Welcome to the Seafront, your gateway to Kangaroo Island

The Seafront is perfectly situated in Penneshaw - Gateway to Kangaroo Island, and overlooks the magnificent Backstairs Passage. Kangaroo Island is totally unspoilt with white beaches, stunning coastlines and home to an abundance of wildlife. If you're looking for four-star accommodation in an idyllic setting, this is surely the place, located on the Esplanade just 500 metres from the Sealink Ferry Terminal.

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Accommodation at the Seafront, rooms with sea views or garden villas

The Kangaroo Island Seafront has 16 rooms and 12 Villas.....Choose from the 4star Sea Front Rooms with spectacular views and private balcony, 4star Sorrento's rooms located upstairs in the original guest building or the sanctuary of our Deluxe Villas. Bringing the family? Why not stay in one of our 1, 2 or 3 bedroom Villas.

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Hot Deals at the Seafront, Great Escape Package: Room + Ferry

If you're looking for four-star accommodation in an idyllic setting, this is surely the place. The Kangaroo Island Great Escape Package includes your accommodation and ferry transfers. Sit back relax and let us do all the work. It is perfect for those who wish for a short break in a pristine environment, bring the car and explore this wonderful Island.

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    Kangaroo Island Discovery Tours Luxury Touring for small groups

Our luxury touring caters for small group tours (Min 2 passengers, maximum 5 passengers) are designed to bring you up close and personal with Kangaroo Island. Your friendly experienced guide will impress you with his local knowledge of Kangaroo Island and the abundant wildlife.

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Discovery Tours

Penny’s Restaurant, where local chefs create a modern Australian cuisine

"Is Penneshaw Hotel the only hotel in the world where you can have a beer and look at Australia?"

The Penneshaw hotel has commanding and uninterrupted views over Backstairs Passage with absolute water frontage from a cliff-top and now the newly completed spacious tiered outdoor dining and bar area offers unsurpassed opportunities to enjoy this view. The 106-year-old hotel is making the most of its prime position with major internal and external renovations, having just been completed in 2011. Glass walls at the front of the outdoor area and large windows opening to the sea air capture the light and view for all diners in all weather.

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The hotel prides itself as a family destination. A unique Kids Combo value meal includes a main course, dessert and soft drink, complete with the signature lolly snake on a straw! Country hotel hospitality is the theme.

Penny’s Restaurant is definitely a cut above that – of course there is a schnitzel on the menu, but the Chef’s create a modern Australian cuisine using as much local produce as possible to produce a wonderful menu. The rustic charms of the renovated bar and dining areas are the perfect place to while away a Sunday afternoon or wait for your ferry to the mainland in the friendly, comfortable atmosphere.

The bottle shop adjoins the hotel, where you can select from a huge range of beers, spirits and wines. There is a large range of local K.I Wines to taste and select.

" A country pub that looks and feels just like a country pub should, this place has a relaxed vibe and classic pub grub menu - with an emphasis on fresh local seafood. The view is one of the best things about the place, as you can literally sit back and take in Australia (well, South Australia little stretch of mainland anyway) from your table. After dinner, a game of billards in the games room and a drink in the renovated front bar are in order "

The Penny - Penneshaw Hotel

Contact Details:
Ph: 08 8553 1042
F: 08 8553 1265
North Terrace, Penneshaw, SA 5222

Bottleshop 10am til late daily
Bar: 11am til late open daily

Kangaroo Island is the third largest island off the coast of mainland Australia

The Island is 155kms long and up to 55kms wide, it covers an area of over 4,500 square kilometres. The Island's size is deceiving and one day on Kangaroo Island is just not enough! Sea-lions basking on white beaches, koalas dozing in lofty eucalypts, pelicans soaring over shimmering lagoons. Kangaroo Island is a pristine wilderness - a place that has offered protection to substantial populations of native Australian animals, a place of beauty and a place of escape.

Kangaroo Island (or ‘KI' as the locals call it) is also big and surprisingly diverse. If you traverse its 155km length you'll find soaring cliffs, dense forest, towering sand dunes, wetlands and massive arcs of bone white beach. But just because it's wild, don't underestimate the welcome ... Read more about Kangaroo Island >

FreeCall* 1800 624 624

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General Booking Enquiries about Accommodation, KI Discovery Tours, KI Shores Caravan & Camping and Penny's Restaurant can be made by filling out the form below. We will reply to you as soon as possible with an answer to your query. We can also help with your travel arrangements and information about Kangaroo Island.