With views over the Southern Ocean and the natural wilderness, this lodge provides a unique experience from which to discover Kangaroo Island, known as Australia’s ‘zoo without fences’.
Stylish luxury and contemporary designs combine to create a calm, coastal ambience and a unique eco-chic style with furnishings and artwork commissioned from local artisans. The 21 suites of Southern Ocean Lodge command magnificent views of the pounding surf, offering king size beds, sunken lounges, dramatic glass walled bathrooms and outdoor terraces with occasional seating and daybed.
Further opportunities to relax and take in the dramatic surroundings are offered in the Great Room and the outside terraces. The restaurant provides a menu that makes the most of fresh, organic produce and abundant seafood, and South Australian wines can be enjoyed with fellow guests in the bar. Set aside from the lodge is the Southern Spa, with treatments inspired by aboriginal dreamtime and offering rejuvenating and relaxing experiences using island sourced ingredients – lavender, eucalyptus and honey.
Intending to leave a light footprint, the lodge utilizes solar power, rainwater harvesting and the composting of waste materials.
Situated at Hanson’s Bay and adjoining both the Flinders Chase and Cape Bouguer / Kelly Hill National Parks, the lodge is in easy reach of Kangaroo Island’s major attractions.
is featured in the following itinerary:
Staying in luxury properties at Kangaroo Island and Flinders Ranges, explore the picturesque landscapes of South Australia in search of its wildlife, including Australia’s largest macropods: red kangaroo, western grey kangaroo and common wallaroo, as well as fur seal colonies and prolific birdlife.
When to go: Jan-Dec
Duration inc. flights: 12 days
Price inc. flights: From £6,095 pp
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Surrounded by the Southern Ocean, Kangaroo Island is a haven for Australia’s endemic wildlife – more than 60 percent of the island comprises national parks and reserves. Here is nature at its best; amongst sheltered beaches, rugged cliffs and bushland, kangaroo, koala, birds and sealions abound.
Where: Southwestern Australia
Ideal for viewing: tammar wallaby, Australian sealion, short-beaked echidna, glossy black cockatoo, Kangaroo Island kangaroo