Kingscote & districts

Incorporating: Nepean Bay, Brownlow, Bay of Shoals & Cygnet River.

Located on the peaceful and tranquil Nepean Bay, Kingscote is the capital and commercial hub of Kangaroo Island. It offers shopping, facilities, a wide range of accommodation options and food choices. 

Kingscote has a very special colonial history, as just north of Kingscote is Reeves Point, the site of first European Settlement in South Australia. You can visit Reeves Point and still see the remains of the first Post Office, early houses, jetty remains and more. 

Kingscote highlights include:
Shopping • Restaurants • Colonial history • Jetty fishing • Pelican feeding • Art galleries • Cellar doors • Island Beehive • KI Spirits • Island Pure Sheep Dairy & Cheese • Kangaroo Island Marine Adventures • Kingscote Museum


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Kangaroo Island Gateway
Visitor Information Centre 

PLEASE NOTE: Our Visitor Information Centre is temporarily closed. Please call the Toll Free number below if you require information. You can also contact us by filling out the form below. Our friendly staff at Kangaroo Island's only Accredited Visitor Information Centre will help you customise an itinerary as unique as you are to get the most from your time on Kangaroo Island. 

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