Southern Ocean Lodge

Southern Ocean Lodge is an architecturally pioneering luxury lodge, dramatically perched on a cliff top on the southern coast of Kangaroo Island. It is the perfect luxury base from which to explore the natural wonderland of Kangaroo Island.

Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
Southern Ocean Lodge
  • The activities at the Lodge make the most of the spectacular scenery of Kangaroo Island

  • This is the most dramatic contemporary lodge on Kangaroo Island and is unrivalled in design

  • The cutting edge Spa is the perfect place to relax after a day of adventure

  • Every single Suite at the property has mesmerising views of the Southern Ocean

Kangaroo Island boasts outstanding natural beauty and its relative isolation since European settlement has ensured an abundance of wildlife in a stunning and protected natural environment. Southern Ocean Lodge is located at Hanson Bay on the island's southwest coast, and adjoins both the Flinders Chase and Cape Bouguer/Kelly Hill National Parks.

Set back from a cliff with the pounding surf below, this iconic, luxury lodge has a full frontal panorama of the stunning coastline and is within easy reach of all of Kangaroo Island's key attractions. Southern Ocean Lodge provides a level of style and sophistication not currently found on Kangaroo Island. Set in natural bushland overlooking a spectacular section of coastline, the organic luxury of the contemporary lodge will ensure guests have every opportunity to relax and explore the Island’s wonders with a dash of indulgence.

Each of the twenty-one luxurious suites features lavish king sleeping areas, a sunken lounge, dramatic glass walled bathroom and outdoor terrace with occasional seating and daybed. The hip suites have been cleverly designed to bring the outside in with huge glass walls, fusing the breathtaking scenery outside and plentiful creature comforts inside.

A sweeping panorama of Hanson Bay is a dramatic backdrop for enjoying contemporary Australian cuisine and the daily changing menu honours the abundance of fine local ingredients available. During your stay you might like to try your luck at beach fishing - the chef will be delighted to cook your catch for you.

Southern Ocean Lodge offers guests a complete Kangaroo Island experience and selected guided experiences are included in your stay here - encounter rich and varied wildlife, indulge in world class food and wine, and discover the island's unique natural attractions, often on an exclusive basis and always with a touch of luxury.

Cooking lessons focusing on island produce and fresh seafood are a great way to take a little piece if Southern Ocean Lodge home with you and for those in need of a special treat, the signature spa menu offers a range of traditional and cutting edge spa experiences including relaxation treatments inspired by the Aboriginal dreamtime.

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Top tip:

This hotel certainly has the WOW factor! Make sure you take time to enjoy the panoramic views from the lodge in between experiencing all the incredible wildlife Kangaroo Island has to offer.

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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia

Kangaroo Island sits a mere 15km from the shores of mainland South Australia. As Australia's third largest, the island is 155km long by 55km wide. Southern Ocean Lodge is located at Hanson Bay on the Island's south-west coast.

30-minute flights from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island - Kingscote. SeaLink operate regular 45-minute ferry transfers between Cape Jervis on the mainland and Penneshaw on Kangaroo Island. Southern Ocean Lodge is a 50-minute drive from the airport or 90-minute drive from the ferry terminal.

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