let’s take a look at some of Kangaroo Island’s top tours and their prices.

  • 1 day Kangaroo Island tour from Adelaide


    Adults: $315
    Children: $200 (3 – 14 years)


    This action-packed tour allows you to experience this paradisiacal wonderland all on one unforgettable day! The tour begins with an incredible sea voyage along the Fleurieu Peninsula en route to Cape Jervis. Here, you will take in the beautiful Backstairs Passage and watch on as the pristine beach at Penneshaw inches closer.

    Arriving on Kangaroo Island, you will have the opportunity to marvel at the adorable seals that call the beach home, as well as snap some shots with local sea lions. You will then enjoy a delightful, locally-sourced two course lunch at Vivonne Bay Bistro, before heading on to the world famous Flinders Chase National Park, home of the otherworldly Remarkable Rocks formations.

    This incredible adventure concludes with a visit to the Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park, where you have the opportunity to feed kangaroos and get up and close with loveable wombats, penguins and dingoes. An incredible one day tour that offers the best this wonderland island has to offer!

  • 2 days Kangaroo Island tour


    Adults from: $648
    Children from: $381 (3 – 12 years)


    This is a tour that offers both the stunning nature of Kangaroo Island as well as its delicious produce. The first day offers a scenic boat cruise along the Fleurieu Peninsula, a visit to the incredible Flinders Chase National Park as well as a visit to the Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park, where you and the fam can get up and close to some of Australia’s most adorable animals!

    The next day is full of gourmet food and natural treats, with visits to the Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery, Clifford’s Honey Farm and the False Cape Wines Cellar Door. See how they distill eucalyptus essential oil, enjoy a two-course meal with local cider, try local honey and sample fine local wine – it’s the ultimate two day Kangaroo Island gourmet adventure!

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Cameron Ward
Cameron Ward
Managing Director at Sightseeing Tours Australia

Cameron Ward turned his travel passion into a thriving Australian tourism business. Before he co-founded his own business, Sightseeing Tours Australia, he was enjoying being a Melbourne tour guide. Even now, Cameron delights in helping visitors from all around the world get the most out of their incredible Australian trip. You’ll see Cameron leading tours or writing about his favourite Australian places where he shares his local insights.