QantasLink has today announced a new route connecting Kangaroo Island to Adelaide and Melbourne from December 2017. Flights between Adelaide and Kingscote Airport commence on 4 December 2017. Initially, these flights will operate 3 times a week, increasing to 5 during the Summer and Easter peak seasons. Similarly, Melbourne-Kingscote flights will operate 3 times a week from 17 December through to the end of January 2018. Flights will be operated by Bombardier Dash-8 Q300 or Q400 series aircraft, seating between 50 and 74 passengers.
QantasLink is the regional arm of Qantas, connecting seamlessly to mainline Qantas operations. QantasLink destinations can be booked on single itineraries through Qantas, with the benefit of domestic and international through check-in and baggage transfers.
Kangaroo Island is a renowned destination for food and wine, as well as spectacular scenery and abundant wildlife. A short hop from Adelaide, the island is Australia’s third largest after Tasmania and Melville Island. Its native bushland and pristine beaches make it an impeccable choice for adventurers and explorers.
The following table lists route schedules. Days in bold indicate year-round flights.[table style=”table-condensed”]
|Flight||Days of week||Route||Depart||Arrive||Aircraft|
|QF2142||Mon, Wed, Thu, Sat, Sun||Adelaide-Kingscote||1040||1115||Q300|
|QF2143||Mon, Wed, Thu, Sat, Sun||Kingscote-Adelaide||1145||1220||Q300|
Kangaroo Island launch fares
To celebrate the launch of this new route, QantasLink is offering special fares of $99 one-way from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island and $199 one-way from Melbourne to Kangaroo Island. Book at Qantas.com before 9 June 2017 for travel between 4 December 2017 and 30 April 2018.
Images and video by Qantas.