GETTING TO THE sanctuary and checkin for the cabins


The Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary and cabins are a 90 minute (140 kilometre) drive from Penneshaw and a 60 minute (100 kilometre) drive from Kingscote via South Coast Road( travel times are longer from late afternoon until mid morning due to wildlife activity) .

Take the South Coast Road for 80.5 km from the airport intersection. At the 76km mark there is a dirt road to Hanson Bay Cabins. Please remain on the South Coast Road and go another 4km for the sanctuary and cabin check in.Look for the Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary sign. Follow the dirt driveway and stop in at the visitor centre/cafe.


Sanctuary 7797 South Coast Road Karatta 5223

Cabins 476 Hanson Bay Road Hanson Bay 5223  

We suggest that you obtain a Kangaroo Island visitor information booklet, which includes a map, from any Accredited Visitor Information Centre. This will assist you in planning for an enjoyable holiday on Kangaroo Island.