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Rocky River Heritage Accommodation

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Greater Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 10 December 2016

The Postman's Cottage is a terrific little room to stay in with the added comfort of a nearby toilet and shower room. At a very affordable price one can stay within the park surroundings and hear the koalas and geese right outside your door. We will definately be back to stay a little longer next time. Warm with lots of...

Thank Lorraine P
Da Lat, Vietnam
Reviewed 7 October 2016

My partner and I stayed for 2 nights at the Postman's Cottage in September. We loved it, it was so quite, with Cape Barron Geese, Kangaroos everywhere and the grunts of koalas not far away. The cottage was really well catered for, with a fridge, an oil heater, comfortable beds, condiments like oil, salt, pepper, sugar- everything you could possibly...

Thank Marisol P
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

We spent 3 nights at May's Homestead and loved it. Surrounded by the walking trails through Flinders Chase National Park and abundant wildlife it was very peaceful. The homestead is basic with no television but that is part of the charm. We cooked on the wood stove but there is a gas one there too. The kitchen is well equipped...

Thank TheRealDebAndKen
Reviewed 6 June 2016

we stayed at the homestead for three nights - it was magical, like a portal back in time, whilst there are no luxuries or mod cons, the old stove with flute, wooden sink and large communal kitchen table along with the fireplace, game boards and most beautiful setting in an biologically amazing national park on a wonderful island was everything...

Thank piccolina p
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 18 April 2016

We stayed for four nights and wished we could have stayed longer. We loved the peace and tranquillity of the place and the wildlife was fantastic. The walks around the Visitor Centre were enjoyable and there was always something new to discover at different times of the day and night. The homestead is rustic but wonderfully comfortable. This was a...

Thank Julie S
Vancouver Island, Canada
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Stayed here as a couple for one night. Lovely small heritage cottage. Peaceful and lots of wildlife to see. It was great to be there after the visitors had left for the day. Convenient to many walking trails and to the visitors centre. Well equipped and the separate bathroom was very clean and modern. Great location for exploring the park...

Thank Ann P
Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 10 March 2016

Rustic but a great way to get to the trails early and see some wildlife. The cottage is small but fine for a couple or small family. The washroom/shower is in a separate building. There is a cafe in the visitor center nearby but you will want to purchase groceries for dinner in Parndanna, Penneshaw or Kingscote before traveling to...

Thank BrianL123456
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 15 February 2016

Traditional settlers accommodation in a stunning setting, close to the Visitors Centre and major attractions with the Park including sea lions, seals and remarkable rocks The cottage was very comfortable, with antique furniture, clean bathrooms and a wonderful old fuel stove.

Thank jannydel
New Zealand
Reviewed 14 February 2016

This quaint accommodation in Flinders Chase National Park delivered everything we had hoped for after reading about it on Trip Advisor. The Postman's little historic cottage was comfortably equipped with everything you could need and the location was perfect for a couple like us. We spent two nights exploring this end of Kangaroo Island and loved it. The highlight was...

Thank Brenda59
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Stayed in Postman's cottage for a week, while attending family birthday and Christmas, only really slept there but it has all you need including a very clean bathroom with good water supply and a great location in the Flinders Chase National Park close to all the sights at the Western end of the island. Saw wallabies and possums at night...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience the history of the early pastoralists in these beautifully restored stone cottages. Peace and comfort beckons at the end of the day exploring Flinders Chase National Park, situated within walking distance of the Visitor Centre and the Chase Café. Choose from two bedroom May’s Homestead, built in the 1890’s or Postman’s Cottage, built for the visiting mailman. Relax and enjoy the abundant wildlife. Take a walk before sunset or sunrise to the Platypus waterholes lookout, where you might be fortunate to glimpse this elusive creature. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rocky River Heritage Accommodation

Address: | Kangaroo Island, Flinders Chase, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
Region: Australia > South Australia > Kangaroo Island > Flinders Chase
Price Range: $94 - $222 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
Rocky River Heritage Accommodation Kangaroo Island/Flinders Chase
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“Stay in accommodation accessed via sealed roads within the Park like Mays Cottage or Postmans Cottage as unsealed roads in v. bad repair”
jannydel, 14 Feb 2016 | Read review
“The bedding could accommodate four people which would be quite cozy, so make sure you all get along!”
shaminac2015, 22 Dec 2015 | Read review
“If you need space for more than 2 adults, book May's cottage.... if you are a very tall person, the bed in the Postman's cottage might be too small for you... we are 1m70 and loved it.”
JLxI, 25 Jan 2015 | Read review
“You need to be self sufficient as far as food is concerned.”
AlastairD296, 4 Jan 2015 | Read review
“The toilet is outside, but clean and very modern! Don't be put off.”
718jillt, 30 Mar 2014 | Read review
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