Kangaroo Island Hotels

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Kangaroo Island Wilderness Retreat

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At a Glance

    Pros

  • wonderful experience for animal lovers
  • free Internet access and DVD rental

    Cons

  • only two time slots for dinner
  • basic rooms might disappoint city slickers

Kangaroo Island Wilderness Retreat Review

With wallabies and possums treating the grounds as their own domain, this eco-friendly retreat is everything a wildlife-loving traveler could want. Rooms in the low-slung log courtyard buildings have recycled Oregon pine furniture; private rear decks in the two corner suites open onto thick banksia scrub. Family-friendly one-bed apartments and motel-style rooms share the barnlike Lodge. Rain is the only water source, and showers are solar heated. The dining room ($$) serves Mod-Oz fare that uses many island products; the kitchen also prepares picnic lunches. The gas pump here is the last one for 35 km (21 mi).

    Hotel Details

  • 18 courtyard rooms, 2 suites, 4 apartments, 7 lodge rooms.
  • Rate includes all meals.
  • Credit cards accepted.
Updated: 01-15-2014

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