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Getting to Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island Sealink operates a daily service from Cape Jervis, the closest point on the mainland, to Penneshaw.

The drive from Adelaide, South Australia, takes approximately 1.5 hours down the beautiful Fleurieu Peninsula. The ferry crossing from Cape Jervis to Kangaroo Island takes approximately 45 minutes.

Sealink's scheduled departure times:

  • Cape Jervis to Penneshaw: 9:00am, 10:00am, 6:00pm.

  • Penneshaw to Cape Jervis: 8:30am, 10:30am, 7:30pm.

Additional services operate at peak times, with up to 10 services per day. There are no sailings on Christmas Day.

Check-in time is 30 minutes prior to departure. Some services have a connecting coach service with Adelaide for those guests not travelling with a vehicle. Cars can be hired in Penneshaw or coach tours of Kangaroo Island are available.

Advance reservations for ferry, coaches and car hire are essential. Please contact us with your proposed travel dates for more details.

Kepals on the Coast is located only a short drive from the ferry terminal.

  • Kepals on the Coast - 61 Howard Drive, Penneshaw SA 5222