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Emu Ridge

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Emu Ridge is on Kangaroo Island in South Australia, an award winning tourist attraction. Tours available, we Manufacture and Retail many wonderful natural products. South Australia's only commercial eucalyptus oil distillery, manufactures, craft...more
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691 Willsons Rd, Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had previously seen oils extracted from the gum trees when I was young but seeing this on a grand scale was very impressive

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank allisonmanor
bevturner, Owner at Emu Ridge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi glad you enjoyed your visit. Thanks for taking the time to review our business, we really appreciate it. Kind regards Bev

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was an interesting stop for us.. we learnt a lot about eucalyptus and the producing of different oils. There’s a large gift shop and a restaurant, however, there was not much choice at the restaurant (or cafe) only really an emu pie, a sandwich...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank pollyp720
bevturner, Owner at Emu Ridge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, we are glad you enjoyed your stop, thanks for taking the time to review our business. We are sorry you were disappointed with the meal options that were available, we always have vegan and vegetarian main meals and desserts available, it is written on...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our visit here to learn about the history of the business, the eucalyptus process to final product. The owner of the business was of course knowledgeable on local fauna, pests, culling laws etc. we then sampled several ciders on site, also locally produced.

Date of experience: December 2018
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bevturner, Owner at Emu Ridge, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi thanks for your time in reviewing our business, we hope you have a great holiday, you can always buy our produce online if you run out. And yes we love caring for orphaned animals, its been my love for 26 years. Kind regards Bev

Reviewed 8 December 2018

Came here as part of a tour, it was interesting but certainly not essential. We did buy some eucalyptus oil and enjoyed the friendly pooch. However it would not be part of a future itinerary. To each his own.More

Date of experience: November 2018
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bevturner, Owner at Emu Ridge, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2018

Hi, thanks for taking the time to review Emu Ridge, we appreciate your thoughts. Our business is for those that are interested in genuine Australian Produced Natural Products and how they are made. We are only a small family owned business and our products are...More

Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile

Tour a joke, unsubstantiated claims about benefits of products and trump like views about climate change. I am not interested in your views. Then tour of gift shop, ie buy stuff. Nice to see emus, buy oils if I want to, but skip this one!More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank OntarioCanuck1
bevturner, Owner at Emu Ridge, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2018

Hi thanks for letting us know what you thought about our family owned business, its always appreciated. I hope you enjoyed my husbands ingenuity with his newly engineered eucalyptus still and our premises he proudly built himself over the past 27 years since our inception....More

Reviewed 28 November 2018

Whether it is a small bar of Eucalyptus soap or small bottle of essential oil, this shop has something small and affordable that you can bring home as gifts. My only regret is not buying more items, as postage is $8-$13 for the items I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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bevturner, Owner at Emu Ridge, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2018

Hi we hope you had a great holiday on Kangaroo Island and thanks so much for taking the time to review our business we really appreciate it. We look forward to hearing from you online. Kind regards Bev

Reviewed 25 November 2018

Friendly service and extensive products. We bought eucalyptus, tea tree, and emu oils. Fair prices and products were wonderfully crafted. Loved the friendly joey!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mic C
bevturner, Owner at Emu Ridge, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2018

Hi thanks so much for taking the time to review our business. We really appreciate it, if you ever need any more out our great natural products you will find them online. Happy holidays. Regards Bev

Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

I was underestimating the place - ended up bought a lot of emu oil and the eucalyptus oil for their benefits. Price wise is considered cheap at their place, as compared to buying elsewhere. We also saw 2 orphaned joeys which they saved from the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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bevturner, Owner at Emu Ridge, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

Thanks for taking the time to review our business, we really appreciate it. :) We hope you had a lovely holiday on Kangaroo Island and remember you can always buy our great natural products online. Kind regards Bev

Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

On first arrival we were met by a very friendly Wallaby who enjoys lots of cuddles. Once we got in I was pleasantly surprised about how interesting the history of the oil making was. They have a very nice little restaurant there and lots of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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bevturner, Owner at Emu Ridge, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2018

Hi thanks for taking the time to review our business we really appreciate it. We are glad your enjoyed your visit to Emu Ridge and hope you had a great holiday on our beautiful island. Kind regards Bev

Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

The oil shop was interesting and extensive. There are orphaned joeys and koala to look at too. The video is interesting as an introduction, but the distilling is not happening all year around, only the summer months. The Apple Cider tasting will be relocated to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tania P
bevturner, Owner at Emu Ridge, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2018

Hi thanks for taking the time to review our business Emu Ridge Eucalyptus. We are still the cellar door for KI Ciders, we have plenty of Cider, You can purchase it to drink with one of our delicious meals or purchase it to takeaway. We...More

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