Ferries to Kangaroo Island
Ferries from 1 Route and 2 Ports
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Open tickets are valid for up to 12 months from booking date (see ticket conditions).

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Open tickets are valid for up to 12 months from booking date (see ticket conditions).

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Kangaroo Island Ferry

The most popular tourist destination of Australia’s many Islands, Kangaroo Island is the perfect place to visit to see stunning wildlife and beautiful beaches, and to really get closer to nature. With 5 ferry crossings running daily to Kangaroo Island from the mainland of Australia, and with sail times of only 45 minutes, book now with Direct Ferries to find the best ferry at the best price for your trip to Kangaroo Island.

Although there is only one ferry operator that provides ferries to Kangaroo Island, on the Cape Jervis to Penneshaw route, and as there are up to 5 ferries sailing a day, there is not one specific ferry timetable. This is also because ferry sailings can be impacted by a number of factors, such as time of year, and weather conditions, but we will always give you the most relevant information when you are making your booking.

Ferry prices are highly dependent on the circumstances of the ferry and to your specific journey, from what time of year you are travelling, to how you are travelling, such as by car or on foot. Because of this, we recommend checking out our handy fare finder tool, which lets you find the best ferry at the best price for you, and be sure to sign up to our email newsletter to be the first to hear about our latest deals and offers. .

On average, ferries to Kangaroo Island only take around 45 minutes, making it a quick and easy trip to take. However, do bear in mind that ferry durations can be affected by any number of factors, such as weather conditions at the time of sail, so there may be delays in how long your ferry will sail for.

Sealink Kangaroo Island, the operator that provides ferries to Kangaroo Island, does allow cars onboard their ferries, so you will be able to bring your car with you, but no pets are allowed onboard.

Kangaroo Island reviews

  • "Smooth and efficient"

    Very straightforward trip. Staff were all very friendly and helpful.

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    Punctual on time and disciplined boarding and deboarding.. Friendly staff and appropriate announcements.

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  • "Great trip"

    All was on time and had an enjoyable journey. Many thanks.

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  • "Top ferry"

    Top, including the dolphins next to the ship

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