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Cheerful family riding a convertible car

CarHire.com.au will arrange a vehicle to get you around Kangaroo Island at either the airport or at the ferry terminus.

 Use our state of the art booking system. Fill in the search form with your travel details and a comparison list of available car rental vehicles from Avis, Thrifty, Budget, Hertz and Europcar will be generated for your reference. Choose the Kangaroo Island car rental that will suit all vacation needs from a vast selection of available vehicles.

Having a car rental ready will give you a stress free holiday. It will give you the freedom to decide what to do or where to go anytime, anywhere. Feel free to create your own schedule. Your car hire on Kangaroo Island will be your saviour from the hassles of waiting for the availability of public transport.

Several pickup locations are placed in and near Kangaroo Island for your convenience. If you need any assistance, contact us and our car rental experts will be able to help.

Drive your rental car and explore the wildlife of Kangaroo Island

Move your car rental to the third largest island of Australia,  discovered by Matthew Flinders and  originally settled as a sealing colony.  It was suggested as the capital of South Australia, before the site of Adelaide was chosen.

On the island the koala is an introduced species and these little grey cuties are everywhere. More importantly, hop in your car rental and learn why the island is a haven for the only pure strain of the Ligurian bee left in the world. Originally from Italy, these bees have found sanctuary on the island and a ban is placed on the importation of honey or bees. This will allow the strain to stay pure and the honey that is created by these bees is wonderful. 

In Kingscote,  the largest town on the island, you will find some of the feathered locals that come on shore before sunset for feeding. The pelicans have been fed by local tour guides for years and it's a wonderful opportunity to see these pied beauties up close.

Travelling to  Kangaroo Island by Ferry

There are two deluxe vehicle and passenger ferries available between Cape Jervis, which usually takes about a two-hour trip from Adelaide on the Fleurieu Peninsula and Penneshaw KI. Both Cape Jervis and Penneshaw terminals are operated by the Kangaroo Island SeaLink.  Reservations are needed as they only offer four departures each day with extra services during peak times. The travel time is as fast as 45 minutes. Take note that the mainland coach connections are available to and from Adelaide and Goolwa to Cape Jervis, while the island connections are available to and from Penneshaw to American River and Kingscote. Visit www.sealink.com.au/kangaroo-island-ferry/terminal-checkin for more information.