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Cape Borda Lighthouse Keepers Heritage Accommodation

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Melbourne
Reviewed 14 February 2015

We spent 1 night at Cape Borda heritage Woodward Hut, which is their smallest accommodation right next to the Lighthouse. It has everything you need to prepare your meals, given that you bring all food with you. The toilet is a short walk from Hut - there is no shower available for this Woodward's guests. Other cottages do have facilities,...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 February 2015

nice place to stay, must bring your food as nothing near you at least 2 hrs away. only go if you want to be away from city life as no mobile reception and no internet. more of wild life experience or may i say 1940's as mostly old style.

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MEL
Reviewed 30 December 2014

The most basic out of the accommodation on site, Woodward Hut is as close as you can get to sleeping in a lighthouse without actually sleeping in a lighthouse. It's just a couple of metres away and sitting at the little table inside the hut while watching the lighthouse beams was quite something. We watched the sunset sitting directly in...

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Sydney
Reviewed 14 December 2014

A beautiful place, very quiet, incredible play of light in the sky and sea - the evening I arrived was a full moon in front of enormous salmon clouds with a rainbow topping it all off - the resident ranger Mick is a great host. I stayed in the Hartley Hut, basic but comfortable with plenty of kitchen gear. The...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 26 October 2014

Thank you for a wonderful stay, Mick the ranger was most helpful, funny and knowledgeable about everything to do the the lighthouse and all it entails about the surrounding area and its origins. very comfortable accommodation and wonderful sunsets and sunrises. would highly recommend it and kangaroo island in general. regards Gary and Jo ward

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Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2014

We stayed in Hartley Hut, which was lovely. It is basically furnished but had everything that we needed in a self catering cottage- saucepans, plates, glasses etc. But make sure that you do your food shopping on the mainland or in the main towns in the east of KI since there is nowhere to eat for many miles. It was...

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Thank Simon V
Jindabyne, Australia
Reviewed 12 October 2014

this little hut has a double bed and a fold out sofa. No TV but it has a good kitchen. The bathroom was very good- old fashioned but clean. I would recommend this hut to a couple or a family of 3. Also no food to be found this end of the island so bring it with you. The only...

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Thank Rigseismic67
Reviewed 24 September 2014

The house "Flinders Light Cottage" in its unique 1930's style, is a home away from home. Big enough for our family of 5 with room to spare. Kangaroos, echidnas, wallabies, goannas and Mic the caretaker ... wonderful hosts. Cape Borda; the edge of the world, hard to get to, yet hard to leave with its ever so quaint lighthouse and...

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Caboolture, Australia
Reviewed 16 September 2014

Loved this remote location ....no phone, no internet, no tv and no radio. Just us, the lighthouse and the kangaroos. We stayed in the smaller cottage which was comfortable for 2. Mick was a great host - we found the lighthouse tour very interesting and entertaining (thanks Mick!), and we enjoyed the walks in the area. It was a long...

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Penrith NSW
Reviewed 7 September 2014

We spent one night at Cape Border, in the Light House Keeper's cottage. What an amazing experience!!!! If you want to get away from it all and spend a bit of time in a more remote/isolated location that is full of history then this is the place for you. The cottage is well appointed, comfortable, quiet and easily accessible ......

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Experience a step back in time by staying in a beautifully restored 3 bedroom heritage listed Lighthouse Keepers Cottage at stunning Cape Borda on Kangaroo Island’s remote north-west coast. Other affordable options are available in Hartley Hut, a one bedroom cabin or rustic Woodward Hut, a bunkhouse for two. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cape Borda Lighthouse Keepers Heritage Accommodation

Address: 10145 Playford Hwy, Flinders Chase, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
Region: Australia > South Australia > Kangaroo Island > Flinders Chase
Price Range: $115 - $218 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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Cape Borda Lighthouse Keepers Heritage Accommodation Kangaroo Island, Australia
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