Destination guide

The waterfront setting of American River is ready to explore

The island views and riverfront create a pretty picture of American River. This relaxing and welcoming city entices travellers with its bird watching and seafood restaurants. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around American River

Do you want to discover attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes American River a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Prospect Hill (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Kingscote Tidal Pool (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in American River

Travellers enjoy American River for its island views and riverfront. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, American River is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Soldiers Memorial Park (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Lashmar Conservation Park (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around American River

Fly into Kangaroo Island, SA (KGC-Kingscote), the closest airport, located 14.6 mi (23.5 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday accommodation are available around American River?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 82 holiday rentals around American River. From 67 holiday houses to 3 flats & apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around American River is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to American River?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in American River. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Buick Point: 166 holiday rentals
  • The Oyster Farm Shop: 166 holiday rentals
  • Kangaroo Island Gateway Visitor Information Centre - Penneshaw: 167 holiday rentals
  • Kangaroo Island Spirits: 152 holiday rentals
  • Hope Cottage Museum: 180 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around American River listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in American River?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 67 Houses in American River. Our other popular types of American River holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 3 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 7 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 7 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in American River?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 35 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in American River. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.