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Car rental rates in Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island is one of the largest islands in Australia, and it is located 112 kilometres southwest of Adelaide. Please note that only a few suppliers allow their rental cars to travel on the ferry to Kangaroo Island and strict conditions apply, so be sure to read the Terms and Conditions on your rental car carefully. Cars rented on Kangaroo Island can not be taken off the island.


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Compact CarThrifty

From $109/day

for 29 May - 03 Jun 2024
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Standard Elite SportThrifty

From $112/day

for 29 May - 03 Jun 2024
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Compact SUVThrifty

From $130/day

for 29 May - 03 Jun 2024
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Standard CarHertz

From $142/day

for 29 May - 03 Jun 2024
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SpecialHertz

From $144/day

for 29 May - 03 Jun 2024
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Intermediate SUVBudget

From $150/day

for 30 May - 02 Jun 2024

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Rental rate prices displayed are AUD and were available in response to a search at 12:01 am on May 26, 2024 by an Australian resident aged between 30 and 69 years old, for the specified travel dates, with a pickup and return time of 10:00 am. Rates and vehicle availability may change without notice. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates. Rates include all mandatory fees for the rental and exclude credit card surcharges and extras.

Rates are in AUD and were last updated on 26 May, 2024

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Our customers have rated their Kangaroo Island car rental booking experience 5/5
(6 reviews)
  • 16 Dec 2023

    It was very easy to do.

    astrid g.
    Booked: Mazda CX5 or similar
    Penneshaw Downtown
    Mazda CX5 or similar
  • 03 Mar 2024

    Fast and easy.

    michelle p.
    Booked: Toyota RAV4 Hybrid or similar
    Sydney Airport
    Toyota RAV4 Hybrid or similar
  • 25 Mar 2024

    straight forward

    david r.
    Booked: Toyota Camry or similar
    Perth
    Toyota Camry or similar
  • 18 May 2024

    great easy to use website

    caroline w.
    Booked: Toyota Corolla or similar
    Mascot / Sydney Airport
    Toyota Corolla or similar
  • 08 May 2024

    I called to modify a booking and change pick-up location due to the collapse of Bonza Airlines. Very easy process to change the booking and saved 50% in the process. so very happy.

    scott s.
    Booked: Kia Carnival or similar
    Canberra Airport
    Kia Carnival or similar
  • 04 Apr 2024

    This is the first time I have booked with you and the process was very easy, I hope when I pick it up , it is as simple as this

    paula r.
    Booked: MG MG3 or similar
    Gold Coast Airport
    MG MG3 or similar
  • 11 Mar 2024

    Easy to book

    ryan k.
    Booked: Mystery Car Vehicle Determined At Checkout or similar
    Sydney Domestic Airport
    Mystery Car Vehicle Determined At Checkout or similar
  • 07 Mar 2024

    Fast and efficient

    ian r.
    Booked: Kia Cerato, Hyundai I30 or similar
    Mascot / Sydney Airport
    Kia Cerato, Hyundai I30 or similar
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Quick facts on hiring a car in Kangaroo Island

🚗 Vehicle typesCar, Passenger Van, SUV, Sport and Ute.
🔑 No. of depotsThree car rental depots in Kangaroo Island.
✅ Rental brandsBudget, Hertz and Thrifty.

Car models commonly available in Kangaroo Island

Popular rental car models in Kangaroo Island last month

  • % of Bookings
    Price range last month
  • 1

    14%

    $235
    $235
    Mazda CX5

    Mazda CX5Intermediate SUV

    5

    4

    2 large, 2 small

    Rent with

    Hertz

  • 2

    14%

    $187
    $187
    Hyundai Kona

    Hyundai KonaCompact SUV

    5

    5

    1 small

    Rent with

    Budget

  • 3

    14%

    $190
    $190
    Hyundai i30

    Hyundai i30Compact Car

    5

    4

    1 large, 1 small

    Rent with

    Thrifty

  • 4

    14%

    $197
    $197
    Polestar 2

    Polestar 2Standard Elite Sport

    5

    4

    2 large, 1 small

    Rent with

    Thrifty

  • 5

    14%

    $214
    $214
    Toyota Corolla

    Toyota CorollaStandard Car

    5

    4

    2 large, 1 small

    Rent with

    Hertz

Ford vehicles for hire in Kangaroo Island

  • Ford Ranger

    Ford Ranger

    5

    5

    3 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

Hyundai vehicles for hire in Kangaroo Island

  • Hyundai i30

    Hyundai i30

    5

    4

    1 large, 1 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

    Hyundai Kona

    Hyundai Kona

    5

    5

    1 small

    Providers

    Budget

Kia vehicles for hire in Kangaroo Island

  • Kia Carnival

    Kia Carnival

    8

    5

    2 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

    Kia Sportage

    Kia Sportage

    5

    5

    2 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

Mazda vehicles for hire in Kangaroo Island

  • Mazda CX-30

    Mazda CX-30

    5

    5

    2 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

    Mazda CX-9

    Mazda CX-9

    7

    4

    2 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

  • Mazda CX5

    Mazda CX5

    5

    5

    2 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

Mitsubishi vehicles for hire in Kangaroo Island

  • Mitsubishi Pajero Sport GLX

    Mitsubishi Pajero Sport GLX

    5

    5

    3 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

Nissan vehicles for hire in Kangaroo Island

  • Nissan X-Trail

    Nissan X-Trail

    5

    5

    2 small

    Providers

    Budget

Polestar vehicles for hire in Kangaroo Island

  • Polestar 2

    Polestar 2Electric

    5

    4

    2 large, 1 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

Toyota vehicles for hire in Kangaroo Island

  • Toyota Camry

    Toyota Camry

    5

    4

    2 large, 1 small

    Providers

    Hertz

    Toyota Corolla

    Toyota Corolla

    5

    4

    2 large, 1 small

    Providers

    Hertz, Budget

  • Toyota Corolla Hybrid

    Toyota Corolla HybridHybrid

    5

    4

    1 large, 1 small

    Providers

    Thrifty

    Toyota Kluger

    Toyota Kluger

    5

    5

    2 small

    Providers

    Budget

  • Toyota Landcruiser Prado

    Toyota Landcruiser Prado

    7

    4

    3 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

    Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

    Toyota RAV4 HybridHybrid

    5

    5

    2 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Thrifty

Other vehicles for hire in Kangaroo Island

  • Mystery Car

    Mystery Car

    5

    4

    1 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Hertz

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The price range indicates the AUD per-day rental rates from bookings made using our search engine, excluding any extras, in most cases. While we make reasonable efforts to provide accurate and reliable data, the data is provided ‘as is’ and errors or other defects may occur. For more information, click here: Terms and Conditions.

Rates are in AUD and were last updated on 26 May, 2024

Kangaroo Island daily rate data

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

26 May

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Mon

27 May

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Tue

28 May

$133

$147

Wed

29 May

$109

$147

Thu

30 May

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Limited availability

Fri

31 May

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

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01 Jun

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Limited availability

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Per day price range

Today

26 May

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Mon

27 May

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Tue

28 May

$158

$178

Wed

29 May

$142

$178

Thu

30 May

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Fri

31 May

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Sat

01 Jun

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

26 May

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Mon

27 May

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Tue

28 May

$145

$161

Wed

29 May

$130

$161

Thu

30 May

$143

$143

Fri

31 May

$143

$143

Sat

01 Jun

$143

$143

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

26 May

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Mon

27 May

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Tue

28 May

$177

$206

Wed

29 May

$166

$206

Thu

30 May

$150

$150

Fri

31 May

$150

$150

Sat

01 Jun

$150

$150

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

26 May

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Mon

27 May

$154

$154

Tue

28 May

$154

$154

Wed

29 May

$154

$154

Thu

30 May

$154

$154

Fri

31 May

$154

$154

Sat

01 Jun

$154

$154

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

26 May

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Mon

27 May

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Tue

28 May

$136

$154

Wed

29 May

$112

$154

Thu

30 May

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Fri

31 May

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Sat

01 Jun

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

26 May

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Mon

27 May

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Tue

28 May

$240

$266

Wed

29 May

$207

$266

Thu

30 May

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Fri

31 May

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Sat

01 Jun

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

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Per day price range

Today

26 May

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Mon

27 May

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Tue

28 May

$215

$239

Wed

29 May

$215

$270

Thu

30 May

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Limited availability

Fri

31 May

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Sat

01 Jun

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

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Historical daily rate pricing information is data from actual bookings made using our search engine in the previous 12 months.

Next 7 days rates are obtained from searches in our reservation system for a 3 day rental duration, by an Australian resident aged between 30 and 69 years old, with a pickup and return time of 10:00 am on the indicated pick up date. Rates and vehicle availability may change without notice.

Prices are in AUD and include all mandatory fees for the rental and exclude credit card surcharges and extras.

While we make reasonable efforts to provide accurate and reliable data, the data is provided ‘as is’ and errors or other defects may occur. For more information, click here: Terms and Conditions.

Rates are in AUD and were last updated on 26 May, 2024

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Take note that only a few suppliers allow their rental cars to travel on the ferry going to Kangaroo Island and strict conditions do apply so make sure to read the Terms and Conditions when you book a car rental.
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Car rental depots in Kangaroo Island

Car hire depots in Kangaroo Island are marked on the map below.

Opening hours are provided by the depots and are subject to change.
  • Budget Kangaroo Island Ferry

    Kangaroo Island Ferry Terminal, Kangaroo Island SA, 5223

    Today •8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

    monday

    8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

    tuesday

    8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

    wednesday

    8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

    thursday

    8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

    friday

    8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

    saturday

    8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

    sunday

    8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

    5.00 • 1 rating

    5

    Service

    5

    Information

    5

    Accessibility

    5

    Vehicle

    5

    Presentation

  • Hertz Penneshaw Downtown

    Cnr Thomas Willson/middle Tce, Penneshaw SA, 5223

    Today •9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    monday

    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    tuesday

    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    wednesday

    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    thursday

    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    friday

    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    saturday

    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    sunday

    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    4.80 • 1 rating

    5

    Service

    4

    Information

    5

    Accessibility

    5

    Vehicle

    5

    Presentation

  • Thrifty Penneshaw

    Cnr Thomas Willson/middle Tce, Penneshaw Kangaroo Island SA, 5223

    Today •9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    monday

    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    tuesday

    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    wednesday

    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    thursday

    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    friday

    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    saturday

    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    sunday

    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    4.10 • 2 ratings

    4

    Service

    4

    Information

    4

    Accessibility

    5

    Vehicle

    4

    Presentation

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Frequently asked questions

On hiring a car in Kangaroo Island

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Kangaroo Island?

    Prices start at AUD $109 per day for a Compact Car, up to AUD $193 per day for an Intermediate SUV. Get a live rate for your planned dates and desired vehicle in Kangaroo Island.

  • How much does it cost to hire an Electric Car in Kangaroo Island?

    If you prefer to plug your car in rather than fill it up, an Electric Car costs AUD $112 per day. Enter your car hire dates and find a live rate for your desired Electric Car in Kangaroo Island.

  • How much does it cost to hire a Minivan or People Mover in Kangaroo Island?

    If you’ve got a crowd, but don’t need something as large as a bus, then a 7-seater or 8-seater Minivan hire might be your best option. A Minivan costs AUD $207 per day. Check for a live rate by entering your desired car hire dates in Kangaroo Island.

  • What is the highest-rated hire car in Kangaroo Island?

    The highest-rated rental car in Kangaroo Island is Hyundai Elantra or similar, based on ratings by our customers within the last 12 months.

  • What is the highest-rated car hire provider in Kangaroo Island?

    Budget is the highest-rated car hire provider in Kangaroo Island, based on ratings by our customers.

  • Is it cheaper to book a weekly car rental in Kangaroo Island?

    The per-day rates of some rental cars may fall if you book for a longer rental period. Prices often change around daily, three-day, five-day and seven-day periods. Also, note that the selection of rental cars available in Kangaroo Island may be more limited if you are looking for a long-term car rental, so it’s best to compare a few different booking durations first.

  • Can I take my rental car to Kangaroo Island via the ferry?

    Thrifty, Hertz and Europcar depots located on the mainland may allow their vehicles to be taken on the ferry to Kangaroo Island, but generally only with prior authorisation so make sure to request this from your supplier.

  • Can I pick up a car hire in Kangaroo Island and drop off in another location?

    Unfortunately, you can’t. Any vehicle rented on Kangaroo Island cannot be taken off the island.

  • Where can I fill up my rental car in Kangaroo Island?

    There are petrol stations at Kingscote, Parndana, Penneshaw, Island Beach and Vivonne Bay. However, only Kingscote and Penneshaw are open 24 hours.

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