Holiday rentals and lettings in Kangaroo Island

Holiday rentals and lettings in Kangaroo Island

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Highlights in Kangaroo Island

  • Sand boarding
  • Winery
  • Brewery
  • Beaches
  • Nature reserve, Lighthouses

Best Holiday Rentals & Lettings in Kangaroo Island

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Holiday Home for 6 People in Island Beach (kangaroo Island), Kangaroo Island
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Island Beach (kangaroo Island), Kangaroo Island
Holiday Home • 6 Guests • 2 Bedrooms
(25 reviews)
Lantauanan is self contained. Just 15 minutes drive from the ferry in Penneshaw and 40 minutes from the Kingscote airport.It is built on top of a sand dune with easy access to the swimming beach and 500 metres from boat launching area.Facilities and furnishingLantauanan is reverse cycle air conditioned, and each bedroom has a fan and electric heater.Lantauanan has 2 bedrooms, sleeping six persons in comfort, one bathroom, and an open plan living room. The kitchen is fully equipped with dishwasher. It has a safe, gated veranda on three sides affording great views and safe for the toodlers. L...
from A$240 / night
Holiday Home for 2 People in Emu Bay, Kangaroo Island
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Emu Bay, Kangaroo Island
Holiday Home • 2 Guests • 1 Bedroom
(28 reviews)
Perched on the side of a hill this cosy contemporary beach house overlooks the trees and ocean of Emu Bay. The house is private on its 5acres but only 700m from the 4.5km long beach of Emu Bay.The house is designed as a coastal retreat for its owners and has an intimate connection to its bush surroundings and nearby sea. The location, the incredible views and the house provide for a perfect retreat, a holiday and a place for relaxation.The living and outside areas are north facing with views of the sea and bush. One can experience this unique location from all rooms at any time of the day a...
from A$255 / night
Holiday Home for 8 People in Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island
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Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island
Holiday Home • 140 m² • 3 Bedrooms
(48 reviews)
Welcome to MillpondFree WI-FI - we're happy to announce that we now provide free WI-FI throughout the home.Having just undergone extensive renovations, Millpond is a modern, 3 -bedroom, 2 - bathroom house overlooking spectacular views to the mainland. The house sleeps 8 adults comfortably. Two bedrooms have Queen-sized beds and the third bedroom has two bunk beds. Large sliding doors and windows in living areas and the master bedroom provide sensational views of beautiful Hog Bay and Penneshaw beach. Millpond is just 25 meters to a clean white sandy beach, which is ideal for families and w...
from A$311 / night

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Prices and availability

Current Holiday letting prices Kangaroo Island

A$587for 25 May - 1 Jun
A$728 annual average
Average price per week

Current holiday letting availability Kangaroo Island

53%for 25 May - 1 Jun
60% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Holiday rentals and lettings in Kangaroo Island

Australia’s hidden gem

Set just off the coast of Adelaide in South Australia is the pristine paradise of Kangaroo Island. The island boasts an endless array of picturesque nature-scapes, white-sand beaches, and spectacular scenery. Visit wildlife sanctuaries where you can enjoy close-up encounters with a variety of wildlife species, including sea lions, seals, koalas, wallabies, and kangaroos! The island also produces wines and beers, which you can taste at various breweries and wineries scattered around the island. Kangaroo Island offers a unique tropical holiday setting for families, couples, and groups of friends!

Finding your perfect holiday rental in Kangaroo Island

Enjoy an idyllic getaway on Kangaroo Island with a holiday rental perfectly suited to your travelling preferences. There are several lettings available around the island in varying sizes, designs, and locations. Opt for a holiday rental right along the sandy coastline where you can enjoy stunning sunset views from your private balcony. Book a rental with a grassy garden area and plenty of trees just a stone’s throw away from the ocean. Splash around in your own private pool or take a dip in the jacuzzi with a variety of rentals offering both. Oversized rentals are available for families, while couples can enjoy cosy 1- or 2-bedroom rentals. Modern amenities such as Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, and a washing machine are available at nearly all accommodations. If you’re travelling with a furry friend, there are several pet-friendly options to choose from!

Vacations in Kangaroo Island

The area and getting around

Arriving in Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island is situated 8 miles off the coast of South Australia, just southwest of Adelaide. You can either take a 45-minute ferry ride of a 30-minute plane ride from Adelaide to reach the island. There are several ferry and flight options operating daily.

Getting around Kangaroo Island

Getting around Kangaroo Island is best done via private vehicle. You can bring your own car to the island by ferry, or you can hire a car from one of the many hire companies after you’ve arrived. The island is the 3rd largest island in Australia, so having a car to get around is a necessity. Not many areas around the island are walkable. Also, taxis and public transport are not readily available.

Travellers and activities

Kangaroo Island for families

Kangaroo Island is the perfect slice of paradise for families to explore together. Visit the enormous white-sand dunes of Little Sahara where you can try sand boarding. Sandboard rentals are available, and you can glide down the sandy dunes– a fun activity for older kids and teenagers! Also, for a fun coastal adventure go visit the lighthouses around the island! The lighthouses of Cape Borda and Cape Willoughby are some of the top ones to visit.

Kangaroo Island for couples

Couples will find plenty of ways to enjoy a holiday in Kangaroo Island! After exploring the pristine beaches around the island, head over to Kangaroo Island Brewery for a tasting of their house-made beers. The aesthetic microbrewery also sells local apple cider and organic wines, as well as an impressive food menu where you can grab a bite to eat. If you enjoyed the beer tasting, be sure not to miss out on the spectacular ocean views and excellent local wines at Dudley Wines. Here you can relax with magnificent views of the ocean and surrounding area as you do a tasting of the house-made wines. You can also order a pizza or a food platter to pair with a glass of wine after the tasting!

After Tasmania and Melville Island, Kangaroo Island is the third-largest island in Australia, measuring just over 1,700 square miles in size!

Top 5 travel tips in Kangaroo Island

1. Explore Flinders Chase National Park

Make this your first stop on the island! The nature and coastal landscapes here are among some of the most breathtaking in all of Australia. While here you can explore a variety of walking paths which lead to different natural attractions– Woodlands Walk is a top-rated family-friendly walking path in the park. Stop by Remarkable Rocks where you can view a surreal rock formation with incredible views of the area.

2. See Admirals Arch

Set within Flinders Chase Park, Admirals Arch is a must-visit for anyone exploring Kangaroo Island. Walk along the boardwalks as you explore the stunning coastal landscapes which lead to Admirals Arch. The Arch area is home to a seal colony as well as a pristine and untouched coastal area.

3. Spend the day at Stokes Beach

The beautiful white-sand cove and gentle waves at Stokes Beach offer the ultimate beach day for families and couples. The beach is not visible from the car park– you’ll have to traverse through a wide tunnel to reach the bay area, but once it is visible, you’ll be blown away by its pristine beauty! It’s the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing beach day swimming and sunbathing.

4. See koalas at Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

See adorable koala bears in their natural habitat at Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary. You’ll also see plenty of wild kangaroos hopping around the area! Walk through the sanctuary and be sure to keep a watchful eye out to spot the koala bears in the tree tops!

5. Visit Seal Bay Conservation Park

The Seal Bay Conservation Park simply cannot be missed. Here you can visit wild sea lions in their natural habitat during a guided tour. During the informative tour, you’ll walk down the beach to the sea lion colony with a guide who will tell you about the animals as well as about the conservation efforts made by the park. It’s mesmerizing to watch the animals relaxing in their natural habitat!

FAQs: Holiday Rentals & Lettings in Kangaroo Island

How much does it cost to book a holiday rental in Kangaroo Island?

Considering the average price of A$355.67 per night, Kangaroo Island lies at the lower end of the price range for holiday lettings in Australia.

What time of year offers, on average, the best holiday rental prices in Kangaroo Island?

If you seek to make the most of your money, the most budget-friendly months to visit Kangaroo Island are November (A$255.44 the average price per night for accommodation), December (A$287.13), and January (A$302.97).

In which months is it more expensive to rent a holiday letting in Kangaroo Island?

In 2020, the month that had the highest annual average in Kangaroo Island was June, with an average price of A$397.72 per night. This was followed by May, with an average of A$390.92, and July, with A$384.5.

Do I need to plan a trip to Kangaroo Island well in advance?

So you don't run out of accommodation options in Kangaroo Island we recommend you to be proactive, as 77% of rentals are usually booked, according to last year's data.

When are more holiday lettings available?

The best months to find available accommodation in Kangaroo Island are May (the average amount of properties that are available reached 56% of the total in 2020), June (39%), and April (32%).

Which months is it more difficult to find available rentals?

Holiday rentals in Kangaroo Island reach their peak in demand in January, with an availability rate of 0%. The second most requested month is October, with 5.4%, and the third is December with 6%.

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