American River
Kangaroo Island, South Australia







Small it may be, but American River still supports a wide variety of businesses and actvities. Most essential supplies are available in town, and a few things which you just can't get anywhere else. Use the map to help you see where everything is..

Name and Location Description
American River General Store
Scenic Drive
The General Store is temporarily closed.
American River Post Office
Tangara Drive
Tel 08 8553 7000
Offers the full range of postal services as well as some souvenirs, internet access, IT services and basic groceries. Monday to Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm
American River Community & Sports Assoc. (The Shed)
Tangara Drive
Tel 08 8553 7288
Where the locals go for a drink or meal. But you're welcome to join us and see what makes American River tick. Open evenings Tuesdays (Schnitzel Night); Fridays (great selection of meals - menu to be found at the camp ground as well as the PO) and Saturdays (Take Away style). Bookings recommended for Friday evenings especially at holiday times.

American River Textiles & Art
Corner of Redbanks Rd & Scenic Drive
Tel 08 8553 7218

The home of all sorts of visual and wearable art in American River. Spinning, dyeing, weaving and felting. Open when the flag is flying at the corner.
Cat Man
Feral's End
Trethewey Court
Feral cats are a problem in many areas and Kangaroo Island is not exempt. American River's cat man provides an alternative solution to the feral cat problem. Come and see what can be made from their skins. Also a wide range of art and craft items. Opening times vary - drop by any time the sun is in the sky to see if they're open.

Cooinda Fishing Charters
The Wharf
Tel 08 8553 1072

The Deck Café
The Wharf

Tel 0428 855 370

Just at the entry to the wharf and adjacent to the Rebuild Independence project boathouse, The Deck Café offers coffee, light meals and drinks with a fantastic view over the water. 10:30-2:30, longer in busy times, shorter out of season..
Drift on Bliss,
Redbanks Road
Tel 0409 013 899
Natural soap and soy candles, gifts and African Drums made on Kangaroo Island.- the van of all things blissful. Open Thursday - Sunday, 10:00-4:00.
Oyster Farm Shop
opp The Wharf, Tangara Drive
Tel 08 8553 7122
You won't get oysters fresher than these! Grown in the waters of Eastern Cove they may have been picked only minutes before you taste them. Also offers a range of other aquaculture products from Kangaroo Island. Open 11-3 daily; longer hours at peak times

Reflections Restaurant @ Mercure Kangaroo Island Lodge
Scenic Drive
Tel 08 8553 7053

Breakfast and dinner as well as a quiet drink available. Open daily
Tory M Fishing Charters
The Wharf
Tel 0429 386 756
Half and full day fishing tours for up to 7 passengers. All gear and bait supplied.
Wanderer's Rest Restaurant
Bayview Road
Tel 08 8553 7140
Join our in-house guests for dinner. Bookings essential. Also open for lunch and day time snacks on some days.


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