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Rocky River Heritage Accommodation

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| Kangaroo Island, Flinders Chase, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 3 nights at May's Homestead and loved it. Surrounded by the walking trails through Flinders Chase National Park and abundant wildlife it was very peaceful. The homestead is basic with no television but that is part of the charm. We cooked on the wood stove but there is a gas one there too. The kitchen is well equipped... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

we stayed at the homestead for three nights - it was magical, like a portal back in time, whilst there are no luxuries or mod cons, the old stove with flute, wooden sink and large communal kitchen table along with the fireplace, game boards and most beautiful setting in an biologically amazing national park on a wonderful island was everything... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

We stayed for four nights and wished we could have stayed longer. We loved the peace and tranquillity of the place and the wildlife was fantastic. The walks around the Visitor Centre were enjoyable and there was always something new to discover at different times of the day and night. The homestead is rustic but wonderfully comfortable. This was a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

Stayed here as a couple for one night. Lovely small heritage cottage. Peaceful and lots of wildlife to see. It was great to be there after the visitors had left for the day. Convenient to many walking trails and to the visitors centre. Well equipped and the separate bathroom was very clean and modern. Great location for exploring the park... More 

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Thank Ann P
Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

Rustic but a great way to get to the trails early and see some wildlife. The cottage is small but fine for a couple or small family. The washroom/shower is in a separate building. There is a cafe in the visitor center nearby but you will want to purchase groceries for dinner in Parndanna, Penneshaw or Kingscote before traveling to... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

Traditional settlers accommodation in a stunning setting, close to the Visitors Centre and major attractions with the Park including sea lions, seals and remarkable rocks The cottage was very comfortable, with antique furniture, clean bathrooms and a wonderful old fuel stove.

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Thank jannydel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

This quaint accommodation in Flinders Chase National Park delivered everything we had hoped for after reading about it on Trip Advisor. The Postman's little historic cottage was comfortably equipped with everything you could need and the location was perfect for a couple like us. We spent two nights exploring this end of Kangaroo Island and loved it. The highlight was... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

Stayed in Postman's cottage for a week, while attending family birthday and Christmas, only really slept there but it has all you need including a very clean bathroom with good water supply and a great location in the Flinders Chase National Park close to all the sights at the Western end of the island. Saw wallabies and possums at night... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016

A cozy little cottage with all the amenities you could need, including a comfy bed and they even supplied a portacot for my baby. Also a clean shower block and toilet to my husbands delight! Nice and warm with a wood stove that kept the whole cottage warm through the night. Woke to a misty morning with Cape Barren Geese... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016 via mobile

I found this accommodation by chance on the internet and was very thankful for it. This was the highlight for my parents. It was a quaint cottage with lots of character. Unfortunately we only stayed for one night. Wished we had more time. The setting in the national park was perfect. Kangaroos and wallabies around in the morning and evening.... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Rocky River Heritage Accommodation

Address: | Kangaroo Island, Flinders Chase, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
Location: Australia > South Australia > Kangaroo Island > Flinders Chase
Price Range: $70 - $166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
Rocky River Heritage Accommodation Kangaroo Island/Flinders Chase
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