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Rocky River Heritage Accommodation

Flinders Chase National Park | Kangaroo Island, Flinders Chase, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
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Rocky River Heritage Accommodation
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Adelaide, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Well appointed, ideally located for this end of Kangaroo Island. Clean and well presented. Don't be put off by the outside lavatory and shower - it is only half a metre outside. Large and well equipped kitchen. No shops though - you must bring all your own food.

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Staying within Flinder's Chase National Park is a must when visiting Kangaroo Island. I stayed in the Postman's Cottage with my family of four. It is a small space and basic, but clean, comfortable and equipped with everything you need, including a modern bathroom. We had cold nights, but were very cosy in the Cottage. Kangaroos and wallabies grazed just... More

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Geilston Bay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Anyone looking for a 19th century pioneer experience but some want modern conveniences will love this place. Position was brilliant with two friendly Cape Barron Geese in the paddock outside and the friendly staff providing food and service at the nearby visitors centre. Highly recommended.

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Conflans Sainte Honorine, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

I strongly recommend the postman's cottage to anyone looking for an amazing experience within wildlife. My stay was really wonderful, the accommodation was simple but clean, well equipped, and perfectly in agreement with the ambiance of the natural park. So many animals live juste outside the door of the cottage, and what a pleasure to observe their life and to... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

My husband and I spent 11 nights at the cottage and loved every minute of it. Although small it was clean and had everything we needed. The bathroom was outside but modern and very nicely done. Our linen and towels were changed halfway through our stay and the staff at the visitor centre were friendly and very helpful.The location was... More

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Cobram, Australia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

My husband and I spent a night in the Postman's Cottage and fell in love. This is the most beautiful little place we have ever stayed at. Totally self contained, spotlessly clean, couldn't want for more. Gives an indication of how they lived in days of old, right down to the wooden drain board on the sink. Highly recommend this... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We stayed in both the postman's cottage and May's Homestead, what a great time. Small does not cover it lol, it was tiny but such fun. The area was amazing, and the locals......well lets say between the grunting geese outside the door, and two workmen in the adjoining cottage who had finished working on the island lighthouse and entertained us... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

What a great experience. We sat outside at dusk and watched the wildlife surround us. The cottage is small, bathroom is outside but updated and comfortable. Linens, towels and everything about it was clean. It is a step up from camping so if that's not your thing don't stay here, but if you want to get next to nature and... More

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Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Such a fabulous way to stay in the National Park. I felt like I was part of the history of the island, and I loved the cottage and the Cape Barren geese that patrolled the fields. Would love to come back to KI and would definitely stay in the heritage accommodation again; it's a perfect alternative to camping. Thanks Flinders... More

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

First time stayed in wild bush area cottage house, what a wonderful experience. Nice facilities, very comfortable beds and yet so close to nature and kangaroos. It is in very good location, not far from Remarkable Rocks and other attractions in Flinders Chase. Sadly only one night. Highly recommend.

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Address: Flinders Chase National Park | Kangaroo Island, Flinders Chase, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
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Location: Australia > South Australia > Kangaroo Island > Flinders Chase
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Also Known As:
Rocky River Heritage Accommodation Kangaroo Island/Flinders Chase

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Experience the history of the early pastoralists in these beautifully restored stone cottages. Peace and comfort beckons at the end of the day exploring Flinders Chase National Park, situated within walking distance of the Visitor Centre and the Chase Café. Choose from two bedroom May’s Homestead, built in the 1890’s or Postman’s Cottage, built for the visiting mailman. Relax and enjoy the abundant wildlife. Take a walk before sunset or sunrise to the Platypus waterholes lookout, where you might be fortunate to glimpse this elusive creature. ... more   less 
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