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Kangaroo Island Wilderness Retreat

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2012

I sayed at the Kangaroo island wilderness retreat for one night. We stayed in one of the courtyard suites which was great! The rooms had a very homely feel and were very comfortable, an even included foxtel! The bathrooms were a bit tired, but still were great none the less! I loved that there was wildlife hopping all around, which... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2012 via mobile

Loved KI Wilderness Retreat. We stayed in one of the courtyard suites and our friends were given the room next to us. The manager and assistant manager were more than helpful. We had a problem with our air conditioner and it was addressed immediately and fixed. We asked for the interconnecting door to be unlocked and it was done immediately.... More 

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Kent, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2012

We took the offered upgrade when we checked in,and we were quite happy with our suite. Right off the common grounds, we had a good view of the wallabies who came to feed out front. We also then had a pleasant deck to sit on and enjoy our breakfast. The unit had an electric kettle and a small refrigerator which... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2012

This place gets an extra star for the amazing wildlife at your doorstep! The wallabies and possums are incredibly tame and you can even pet them (they will come up to your porch if you get a courtyard suite). The staff are very friendly and accommodating. The restaurant is good, which is a relief as there is nowhere else to... More 

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Cinnaminson, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2012

I stayed here in early April with my daughter for one night. We stayed to be close to Flinders park, and so we didn't have to drive from one end of the island to the other at night. (We did do the nocturnal tour at Hanson Bay at night, and drove their ourselves in the rental car. I was freaking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2012

We stayed here for just one night as part of our trip to KI so we could so the Day Trip to Flinders Chase National Park which I would highly recommend. We had a Courtyard Room which was great, perfect for seeing the Wallabies which come in at sunset and a very short walk to the restaurant. Staff at Check... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2012

We stayed in the eco lodge which was small, basic, and clean. It is expensive for what you get but there are no alternatives around that area. The big let down was the restaurant - the food was poor, especially given the prices are so high (~$35 for a main meal). I would recommend bringing your own food to cook... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2012

Stayed here on a cudo deal for 2 nights in a courtyard suite. Brilliant location right on the edge of flinders chase national park, so easy access to admirals arch and the remarkables. Room was perfectly clean and had everything we needed. Bed was also comfy. Lovely to sit out with a glass of wine and have the wallabies say... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2012

Stayed one night at the Wilderness Retreat. The room was large and comfortable if not a little dated. Dinner at the restaurant was good and handy to have considering the lack of other options. Some local wallabies can be feed in the courtyard each night and were very popular with us and other guests. We had a nice stay.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2012

We had a dimly lit courtyard room with good clean facilities. Continental brekkie was plentiful and quiet. Dinners were very nice & not overpriced. A good choice of KI wines again at a fair price. The availability of petrol was a bonus for sightseers using KIWR as a base. Comparatively expensive but the same in all of KI. Located in... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kangaroo Island Wilderness Retreat

Address: Lot 1 South Coast Road, Flinders Chase, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
Location: Australia > South Australia > Kangaroo Island > Flinders Chase
Price Range: $96 - $185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Kangaroo Island Wilderness Retreat 3.5*
Number of rooms: 31
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Also Known As:
Kangaroo Island Wilderness Retreat Hotel Flinders Chase
Hotel Kangaroo Island
Wilderness Retreat Kangaroo Island
Kangaroo Island Wilderness Retreat Flinders Chase
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