Kangaroo Island is a naturalists’ heaven. Below is an account of our experience of this amazing place.
Please note that parts of Kangaroo Island were badly affected by the bushfires in early 2020, and tragically, the beautiful Southern Ocean Lodge has been lost. However, the Australian bush is resilient and this spectacular property will be rebuilt over the next few years. In the meantime, it is still possible to visit Kangaroo Island, staying in smaller private villas – and the islanders need our support through tourism. Our thoughts are with them at this incredibly challenging time.
Australia’s third-largest island after Tasmania and Melville is a naturalists’ heaven and one of the country’s best areas to see large populations of endemic animals up close. Separated from the mainland eons ago, Kangaroo Island is home to more than 65,000 kangaroos and just under 5,000 people.