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Globally celebrated and highly anticipated, the new-look Southern Ocean Lodge on Kangaroo Island sets the enduring benchmark for luxury experiential travel in Australia. Sensitively designed to blend seamlessly with the wildly beautiful landscape, Southern Ocean Lodge appears to float along its secluded clifftop setting.

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Located just 15km from the South Australian coast and graced with sweeping horizons of pristine wilderness, Kangaroo Island is treasured as Australia’s Galapagos. Kangaroos, koalas, seals, sealions, dolphins and whales frolic freely to everyone’s delight in this ‘zoo without fences’. Southern Ocean Lodge is located close to the island’s natural icons on the south west coast, allowing guests easy access while also affording an exclusive wilderness encounter.

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Near perfect in its original incarnation, the design of the main lodge is comfortingly familiar with the Great Room and suspended feature fireplace at its heart. Twenty-five luxury suites ease along the curve of the limestone cliffs, each with open views of the Southern Ocean and rolling coastal wilderness. Signature design elements combine with custom-designed furnishings and commissioned artworks to offer private house seats for the natural theatre of this dramatic landscape.

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Fine food and wine are at the heart of Southern Ocean Lodge and the new operation once again champions island-based and regional suppliers of food and beverages, where a commitment to using exclusively local produce is a veritable boon to the regional economy whilst offering guests a genuine sense of place, a concept essential to the Baillie Lodges guest experience.

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A personalised itinerary of Kangaroo Island’s landscape and wildlife sees guests marvelling at fur seals at Admirals Arch, exploring the very Remarkable Rocks, roaming among sea lions at Seal Bay and sleepy koalas at Hanson Bay Sanctuary. Additionally, a range of bespoke adventures and private charters offers discovery of the island’s artists and food and wine producers.

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