Getting to Kangaroo Island, South Australia

Kangaroo Island is just a 30 minute flight from Adelaide or 45 minutes by ferry from Cape Jervis. You’ll find the Ozone Hotel on the foreshore of Kingscote, the largest town on Kangaroo Island, South Australia.

By Ferry

Cape Jervis is a 2 hour drive from Adelaide and is the main terminal for all ferries across to Kangaroo Island. Sealink operate a ferry service traveling from Cape Jervis to Penneshaw on Kangaroo Island, three times a day. Its fleet consists of two large, vehicle and passenger ferries known as the SeaLion 2000 and Spirit of Kangaroo Island. Passengers are required to check-in 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure with the ferry journey taking approximately 45 minutes one way. Additional services may be scheduled during peak season.

Once you arrive in Penneshaw, you will need to make your way to Kingscote which is approximately a 1 hour car drive. If you are traveling without a car, Sealink offer two types of bus services. The Sealink Coach Service is a full day of travel from Adelaide to Kingscote, via ferry from Cape Jervis. Travelers can book a Adelaide to Cape Jervis Public Coach service, this service does not provide journey to Kingscote.

Please note that the ferry service must be booked separately to all coach bookings. For further information regarding ferry and coach services please visit the Sealink website.

By Air

Regional Express Airlines (REX) operate flights daily between Adelaide Airport and Kingscote Airport. Flights are approximately 30 minutes in duration. Bookings are essential, please visit the Rex website for more information.

Kangaroo Island Airport Shuttle Services & Car Hire

For those traveling without a car, there are no local taxi services or public transport available on the Island. Transfer and shuttle services from the ferry or airport can be arranged in advance or upon arrival. There is a selection of local tour companies that can tailor a package to suit your desired Kangaroo Island experience – ask our reception team for recommendations.

Kangaroo Island Transfers provide door to door connections and offer a range of services in all areas. Bookings are preferred, please phone 0427 887 575 or visit the Kangaroo Island Transfers website

There are a variety of car hire facilities on Kangaroo Island including Hertz, Budget and Kangaroo Island Rent-a-Car with pick-up locations available at Penneshaw Wharf or Kingscote Airport.

Our self-drive travelers will enjoy using Ozone Hotel as their base as it is perfectly positioned, close to attractions, cellar doors, striking beaches, the town centre and other desired facilities without the hustle and bustle of most major cities. The beach is directly opposite the hotel with undisrupted views and surrounds that may not otherwise be afforded to hotels situated in the town.


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