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SeaLink Kangaroo Island Ferry Service Timetable

Sealink ferry family at Cape Jervis

Please check-in a minimum 30 minutes prior to departure.

The ferry crossing is approximately 45 minutes. Please note that on some sailings, the ferry terminal may not be open. In these cases, our ferry crew will conduct the check-in for you.

  • To Kangaroo IslandBOOK NOW
    TimeFrequency
    6:00 am*
    7:00 am ⁽¹⁾Mon-Fri#
    9:00 am
    Daily^
    10:00 am
    Daily
    12:00 pm
    Mon-Sat#
    1:00 pm
    *
    3:00 pm
    Sunday#
    4:00 pm
    Daily
    6:00 pm
    Daily^
    7:00 pm
    Daily
    9:00 pm
    *
    9:45 pm
    *

    ^Meets the SeaLink Coach Connection
    *Additional services may operate due to seasonal capacity requirements
    #Ferry may operate on other days due to seasonal capacity requirements
    ⁽¹⁾Restricted passenger capacity if operating as a Freight/Fuel service

    Please note:

    • If you are travelling on a 'Spirit of Kangaroo Island' service you may be travelling with freight, which could include livestock or fuel. For more information, please contact our Sales Centre on 13 13 01
  • From Kangaroo IslandBOOK NOW
    TimeFrequency
    5:30 am
    Mon-Fri#
    7:30 am
    *
    8:30 am
    Daily^
    10:30 am
    Daily
    11:30 am⁽¹⁾
    *
    1:30 pm
    Mon-Sat#
    2:30 pm⁽¹⁾
    Daily
    4:30 pm
    Sunday#
    5:30 pm
    Daily
    7:30 pm
    Daily^
    8:30 pm
    *
    10:15 pm
    *

    ^Meets the SeaLink Coach Connection
    *Additional services may operate due to seasonal capacity requirements
    #Ferry may operate on other days due to seasonal capacity requirements
    ⁽¹⁾Restricted passenger capacity if operating as a Freight/Fuel service

    Please note:

    • If you are travelling on a 'Spirit of Kangaroo Island' service you may be travelling with freight, which could include livestock or fuel. For more information, please contact our Sales Centre on 13 13 01
  • Adelaide to KingscoteStandard AMStandard PM
    Coach departs Adelaide6:45 am3:30 pm
    Ferry departs Cape Jervis9:00 am6:00 pm
    Shuttle departs Penneshaw10:00 am7:00 pm
    Shuttle arrives Kingscote11:00 am (approx.)8:00 pm (approx.)
    Kingscote to AdelaideStandard AMStandard PM
    Shuttle departs Kingscote7:00 am5:30 pm
    Ferry departs Penneshaw8:30 am7:30 pm
    Coach departs Cape Jervis9:30 am8:30 pm
    Coach arrives Adelaide11:30 am (approx.)10:30 pm (approx.)
  • Ferry maintenance occurs every year over winter, when our two vessels take turns in being removed from service for a short period. During this time, ferry and coach service times will alter slightly.

    Ferry timetable (Maintanance Period)
    To Kangaroo Island (departing Cape Jervis)BOOK NOW
    TimeFrequency
    6:00 am ⁽¹⁾Daily
    9:00 amDaily^
    12:00 pmDaily
    3:00 pmDaily
    6:00 pmDaily^


    From Kangaroo Island (departing Penneshaw)BOOK NOW
    TimeFrequency
    7:30 amDaily^
    10:30 amDaily
    1:30 pm⁽¹⁾Daily
    4:30 pm⁽¹⁾Daily
    7:30 pmDaily^
    10:15 pm*

    ^Meets the SeaLink Coach Connection
    *Additional services may operate due to seasonal capacity requirements
    ⁽¹⁾Restricted passenger capacity if operating as a Freight/Fuel service


    Coach Connection and On-Island Shuttle Timetable (Maintenance period)
    Adelaide to KingscoteAMPM
    Coach departs Adelaide6:45 am3:30 pm
    Ferry departs Cape Jervis9:00 am6:00 pm
    Shuttle departs Penneshaw10:00 am7:00 pm
    Shuttle arrives Kingscote11:00 am (approx.)8:00 pm (approx.)
    Kingscote to AdelaideAMPM
    Shuttle departs Kingscote6:15 am5:30 pm
    Ferry departs Penneshaw7:30 am7:30 pm
    Coach departs Cape Jervis8:45 am8:30 pm
    Coach arrives Adelaide10:40 am (approx.)
    10:30 pm (approx.)
  • The Adelaide to Cape Jervis SeaLink Connection service which connects with the SeaLink Kangaroo Island Ferry Service also operates as a public coach service and provides pick-ups and drop-offs en route.

    View the Public Coach Service Rates and Timetable (valid for travel from 24 May 2022 to 26 July 2022 and 24 August 2022 to 31 March 2023)

    View the Maintenance Period Public Coach Timetable (valid for travel 27 July to 23 August 2022)

    Please note: Public Coach Rates & Timetable are subject to change without notice.

  • If you are travelling on one of our tours, we offer complimentary pick-ups from selected Adelaide hotels.
    View the Adelaide Hotel Pick-Ups map