Sealink Kangaroo Island Cup Carnival

There's nothing like coasting to the finish line.


The SeaLink Kangaroo Island Racing Carnival is a ‘must do’ on the South Australian Racing event calendar. The Cygnet River Racecourse comes alive with great country racing on Thursday 20th  and  Saturday  22nd  February.


Support the Island, come for the Carnival!

Thursday 20th February 

Racing at the Cygnet, for the first day of the Racing Carnival.
Held at the Cygnet River Racecourse, Kingscote. Gates open 11.00am. Adults $15. Children under 15 FREE.

Kangaroo Island Racing Club Cocktail Party 

The Ozone Hotel from 7 to 9 pm. Tickets can be pre-purchased for $35 or picked up on the night from the Ozone Hotel. The ticket includes a selection of Dudley Wines, beer, bubbly, soft drink and finger foods.  


Friday 21st February 

Punters Intermission at Dudley Wines Cellar Door,

Cape Willoughby Road, Penneshaw from 10.00am - 8.00pm. Call (08) 8553 133 or email for more information. No entry free, though table bookings are recommended.

Community Fair 

In front of the Ozone Hotel on the Esplanade from 5.00pm – 11.00pm. There will be food and drinks, street stalls and live entertainment. Free entry.


Saturday 22nd February 

Kangaroo Island Cup Race Day

Cygnet River Racecourse, Kingscote. Gates open 11.00am. Adults $21. Children under 15 FREE. 



Sunday 23rd February 

Live Music at Dudley Wines Cellar Door,

Cape Willoughby Road, Penneshaw from 10.00am - 5.00pm. Call (08) 8553 133 or email for more information and to book a table. Free entry.


If you’re heading to the island just for the day, let Sealink do the driving and purchase a KI Cup Package including return coach and ferry transfers from Adelaide and general admission entry. Spoil yourself and upgrade your package to include a ticket into the Long Lunch, too. Race-day packages including coach and ferry transfers are available for Cup Day only.



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