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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 25 October 2016

If you are looking for closeness to the Great Kangaroo Island natural environment for your holiday, then this is it! Yes there are KI kangaroos on your doorstep, the yaccas and gums are alive with wrens, rosellas and scarlet robins and there is a nearby living creek to add to the mix. And there is so much more to explore...

Thank Gavsno M
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

This is my eighth trip to Kangaroo Island and first time at Grahams, I would never stay anywhere else now. Such a quiet, beautiful spot with very friendly kangaroos. The kids adored waking up every morning to go and feed their new friends. Four nights at Grahams gave us the time to recharge and relax away from the hustle and...

Thank Dani T
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 28 January 2016

This was the first time visiting Kangaroo Island and we could not have picked a better place. Graham's place is just a perfect getaway to enjoy the joys of the Islands wildlife,we had the local kangaroos visiting us every morning and evening and the wonderful cheeky goanna! The Demole river offered us delicious marron whenever we needed a fix and...

Thank Valeria D
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

This is a comfortable and well equipped house in a magical bush setting - complete with friendly Kangaroos waiting to be fed. They come onto the verandah, to await the bucket of feed (supplied) to be opened to handed out. They will then hang out into the evening, providing a distracting and entertaining spectacle. We also saw echidna and goanna...

Thank AndyMac131
Reviewed 25 November 2015

We had 3 wonderful nights here and loved the total isolation and peace. You are surrounded by nature and the only sounds you will hear are the gurgling of the stream and the birds singing. Friendly kangaroos greet you morning and night looking for food. The stars are truly spectacular. The house is very comfortable and cosy and there is...

2Thank Mary-Anne A
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 19 April 2015

I consider myself privileged to have had the opportunity to visit Graham's stunning property Gaia (Demole River Retreat). The house is spacious and well appointed, with everything you need for a comfortable stay. The large balcony provides beautiful views over the Demole River and is a great spot to relax with a book. You can wander the property looking for...

Thank Peter W
Heidelberg, Germany
Reviewed 29 March 2015

we stayed at the gaia river retreat in march 2015 for 3 nights and enjoyed every second of it. the wildlife to explore is unbelievable. kangaroos to feed and staring at you while sitting inside,truly remarkable. we also had the chance to feed a possum at night (get some bananas) and seen an echidna behind the house. graham visited us...

Thank kingdrt
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 14 August 2014

This is the perfect place to base yourself to explore KI. The house itself has everything you could need for your stay - complete with resident kangaroos (and their feed!). You can even be self sufficient and catch some local marron for your dinner! A good 20 minute drive from a 'main road' means you really feel and appreciate the...

Thank Louise C
Abiquiu, New Mexico
Reviewed 7 May 2014

The only regret I have is that we didn't have more time to spend on KI so we could enjoy Demole even more. It is a very nice, roomy house - incredibly clean, perfectly equipped and makes for a most pleasant stay. The roos, possums, etc., parading outside on the deck are the ultimate KI experience and there is no...

1Thank 099695
Reviewed 10 March 2014

My partner and I as well as the extended international family stayed at Graham's Demole River Retreat on the basis that we wanted to give our international guests a glimpse of the wildlife in Australia. Needless to say we were all blown away with the wildlife on display right on our door step at Demole - a truly unique experience....

1Thank xlr8ted

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Your very own wildlife sanctuary in the middle of Kangaroo Island's bushland on the northwest coast. Close to private beaches, stunning bush and cliff top walks, plus fishing and swimming. A home from home. Great for nature enthusiasts, bird watchers and animal lovers. The essence of tranquility. No TV, no mobile reception, just you and nature in a comfy self contained hand built house - most of our guests don't want to leave! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Demole River Retreat, Gaia

Address: near Cape Borda, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
Region: Australia > South Australia > Kangaroo Island
Price Range: £106 - £153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 1
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“The large glass doors and windows ensure that even when you are indoors the outdoors are still attracting your attention.”
 of 5 bubbles gavsnom, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“This is peace and tranquility, any room will do.”
 of 5 bubbles LynneBB, 21 Mar 2012 | Read review
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