Kangaroo Island




 



Camping on Kangaroo Island



American River


There are several places around American river where you can camp but at the main camping ground you will find a nice shady camp site set on the foreshore, there are toilets and hot timed showers here. Itís a short walk to the wharf for some fishing or just across the road is a community club that is open on weekends for a beer and meals, with a play ground for the kids close by. There is also a general store that is about 2 km's away, this store closes at 6.00 pm. Activities, fishing, swimming and walking trails.


Emu Bay

One of the best beaches on the island, this site is set across the road from the beach with views overlooking the bay. There is a playground for the kids, a sheltered barbeque area and toilets only. The closest town or shop is Kingscote which is about 18 km's away. Activities, fishing and swimming.

You never know who will drop in for diner - Kangaroo Island

Vivonne Bay


This site is set back from the beach and also has access to the Harriet River which is a great place to swim. There is a large sheltered barbeque area, a playground for the kids with toilets only here and there are power caravan sites available. Vivonne bay general store is the closest shop; it is about 3 km's away and stocks alcohol and the basic food items. Activities, fishing, swimming and walking trails.


Stokes Bay


If you like your wildlife well this could be the best spot for that, there are many kangaroos and wallabies that will share this area with you. From here itís just a short walk to the beach; there is a sheltered barbeque area and toilets only here. This site is next to a cafť, itís the only shop around this area, for further food supplies Parndana general store is the closest at about 30 km's away. Activities, fishing, swimming and walking trials

More Kangaroo's - Kangaroo Island

Browns Beach


Camping spots are set amongst the natural bush with toilets available. There is a sheltered barbeque area that over looks the beach. The nearest shop from here is at Penneshaw which is about 12 km's away. Activities, swimming, fishing and walking trail.


Antechamber Bay / Chapman River

This is set near the river with a very short walk to the beach, there are toilets available on one side of the river and there is a sheltered barbeque area on the other side. The nearest shop from here is at Penneshaw which is about 25 km's away. Activities, swimming, fishing and walking trails.

Fish in the shallows at Chapman River - Kangaroo Island

Western River


Set on the mouth of the river, this is a small camping area with toilets and a sheltered barbeque area. This site has a great view overlooking the cove and the nearest store is at Parndana, about 50 km's drive.


Caravan Parks


There are three caravan parks on the island, one is located at Penneshaw but at this stage they do not offer on site accommodation but they do have caravan and camping sites. There is another at Brownlow this is located about 4 km's outside Kingscote, they have most things you would expect from a tourist park. The last one is down the west end of the island, it is located near Flinders Chase National Park and has a bush setting, they also have most things you expect from a tourist park.

Neapean Bay Tourist Park

Western KI Caravan Park

KI Shores Caravan Park



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