Southern Ocean Lodge

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Kangaroo Island, Australia

This iconic and pioneering lodge on Kangaroo Island in South Austraila is perched atop a cliff on a rugged stretch of coast, offering breathtaking views of the wild Southern Ocean and the pristine wilderness surrounds. There is nowhere better than this luxury lodge to explore all that Kangaroo Island has to offer.

The 21 suites all face the captivating views of the Southern Ocean and offer the ultimate in luxury accommodation. Interiors of all the suites feature a lavish king size bed, sunken sitting area and dramatic glass walled bathrooms along with an outdoor terrace with a relaxing day bed. The walls are beautifully decorated with bespoke artworks commissioned from local Kangaroo Island artisans, illustrating the theatre of the dramatic landscape and environment.

The complete and personalised experiences at Kangaroo Island range from guided island excursions with knowledgeable and passionate guides, to visits to the vast Wilderness of Flinders Chase National Park and time to allow you to discover epicurean delights, visits to local artists and the opportunity to step off the beaten track to encounter wildlife in Australia’s own Galapagos.

Dining is a delight at Southern Ocean Lodge and the fresh and seasonal produce are key for the true gastronomic journey which Chef Tim Bourke and his team create for you. The rich spoils and pure rains of South Australia result in some of the most delicious produce such as meat and cheeses. Enjoy sampling some of South Australia’s finest produce including a wide variety of wines to compliment the delicious food.

Lightfoot Travel provides tailor-made itineraries that include daily tours and excursions, restaurant recommendations and bookings, and can incorporate South Australia into a greater Australia or Australasian holiday. Take a look at Soul of Southern Australia – Wine, Outback & Wildlife as an example of a bespoke itinerary that we can create for you.

Southern Ocean Lodge Information

Location & Getting There

Located on Kangaroo Island, this iconic and pioneering lodge is perched on a cliff along Hanson Bay, which is a 50-minute drive from Kingscote Airport or a 90-minute drive from the island's ferry terminal. There are regular 30-minute flights between Adelaide and Kingscote, as well as regular 45-minute ferry transfers between Cape Jervis on the mainland and Penneshaw on Kangaroo Island. Private charter flights can be arranged from Adelaide to Kingscote or Snug Cove, an exclusive private airfield just 30-minutes drive from the Lodge.


The 21 glass fronted suites all provide captivating views of the Southern Ocean. Interiors feature lavish king beds, a sunken lounge, dramatic glass walled bathrooms along with an outdoor terrace with a relaxing day bed. There is also a walk-in wardrobe, complimentary room bar, twice daily housekeeping, optional climate control, heated floors and a music system.


- Spa
- Steam rooms
- Chill out lounge
- Dining: 1 restaurant, 1 bar


Ther are a huge range of offers available at Southern Ocean Lodge. Go on guided island excursions with knowledgeable guides, visit the vast wilderness of Flinders Chase National Park, discover the island's epicurean delights, go beach fishing, coastal clifftop trekking and mountain biking.


Children over the age of 6 are welcome, with babysitting services offered.

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3 out of 5

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