Kangaroo Island Marathon 2024
RUN WITH THE ROOS!
Voted the #2 Must-Visit Region by Lonely Planet this is the perfect way to experience the Island!
The course route carves its way through the heart of a shutdown Flinders Chase National Park. Runners are inspired by post-bushfire regenerating flora and fauna, undulating roads and trails, an exposed coastal section with views to the powerful Southern Ocean and a boardwalk leading to the iconic Remarkable Rocks. The race format encourages a spirit of camaraderie amongst runners as they pass by each other throughout the day.
Our expert teams have been taking runners to events around the globe for over 44 years. To see you through to the finish line we have a dedicated team on site to ensure you get the most out of the experience!
Established in 2015, the Kangaroo Island Marathon is one of the most beautiful marathon courses anywhere in the world, providing once-in-a-lifetime views, a challenging course and an opportunity to see some incredible wildlife as well. Perfect for adventure runners, thrill-seekers or runners looking to vary the type of course they run on, the 2024 Kangaroo Island Marathon promises to be a superb event, filled with fun and incredible achievements! Enquire now to begin your journey or get in touch with our team to find out more…
Travel Package Information
Day 1 - Friday 6th September
Hotel: Ozone Hotel
Meals: Welcome to Kangaroo Island Dinner at hotel
Early morning transfer from Adelaide CBD to Cape Jervis, you will collect your baggage and board today’s ferry as a foot passenger. The ferry crossing to Kangaroo Island is approx 45 minutes. On arrival in Penneshaw, your local driver will meet you for the transfer to Kingscote to check in to the Ozone Hotel.
Please note that our estimated departure time from Adelaide CBD is 9AM. To avoid missing this bus and ferry connection to the island, we recommend you plan to arrive in Adelaide before 8am or on Thursday 5th of September (Pre-Night Accommodation options can be booked with your package, please contact us for details).
Day 2 - Saturday 7th September
Hotel: Ozone Hotel
Highlights: The sights of Kangaroo Island
Meals: Lunch on Tour + Pre-Race Dinner
Day Touring – Depart in the morning and return in the afternoon.
Today you will get the chance to see and explore some of Kangaroo Island. Includes: Flinders Chase National Park including race route recon, Remarkable Rocks, Admirals Arch then a visit to the Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park.
This evening a pre-race meal at the Hotel.
Day 3 - Sunday 8th September RACE DAY!
Hotel: Ozone Hotel
Highlights: Kangaroo Island Marathon
Meals: Post race function at the Ozone Hotel
An early continental breakfast has been arranged as we have an early transfer from the Ozone Hotel Kingscote to the Start area at Flinders Chase National Park (approx 70-minute drive). A return transfer will bring you back to the hotel once the runs have been completed.
This afternoon enjoy a post marathon function at the Ozone hotel including some light refreshments.
Day 4 - Monday 9th September
Today we have an early morning transfer from the Ozone Hotel back to Adelaide, via Cape Jervis. We hope you have enjoyed your weekend!
If you are planning to depart Adelaide on Monday afternoon, please arrange your flights to depart Adelaide after 4pm. There is much more to explore in South Australia if you have time to extend too, please contact us for suggestions.
Packages & Rates
- Return Coach transfers from Adelaide to Cape Jervis
- Return SeaLink Ferry from Cape Jervis to Kangaroo Island
- Return Shuttle Bus to Kangaroo Island Accommodation
- 3 Night’s accommodation at the Aurora Ozone Hotel including Breakfast Daily
- Kangaroo Island Experience Day Tour on Saturday
- Return race day transfers from Hotel
- Friday night welcome to KI dinner
- Saturday pre-race dinner
Price in AUD
Hotel Package. All prices in AUD
Run of House Room
$1295Marathon and Half Marathon Cost
Aurora Ozone Hotel, Kangaroo Island
Welcome to the Aurora Ozone Hotel at Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia. Boasting a truly unique location, set along the foreshore of one of South Australia’s most pristine coastlines.
Experience our quality Kangaroo Island accommodation located on the foreshore with stunning views overlooking Nepean Bay from our Zone Restaurant.
RACE DATE: Sunday 8 September 2024
RACE TIME: Marathon 7:30am. Half Marathon 8:00am*
*Half marathon runners must report by 7:00am sharp. Buses depart to the Remarkable Rocks (start line) at 7:15am. Late runners will be transferred to the 10K.
COURSE: The course route carves its way through the heart of a shutdown Flinders Chase National Park. Runners are inspired by post-bushfire regenerating flora and fauna, undulating roads and trails, an exposed coastal section with views to the powerful Southern Ocean and a boardwalk leading to the iconic Remarkable Rocks. The race format encourages a spirit of camaraderie amongst runners as they pass by each other throughout the day.
CLIMATE: The weather in Kangaroo Island is mild with an average temperature between 10-17°C.
ENTRY FEE: We can provide entry to the Marathon, Half Marathon or 10km at a special rate when you book a package through Marathon Tours & Travel.
TIME LIMIT: The course time limit is seven (7) hours.
DIFFICULTY: Challenging course with rolling hills and beautiful scenery.