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Reviewed 1 week ago

We've just returned from an incredible 6 night stay at Waves and Wildlife cottages. Absolutely loved every moment. Incredible views, wildlife at your doorstep (literally) and the most stunning beach with rock pool, ideal for safe water play for young kids just a hop, skip & jump away. Wonderful host & hostess with some lovely personal touches on arrival. Try... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 3 nights at Waves & Wildlife and enjoyed lots of both. The location is beautiful - we could see and hear beautiful Stokes Bay from our cabin and we saw several kangaroos, lots of birds and even an echidna just outside our cabin! The cabin was well equipped with a comfortable bedroom, a good-sized bathroom and a large... More 

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Reviewed 23 October 2016

Cabin was very clean, well equipped & the wine, local KI honey, chocolates & toiletries (shampoo, cond, soap, body wash) was a very very lovely touch. Owners are wonderful & very accommodating. Wildlife & scenery is absolutely stunning. away from the hustle & bustle. Technology detox with no mobile phone or internet reception in our cabin, but the walk to... More 

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Thank Wendy A
Sydney
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

We just arrived home from a week in SA including 3 nights at Waves & Wildlife. Kangaroo Island is an amazing place and this spot is just perfect. The cottages have everything you need (besides food of course) and we got a beautiful bottle of red and some chocolates on arrival as a bonus. It's not 5 star accommodation, but... More 

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Thank steveb013
Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 5 October 2016

We were very impressed with these clean cabins with sea views and kangaroos everywhere. The farm eggs, wine, chocolates on our bed, and lovely welcoming letter added just a very special touch. Even though the weather was rough (wet and windy) we still enjoyed staying indoors as it felt very homely.

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Thank Pullit2013
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Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

My family absolutely loved our cottage at waves and wildlife. Warm, clean and inviting in the cabin...Such serenity and peace found in the surrounding. By far the best place to stay on the island. Paul and Katja thank you so much for such a wonderful place to stay. Your both lovely people and you really have created a beautiful home... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Stokes Bay is located in the North and the 7 cottages and office are nestled near a sheltered bay. The 3 bedroom cottage is more than we expected in terms of space and functionality. Hosts Paul and Katja had organised for the place to be warm and welcoming - a welcome note left on the table letting us know what... More 

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Varsity Lakes, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

My family didn't want to leave this beautiful relaxing place. The wildlife, the serenity, the calm of it all was beyond compare. The accommodation was fantastic, warm and inviting. The location was to die for, gorgeous sunsets over the water, rolling lush hills, kangaroos at our feet, just amazing. The hosts were kind and very accommodating. We can't wait to... More 

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Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Loved our stay at Waves & Wildlife. The self contained cottage was ideal for two, lovely & clean and the most magnificent views. It was so peaceful and relaxing. Kangaroos were right outside our door. Paul & Kara, our hosts, couldn't have been more welcoming and obliging

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Thank Sandy V
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Reviewed 16 September 2016

The title says it all, really. We love the place (and have been a couple of times before). Expect to see lots and lots of kangaroos, and other animals as well if you keep your eyes open. The scenery is great. Paul and Katja are always very friendly and eager to help.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Fully self contained one and three bedroom Seaside Cottages on the north coast of Kangaroo Island. If you are planning a holiday to Kangaroo Island, please contact us anytime, Paul has lived here all his life and we are more than happy to help you plan an itinerary to make the most of your stay. Cottages are set on 80 acres bordering Stokes Bay beach and being revegetated, providing sanctuary to abundant wildlife including kangaroos, wallabies, birds, echidnas, and the occasional koala discovering our newly planted gums. Pods of dolphins and resident pelicans are also sighted often at Stokes Bay. Property features· Great swimming beach with safe natural rockpool for children· Central location· Neighbours Lathami National Park – home to the rare Glossy Black Cockatoo· Boatramp – 500 meters away Each Cottage features· Magnificent ocean views· Fully equipped kitchen· Queen beds· Gas heating and Ceiling fans· BBQ· TV, DVD, Video· Phone· DVDs, Toys and Games available ... more   less 

Additional Information about Waves and Wildlife Cottages

Address: 1-8 North Coast Road | Stokes Bay, Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
Region: Australia > South Australia > Kangaroo Island
Amenities:
Kitchenette
Price Range: $139 - $179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Waves and Wildlife Cottages 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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“All cabins face the sea”
 of 5 bubbles Pullit2013, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“all cabins have the same veiw”
 of 5 bubbles paulaP1005LE, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Choose the right size of house , 1 bedroom or 2 bedrooms , depends the size or your family . All houses have a good location .”
 of 5 bubbles PHILIPPEC562, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“They're ALL good!”
  • Stunning sunrise
  • Our neighbors!
  • Everything you need
  • Living room
  • Everything you need
  • Shower
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  • Master bedroom
 of 5 bubbles StrangeTripper, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are the same”
  • Very clean and well appointed
  • Outside view - floor to ceiling windows & a sliding door so you can see this from the living roo
 of 5 bubbles 557megj, 30 May 2016 | Read review
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