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Kangaroo Island Gateway Visitor Information Centre

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Address: Howard Dr, Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5222, Australia
Phone Number:
+61 8 8553 1185
Today
09:00 - 17:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Kangaroo Island's only Accredited Visitor Information Centre (VIC) offers a...

Kangaroo Island's only Accredited Visitor Information Centre (VIC) offers a one-stop shop for transport, accommodation and attraction bookings prior to arrival and once on-island. Included at the VIC is a well-stocked souvenir shop including local Kangaroo Island produce and product. Contact us today to start planning your Kangaroo Island visit. ... just across the water, but a world away!

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Informative but small

This visitor centre is situated in Penneshaw. Little place and very nice people. We did ask many questions and they were happy to reply.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
jacquelinest2017
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Melbourne, Australia
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Kangaroo Island, Australia
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25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Good to help find out local events and decide on places of interest for any stay on Kangaroo Island.

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Thank Kevin M
KIGVIC, Manager at Kangaroo Island Gateway Visitor Information Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback Kevin M - we hope you've had an amazing stay on Kangaroo Island :-D More 

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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35 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Visitors Centre has friendly staff and lots of information about the Island. There's also a nice Vietnamese Food Van in the car park most days...

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Thank Roland G
KIGVIC, Manager at Kangaroo Island Gateway Visitor Information Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback Roland G - we hope you've had an amazing stay on Kangaroo Island :-D P.S. the Vietnamese Food Van is only in our car park Wednesday each week. More 

cambridge,New Zealand
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93 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We called in and the helpful person on duty provided a good map and marked the top attractions we should see-and he was right.Thank you!

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Thank SueC
KIGVIC, Manager at Kangaroo Island Gateway Visitor Information Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback SueC - we hope you've had an amazing stay on Kangaroo Island :-D More 

Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This visitor centre is situated in Penneshaw. Little place and very nice people. We did ask many questions and they were happy to reply.

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Thank jacquelinest2017
KIGVIC, Manager at Kangaroo Island Gateway Visitor Information Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback jacquelinest2017 - we hope you've had an amazing stay on Kangaroo Island :-D More 

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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Information was great for an international visitor. Not quite the information we were after. Friendly Staff.

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Thank Rachel C
KIGVIC, Manager at Kangaroo Island Gateway Visitor Information Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback Rachel C - we hope you've had an amazing stay on Kangaroo Island :-D If you wouldn't mind, please email kelly@tourkangarooisland.com.au and let us know what information you were hoping to obtain so we can improve our services in the future. More 

Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
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243 reviews
140 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

As we were from a cruse liner, anchored off in Hog Bay, when we got ashore, we made for the centre, we found the staff helpfull and friendly, with local information for us to see and do, because of time, we chose to to take a stroll around and have a coffee in the local cafe and check out the... More 

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Thank B M
KIGVIC, Manager at Kangaroo Island Gateway Visitor Information Centre, responded to this review

Hi B M - Yes, Penneshaw is a small township and it is unfortunate you choose not to do one of our private tours on offer for the Cruise Ship passengers as you would have got to see much more of the island. We hope to see you on Kangaroo Island in the future for a longer stay :-D More 

Penneshaw, Australia
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Very helpful staff, good information maps attractions etc. A small gift shop and some interesting photos, memorabilia etc

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Thank Eaglesmage
KIGVIC, Manager at Kangaroo Island Gateway Visitor Information Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback Eaglesmage - we hope you've had an amazing stay on Kangaroo Island :-D More 

Sydney, Australia
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23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

I took my two kids in to get some info. The staff were kind and helpful and gave me some great ideas about what to do on the island.

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Thank mezc85
KIGVIC, Manager at Kangaroo Island Gateway Visitor Information Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback mezc85 - we hope you've had an amazing stay on Kangaroo Island :-D More 

Adelaide, Australia
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419 reviews
214 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Dropped in to the centre upon departure from KI, and shared memories with the friendly staff. Also bought a few more goodies to take home. Couldn't resist !

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Thank Steve W
KIGVIC, Manager at Kangaroo Island Gateway Visitor Information Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback Steve W - we hope you've had an amazing stay on Kangaroo Island :-D More 

Derby, United Kingdom
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736 reviews
221 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 392 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

As soon as we entered the door we were supplied with all we needed - maps, brochures - but kind and understanding staff. Just what you need. Visit to Kangaroo Island sorted.

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Thank OlderGuy1956
KIGVIC, Manager at Kangaroo Island Gateway Visitor Information Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback OlderGuy1956 - we hope you've had an amazing stay on Kangaroo Island :-D More 

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