1. Stokes Bay area (15 min from LifeTime) - Rockpool Cafe. Casual seafood cafe next to a hidden beach with a cave entrance. Check its open before you go however the beach is one of the best on island and has a safe protected rock pool swimming area for kids.

Table 88 (15 min from LifeTime). www.table88ki.com. Casual restaurant with great views across farming land and sea views. Check its open before you go and make sure you make a reservation.08 8559 2164

2. Kingscote region - Kangaroo Island Spirits (KIS). Taste an array of local made gins and liqueurs from an enchanting & quirky cellar door set up in the owners old kitchen. Great coffee. Sarah and John Lark are great hosts.
  • K I Brewery - Micro brewery that has a great selection of tasting beers with food options from 'pop up' food vendors. Relaxed, some days have music and great for kids as it has a big grass area where they can be seen as you relax.
  • Bay of Shoals winery, Good winery close to Kingscote and by the seaside. Also host to the Kingscote Farmers Markets (2nd & 4th Sunday each month)
  • The Islander Estate has an intimate tasting space where they offer guided tastings against a backdrop of rural outlooks. The unique thing about this place is that you can try French style wines made from Australian grapes grown in our Kangaroo Island soil and climate! The Tasting Room is open 6 days a week (closed Wed) from 12 noon to 6.00pm. 78 Gum Creek Road, Cygnet River. Just 10 minutes from Kingscote. 3. Penneshaw region - Dudley Wines - Great for lunch when touring the Eastern end of the island. Try the whiting Pizza!
  • Kangaroo Island Source Cooking School – Personal friend (and one of Kangaroo Islands leading chefs) Kate Sumner uses regional food at the source to conduct hands-on cooking classes or demonstrations to make your Kangaroo Island food experience a feast to remember! Kate will teach you about regional produce & new skills with innovative recipes that you can recreate when you get home. Kangaroo Island Source is open every Tuesday and Wednesday 10.30am - 2.30pm for cooking classes. All classes are completely hands-on and culminate in a shared feast with local wine on the deck.
  • Sunset Food & Wine - Only fine dining restaurant on Kangaroo Island - great views. Showcases the island best produce and wines.