Walks & Hikes

Explore the islands scenic terrain, leaving no stone unturned!

With over 23 hikes around Kangaroo Island there are trails to suit everybody. For those who are beginners to the more experienced, there are hikes ranging from 30 minutes to 8 hours, or even the 5 day Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail.

The Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail... begins in the Flinders Chase National Park visitor centre, and travels to Cape Bouguer Wilderness Protection Area going right through to the Kelly Hill Conservation Park. Visitors get to experience iconic attractions such as the Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch whilst staying overnight in dedicated camping areas.

Kangaroo Island Sculpture Trail

Frenchmans Terrace Penneshaw SA 5222

Telephone 0427530080

Kangaroo Island Sculpture Trail
Penneshaw

The newly developed Kangaroo Island Sculpture Trail offers original artwork in a beautiful natural setting. Located just a few minutes walk from the Penneshaw Jetty and a matter of steps from the town center. Come and wander through the stunning trail built in a remarkable natural environment,...

Iron Stone Hill Hike

Binneys Track Ironstone SA 5222

Telephone 0885534444

Iron Stone Hill Hike
Ironstone

This hike follows the coast east of Penneshaw along a section of the original bullock track to Cape Willoughby and provides spectacular views across Backstairs Passage to the Fleurieu Peninsula. After climbing through regenerating sheoak vegetation, the hike leads to the ruins of Harry Bates’...

Lashmar Conservation Park

Hog Bay Road via Penneshaw SA 5222

Telephone 0885534444

Lashmar Conservation Park
Penneshaw

A favourite for beach lovers, Lashmar Conservation Park adjoins the long sandy beach at Antechamber Bay. The park is an ideal location for swimming, fishing and bird watching and is just a short drive from Cape Willoughby lightstation. Explore the park further by canoeing your way along the...

Cape Willoughby Lightstation - Cape Willoughby Conservation Park

Willoughby Road Willoughby SA 5222

Telephone 0885534466

Cape Willoughby Lightstation - Cape Willoughby Conservation Park
Willoughby

Situated in the easternmost point of Kangaroo Island, Cape Willoughby Lighthouse was the first lighthouse to be built in South Australia in 1852. It stands 27 metres high with 102 steps to the lookout tower, and offers stunning panoramic view across Backstairs Passage and the Kangaroo Island...

Beyeria Walk

Wilsons Road haines SA 5223

Telephone 0885534444

Beyeria Walk
haines

This walk is a delightful short stroll through Kangaroo Island Narrow-leaved Mallee with broombush understorey. Beyeria Conservation Park was named after the endemic Turpentine Bush, Beyeria subtecta. The walk has twenty interpretive signs along the way highlighting ‘The Many Faces of Mallee...

Cape Gantheaume Conservation Park and Wilderness Protection Area

Seagers Road Seal Bay SA 5223

Telephone 0885534444

Cape Gantheaume Conservation Park and Wilderness Protection Area
Seal Bay

There are many other things to see and do on Kangaroo Island - check out our Travel Blog for suggestions! Cape Gantheaume Conservation Park is located on the southern coast of Kangaroo Island approximately 40 kilometres south west of Kingscote. It possesses vast areas of wilderness and spectacular...

Tadpole Cove Walk - Cape Gantheaume Conservation Park

D'Estrees Bay Road D'Estrees Bay SA 5223

Telephone 0885534444

Tadpole Cove Walk - Cape Gantheaume Conservation Park
D'Estrees Bay

This walk combines unusual coastal scenery with early settlement heritage sites. The walk starts at an old grain threshing floor, used by early settlers to process locally grown grain, and takes you past the ruins of a small cottage dating from the same period. The walk then meanders through...

Timber Creek Walk - Cape Gantheaume Conservation Park

Seagers Road Macgillivray SA 5223

Telephone 0885534444

Timber Creek Walk - Cape Gantheaume Conservation Park
Macgillivray

This walk at Murray Lagoon offers the visitor a tea-tree swamp experience. Waterfowl such as ducks, swans and waders flock to the lagoon to create a bird-lovers delight. Hawks and eagles prey upon the waterfowl, while chats and little grassbirds sing among the thickly vegetated shorelines. During...

Curly Creek Hike - Cape Gantheaume Conservation Park

Seagers Road Macgillivray SA 5223

Telephone 0885534444

Curly Creek Hike - Cape Gantheaume Conservation Park
Macgillivray

This hike follows an old fire access track which skirts the edge of Murray Lagoon. Walkers will not only discover a large range of birdlife but also a variety of vegetation communities. Bald Hill provides spectacular views overlooking Murray Lagoon and is an ideal spot to observe migratory waders...

Bald Hill Walk - Cape Gantheaume Conservation Park

Seagers Road Macgillivray SA 5223

Telephone 0885534444

Bald Hill Walk - Cape Gantheaume Conservation Park
Macgillivray

Bald Hill provides spectacular views overlooking Murray Lagoon and is an ideal spot to observe a variety of wetland birds as they feed from the lagoon below. In the distance the visitor can see the dense bush and impressive sand-dunes of the Cape Gantheaume Wilderness Protection Area to the...
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Kangaroo Island 5 Day Pack-Free Walk - Life's an Adventure

Cygnet River SA 5223

Telephone 0299754553

Kangaroo Island 5 Day Pack-Free Walk - Life's an Adventure
Cygnet River

In South Australia a short distance from the mainland lies beautiful Kangaroo Island. Over a third of the island is protected by National Parks and Conservation areas. This creates a sanctuary abundant with native wildlife from sea lions and penguin colonies to striking birdlife and mammals. Their...

Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail

South Coast Road Flinders Chase SA 5223

Telephone 0885534470

Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail
Flinders Chase

Due to bush fire activity in January 2020 on Kangaroo Island this attraction is now closed until further notice. There are many other things to see and do on Kangaroo Island - check out www.southaustralia.com or www.tourkangarooisland.com for suggestions! Discover nature's secrets on this 61 km...

Stokes Bay Bush Garden

1511 Stokes Bay Road Stokes Bay SA 5223

Telephone 0885592244

Stokes Bay Bush Garden
Stokes Bay

Due to bush fire activity in January 2020 on Kangaroo Island this attraction is now closed until further notice. There are many other things to see and do on Kangaroo Island - check out www.southaustralia.com or www.tourkangarooisland.com for suggestions! Stokes Bay Bush Garden offers an easy look...

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