Penneshaw is a town on the northeast coast of Dudley Peninsula on Kangaroo Island in South Australia, and is the island’s main ferry port with regular services from Cape Jervis. Penneshaw features a Maritime and Folk Museum, and evening tours to a colony of the Little Penguin, the only species of penguin to breed in Australian waters.
Things to do & see
* Gateway Information Centre
* Christmas Cove
* Hog Bay
* Anglican Church of St Columba
* Frenchman’s Rock. In 1803 the French explorer Nicolas Baudin anchored in Hog Bay, and one of his crew noted the arrival of the expedition by carving on a rock, which was later removed and is now located in the Gateway Information Centre. A replica now occupies the rock’s original location on Penneshaw Beach .
Penneshaw is in the Kangaroo Island Council local government area, the South Australian House of Assembly electoral district of Finniss and the Australian House of Representatives Division of Mayo.