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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The retreat puts you within thewildlife and within the wilderness. Be prepared to travel the island to get there. I like that, because if you plan it right, you get to see the island and it's size. Kangaroo Island is certainly not a small quant little island. It is very large and beautiful and I recommend travelling there to anyone....

Thank Jacqueline D
Reviewed 1 week ago

The property is tranquil and very close to Flinders Chase NP. It's a 1 1/2 to 2 hour drive from the other end of the island so was great to have a place to stay near the park after spending the day exploring. There is a large open area where wallabys come in at night. We did not see any...

1Thank TravellBuddies
Sarasota, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed this great location so close to Flinders Chase National Park. We stayed in a courtyard suite and accommodations were decent. Wished we had read the info in the room about taking a four minute shower. I don't typically take long showers but part way through rinsing my hair I was left with ice cold water and finally gave...

1Thank Wanderlust34212
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We visited KI to see wildlife. KIWR is on the doorstep to the Flinders Chase National Park. We found the accommodation, food and service to be of consistently high quality without the unnecessary and expensive frills.

Thank Gary C
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This place is a good option in the west of the island. A bit pricey but remote so expected. Restaurant quite good, staff friendly and helpful. Restaurant has children's menu (not mentioned on website).

Thank Martin B
Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Yes, it needs updating but room was spacious and spotless. There is almost no accommodation in the incredible far west of KI and so KIWR was only option and was perfectly fine. The staff are lovely, food is priecy like everything on KI but fresh and tasty. The location is everything - wallabies and possums all around, and Flinders CHase...

Thank pippa106
Norfolk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Had the chance to have a last minute weekend escape to KI in November & found this last minute. Got an eco lodge room; which had everything I required; just looked a bit tired. I wasn't in there much; but hopefully it's in the budget for the place sometime soon. So lovely to wander around in the evening amongst wallabies...

Thank Tango_Tango45
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

This hotel is conveniently located just outside the nearby national park so it's a great base for exploring the local hikes and animal life, plus the Remarkable Rocks and Admiral Arch. There were wallabies in the grounds near the restaurant during the evening and we were able to get within a few metres so they were not timid. The restaurant...

Thank MQ007b
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Buildings are well integrated in the environment. Rooms could be updated for the price. We had dinner at the restaurant and loved it, it's not cheap but it was great food and elaborated dishes !!! Careful staff is nice but service is slow. We took a take-away picnic, it was good for a reasonable price. Breakfast was really average. After...

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Reviewed 7 November 2016

This property only has pros: - location: in the middle of the wilderness area with koalas, kangaroos, birds in the area; after a dusk tammar wallabies come to drink from a little pool next to the main building, koalas are everywhere around in the trees; - rooms: nice, spacious, very clean; - staff: very nice, friendly and helpful; - restaurant:...

Thank OP255

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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: €93 - €184 (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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Kangaroo Island Wilderness Retreat Hotel Flinders Chase
Hotel Kangaroo Island
Wilderness Retreat Kangaroo Island
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“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.”
 of 5 bubbles TravellBuddies, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms 1and 2 are close to the reception and you could get the Wifi in your room”
 of 5 bubbles TheTrick70, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Pay more for a nicer room, the eco-lodge rooms are very tired”
 of 5 bubbles Nixxypies, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“need more lights”
 of 5 bubbles lizar955, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are in good area and not far from restaurant and breakfast hall.”
 of 5 bubbles lucianoferro61, 17 Jun 2016 | Read review
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