We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Emu Bay Holiday Homes

21 Bayview Road Kingscote, Emu Bay, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223 Australia
COVID-19 update: See the added health and safety measures this property is taking.Read more
View all 11 deals
Prices are provided by our partners for one room, with variable occupancy rules as provided by the property, and reflect total costs of the stay, including all taxes and fees known to our partners. Please see our partners for more details.
Payments made by partners impact the order of prices displayed. Room types may vary.
Traveller (164)
Room & Suite (106)
Pool & Beach (9)
What is Travellers’ Choice?
Tripadvisor gives a Travellers’ Choice award to accommodations, attractions and restaurants that consistently earn great reviews from travellers and are ranked within the top 10% of properties on Tripadvisor.
Payments made by partners impact the order of prices displayed. Room types may vary.
Travel safe during COVID-19
Visit our Travel Safe hub to see how we're helping you make more informed travel decisions during COVID-19.
What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless check-in
  • Contactless check-out
Updated 02/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Emu Bay Holiday Homes
Updated 02/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#2 of 5 Speciality lodging in Emu Bay
Travellers' Choice
Emu Bay Holiday Homes is located on the sheltered North Coast of Kangaroo Island in South Australia. It offers a selection of affordable accommodation options, all fully self contained with stunning views of the bay and surrounding rural landscape. From basic cabins to three bedroom holiday homes, we aim to cater for every budget and style. The coastal settlement of Emu Bay is perfectly situated for day trips to all parts of the Island, including Kingscote, the island’s largest township, only 15 minutes away. Centrally located Emu bay makes it easy to visit iconic Kangaroo Island attractions including Admirals Arch, Remarkable Rocks, Seal Bay, Kelly Hill caves and plentiful local wineries, galleries and beaches.
Read more
Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Breakfast available
Books, DVDs, music for children
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
BBQ facilities
Complimentary tea
Non-smoking hotel
Picnic area
Show more
Room features
Air conditioning
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Good to know
Great View
177Reviews2Q+A32Room tips
Traveller rating
  • 150
  • 26
  • 0
  • 1
  • 0
Time of year
Traveller type
Selected filters
  • Filter
  • English
Popular mentions
Emma W wrote a review Yesterday
Renmark, Australia22 contributions
I can not recommend Emu Bay Holiday Homes highly enough! From the start of us making contact with our accommodation enquiry, Rene was super helpful, efficient and friendly. We stayed in the house 'Amani' which was perfect for our family - 2 adults and 2 kids (15 & 11). The kids each had their own bedroom and shared a bathroom while we had the large main bedroom and ensuite bathroom that doubled as a laundry. The house was absolutely spotless, clean and tidy. It has everything you could ever need for a fantastic holiday - ample bedding, linen/towels, the kitchen had heaps of great appliances, cutlery, crockery and everything else in between. We really liked to be able to be environmentally friendly with recycling and compost bins as well as buckets in the showers to capture the excess rainwater that we used to water the gardens and top up the birdbaths - the birds thanked us with their presence. The property had heaps of room for our 11 year old to run around, a cubby and playgrounds, we also enjoyed finding koalas in the many trees on and surrounding the property (thanks Rene for helping us find them). Our 15 year old loved the free wifi. There were heaps of great boardgames, books, dvds provided to use as well. I enjoyed the large sitting room looking out to the views of Emu Bay, just to relax and take in the view or read a book. It was such an amazing view to wake up to each morning and watch the sunset at night time. We were lucky to receive a lovely welcome pack on arrival with a bottle of local wine, jar of honey and oats - thank you! Make sure you give Rene a call when looking for accommodation at Emu Bay, check out their website to see what they have to offer but call and find out if they have anything available for your dates. Try and book ahead as much as you can - you don't want to miss out on staying at this spectacular property. We will definitely be back! Our kids both told us it was the best family holiday we have ever been on - and we agree!
Read more
Date of stay: September 2021
Room Tip: Amani is great for a family - 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 living areas, heaps of room for a small...
See more room tips
Maurice555 wrote a review 21 Sep
Blackwood, Australia4 contributions3 helpful votes
Lovely clean well-equiped cottage. Bed was extremely comfortable and all bedding,sheets and towels were clean and looked very new. There is an eco bias too with saving water and the products available for use during your stay. Could not fault this place and will return some day !
Read more
Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from Rene Steyn, Owner at Emu Bay Holiday Homes
Responded 2 days ago
Thanks for your lovely review Maurice. Glad you loved our water saving tips and look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Stay safe!
Read more
Peter C wrote a review 19 Sep
1 contribution
As a first time visitor I was looking for a home base to launch my discovery of Kangaroo Island. I couldn't have found a better place to do this than from Emu bay Holiday Homes. Everything was provided for me to have a comfortable, clean, safe and enjoyable stay. A great view of Emu Bay and a friendly welcome awaited me upon arrival. I'll be back for more.
Read more
Date of stay: September 2021
Response from Rene Steyn, Owner at Emu Bay Holiday Homes
Responded 2 days ago
Thanks so much for your lovely review. That is exactly what we aim for. Look forward to welcoming you back.
Read more
Mark D wrote a review 14 Sep
1 contribution
The location is superb… fabulous sunrises… quiet and oh so relaxing. Very well appointed and makes for a luxury break…. Could not recommend any higher… 15/10. Owners and staff friendly and welcoming. Do your selfs a favour and go!
Read more
Date of stay: September 2021
Sleep Quality
Response from Rene Steyn, Owner at Emu Bay Holiday Homes
Responded 1 week ago
Thanks so much for your lovely review. So happy you obviously loved your stay and our accommodation. 15/10 - our TEAM loves that!
Read more
Robert P wrote a review 10 Sep
4 contributions2 helpful votes
A perfect stress relief few days. We felt the tensions of life slipping away while at Amani. Our hospitable hosts were helpful and we will be visiting again with friends. One small suggestion-we were uncertain about operating the bedroom blinds. Perhaps some extra detail about their safe operation could be provided. Thankyou.
Read more
Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
Response from Rene Steyn, Owner at Emu Bay Holiday Homes
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thanks Robert and Uta, Christine and Penny - glad you experienced the “amani” while at Amani. You know Amani means peace. I’ll make up a video clip for the blinds operation. Thanks for the suggestion.
Read more
USD 73 - USD 116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
AustraliaSouth AustraliaKangaroo IslandEmu Bay
Is This Your Tripadvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Frequently Asked Questions about Emu Bay Holiday Homes
Which popular attractions are close to Emu Bay Holiday Homes?
Nearby attractions include Emu Bay Lavender (2.8 km) and George's 52,000 Castle Lights (4.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Emu Bay Holiday Homes?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free parking, kids activities, and free internet access.
Which room amenities are available at Emu Bay Holiday Homes?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Emu Bay Holiday Homes?
Guests can enjoy breakfast, barbeque facilities, and complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at Emu Bay Holiday Homes?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to Emu Bay Holiday Homes?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Reeves Point Historical Site (13.0 km) and Old Wisanger School (11.4 km).
Does Emu Bay Holiday Homes have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the bay view available here.
Is Emu Bay Holiday Homes accessible?
Yes, it offers reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.