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Kangaroo Island Wilderness Retreat

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We stayed here for two nights recently and were happy with the accommodation. KIWR is located just outside the Flinders Chase NP so very handy to see all the sites there. It is set in natural bushland and is pretty remote, so it's handy that there's an onsite restaurant - which is good because it's not safe to drive a...

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Stayed there for one night, was a very quiet and relaxing place. Rooms are very nice and clean. What we liked a lt were the Wallabies and Koalas which you can see around when its getting dark. You can borrow a torch from the reception and discover the animals around. The Wallabies come very close to your door as you...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 13 September 2016

My boyfriend and I spent 2 nights at KI Wilderness Lodge after buying a Groupon Voucher, which made our stay a bargain. We were in an eco lodge room which is their most basic room. The room was clean which is the most important thing, with the bedding and towels being spotless. The room is a old and could do...

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Los Gatos, California
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

It's location is close to the best part of Flinders Chase National Park. The parks visitor center is about 20 minutes away by car, and the Admirals Arch is about 35 minutes away. The retreats restaurant has a good menu, and the food is excellent. The rooms are rustic and adequate, but the staff are helpful and friendly. In the...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 30 August 2016

The staff were so lovely, the room very comfortable, the restaurant food delicious and the whole atmosphere just calm and quiet. I would happily recommend the retreat for anyone wanting to visit the gorgeous natural treasures in and around Flinders chase national park

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Adelaide
Reviewed 28 August 2016

This was the perfect blend of comfort, adequate luxury and an immersion in the unspoilt beauty of Flinders Chase. We were impressed by the friendly staff who modelled respect for the environment. The location was perfect with stunning walks within easy reach, all the rooms facing a natural courtyard for visitors to enjoy, even the resident wallabies and possums to...

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2Thank Lyn L
Reviewed 5 August 2016

kangaroo island wilderness retreat is the best place to stay ,when we were there the other night for a friend birthday party wow i was suprised rooms are clean ,toilet and bed is comfortable to sleep ..aircon works properly ,nice backyard you can smells the fresh air from the outside when you stay in balcony ..one thing that we would...

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U.S.
Reviewed 28 July 2016

We were so comfortable at this property, we actually stayed for a week. The location for seeing wildlife nearby and/or a short driving distance away, and right at the entry of Flinders Chase too, was perfect, and we loved the 'wilderness' feeling. Everything is meticulous and so clean. The room was perfect for us: quiet, the bed was very comfortable,...

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KIWR, Front Office Manager at Kangaroo Island Wilderness Retreat, responded to this review

Hi Karen, Thanks for the lovely review, we are so glad you enjoyed your stay and having guests like you stay with us makes working here really worthwhile. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in Australia and loving New Zealand! Take Care

Burlington, CT
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

This seems to be pretty much the only thing going with close proximity to the park so we were pretty happily surprised with the accomodations. While it is not a luxury hotel, the room was clean and had everything we needed. We had a little deck that looked out on the courtyard, and the restaurant had a nice staff and...

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Hoersholm, Denmark
Reviewed 19 July 2016

When visiting Kangaroo Island you should stay 4 nights. 2 at the western and 2 at the eastern end of the Island. Here Wilderness Retreat comes in as a good choice. Rooms are of a reasonable size and there is a small veranda in front of the room. We catered the restaurant but we find it of an average standard....

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  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Perfectly situated adjacent Flinders Chase National Park a unique mix of eco-friendly facilities, local food and wine and located in the middle of the forrest provide an unforgettable wilderness experience. The idyllic location provides the perfect base for discovering the splendor of Kangaroo Island's natural wonders before returning to the tranquillity of the retreat to enjoy comfortable accommodation in the company of friendly native animals and an amazing array of birdlife. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kangaroo Island Wilderness Retreat

Address: Lot 1 South Coast Road, Flinders Chase, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
Region: Australia > South Australia > Kangaroo Island > Flinders Chase
Price Range: RM484 - RM866 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Kangaroo Island Wilderness Retreat 3.5*
Number of rooms: 31
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Also Known As:
Kangaroo Island Wilderness Retreat Hotel Flinders Chase
Hotel Kangaroo Island
Wilderness Retreat Kangaroo Island
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“Choose a room with a porch -- they're bigger and have a view of the wildlife.”
Alexandrasmom817, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Pay the extra for a room on the courtyard. Makes it easy to sit on your deck/porch and watch the animals in the evening.”
TravellBuddies, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms 1and 2 are close to the reception and you could get the Wifi in your room”
TheTrick70, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Pay more for a nicer room, the eco-lodge rooms are very tired”
Nixxypies, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“need more lights”
lizar955, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
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