Southern Ocean Lodge Getting There
Kangaroo Island sits a mere 15km from the shores of mainland South Australia. As Australia’s third largest, the island is 155km long by 55km wide. Located at Hanson Bay on the Island’s south-west coast, the Lodge is a 50 minute drive from the airport or 90 minute drive from the ferry terminal. Transport options to and from Kangaroo Island are many and varied for domestic and international travellers. For detailed information view the Getting There & Away fact sheet.
Regional Express (Rex) provide regular 30 minute flights from Adelaide (ADL) to Kangaroo Island – Kingscote (KGC). A 15kg luggage limit per person applies; any excess may be uplifted or stored at Adelaide Airport for a nominal fee. Interstate connections are available with Qantas, Virgin Australia and Jetstar. A minimum of 60 minutes is required between connecting interstate flights, and an interline service is available for Virgin Australia connections with Rex (conditions apply). Adelaide is also an international gateway with flights to Europe via Asia and the US via New Zealand – a perfect way to start or end an amazing Australian adventure.
Private charter flights are available from Adelaide to Kingscote or Snug Cove an exclusive private airfield just 30 minutes drive from the Lodge. Flights can be arranged to/from other cities on application. For rates please click here.
For self drive excursions, SeaLink operate regular 45 minute ferry transfers between Cape Jervis on the mainland and Penneshaw on Kangaroo Island. Cape Jervis is a picturesque two hour drive from Adelaide
The Lodge operates transfers with fellow guests connecting with scheduled flights to or from Kingscote Airport included in the tariff. Connections with charter flights require the engagement of a Private Transfer at additional cost. For rates please click here.
Whilst island experiences are included in the tariff, hiring a car can be fun and allows guests to explore Kangaroo Island as they like. Many mainland car hire companies have restrictions regarding their vehicles being driven on Kangaroo Island, and/or boarding the ferry. It’s best to check terms with the operator. A good option is to hire a car on the island; Budget and Hertz operate both at Kingscote Airport and from the ferry terminal at Penneshaw.
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