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Reviewed 8 January 2016

We stayed here just after Christmas. It's a truly unique location with stunning coastline & wildlife set to the backdrop of the towering Cape Willoughby Lighthouse. Two out of three cottages are accomodation with the third now used as a visitors centre. There's plenty of bedrooms which make it great for families or friends, along with a fully equiped kitchen...

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Ipoh, Malaysia
Reviewed 24 December 2015

During our recent KI trip, we had the pleasure of staying at all the 3 lighthouse keepers heritage accommodation (Cape Borda, Cape du Couedic and Cape Willoughby). All 3 were excellent, but this one at Cape Willoughby was definitely the best! The cottage and its grounds are so spacious. There are so many rooms (5 in total). The kitchen, living...

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1Thank ChanIrene2014
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 December 2015

We loved our stay at Seymour Cottage. It is such a beautifully lonely and wild spot. The sunset was amazing and the sunrise the next morning was even better. And there's nothing more fun than pretending to be a lighthouse keeper for the night. Do the tour of the light (great views), do the walk down to the old landing...

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1Thank Alastair M
Strathalbyn, Australia
Reviewed 19 November 2015

Our party of 6 people stayed in Seymour Cottage for 2 nights recently and with 5 bedrooms the sleeping arrangements were sorted. The views from the front verandah & even the kitchen window are stunning. We sat with glass of wine in hand watching a cruise ship sail the Backstairs passage. Having seen KI from Deep Creek many times it...

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1Thank Michelle F
Ballarat, Australia
Reviewed 13 November 2015

This was as awesome experience , not only do you get to see sunrise over the ocean but there is a wonderful sunset view as well. It is such a serene place to relax and enjoy. A photographers and Artist Dream. To add to the view is the wildlife with Kangaroos , possums and heaps of birds. Definitely a place...

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1Thank Sue M
Tannum Sands, Australia
Reviewed 29 October 2015

Unique stay in a real lighthouse keepers cottage. Great views to the north and south from the front verandah. Easy to pretend to be the keeper looking out from the kitchen window and back door to check the light at night!

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adelaide
Reviewed 9 October 2015

We stayed in Seymour Cottage for two nights in September '15 we could not have picked a better weekend as the weather was glorious. The cottages are a great to get away from it all but very handy for Penneshaw. There is a great cellar door (serve food) at Dudley Wines (10/ 15 minute drive) and the breakfast at Zest...

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1Thank onlyjayne
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 15 July 2015

Seymour Cottage is part of the 3 cottages located at the front of Cape Willoughby Lighthouse. The other 2 cottages are Thomas and one used as the Information Centre. Call early for the code to open the safebox to retrieve the key to the cottage. Very important as there is no or limited network there. Great place for family bonding...

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1Thank CalvinTeoh
Kingscote, Australia
Reviewed 15 June 2015

We love staying at Cape Willoughby lighthouse with its beautiful, quiet location and the light flashing above us throughout the night. The property is in great condition and you get a real feel for the history of the place. Will be back again!

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1Thank DanielBlucher
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 June 2015

We stayed at Cape Willoughby Lighthousekeepers cottage as part of a rather rushed visit to Kangaroo Is. It made an excellent last night's stay before catching the ferry back to the mainland in the morning. We all wished that we could have stayed longer. Seymour Cottage is charming and very comfortable. The position is outstanding. I would strongly recommend it.

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  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
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Enjoy spectacular sunrises, listen to the waves crashing onto the nearby cliffs and catch a glimpse of a Sea Eagle whilst staying in one of two beautifully restored five bedroom Heritage listed Lighthouse Keepers Cottage at stunning Cape Willoughby on Kangaroo Island. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cape Willoughby Lighthouse Keepers Heritage Accommodation

Address: 2708 Cape Willoughby Road | Kangaroo Island, Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
Region: Australia > South Australia > Kangaroo Island > Penneshaw
Price Range: $241 - $301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Choose Seymour Cottage, which is the end cottage.”
 of 5 bubbles ChanIrene2014, 23 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Seymour has a beautiful view from the kitchen.”
 of 5 bubbles DanielBlucher, 14 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Remember to bring all of your food with you as the nearest shop is a long drive away.”
 of 5 bubbles 820katiew, 12 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Check road conditions before traveling. I had read many reviews saying that KI was easy without a 4-wheel drive, but we had a minivan and the recent storms made several of the unsealed roads tough. Locals were always helpful in sharing information.”
  • Sunrise at Cape Willoughby
 of 5 bubbles HappyTrails62, 20 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Seymour cottage may have better views.”
 of 5 bubbles Thornbird3, 28 Jan 2014 | Read review
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