Marvel at the impressive Silo Art, showcasing giant kangaroos and glossy black cockatoos. Savour the renowned Ligurian bee honey.
Day oneReeves PointReeves Point is the site where the first official European settlement in South Australia was established.
The area was chosen for its vantage points to view Flagstaff Hill and Monument Hill.
Features a BBQ (Electric), Dogs on-leash exercise, Historic sites, Interpretive signage.
Lawn - grassed area, Lookout, Memorial, Monument, Native Bushland.
Parking (free) with Picnic Tables, Playground, Shelter, Toilets and Walking trails
The Mulberry Tree, Flagstaff Lookout and Pioneer Cemetary are located a Reeves Point along with numerous historic points of interest.Kangaroo Island Coffee RoastersKangaroo Island Coffee Roasters established in 2014 roasts coffee from around the world making us the only Boutique Artisan roasting business on Kangaroo Island.
Multiple National and International coffee roasting Awards establishing them as a leader in their field, supplying Cafes, Coffee shops and retail outlets in Australia wide, for skincare, Chocolate coated coffee beans, and hotels for Cocktails and Chefs Menus with Kangaroo Island branded products.
Green beans are sourced from Colombian, Zambia, Guatemala, Honduras, Peruvian, Brazilians & Ethiopian just to name a few. Kangaroo Island Coffee Roasters also train Baristas and Coffee tasting sessions encompassing cupping for flavours, Balance, Acidity, Sweetness and Aftertaste. Kangaroo Island Coffee Roasters retail outlet on Kangaroo Island is located at the at 6 Centenary Ave Kingscote.Kingscote Art TrailThe Kingscote township has much to explore with eye catching Art Galleries, Coffee Shops and Cafes. As you wander around the town of Kingscote and look out for intriguing street art scattered throughout and often in unexpected places. Each piece of art bringing something unique and and symbolic to Kangaroo Island.Island BeehiveThe Kangaroo Island Ligurian Bee Co is a family owned and operated business. Since the 1940's our family have been keeping bees on Kangaroo Island. These skills are now being passed on to the 4th generation.
Together we aim to share the story of the Ligurian Bee Sanctuary, the importance of protecting these bees and why biosecurity is critical to their future.
Certified as organic in 2001, The Kangaroo Island Ligurian Bee Co continues to build on our rich history as beekeepers. With over 1000 hives across the island, we carefully select our apiary sites to harvest the special, unique honeys produced from the nectar of the native flora.
Visit us at Island Beehive, home of the Kangaroo Island Ligurian Bee Co, and see where we extract and hand-pack our premium, raw honey.Kingscote Silo ArtStanding at 25 metres tall and overlooking the township of Kingscote is the mural captivating visitors with the beautiful portrayal celebrating Kangaroo Island wildlife. Artist Cam Scale has created the Kangaroo Island Kangaroo and the endangered Glossy Black Cockatoo. The first side, a mother Kangaroo, and her joey while two of the Island’s endangered glossy black cockatoos – one perched on a tree branch and the other mid-flight – occupies the other.
The silos are spectacular at night, so make sure you leave some time to admire it with the stars on.Hope Cottage National Trust MuseumOne of three original cottages built at Kingscote in 1856.
The cottage has a collection of items depicting the early settlement of Kingscote, the site of South Australia's first official settlement, including the history of many early pioneers, photographs, automobile memorabilia, laundry display and an original cellar that can be viewed.
The display includes a large range of obsolete farm machinery, tractors and engines including the Ruston Hornsby engine which powered the electricity supply for Kingscote before the introduction of electricity from the mainland and a restored pre-diesel internal combustion engine. Some of the tractors and motor vehicles are still operational and more items are regularly obtained and restored.
The Lighthouse tower with light assembly was brought from Cape Willoughby when it became obsolete with the introduction of mainland electricity to Kangaroo Island in 1968. A good view of the town can be seen from the balcony of the tower.Bay of Shoals WinesBay of Shoals is a coastal winery situated on historic Reeves Farm, one of South Australia’s first European settlements and former home to Augustus Reeves, the first postmaster on Kangaroo Island. The winery, which was recently rated a 4.5 star winery in the 2023 Halliday Wine Companion, was established by Dr John Willoughby in 1993 and remains in his ownership today.
The first vines were planted on the hillsides in 1993 and the riesling vines are thought to be the closest to the sea in the Southern Hemisphere, at just 30 metres from the waters edge.
Bay of Shoals wines offers an authentic Kangaroo Island product, with fruit being Estate-grown, harvested, and made into wine on site at the property. The estate has over fifteen hectares of established vines producing ten grape varieties that benefit from a true maritime climate, which enhances the fruit flavours. In 2016 the winery produced three bottle fermented sparkling wines, chardonnay, rosé and shiraz.
Their wines offer a refined elegant style reflecting the natural fruit characters of each grape variety.
Bay of Shoals vineyard, winery and cellar door offer spectacular views, hamper style picnic lunches, online bookable experiences, and cellar door tastings and wine sales – all just five minutes from Kingscote.Kangaroo Island BreweryKangaroo Island is home to Kangaroo Island brewery, and is the first cellar door microbrewery on Kangaroo Island. Nestled a short distance from the main town on the island, Kingscote, it is a haven for craft beer enthusiasts and food lovers alike. Spread across a sprawling 20-acre property, the brewery offers ample space for children to play freely, while couples or groups of friends can seek out a tranquil nook in the paddock, on the deck or a spot inside.
That's a wrapExplore the coastal charm of Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, a vibrant seaside town and service center. Beyond its convenience for stocking up on supplies, discover its hidden treasures. Discover the arts trail, seek out farm gates and cellar doors, and enjoy wildlife encounters from birds to fur seals. Walk the coastal Town Walk and historic trail and seek fishing tips from locals.
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