The Southern Ocean Lodge is located on Kangaroo Island, which is mostly a huge nature reserve. You will certainly be inspired by the sun-baked limestone cliffs, crashing waves, and unfettered wildlife. Sea Lions, Koalas, and Ospreys are common sights here.
Your room is contemporary and design-led, featuring specially commissioned furnishings. The wall-to-ceiling windows run the length of the lodge, whose length resembles a train stopped on top of a cliff. You will be dining on the best organic produce from this fertile part of the world, loving those pert greens and hand-reared meats.
The spa is on a cliff-top overlooking the swell and surf of the Atlantic. The air is so pure you can feel a dissolving of tension just being there, but this being Australia, you do not want to sit around the spa all day. Bespoke excursion packages include tours and treks where you can experience the culture and nature of the area while your spa and dining experiences are made to match your activities.
Southern Ocean Lodge was destroyed in the bushfires that spread across the western end of Kangaroo Island in January 2020, and the property is now closed. They are working on re-opening it by the latest 2023.