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The Southern Ocean Lodge In Kangaroo Island, Australia

| July 20, 2011

Looking to get away from it all? As in, far, far, away?

The Southern Ocean Lodge is an extremely remote luxury lodge along the cliffs of Kangaroo Island in Australia.

Considered to be Australia’s Galapagos, Kangaroo Island is Australia’s third largest island and has a great variety of wildlife and natural attractions including fur seals, koalas, kangaroos, ospreys, echidnas, and more.

The lodge is the ultimate island sanctuary, located at Hanson Bay on the island’s southwest coast. Set above a cliff, the contemporary environmentally designed resort offers expansive ocean views and is in close proximity to the island’s major attractions.

The Southern Ocean Lodge offers twenty-one suites with ocean views of the coast, including king beds, a sunken lounge, glass-walled bathroom, outdoor terrace, heated floors, internet, and a music system. Suites with TVs can be requested. Additional suites include the Flinders Suite, the Ocean Family which includes two bedrooms, and the super premium Remarkable Suite and Osprey Pavilion with panoramic ocean views.

The lodge has a restaurant with daily changing menus that offer local cuisine and a diverse range of beers and wine. In addition, there is a spa at the resort which has a range of services including facials, massages, stone therapy, body exfoliation, pregnancy massage, water therapy, and tons more.

Island excursions are designed daily for guests, and include incredible wildlife encounters, cliff hikes, quad bike safaris, kayak adventures, beach fishing, national park walks, and more.

Kangaroo Island is 15km from the mainland of South Australia and SeaLink operate regular 45 minute ferry transfers between Cape Jervis on the mainland and Penneshaw on Kangaroo Island. Car hire Australia allows guest to hire a car to explore Kangaroo Island, and depending on the restrictions of the rental car company, many vehicles are allowed to board the ferry and be driven from the mainland onto Kangaroo Island. In addition, cars can be hired on the island as well.

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