THE GREATEST HOTELS IN THE WORLD – Southern Ocean Lodge
Widely regarded as Australia’s Galapagos and home to abundant native wildlife and spectacular natural beauty, 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. The Island’s proli c wildlife includes kangaroos, koalas, seals and sea lions, echidnas and a variety of birdlife, all revelling in this “zoo without fences”.
Twenty-one contemporary suites cantilever along the curve of the limestone cliffs, each with unbroken views of the Southern Ocean and dramatic coastal wilderness. Custom designed furniture, island-inspired textiles and soft furnishings offer luxurious lounging, while Kangaroo Island artists’ works offer an inspiration. Watch the sun rise from the comfort of a well dressed king bed, bathe with a view and step into the landscape from the private outdoor terrace.
All suites feature lavish king beds, sunken lounge, dramatic glass-surround bathroom and outdoor terrace with occasional seating and daybed. Other features include walk-in robe, complimentary room bar, optional climate control, heated oors, wireless internet (limited bandwidth), music system, premium amenities, safe and telephone. Bathrobes, slippers, hairdryer and backpacks are provided along with twice-daily housekeeping and signature evening turndown service.