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Kangaroo Island Wilderness Retreat

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Reviewed 29 September 2013

Excellent base for seeing Kangaroo Island. Not much else in the area except for an outrageously expensive resort South Ocean Lodge. The setting is superb near Flinders National Park and Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary with a superb night tour and opportunities to see koalas and...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2013 via mobile

Not bad , for what it's worth we enjoyed our stay a nice quant place to stay After travelling Queensland in past years on the islands this place is something else with plenty of options of things to do and so much diversity on the...More

3  Thank further65
Reviewed 11 September 2013

We stayed in a family room in the Eco lodge and no complaints about the quality of the room. With a king bed and two bunk beds in the bedroom, reasonable sized sitting area, and small kitchen it worked well for us. The bathroom needs...More

1  Thank WanderingLama
Reviewed 1 September 2013

We recently stayed at KWIR as it is abbreviated by the locals. Our room had been fully renovated and was very comfortable. The rooms are well equipped for being in a remote area, beds comfortable. This is not a luxury hotel, and we didn't expect...More

1  Thank JTAnewport
Reviewed 19 August 2013

I wasn't expecting much, given the Trip Advisor reviews I'd seen before booking, but was pleasantly surprised. Each room is clean and reasonably comfortable and has a small porch in front (but it was too cold and rainy to use it during our stay in...More

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USD 140 - USD 242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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USD 140 - USD 242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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helenove
24 January 2018|
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Response from John O | Reviewed this property |
Although Kangaroo Island Wilderness Retreat has some dormitory type accommodations with cooking facilities, most of their rooms do not. Nearest grocery store is in Kingscote - about 100 km. Nearest self-catering... More
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PennyLawes
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Yes made road all the way.
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"Recommend the courtyard suites."
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"Get a room that oversees the garden as there are lots of visitors at night!"
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"Worth staying in the courtyard<"
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"Choose a room with a porch -- they're bigger and have a view of the wildlife."
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