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Kangaroo Island Wilderness Retreat

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Perfectly situated adjacent Flinders Chase National Park a unique mix of eco-friendly facilities, local food and wine and located in the middle of the forrest provide an unforgettable wilderness experience. The idyllic location provides the perfect base for discovering the splendor of Kangaroo Island's natural wonders before returning to the tranquillity of the retreat to enjoy comfortable accommodation in the company of friendly native animals and an amazing array of birdlife.
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Restaurant
Free Parking
Free Internet
Wheelchair access
Bar/Lounge
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Accessible rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Park View
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Full view
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Kingscote Airport69 mi
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pros The restaurant was excellent. Food is a little pricey but the quality makes up for it. The local wine was also much better tahn I had expected, andwas reasonably priced. The free guided evening tour was fun and intersting. Cons The rooms are old...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Paul M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Flinders Chase National Park is so wild and remote, but just a few km from the entrance is this wonderful retreat. Rooms are so comfortable overlooking a central courtyard where wallabies gather in the evening. The room had a double and single bed which was...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank L_and_RBrisbane
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Nice location right near the national park. Animals hop around central courtyard at night which was fun. Rooms were dated and very musty smelling, only way to get rid of the smell was to leave the air conditioner running all day. Lots of noise from...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Elspethinnle
Response from KIWR, Front Office Manager at Kangaroo Island Wilderness RetreatResponded 4 weeks ago

HI Elspeth, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We apologise for not meeting your expectations. We only wish you had let us know during your stay, so that we may have had a chance to rectify any issues. Just a few points...More

Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

Stayed 6 nights at the resort in a courtyard room. Comfortable bed, clean basic facilities. Wildlife visits one end of the common courtyard, mostly Tamar Wallabies. We stocked up on food at Iva in Kingscote & stored it in our room. Had our own bowls,...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed October 25, 2018

Situated just outside Flinders Chase National Park this is a great base to explore the park and Admirals Arch and Remarkable Rocks. Room was average size, with fridge and kettle, comfy bed and plenty of hot water for showers. Packed lunches available (one will do...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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104jobell
October 23, 2018|
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Response from Simon H | Reviewed this property |
There are few facilities at the lodge itself but there are a few places where you can buy supplies not to far from the hotel.Just get the hotel to tell you where to buy from and please understand that the open times are not... More
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January 24, 2018|
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Response from KIWR | Property representative |
Our Eco Lodge Apartments have cooking facilities; 2 hot plates, a microwave & kettle. And we have a BBQ & microwave available for guests to use.
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Response from Sue P | Reviewed this property |
Yes made road all the way.
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Room Tips
"The rooms around the courtyard were great"
L_and_RBrisbane
3 weeks ago
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"Courtyard rooms look onto a garden frequented by wallabies."
PJfromCA
May 9, 2018
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"Talk with Darren or Lochlan they will look after you"
SimonH82
May 1, 2018
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"Avoid the view on the parking lot"
NancithanT
Feb 19, 2018
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PRICE RANGE
$121 - $201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
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LOCATION
AustraliaSouth AustraliaKangaroo IslandFlinders Chase
NUMBER OF ROOMS
33
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