Pennington Bay is a spectacular Surf Beach only 35 minutes from the Lodge

Penneshaw Location

Situated on the northeast tip of the Island, this delightful seaside village provides an attractive welcome for visitors arriving on the Sealink ferries. With a commanding view of the mainland, just 18km across Backstairs Passage, Penneshaw is the community centre for Dudley Peninsula. Visitors to Penneshaw are well serviced with places to eat and purchase all they require. The Whistle Stop Café and the Penneshaw Hotel are just a couple of great places to eat at Penneshaw.

Pennshaw Township is a 30 minute drive from Sea dragon Lodge

Luxury Penneshaw Accommodation

If you are looking for luxury accommodation near PenneshawPenneshaw why not have a look at Sea Dragon Lodge. Set on a 250 acre wildlife sanctuary, with its own very secluded, pristine beach, spectacular ocean views, Sea Dragon Lodge offers a special Kangaroo Island holiday experience that combines the best that Kangaroo Island has to offer in one unique package. Penneshaw has a number of other accommodation options to choose from.

Penneshaw Dolphin Tours
Beautiful, Christmas Cove has been a haven for small boats for over 150 years. It is also the centre of operations for Kangaroo Island Ocean Safaris. They offer excellent Dolphin Tours and whale watching.Penneshaw

Our Fishing charters leave from Christmas Cove near Penneshaw

Penneshaw Fishing

Try your luck at fishing off at Penneshaw’s Hog Bay Jetty - tommy ruff, trevally, snook and King George whiting are common here and can be caught in peaceful, picturesque surroundings. For the keener fisherman, why not hire a serious fishing boat from KI Boat Hire that operates out of Penneshaw. They also supply fishing guides, tackle, bait... the lot.

Penneshaw Walks
Walk along the coast into Baudin Conservation Park and see wallabies sheltering under the bushes to escape the heat. Other activities include swimming off one of the safest beaches on the island.

Penneshaw Penguins

Penneshaw is home to a colony of Little Penguins. Tours are conducted nightly from the Penguin Interpretive Centre.

Penneshaw Kangaroo Island Farmers’ Market

The monthly Kangaroo Island Farmers’ Market in Penneshaw is a popular event with locals and visitors alike, bringing local farmers, growers, bakers, home gardeners and a range of artisan producers together. Each month the seasonal selection might include local lamb and small goods, olive oil, organic honey, biodynamic eggs, fresh water crayfish, oysters (in season), sheep cheeses and yoghurts, sticky figs and fig syrup, handmade cordials, curry pastes, chutneys and relishes, local wine, old fashioned biscuits and a range of other handmade delectables, all complemented by fresh seasonal fruit and vegetables. The experience is completed by wine and product tastings, cooked breakfast and lunch, delicious coffee and a great village atmosphere in a spectacular location right alongside the beach in Penneshaw. The Kangaroo Island farmer's market is held on the 1st Sunday of every month 9am to 1pm by the beach, Llyod Collins Reserve.