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Cape Borda Lighthouse Keepers Heritage Accommodation

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 27 September 2016

My wife and I stayed one night in the Hartley Hut. We arrived about an hour before sundown, making sure to take it slow on the unsealed road to the lighthouse. On our way there, we saw several kangaroos and even an echidna crossing the road. Upon pulling up to the Hartley Hut, there were several kangaroos grazing in the...

Thank jesseledoux
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

We're so pleased we made the effort to visit Cape Borda Lighthouse. Mick's tour was the best of any of the tours we took during our trip to Kangaroo Island. Mick's tour is entertaining and very informative and he is a national treasure!

Thank TheRealDebAndKen
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 29 May 2016

Do not recommend anyone to drive to this tourist attraction until this is a sealed road. Absolutely the most terrifying 30km drive I have every done. To use the term "road" would be a mistake - could not even classify this as a track it was just so bad. Grader was on the road on our way to the lighthouse....

Thank FamilyAdelaide2014
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

My husband & I made the trek out to Cape Borda Lighthouse today & were given the grand tour of the "only real lighthouse " in SA! Mick was a great guide, obviously passionate about what he does, & we thought the tour was fantastic - especially the firing of the cannon! A must see on the island.

Thank Lisa R
Reviewed 16 April 2016

We stayed in the tiny Woodwood hut and loved it! No facilities, but that was outweighed by atmosphere! Being right next to THE ONLY LIGHTHOUSE in South Australia and to watch it light up and sit outside with a cool glass and great cheese overlooking the ocean between KI and South America as the sun sets is awesome! The repartee...

Thank Starrymessenger
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 11 April 2016

I visited this location but didn't stay in the accommodation. It's well worth the trip out on the unsealed road. and there are other great locations to explore on route. The lighthouse and all buildings are well maintained and the cliftop coastal views are amazing. The Ranger has a very funny sense of humour and made the tour exciting. The...

Thank sandfly12016
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 10 March 2016

Cape Borda is a unique remote place where you can feel the vibe of the past. We went there with a normal sedan, but a 4x4 would have been a much better choice. The local staff was very friendly and the accommodation super spacious for a family of four.

Thank Massimiliano G
Penzance, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 December 2015

This cosy little hut is wonderfully remote but worth the drive to get to it. It is quite basic but cheap at $50 a night… Mick the ranger lives in his lodgings 50m away, he is a real character and greets you on arrival… if there is a problem you can go to him. Inside there are two comfortable single...

Thank Matthew h
Ipoh, Malaysia
Reviewed 22 December 2015

My husband and I stayed at Hartley Hut, which was basic but had everything that we needed. The only thing that I found a little disconcerting was the fact that the toilet was located just behind the house but within a covered section. There was a door to keep out "visitors" like kangaroos but it cannot be locked. Anyhow, it...

Thank ChanIrene2014
Reviewed 27 October 2015

We liked our stay at Cape Borda but be aware that it is far away from any other main attractions on the island! The nature is beautiful and we were able to see a lot of wildlife. We also did the tour during which the canon was fired and the walk to Harvey's Return and can absolutely recommend it.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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: $50 - $50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“Avoid during the cold months.”
 of 5 bubbles jesseledoux, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“There's larger houses, but the tiny Woodwood hut is quaint with great atmosphere, but no shower or toilet.”
 of 5 bubbles Starrymessenger, 16 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Didn't stay in the accommodation so can't comment”
  • Cliftop view
 of 5 bubbles sandfly12016, 11 Apr 2016 | Read review
“only one room”
 of 5 bubbles mekong8, 15 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Flinders Light Lodge”
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 of 5 bubbles sathwick, 24 Aug 2015 | Read review
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