Kangaroo Island Self-Drive Short Break Packages

Kangaroo Island is one of the best regions in South Australia for a self-drive holiday using your own car or a hire car (feel free to ask us about hire car options). Take a holiday at your own pace, choose what regions and activities suit you best. The below are some packages to help you make your holiday.

To book the following packages you can call us on 13 13 01, email us, or fill out our online enquiry form.

2017-18 KI Self-Drive Short Break Holiday Packages PDF


3 Day American River Adventurer Package (ARCC)

WINTER SPECIAL - Sale price from $420 per person, twin share (usually $458 per person)

Base yourself at the quiet, friendly fishing village of American River and discover the eastern end of Kangaroo Island.

Includes:

  • Return SeaLink ferry travel for 2 adults and a standard size vehicle
  • 2 nights accommodation in a Superior Queen Poolview or Superior King Bayview room at Mercure Kangaroo Island Lodge, American River including daily full buffet breakfast
  • Pre-dinner wine tastings of four Kangaroo Island wines
  • $50 credit for dinner at Reflection Restaurant at Mercure Kangaroo Island Lodge
  • Self-guided walking Nocturnal tour around American River
  • Visit to Clifford’s Honey Farm with complimentary honey ice cream
  • Entry to Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery including a self-guided tour of the distillery
  • Complimentary Pelican Feeding Experience (supplied by Mercure KI Lodge)

On Island Hire Car option with Budget Rent-A-Car KI also available (Tour Code: ARHC) From $583.50 per person, twin share.

Sale price valid for travel from 14th June to 31st July 2017. For other dates please enquire.


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3 Day Food and Wine Lover's Self-Drive Package (FWCC)

From $516 per person, twin share

Experience Kangaroo Island's local produce and spectacular scenery whilst staying at Kangaroo Island Seafront in Penneshaw.

Includes:

  • Return SeaLink ferry travel for 2 adults and a standard size vehicle
  • 2 nights accommodation in a Sorrento's Room at Kangaroo Island Seafront, Penneshaw including daily full buffet breakfast
  • Bottle of Kangaroo Island wine on arrival
  • $60 dinner voucher at Penny's Restaurant at the Penneshaw Hotel
  • Gourmet Lunch at Dudley Wines with a glass of wine per person
  • Bay of Shoals Wines wine tasting and savoury platter 

On Island Hire Car option with Budget Rent-A-Car KI also available (Tour Code: FWHC) From $679.50 per person, twin share.

Prices valid from 1st of April 2017 to 31st of March 2018, for other dates please enquire.


3 Day Romantic Hideaway Self-Drive Package (RHCC)

From $527 per person, twin share

It's time to take your loved one away on that short break you have been wanting to do for so long.

Includes:

  • Return SeaLink ferry travel for 2 adults and a standard size vehicle
  • 2 nights accommodation in an Executive Room at the Ozone Hotel, Kingscote including daily full buffet breakfast
  • Welcome bottle of Kangaroo Island wine
  • $84 dinner voucher for the Zone Restaurant at the Ozone Hotel
  • Picnic basket lunch for two

On Island Hire Car option with Budget Rent-A-Car KI also available (Tour Code: RHHC) From $690.50 per person, twin share.

Prices valid from 1st of April 2017 to 31st of March 2018, for other dates please enquire.

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4 Day Emu Bay Wine & Wildlife Package (EBCC)

From $379 per person, twin share

Enjoy superb ocean views from your accommodation at Emu Bay, situated on the north Coast of Kangaroo Island. From here you can explore the island at your own pace.

Includes:

  • Return SeaLink ferry travel for 2 adults and a standard size vehicle
  • 3 nights accommodation at Emu Bay Holiday Homes (based on 'Cottage 3 & 4' one bedroom unit) including daily continental breakfast
  • Welcome bottle of Bay of Shoals Wine with 2 souvenir wine glasses
  • Entry fee into Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park, Parndana
  • Wine tastings at Bay of Shoals Wines

On Island Hire Car option with Budget Rent-A-Car KI also available (Tour Code: EBHC) From $585 per person, twin share.

Prices valid from 1st of April 2017 to 31st of March 2018, for other dates please enquire. Prices above are based on low season rates at Emu Bay Holiday Homes. High Season Rates apply.

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3 Day Kangaroo Island Family Escape Package - KIDS STAY FREE! (FECC)

From $1032 per family of four (2 adults, 2 children) Kids Stay Free!

From $438.50 per person, twin share 

There's nothing better than being with your family and exploring this great island.

Includes:

  • Return SeaLink ferry travel for 2 adults, 2 children (3-14 years) and a standard size vehicle
  • 2 nights accommodation in a 2 Bedroom Luxury Family Apartment at Acacia Apartments, Kingscote KIDS STAY FREE!
  • Breakfast provisions for the first morning only
  • Raptor Domain - Ultimate Interactive Wildlife Pass including Birds of Prey, Fang-Tastic and Venom Pit displays

Add on a KI activity (additional costs):

On Island Hire Car option with Budget Rent-A-Car KI also available (Tour Code: FHCC) From $ 1407 per family of four (2 adults and 2 children) OR $602 per person, twin share.

Prices valid from 1st of April 2017 to 31st of March 2018, for other dates please enquire.

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5 Day Experience Kangaroo Island Package (EKICC)

From $715 per person, twin share

See Kangaroo Island from “East to West” with this great package including return ferry travel to Kangaroo Island, 2 nights’ accommodation in Kingscote and 2 nights down at the western end near Flinders Chase National Park.

Includes:

  • Return SeaLink ferry for 2 adults and a standard sized vehicle
  • 2 nights accommodation in a Ocean View Room at the Kangaroo Island Seaside, Kingscote including daily continental breakfast
  • 2 nights accommodation in a Courtyard Suite at the Kangaroo Island Wilderness Retreat (Flinders Chase, Western KI) including daily continental breakfast
  • A welcome bottle of wine and picnic lunch for two (supplied by the Kangaroo Island Wilderness Retreat)
  • A delicious Platter lunch with glass of wine or soft drink at Andermel Marron Farm Cafe

On Island Hire Car option with Budget Rent-A-Car KI also available (Tour Code: EKIHC) From $903 per person, twin share.

Prices valid from 1st of April 2017 to 31st of March 2018, for other dates please enquire.

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Vivonne Bay Beach Kangaroo Island

3 Day Vivonne Bay Self-Drive (Tour Code: SOBP)

Own Car - From $288 per person, twin share or $186 per person based on 4-share

Experience KI's local wine, food, wildlife and spectacular scenery on your own self-drive holiday staying at Vivonne Bay Lodge, set on 206 hectares of natural Australian bushland with 1km beach frontage.

Includes:

  • Return SeaLink passenger ferry transfers including a standard size vehicle
  • 2 nights accommodation at Vivonne Bay Lodge (private room for up to 4 people with shared bathroom facilities)
  • Bed linen and bath towels included
  • Continental breakfast daily
  • Complimentary Adventure ticket including use of bikes, kayaks and sandboards (Sandboard levy not included)

On Island Hire Car option with Budget Rent-A-Car KI also available (Tour Code SHBP) From $504 per person twin share or $318 per person based on 4-share.

Additional nights at Vivonne Bay Lodge available if you want to stay longer!

Prices valid from 1st of April 2017 to 31st of March 2018, for other dates please enquire.

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3 Day Vivonne Bay & Raptor Domain Self-Drive (SOBP)

From $308 per person twin share

Join Dave, Leeza and their amazing Kangaroo Island attraction, Birds of Prey, for an educational, interactive and inspiring experience. Meet an array of birds including Jedda, the majestic Wedge Tailed Eagle, enjoy a delightful interactive experience with Casper the friendly Barn Owl and meet Banjo and Clancy, the laughing Kookaburras.

Includes:

  • Return SeaLink ferry travel for 2 adults and a standard size vehicle
  • 2 nights accommodation at Vivonne Bay Lodge (private room for up to 4 people with shared bathroom facilities)
  • Bed linen and bath towels included
  • Continental breakfast daily
  • Complimentary Adventure ticket including use of bikes, kayaks and sandboards (Sandboard levy not included)
  • 'In-Flight' Birds of Prey Display at Raptor Domain

Prices valid from 1st of April 2017 to 31st of March 2018, for other dates please enquire.

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3 Day Lighthouse Adventure Self-Drive (SOCC)

From $822 per family of four (2 adults and 2 children) OR $337 per person, twin share

For a real family adventure, experience life as a Lighthouse Keeper with accommodation in a cottage at one of the Island’s three Lighthouses.

Includes:

  • Return SeaLink ferry travel for 2 adults, 2 children (3-14 years) and a standard size vehicle
  • 2 nights accommodation in a 3 bedroom Lighthouse Keepers Cottage (room only)

On Island Hire Car option with Budget Rent-A-Car KI also available (Tour Code: SHCC), please enquire.

Prices valid from 1st of April 2017 to 31st of March 2018, for other dates please enquire. Prices are based on low season rates. High Season Rates apply.

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2 Night Kangaroo Island Wilderness Retreat Self-Drive (SOCC)

From $448 per person, twin share

Experience Kangaroo Island's local wine, food, wildlife and spectacular scenery on your own self drive short break. Stay at the Kangaroo Island Wilderness Retreat which is on the door step to Flinders Chase National Park.

Includes:

  • Return SeaLink ferry travel for 2 adults a standard size vehicle
  • 2 nights accommodation in a Courtyard Suite at the Kangaroo Island Wilderness Retreat (Flinders Chase, Western KI) including daily continental breakfast

On Island Hire Car option with Budget Rent-A-Car KI also available (Tour Code: SHCC).

Prices valid from 1st of April 2017 to 31st of March 2018, for other dates please enquire.

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Have something else in mind?

Haven't found what you are after? Then make your own Self-Drive Package, by booking your accommodation and ferry, and save. Do it online, or call us.

Island Intrigue CD

Self-guide Tour CD
$25.00 per CD

For your self-drive holiday, "Island Intrigue" is a self-guide audio tour for Kangaroo Island, which allows you to experience the island at your own pace. Information on where to go and when, stories and history, a map with suggested driving routes and more.

Learn more about the CD