Cape Jervis
Penneshaw
Ferries to Kangaroo Island
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Cape Jervis to Penneshaw Ferry

The Cape Jervis Penneshaw ferry route connects Australia with Kangaroo Island and is currently operated by 2 ferry companies. The Sealink Kangaroo Island service runs up to 9 times per day with a sailing duration of around 45 minutes while the Kangaroo Island Connect service runs up to 3 times per week with a duration from 30 minutes.

So that’s a combined 10 sailings on offer per day on the Cape Jervis Penneshaw route between Australia and Kangaroo Island. Compare now and get the best fare at the time that you want to travel.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Australia to Kangaroo Island page.
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Most popular questions

  • The typical crossing time for ferries from Cape Jervis to Penneshaw is approximately 37m. However, please keep in mind that sailing duration might change depending on what season you choose to travel.
  • The average price of a ferry from Cape Jervis to Penneshaw is approximately $0. However, please remember that the price of a ferry from Cape Jervis to Penneshaw can differ depending on the season.
  • There are currently 2 popular ferry operators travelling from Cape Jervis to Penneshaw. The following operators that provide this service are
    • Sealink Kangaroo Island
    • Kangaroo Island Connect
  • Ferries from Cape Jervis to Penneshaw are available for booking through our deal finder. Please also visit our offers page to stay updated with all the latest ferry offers on this route.
  • Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger onboard the ferries from Cape Jervis to Penneshaw with
    • Sealink Kangaroo Island
    • Kangaroo Island Connect
  • Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Cape Jervis to Penneshaw with the following operators
    • Sealink Kangaroo Island
    • Kangaroo Island Connect
  • Yes, passengers are allowed to bring their dogs onboard this ferry service. However, you may require a pet passport and other documentation to take your furry companion with you. The following operators currently allow dogs on their ferries
    • Sealink Kangaroo Island
  • Cape Jervis to Penneshaw is approximately 0 nautical miles distance apart.

Cape Jervis Guide

Cape Jervis sits on the southwestern tip of the Fleurieu Peninsula in South Australia. There are five daily sailings from the port to Penneshaw ,which lies forty five minutes south west on Kangaroo Island. The crossing is operated by Sealink Kangaroo Island

What’s there to do in Cape Jervis?
The small settlement is the starting point for a seven hundred and fifty mile walking track, the Heysen Trail. This takes you to Parachilina Gorge in the Flinders Ranges. The town has two beaches with Fisheries Beach containing the remains of an old whaling station. The area has a big tradition for fishing but away from the coastline many people head to this part of South Australia to play on the picturesque golf courses.

What are the transport links like?
The port is situated about 100km south of Adelaide and is the primary gateway to Kangaroo Island. The town is linked to Adelaide by a one hour forty drive on Main S Rd along the St Vincent Gulf coast. There are daily buses from Adelaide and five times a week from Goolwa.

What services run from the port?
The only destination that Cape Jervis serves is Penneshaw. If you want to see the Penguins and Kangaroos on this magnificent island there are five daily sailings across the backstairs passage from the terminal. These are all operated by Sealink Kangaroo Island with the journey taking just forty five minutes.


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