Accommodation - Kangaroo Island, South Australia
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Seaside holiday homes where you'll hear waves lapping on the shore. Bushland cottages with a trail to your own wilderness sanctuary. Luxury lodgings with a chef on call. From budget to well deserved budget-breaking, there's a place for everyone on Kangaroo Island.
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Resorts and Retreats
It's luxury all the way in these superb lodges and retreats. For the discerning
modern traveller who appreciates the finer things in life, Kangaroo Island has a
select few properties designed to spoil you. From luxurious surroundings, personalised
service, the best local produce prepared by on-site chefs and the small touches
that make your holiday truly memorable. Southern Ocean Lodge and Lifetime Private
Retreats will surprise and delight anyone looking for something extra special when
they visit Kangaroo Island. Surely you deserve it.
Hosted Bed and Breakfast
Gracious hosts with great knowledge of Kangaroo Island will add a very personalised
touch to your stay. Hosted Bed and Breakfast properties include some of Kangaroo
Island's highest quality accommodation offerings, including grand homesteads set
on farming land through to modern seaside properties. Each guesthouse will delight
with a generous breakfast often featuring local produce. Some properties offer evening
meals served in the dining room as an option.
Kangaroo Island's Hotel and Motel properties each have a relatively small numbers of rooms, allowing for a more personalised approach to customer service. Hotels and Motels typically feature daily servicing, a reception and tourism information desk, a restaurant and bar. Hotels and Motels are located in each major town as well as at the entrance to Flinders Chase National Park.
Hostels provide a high level of interaction with other guests visiting Kangaroo
Island, allowing visitors to swap stories and share their best secrets of Kangaroo
Island. Rates are very reasonable and facilities typically include shared kitchen
and recreation areas. Increasingly, hostels include ensuite bathrooms on a 4-6-share
basis. Hostels on Kangaroo Island are located at the ferry port of Penneshaw, in
the main town of Kingscote, on the entrance to Flinders Chase National Park and
in the centre of the Island. With limited public transport, Independent travelers
are advised to join an organised tour or hire a car to make their way around Kangaroo
Self-Contained and Apartments
Self Contained accommodation is by far the most common form of accommodation on
Kangaroo Island. Accommodation ranges from units and cabins through to multiple-bedroom
houses and apartments. Accommodation is located within walking distance of town
shops and restaurants, or in more secluded areas including cottages nestled in bushland
or a beach house with beautiful sea views. Many visitors choose to shop at the Island’s
many stores or collect food and wine from local producers and prepare their own
meals in their own fully appointed kitchen.
Caravan and Camping
The Island's private caravan parks at the main town of Kingscote and at the entrance
to Flinders Chase National Park, provide the highest level of services to guests
including cooking facilities, regularly serviced bathrooms and an on-site manager.
National Parks offer guests a range of camping options from designated bush camping
through to sites with cooking and bathroom facilities. Booking for both private
and National Parks are necessary. Kangaroo Island Council manage the remaining campsites
outside of National Parks and each site includes basic facilities. See the
Caravan and Camping page for more information about locations and regulations.
Visit with our friendly staff at Kangaroo Island's only Accredited Visitor Information Centre and let us help you customise an itinerary as unique as you are to get the most from your time on Kangaroo Island. Kangaroo Island Gateway Visitor Information Centre - Howard Drive, PENNESHAW SA 5222
Open: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Weekends & Public Holidays 10am-4pm, Closed Christmas Day.
Need some help booking somewhere to stay?
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While all Kangaroo Island accommodation is suitable for exploring the Island, particular regions of the Island afford different advantages. Whether you are arriving in the evening and need accommodation close to the ferry port, you prefer to be close to shops and restaurants or if you really want to get away from it all and stay in a more secluded area, there is a region on Kangaroo Island to suit everyone.