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Cape Jervis is a town in South Australia, and a gateway point to Kangaroo Island, Australia's third largest island excluding the mainland.

Get in[edit]

Sealink operate coach services from Adelaide twice daily, and to Victor Harbor once daily except Saturdays and Wednesdays. There is no other scheduled commercial transport options to Cape Jervis.

Rental car facilities are available in Victor Harbor and in Lonsdale. The harbor and wharf is around 1 km (0.62 mi) from the town.

Get around[edit]

If you were to only get around the inner areas of the town's CBD, then it's best to walk, but otherwise take the car.


  • Fishery Beach Whaling Station. has some interpretive signage around the remains of an historic whaling station site, about 5km east along the coast from Cape Jervis on Fishery Beach Road.
  • 1 Cape Jervis Lighthouse, Flinders Dr, +61 431 455 168. It may be just another lighthouse for some, but the architecture certainly has to be admired. Built in 1871.







Ferry to Kangaroo Island.

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This city travel guide to Cape Jervis is a usable article. It has information on how to get there and on restaurants and hotels. An adventurous person could use this article, but please feel free to improve it by editing the page.