Monument in Penneshaw & Dudley Peninsula

Frenchman's Rock

When intrepid French explorer Nicholas Baudin surveyed the KI coast in 1803, he came ashore at what's now Penneshaw for a look around. He left his mark: under a white concrete dome on the shoreline is a replica...

Market in Penneshaw & Dudley Peninsula

Kangaroo Island Farmers Market

Has baked goods, chutneys, seafood, olive oil, honey, eggs, cheese, yoghurt and of course wine and dodgy buskers (including, once, a certain Lonely Planet writer who shall remain unnamed). SeaLink offers...

Lighthouse in Penneshaw & Dudley Peninsula

Cape Willoughby Lightstation

About 28km southeast of Penneshaw (via an unsealed road) on a treeless headland, this tidy white turret started shining out in 1852 (SA's first lighthouse) and is now used as a weather station. Inside is lots of...

Museum in Penneshaw & Dudley Peninsula

Penneshaw Maritime & Folk Museum

Inside a 1922 stone school house, this salty museum displays artefacts from local shipwrecks and early white settlement (check out those girthsome millstones!), plus endearingly geeky models of Flinders'...

Beach in Penneshaw & Dudley Peninsula

Browns Beach

A lovely protected beach, around 14km southwest of Penneshaw en route to American River and Kingscote. Good for a quick dip.

Beach in Penneshaw & Dudley Peninsula

Island Beach

Loong beach between Penneshaw and American River, backed by rows of fancy beach houses. Go for a wander and see what's washed in on the tide.