Cozy Cabin on the Beach in Hanson Bay, Kangaroo Island, South Australia
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In the living room, guests will find a sofa, coffee table, and a dining table, along with large windows providing plenty of natural light and a stunning view of the shore. The fully equipped kitchen comes with an oven, a stove, a refrigerator, a toaster, a microwave, and equipment for making coffee and tea. Other amenities include heating, an iPod dock, a desk, a barbecue grill, a hairdryer, an iron with an ironing board, a shared laundry facility, and weekly room service. A high chair is also available for guests who need one. Outside, guests will find a verandah and a safe swimming beach just 100 meters away.
- Private Lounge/Living room
- Running water
- Queen-size bed
- Dining table
- Linens and pillows
- Twin/Single bed
- Cooking basics
Location + Surroundings
Walking down a private beach path, guests can also reach an 8.6-mile stretch of the of the 38-mile Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail, which will take them to the appropriately named Remarkable Rocks—a towering cluster of rain, wind, and ocean-sculpted granite boulders that is among the island’s top natural landmarks.
In the wildlife sanctuary on which the cabin is located, guests will encounter a full array of Australia’s most unique fauna, including kangaroos, koalas, tamer wallabies, echidnas, opossums, and bats. In nearby Flinders Chase National Park, only 17 minutes away, they can see even more kangaroos and koalas, as well as platypuses and Cape Barren geese. At the southern tip of the park, they can also visit Admirals Arch—an erosion-created rock bridge where they can find a colony of New Zealand fur seals.
Other attractions in the area include Cape Borda Lighthouse, Cape de Couedic Lighthouse, Weirs Cove, Kelly Hill Caves, Kelly Hills Conservation Park, Little Sahara, Vivonne Bay, and Seal Bay. Home to southern right whales, the surrounding ocean is also an attraction itself.
While the area is remote, guests will find two cafes and a restaurant nearby, 15 minutes or less away. The nearest town with a grocery store is Kingscote, about an hour away, while Adelaide is about four and a half hours away via highway and ferry.
- Water sports
- Whale watching
- Wildlife watching
At the wildlife sanctuary in which the cabin is located, guests can go on a guided walking tour, where they may encounter koalas, kangaroos, bats, echidnas, tammar wallabies, opossums, and bush stone-curlews. They can also go on a self-guided koala-watching walking tour beneath the shade of eucalyptus trees. The wildlife sanctuary also has a visitor center and cafe, where they can purchase snacks, drinks, and gourmet meals, which can be packaged for taking away—a convenient way for guests to provision themselves for their excursions.
Walking down to the beach only 100 meters from their cabin, they can relax, swim, surf, sand board, and fish. Right from the cliffs of the coastline, guests can also go whale watching, with southern right whales visiting the bay between May and September.
At Flinders Chase National Park, only 17 minutes away, they can bushwhack through a network of hiking trails, which include the Platypus Waterholes Walk, which, as its name suggests, provides an opportunity to spot the elusive platypus. Traveling down Cape du Coudic Road, they can also see both the Cape du Coudic Lighthouse and Admirals Arch, where they will have a chance to visit a colony of New Zealand fur seals.
Infants allowed Under 2 years old
Children allowed 2-12 years old