Destination guide

Experience the North Coast in holiday homes to rent

The North Coast region of Kangaroo Island is a laid-back paradise with a unique character and endless opportunities for an enjoyable holiday. From quiet beaches to verdant valleys, the North Coast is ideal for a family or couple’s retreat with many holiday homes to rent available near the best attractions the region has to offer.

Things to do

Things to do near North Coast holiday rentals

North Coast holiday homes are available near Emu Bay and Stokes Bay, each of which offers white-sand beaches with turquoise seas for swimming, fishing and sunbathing. Stokes Bay also features Stokes Bay Bush Garden, a tranquil natural space with vibrant plant life and trails, and Paul’s Place Wildlife Sanctuary, a wilderness preserve with a variety of native wildlife such as emus, pythons, koalas and kangaroos. You could also visit the Western River Wilderness Protection Area, a parkland with deep gullies, steep slopes, open forest and waterfalls that’s home to the glossy black cockatoo.

Outdoor activities

Outdoor fun near North Coast holiday homes

North Coast is a prime place for a relaxing beach holiday, but there’s plenty of adventure for outdoor enthusiasts as well. Beachcombing, sunbathing, fishing and swimming are popular leisure activities in Kangaroo Island’s unspoilt natural environment, but those in search of more adrenaline can enjoy surfing, longboarding, kayaking and other water sports. The wildlife sanctuary and parklands are also popular for hiking and biking. No matter your inclination, the North Coast has an abundance of wilderness, wildlife and white-sand beaches to explore on an outdoor adventure near your holiday accommodation.

Day trips

Day trips near North Coast holiday homes

Kangaroo Island in South Australia is separated from the Yorke Peninsula by a strait, but it’s close enough for an enjoyable day trip. Holiday homes put you within reach of destinations like Innes National Park, a protected area of the peninsula with campsites, sandy beaches and recreation areas, and the Ethel Wreck Beach Lookout, a prominent vista point with spectacular views of the water. Pink Lake, a large lake that owes its vibrant pink hue to the concentration of salt, and Butlers Beach, a secluded spot with a rugged backdrop for walking and fishing, are also popular destinations.

Beaches

Best beaches near North Coast holiday accommodation

The beaches of the North Coast are serene and inviting, making it a great choice for a seaside retreat. Holiday rentals can be found near places like Stokes Bay Beach, a rugged beach with crystal-clear water and soft sand, and Snelling Beach, a curved shore with plenty of surf breaks. You could also visit King George Beach, a rocky bank with white sand and calm surf, and Emu Bay Beach, an uncrowded beach that’s popular for surfing.

Food & drink 

Regional delicacies in North Coast

Kangaroo Island produces a large percentage of Australia’s finest gourmet food and wine, most of which can be sampled on the Kangaroo Island Farm Gate and Cellar Door Trail. The trail features three itineraries that visit highly ranked restaurants and wineries throughout the region. Freshwater crayfish, dairy sheep, lobsters, king crabs and honey from local bee colonies are popular delicacies. Whether you choose to sample the regional flavours in a restaurant or take your time enjoying the distinctive delicacies on a celebrated food tour, you’re in for a brand-new culinary experience during your stay in North Coast holiday homes.