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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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USD 341.31*
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2-Day Kangaroo Island Adventure Tour from Adelaide
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Friendly staff. Souvenirs and maps and history information. The staff have all the insight and advice on the best way to save money.

Reviewed 10 March 2017
Kathryn218
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Adelaide, Australia
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Castle Rock, Colorado
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236 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely stop here and hopefully the lovely retired lighthouse keeper will be there to tell you stories. I am thankful for the free wifi and loads of information. They even have local gifts and clean bathrooms. Definitely a great place to learn about kangaroo island.

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Thank Lisa S
Sydney, Australia
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48 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very worthwhile place to pop in to before you start your KI holiday. Very professional, knowledgeable, friendly staff who give you all the NFL you need to optimise your time.

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Thank Deb C
Adelaide, Australia
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Very informative and friendly staff to offer first hand advice on the spectacular Kangaroo Island and the many places to stay and things to do... There is also an array of brochures on hand for those who like to peruse and make their own plans.

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Thank Andrea R
Sydney, Australia
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28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Information was most helpful in planning our driving experience. The advice was on road conditions and best time to travel.

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Adelaide, Australia
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff. Souvenirs and maps and history information. The staff have all the insight and advice on the best way to save money.

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Thank Kathryn218
Bathurst, Australia
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102 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

This is the usual style of visitor centre with a couple of informative and friendly staff. A wide selection of maps, clean and wheelchair accessable toilets (with assistance) and a range of souveniers. A good spot to find out more about the island at the start of your stay.

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Melbourne, Australia
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228 reviews
133 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

If you are traveling on your own or with family and friends, the information and opinions are make your trip much more advanced and happy! Even if you went through the internet information! Highly recommend!

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Kangaroo Island, Australia
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25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 February 2017

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
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

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
Reviewed 5 February 2017

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 

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