3 reasons to visit Kangaroo Island

For anyone looking to get away from civilisation for a while and experience some of the less-visited islands around Australia, Kangaroo Island located just 13km off mainland South Australia is the perfect destination. With its rich history, beautiful national park and excellent food you’re sure to never be bored or run out of things to do. Never been to Kangaroo Island before? Take a look at our top 3 reasons you should visit today.

Kangaroo Island is fantastic to explore as you can take your Austrack Campers over on the Sealink. This allows you to explore the Island at your leisure or spend a day or two camping in some of the many fantastic caravan parks.


1. Flinders Chase National Park


Flinders Chase National Park is a must-do for anyone visiting Kangaroo Island. The perfect spot to explore the remote wilderness of Kangaroo Island, you can access some of the most iconic features including Admirals Arch, Remarkable Rocks and even see a long-nosed fur seal colony if you’re lucky. There are designated camping areas within the national park giving you plenty of time to explore and take in the wildlife and scenery.

Flinders Chase on Kangaroo Island
2. Take a trip to Baudin’s Beach


Baudin’s Beach, named after famous French navigator Nicolas Baudin who explored Kangaroo Island in 1802 is a beautiful beach to spend an afternoon or two. If you have a boat you can make use of the boat ramp to head out for the day or spend a few hours fishing or you can spend some time navigating some of the clifftop walking paths that offer stunning views.


3. Visit a lighthouse or two!


Kangaroo Island is home to several impressive lighthouses, both of which were built in the 19th century, making them great day trips for the history buffs among us. Cape Willoughby Lightstation and Cape Borda Lightstation are both steeped in history and open for visits by the public.


Cape Willoughby light house
Kangaroo Island is a great place to visit and you should make some time for it if you’re in South Australia. With plenty to do and a relatively easy way to get your camper to the Island, you’re sure to have a great time exploring. If you’re looking for camper trailer, we can help. Get in touch (https://www.austrackcampers.com.au/contact-us/) with our team today and have a chat about your upcoming off-road or travel adventures and how we can help take them to the next level.