Kangaroo Island Boat Hire
Boat Details & Rates
Fishing on Kangaroo Island

Planning a holiday to Kangaroo Island and love spending time on the water?  - Whether its towing the kids behind on a tube, or dropping in a line to catch King George Whiting, then KI Boat Hire has the solution.

Polycraft design provides outstanding stability at restAt KI Boat Hire we offer those people who love spending time out on boats, the opportunity to do just that during their Kangaroo Island holiday, without thehassle and added ferry costs of bringing a boat from the mainland.  All you need is a current Boat Operator's License. 

Our quality Kangaroo Island boat hire service provides a complete stress freeboating experience:

  • We launch and retrieve the boat for you.  You just step in and head off.
  • Our boats come with the latest anchor winch technology eliminating the back braking effort of pulling in the anchor.
  • Boats are equipped with GPS/ fishfinder combos with a number of fishing spots already loaded to get you started.
  • Our boats are built to survey with all the safety gear.  The deep V hull design with reverse chines, provides awesome on water performance and incredible stability at rest.
  • The Centre console layout provides ample room for fishing and great visibility.
  • We supply fishing packs which include everything you need to catch a feed of King GeorgeWhiting for dinner.
  • We also offer Boating Guides with over 30 years’ experience in KI waters

For more details about our 5.3m Polycraft boats and rates click here.
To find out more or make a booking, contact Steve on +61 401 727 234 or by email at kiboat@kiboathire.com.au.  Bookings are essential.

Our Kangaroo Island boat hire service is part of the highly regarded Sea Dragon Lodge operation and run by professionals with more than 30 years’ experience in the boating industry.  Sea Dragon Lodge offers Kangaroo Island luxury accommodation. We pride ourselves in providing a high quality service and great advice to help you enjoy the spectacular waters that Kangaroo Island has to offer.

Looking for luxury accommodation during your stay at KI? 

Sea Dragon Lodge offers a unique holiday experience combining spectacular coastal views, amazing wildlife encounters, luxury Kangaroo Island Accommodation and its very own secluded pristine beach called Pink Bay.  And the fishing is great!!
For more details go to www.seadragonlodge.com.au


Kangaroo Island Ocean Safaris operate daily from the Christmas Cove Marina in Penneshaw which offers perfect access to board the 7.5 metre vessel, a Gemini Waverider, that carries up to 12 passengers.

KI Ocean Safaris include:

  • Small Personalised Tours (Maximum of 12)
  • 1 hour and 15 minute coastal cruise on board a 7.5 metre vessel
  • Friendly, fun and informative
  • The chance to see dolphins, seals, sea birds and whales (Seasonal)
  • Local history of Kangaroo Island

Departs daily at 9.00 am, 12.00 noon and 3.00 pm

Pre Booking is essential.

The tour guide will provide you with interesting facts about the dolphins and other wildlife you encounter during the safari therefore maximising your wildlife experience.   

Kangaroo Island Ocean Safari operates in accordance with the Marine Mammal Interaction Policy to minimise human impact on the animals it encounters.


  • Adults                      AUD$ 77.00
  • Children under 12      AUD$ 55.00
  • Pensioner discounts available
  • Group discounts available

Life jackets, Spray jackets, Sun Block, Informative Commentary, Transportation upon request (additional fee may apply)

What to Bring
Warm clothing (e.g. Jacket), Hat, Sunglasses and Camera/binoculars

Passengers meet 15 minutes prior to departure at Christmas Cove Marina located in Penneshaw (pre-booking essential).

Contact Details
To make a booking or for more details go to www.kangarooislandoceansafari.com.au or phone Tony on +61 419 772 175