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Manly, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 10 December 2014

Our decision to stay in these cabins was one of our better ones for our recent Kangaroo Island trip. The location is sublime: overlooking quiet Hanson Bay, which we had to ourselves for much of our time there. We were also pleasantly surprised with the accommodation itself. The cabin was spacious with comfortable living space, and a master bedroom that...

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 September 2014

We stayed at the cabins for 5 night and loved it. Their location at the end of the road, overlooking Hanson Bay, is amazing. The cabin we were in had 2 bedrooms, 1 double and 1 twin. the kitchen area had most things you would need - electric hobs, oven, grill, microwave, fridge/freezer and a reasonable selection of utensils and...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 29 July 2014

W (2 adults, 2 young children) stayed for 3 nights. The view from the cabins is incredible with a beautiful beach just a stone's throw from the front door. There are also some great walking trails accessible from the beach, which we used and enjoyed. The cabins, although basic, were a great escape from everyday life. A great log fire...

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Thank ElliottA17
Sydney
Reviewed 6 May 2014

The view from the cabins is very impressive - a beautiful seaside setting overlooking a quiet beach with white sand. An excellent location for someone looking for a quiet wilderness getaway. The log cabins are OK and there is a nice wide verandah overlooking the beach scenery. Our bedroom had a double bed and so it was a bit small...

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KANGAROOS10, Manager at Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting. I am sorry that you do not appreciate the isolated wilderness setting. We have now added queen beds and done some renovations inside and out and have fixed the problems you identified.

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 27 April 2014

It really is a little piece of paradise! The cabins are very basic and a little run down but it is such a good location that you don't mind. I would highly recommend exploring the National Park from here. The staff were really helpful. I accidentally left a book in the cabin and they were kind enough to send it...

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Thank Sunshine4064
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 30 January 2014

The pictures really dont do this place any justice. You just dont know how beautiful the locaton is until you are there. Absolutely stunning views. The cabins are basic but have what you need. Sitting on the verandah looking out onto the gorgeous ocean views is what its all about here. You can walk down to the beach for a...

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Thank 83Summer
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 28 January 2014

We stayed in the Ewebank cabin last week. The view was spectacular and it really is a little piece of paradise. The staff were really friendly and we enjoyed our stay. We will definitely go back. There are a few things that would really improve the cabins. The curtains in the bedroom could be replaced and a bedside lamp in...

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Thank Lucy E
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 25 January 2014

Firstly they need to update there photos, as the cabins have a few new things (new couch. fridge, lamps etc.) The view from your cabin is breath taking! Nothing but picture perfect views, as far as the eye can see! Right there from your cabin. The beautiful white sand, blue water beach didn't only look amazing from your cabin but...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 1 December 2013

The Hanson Bay cabins are very comfortable and excellent place to relax enjoy the view. Outside of the cabin is a beautiful vie of a beach. You can even go there to enjoy the breeze and marvel at the clear water and blue skies.The cabins are very warm and the beds are comfortable . There are also 2 possums that...

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Pukekohe
Reviewed 15 October 2013

We recently spent 3 nights and loved it! Yes, the cabins are rustic and there were some gaps between the logs on the walls, but the kitchen was well equipped and our cabin was clean and tidy. It looks as though there was new windows and sliding glass doors recently installed which highlighted the fabulous views. We were visited by...

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are pleased to offer you a choice of six self-contained beach side cabins for your next holiday at beautiful Hanson Bay on Kangaroo Island. Each log cabin features picture windows and spectacular ocean views of the rugged coast and Southern Ocean. The Hanson Bay cabins overlook the pristine beach and sparkling waters of Hanson Bay. They are ideally positioned to capture the wonderful cooling sea breezes during summer, while the slow combustion wood fire ensures that your are warm and snug during the cooler months. Four of the self contained holiday cabins contain two bedrooms, a bathroom, and open plan kitchen and living areas.Two Cabins are one bedroom and fully self contained. Each cabin features slate floors, electric oven/cooker, refrigerator and a shared laundry. Fully equipped kitchen and full linen are supplied. The main bedroom features a queen bed and built-in robes. The second bedroom is equipped with two single beds. An extra single bed, cot and high chair are available if required. There is also a BBQ (barbecue) and a deck area available. Birds during the day and abundant wildlife at night make this a very popular holiday destination for nature lovers. Hanson Bay is also a fantastic location for swimming, fishing, snorkeling, canoeing, bushwalking or just relaxing. Bring your swimming gear, fishing rods, bicycles and comfortable walking shoes to make the most of your escape to Hanson Bay. There are also plenty of fascinating places to visit nearby. A short drive from the Hanson Bay Holiday Cabins will take you to Kelly Hill Caves, Flinders Chase National Park, Remarkable Rocks, Admirals Arch and Platypus Walks. Those staying in the cabins receive free access to our Koala Walk - as well as a discounted entry fees to our Nocturnal Walks. Hanson Bay Sanctuary now has its new visitor centre and cafe, At the Koala Walk, 7km from the cabins (yes, its a large property!) we are open for food, drinks, coffee, souvenirs or just a chat from 8am until 6pm in Spring and Summer and 9am until 5pm in Autumn and Winter.We also sell bread and milk, and regularly organise provisions for visiting guests by prior arrangement. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

Address: Hanson Bay Road, Karatta, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
Region: Australia > South Australia > Kangaroo Island > Karatta
Price Range: $171 - $299 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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“All rooms have a great view. Bring food as everything is far away”
 of 5 bubbles christophec897, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Only four cabins available.”
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“best views, relaxing, peaceful, nature”
 of 5 bubbles Nicholashanna44, 3 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Bring supplies/food for your stay as there is nothing close by.”
 of 5 bubbles anthonycD2951BV, 19 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Ask for one of the end cabins”
 of 5 bubbles ChanIrene2014, 23 Dec 2015 | Read review
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