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Southern Ocean Lodge

Kingscote, Australia


Widely acclaimed as Australia’s Galapagos, Kangaroo Island is home to an abundance of native wildlife and spectacular natural attractions. With more than one third of the island declared as Conservation or National Park, visitors readily come face-to-face with prolific bird and animal species such as New Zealand fur seals, koalas, kangaroos, Australian sea lions, ospreys, echidnas and much, much more.

Due to its climate this is a destination for all seasons. Kangaroo Island’s climate is as dynamic as the scenery, from season to season the Island yields fresh perspectives. 

A range of signature activities are offered daily allowing guests to encounter rich and varied wildlife, indulge in world-class food and wine and discover the Island's unique natural attractions, often with exclusive access and always with a touch of luxe which include exceptional guided experiences and adventures. 

The Southern Ocean Lodge guide introduces sea lions at Seal Bay, hosts an exploration of the vast wilderness of Flinders Chase National Park and leads a journey through coastal flora along the limestone clifftops. Discover epicurean delights, visit local artists, or step off the beaten track to encounter wildlife in Australia’s own Galapagos.


Kangaroo Island sits a mere 15km from the shores of mainland South Australia. As Australia’s third largest, the Island is 155km long by 55km wide and covers some 4,500 sq. km. With 21 national and conservation parks, Kangaroo Island has established itself as a premiere destination for nature lovers of all types. 

Map co-ordinates: -36.016601, 136.828181


Accommodation perched on a dramatic cliff top above the wild Southern Ocean, the Lodge comprises 21 luxe suites, each with breath-taking coastal panoramas. Featuring an environmentally sensitive design, the spacious suites embody the highest level of design integrity. Every consideration has been given to navigating the fine balance between nature, comfort and contemporary style.

A spectacular sweeping panorama of Hanson Bay provides a dramatic backdrop for savouring contemporary Australian cuisine in the restaurant, showcasing the freshest island and local seasonal produce. A convivial open bar and walk-in cellar highlight premium South Australian wines and beers whilst elegant interiors and personal service ensure a memorable dining experience.


  • Each day you can enjoy a full gourmet breakfast, light lunch and a 4-course dinner with inspired daily menu 
  • A range of signature activities are offered daily allowing guests to encounter rich and varied wildlife
  • A signature spa menu offers a range of Litya rejuvenation and relaxation treatments, inspired by the Aboriginal dream time 

At A Glimpse

Kangaroo Island’s unique abundance of native wildlife and spectacular natural attractions proves to be an offer you can’t overlook. Kangaroo Islands Mediterranean climate makes it the perfect destination for all times of the year offering the perfect mix of private touring and highest level of luxury design integrity.

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