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Overview Of The Port Of Kingscote

About Kingscote
Kingscote is the largest town on Kangaroo Island, located off the south coast of Southern Australia.

Tours are conducted by the Marine Centre to see the little penguins which live here or at Seal Bay, learn about and get close to, the sealions which also make Kangaroo Island their home.

You will see wildlife both in the National Parks and reserves and in the farmland surrounding the roads. Most wildlife are most active at dawn and dusk. Top spots include kangaroos, koalas, platypus and many species of birds.

At Parndana Wildlife Park, you can walk amongst the animals and feed the kangaroos.

For a small fee, watch the pelicans being fed, every day at 5pm just behind the KI Marine Centre.

Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery is the only commercial eucalyptus oil distillery in operation in South Australia. An extensive range of local art and crafts are available from the gift shop and Rookery Wines have their cellar door on site with tastings available. Free entry, tour fee applies.

Emu Bay Lavender is situated on the north coast, 15km from Kingscote. The farm showcases 15 cultivars of English Lavender and has 9000 established plants. Emu Bay Lavender offers a variety of culinary, cosmetic and crafts items. (Closed May to September during the dormant growing months).

Take a self guided walk in Stokes Bay Bush Gardens (40km north-west of Kingscote) and discover a unique collection of both Kangaroo Island and Australian plants.

Other attractions here include the Remarkable Rocks in Flinders Chase National Park, Kelly Hill Caves in Kelly Hill Conservation Park, Prospect Hill (also known as Mt Thisby) about 20 minutes west of Penneshaw and Cape Willoughby lighthouse.

There is also a variety of both land and sea tours available.

Kingscote has a small shopping area downtown with a selection of restaurants and pubs.

Cuisine includes fresh fish and seafood and international favourites such as Mexican, fast food and ‘yiros’ (Greek Gyros).
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Smaller cruise ships may be able to dock, however larger vessels must anchor and tender passengers ashore.

Kingscote itself is small and very walkable.

There are no taxis on the island but car hire is available (must be booked in advance).
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