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Southern Ocean Lodge

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Hanson Bay, Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

From the moment you arrive to the time you leave, the coastal views, service, fantastic facilities, friendly staff and excellent food, will remain in your holiday memory forever. Truely, "Heaven on earth". We had the family trip of a lifetime to Australia, but staying at the the Southern Ocean Lodge was the highlight of the experience. Paul G Toronto

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The flight to KI is only 20 minutes, but the hour-long drive to Southern Ocean Lodge takes you into another world. This beautiful, rugged, critter-filled island has so much to offer visitors. S.O.L. meets you at the airport or ferry, and takes care of everything during your all-inclusive stay. You are welcomed into the great room by a young staff... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The excellent facilities and the friendly, attentive " no problems ,only solutions" staff,make relaxation easy. The location of this Lodge affords spectacular views of the Great Southern Ocean. The all inclusive rate means that you can eat ,drink and be merry ( if you wish), and not have to think about anything ,except the wonderful wildlife ( Kangaroos , Wallabies... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Aside from one of the most spectacular coastal views, and the friendly, helpful, professional staff, the Southern Ocean Lodge offers an incredibly comfortable environment with an emphasis on feeling like this is your home. I only wish it were our home for more than the three magical days we spent. The prearranged outings were also all worthwhile, even considering the... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just spent 3 wonderful and relaxing days at the stunning Southern Ocean Lodge. From the moment you are ushered in the front doors, to the amazing views and going to sleep every night hearing the ways crashing, our stay was everything we had hoped for. The food was delicious with a strong regional flavour which was accompanied by a... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was lucky enough to spend the last few nights at Southern Ocean Lodge with my sister & I can honestly say it was the most incredible accommodation I have ever stayed in. It was luxury on a whole new level & a place we will be talking about for many years to come! Not only does it have the... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Taken to Southern Ocean Lodge as a birthday present . 2 nights - 3 days. Words can't describe how good this venue is!!!! Picked up from the Kingscote airport and transported to the lodge. Lunch on arrival. Then 3 days of pampering and relaxing commenced!! Activities and excursions were fantastic Staff were excellent, every need was anticipated . The location... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having not been to Kangaroo Island for a number of years I was looking forward to the whole Drive / Ferry and the stay at SOL experience. Being involved in the Construction Industry I was taken back by the Architectural design and how the building marry itself into the landscape. Well the landscape was breath taking matching the design of... More 

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Noosa, Australia
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had 3 days here to mark a 'significant' birthday. We don't think of ourselves as 'wealthy', so the cost was a major consideration, however from the moment of arrival we felt that it was really value for money. The staff make you feel so welcome in such a relaxed manner - nothing is a problem. Through clever design each... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We were somewhat hesitant about booking accommodation at Southern Ocean Lodge due to the price tag. However when we saw that the food and most of the tours were included, we thought, what the heck, let's do it. From the moment we touched down at Kingscote Airport, we were greeted by the friendly Ben. He was very passionate about wildlife... More 

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