Backpackers and Hostels
Budget accommodation on Kangaroo Island.

Many of the over 140,000 visitors Kangaroo Island welcomes on an annual basis are backpacker travellers on tight budgets. Fortunately, Australia’s third largest island boasts no shortage of affordable hostels near many of its most popular attractions.

Backpacker Accommodation

See the list of backpacker accommodation on Kangaroo Island below where you can check availability and compare pricing.

Budget Accommodation

See some budget accommodation on Kangaroo Island below where you can check availability and compare pricing.

Back packing on Kangaroo Island

The Kangaroo Island Backpackers hostel stands less than 100m away from the Penneshaw ferry terminal which transports passengers to mainland South Australia. Therefore, backpackers do not need to bring their own vehicles to the island, but guests who travel by automobile nonetheless have plenty of parking places to choose from.

Family, twin share, double, single, and dormitory rooms are all available at Kangaroo Island Backpackers.

Other amenities include a laundry area with a dryer, a fully functional communal kitchen, and reverse cycle air-conditioning in all rooms.

Kangaroo Island Backpackers guests can relax at the outdoor garden area or the indoor recreation lounge. Nightly penguin tours take place no more than 100m from this conveniently located hostel.

Kangaroo Island Central Hostel is a good choice for backpackers who prefer to stay in the middle of historic Kingscote. A communal kitchen and lounge are situated alongside this hostel’s dormitories and rooms. Fishing jetties, pelican feeding, and a penguin colony are all no more than 500m away from Kangaroo Island Central Hostel.

Kangaroo Island YHA gives discounts of 10 percent to all YHA / Hostelling International members who show their cards upon checking into this Penneshaw establishment facing Hog Bay.

Fairy penguins and wallabies frequently wander into this hostel’s seaside garden. Room choices include three family rooms, a single room, and three double rooms.

Kangaroo Island Experiences

There are plenty of things to experience on Kangaroo Island. Crystal clear waters are perfect for swimming, diving, kayaking and surfing while, on land, food safaris, bushwalks and walking tours are some of the best in Australia.

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Kangaroo Island Australia is a 'Web Magazine' website that is dedicated to all things related to Kangaroo Island. We are passionate about Australia's great southern island, its vast marine and wildlife, its white sandy beaches, its turquiose waters and the unforgetable experiences that are waiting for all who visit. Our aim is to discuss Kangaroo Island, its history, its environment, its wildlife and its spectacular destinations. We hope that this website will inspire all who visit, just as much as Kangaroo Island has inspired us.

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