Southern Ocean Lodge, Kangaroo Island, Australia

Accommodation Type: Lodge
Number of rooms: 21

Read more about Southern Ocean Lodge in our blog. Southern Ocean Lodge aims to provide an iconic accommodation experience on Kangaroo Island and is designed to be a sanctuary of comfort, style and personal intimacy, redefining the Australian standard. Located at Hanson bay on the Island's south west coast, the Lodge site adjoins both the Flinders Chase and Cape Bouguer/Kelly Hill National Parks. Set back from a cliff above the pounding surf the sensitive design showcases a full frontal panorama and is within easy reach of all of Kangaroo Island's major attractions. Modern luxury and design integrity meld with Kangaroo island vernacular and an amazing coastal colour palette, creating a unique eco chic style. Its location, stunning views, contemporary environmental design, locally sourced food and beverages, personalised interpretative activities and modern wellness spa ensures its status as a South Australian icon.

Twenty-one luxe suites endowed with imposing views of the Southern Ocean cantilever along the coast, creating the ultimate fusion between a breathtaking wilderness setting and unbridled creature comforts. Interiors feature lavish king sleeping areas, sunken lounge, dramatic glass walled bathroom and outdoor terrace with occasional seating and daybed. Other features include; walk-in robe, complimentary room bar, twice daily housekeeping, optional climate control, heated floors, internet, music system (with MP3 input), premium amenities, safe and telephone. Televisions are in selected suites only. Signature design elements such as sandblasted limestone floors and recycled spotted gum feature walls, as well as contemporary bespoke furnishings and artworks commissioned from local Kangaroo Island artisans harness the natural theatre of this dramatic landscape and environs.

Facilities: All suites feature lavish King beds, sunken lounge, dramatic glass walled bathroom and outdoor terrace with occasional seating and daybed. Other features include walk-in robe, complimentary room bar, optional climate control, heated floors, wireless internet, music system, premium amenities, safe and telephone. Bathrobes, hairdryer and backpacks are provided along with twice daily housekeeping and signature evening turndown service.


•2010 Voted as ‘Best Lodge’ in both of the prestigious media titles’ at the Australian Gourmet Traveller Travel Awards and the Weekend Australian Travel and Tourism Awards travel awards.
•2009 Southern Ocean Lodge wins Hotel of the Year, Tatler Travel Awards
•2009 South Australian Architecture Awards 'commended with the Robert Dickson Awards for Interior Architecture'
•2009 Best New Hotel/Lodge/Resort, Australian Gourmet Traveller Awards
•2009 Runner up Australian Gourmet Traveller Awards ‘Best Lodge’ Award
•2009 Hot List Condé Nast Traveler USA
•2009 Red Hot List Condé Nast Traveller UK
•2009 50 Hot Spas Condé Nast Traveler USA
•2009 10 Hot Hoteliers – Condé Nast Traveller UK
•2009 Australian Harper's Bazaar Luxury Awards
•2009 Australian Gourmet Traveller Top Hotels 2009

Destination: Kangaroo Island, Adelaide

Official website: Southern Ocean Lodge

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