Around American River

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.

Name and location Description.  All hours subject to change.

American River General Store, Buick Drive
Tel 08 8553 7000

Open Monday to Friday 9 to 5 and Saturday 9-12, the American River General Store offers a wide range of goods as well as postal and banking services, coffee and light lunches.
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  Fridays (Varied Menu) and Saturdays (Take Away style). Bookings recommended for Friday evenings especially at holiday times.
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. 9:00-3:00, 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

American River Tells a Story,
Tangara Drive (opp. CFS Shed)

Newly (2021) opened gallery featuring work by local artists including painting, sculpture and wearable arts.  Times vary but usually open Thursday to Monday, 11-3.