Best Things To Do in Kingscote, Australia

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PLACES TO SEE

  • Kangaroo Island Gallery : The Kangaroo Island Gallery is the retail outlet for members of the Kangaroo Island Art Society. Located centrally, the gallery has on display beautiful artworks by resident artists of the island.
  • Pelican Feeding : Wearing a classy hat, John the ‘Pelican Man’ entertains the crowd everyday at 5 o’clock at the Kingscote Wharf. The Pelican Man provides visitors with an entertaining and informative talk about pelicans and other sea birds all the while feeding fish treats to the birds. An interesting and fun Kangaroo Island attraction.
  • Hope Cottage : If you want to see how the islanders used to live back in the late 1800s, head over to Hope Cottage. It offers a fascinating insight into the unique history and heritage of Kangaroo Island.
  • Kingscote Farmer’s Market : Held every 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month in the Kingscote School courtyard, the Kingscote Farmer’s Market is a vivacious and bustling one.

Below we have a list of things to do in Kingscote and the places where you want to spend the best moments of your trip. At the same time, the city offers you the best neighborhoods to explore and new foods to try.

This list should help you in deciding and prioritizing what you should plan on your Kingscote getaway. Find a mix of must-see tourist spots, underrated local hangouts, and maybe even a few new experiences you can try out.

Make the most of your trip to Kingscote with confidence.

Tourist Attractions in Kingscote

Here is the list of things to do in Kingscote and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Bella Cafe Restaurant And Pizza Bar

    Bar, Outdoors, Food And Drinks, Restaurant

    A small little place situated on Dauncey Street, Bella Cafe Restaurant and Pizza Bar serves delicious food items. Some items from the menu that you have to try are: Lamb roast Gourmet Pizza Quinoa pumpkin salad Chicken Kiev Chocolate Mousse and Goat’s cheese curd tart
  2. Cliffords Honey Farm

    4.5 (56 Votes)
    Cliffords Honey Farm

    Outdoors, Picnic Spot, Nature, Farm

    Owned by Dave, the Clifford’s Honey Farm is a family run business. It aims at providing visitors with good quality honey. Amenities and facilities within the honey farm include: Guided tours of the farm. Demonstrations of how honey is extracted. Large picnic areas On sale are organic products such as honey, candles, wax products and cosmetics. The Clifford’s Honey farm is a must v...Read more
  3. Island Beehive

    4.5 (101 Votes)
    Island Beehive

    Food And Drinks, Cafe, Specialty Shop

    If you love honey and if you want to buy some honey jars for your loved ones back home, head over to Island Beehive. An innovative and fun concept, they also have a cafe on premises which sells snacks and coffees that have honey as an ingredient! Island Beehive is owned by Peter Davis, one the first and now the biggest organic producers in Australia. While there, do try their honey ice cream.
  4. Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Oil Distillery

    Food And Drinks, Picnic Spot, Specialty Shop

    Since the year 1991, the Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Oil Distillery and retail shop has been a popular Kangaroo Island tourist attraction. They are the only Eucalyptus Oil distillery in South Australia. Facilities include: Guided tours every half hour during peak season. Self-guided tours Extensive range of local art, crafts and produce. Light refreshments available. Wines tasting Kangaroo Island Cid...Read more
  5. Emu Bay Lavender Farm

    4.7 (24 Votes)
    Emu Bay Lavender Farm

    Outdoors, Farm

    Spread across an area of 1 hectare, the Emu Bay Lavender Farm has 10 different varieties of Angustifolia and Intermedia Lavender. The owners Maria and Tony give guided tours of their farmlands during lavender season. On the guided tours, visitors get to learn about lavender production, see it in its various stages throughout the season and even taste some goodies made with lavender. A must...Read more
  6. Hope Cottage

    4.6 (62 Votes)
    Hope Cottage

    Historical Site

    If you want to see how the islanders used to live back in the late 1800s, head over to Hope Cottage. It offers a fascinating insight into the unique history and heritage of Kangaroo Island. The Hope Cottage was built in 1859 and is the restored home of brothers Charles and Michael Calnan. Representing life from 1860s onwards, you will find on display articles such as: Period furniture Clothing...Read more
  7. Bay Of Shoals Winery

    4.8 (71 Votes)
    Bay Of Shoals Winery

    Outdoors, Food And Drinks, Winery

    Located 5 minutes north of Kingscote, the Bay of Shoals Winery opens its cellar doors to visitors every day for wine tasting and buying. Varieties of wine include Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Chardonnay, Sparkling Chardonnay, Sparkling Rose, Sparkling Red, Rose, Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Island Blend, Moscato and Vintage Fortified. Some of the winery’s products are award winning ones. A m...Read more
  8. Kangaroo Island Gallery

    4.3 (95 Votes)
    Kangaroo Island Gallery

    Art Gallery, Photo Gallery

    The Kangaroo Island Art Society was established in the year 1988 by a small group of local artists. The Kangaroo Island Gallery is the retail outlet for members of this art society. Located centrally, the gallery has on display beautiful artworks by resident artists of the island. Visitors can view and purchase handmade items and art pieces such as jewellery, paintings, ceramics, photographs, g...Read more
  9. Kingscote Farmers Market

    Outdoors, Market

    Held every 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month in the Kingscote School courtyard, the Kingscote Farmer’s Market is a vivacious and bustling one. On sale are items and products such as: Honey Olive Oil Plants and saplings Fruits Flowers Food items Sea Food Nuts Cupcakes and a lot more
  10. Seaside Beauty

    Leisure, Spa

    After exploring the entire length and breadth of Kingscote on foot, head over to Seaside beauty for a relaxing massage. Whether it is a facial you want, or a relaxing foot massage or maybe you want to get a full body pampering massage, book an appointment at Seaside Beauty and enjoy a rejuvenating session with Mandy, the owner of the Spa.
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  15. Kingscote Wharf, Kingscote, South Australia