How To Get Here


By Sealink BUS/Ferry/Shuttle

The Sealink bus departs Adelaide from the Franklin St Depot for a 2 hour drive to the  Cape Jervis ferry terminal where passengers then board the ferry to the Island town of Penneshaw (45min). A Sealink shuttle bus departs from the ferry terminal at Penneshaw and can take passengers directly to Kingsgate Haven (30min) For bus, ferry, shuttle timetables and pricing please visit or phone 131301

By Car

Drive to the Cape Jervis Sealink terminal (2hrs from Adelaide),  then board the ferry to Penneshaw. From there it is a  30 minute drive to Kingsgate Haven at American River.

Car/Shuttle bus

Drive to the Cape Jervis Sealink terminal, leaving your car in the *carpark, then board  the ferry to Penneshaw. A Sealink shuttle bus departs from the ferry terminal at Penneshaw and can take passengers directly to Kingsgate Haven.

*Sealink provide a fenced parking area at their Cape Jervis terminal where vehicles are kept secure and gates locked at night. There is a daily fee for the use of this car park. Alternatively there is a free car park at the terminal which is used by many who visit the Island. Parking in the free car park is at the discretion of the driver. Contact Sealink for shuttle bus times.

Rex Airlines

Rex Airlines are the only airline that flies to the Island, departing Adelaide Airport to Kingscote Airport (25 mins). Hire cars are available at the airport for transport to Kingsgate Haven. For flight times and pricing please visit

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