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    Wanderers Rest of Kangaroo Island

    Lot 2, Bayview Road | American River, American River, Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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          • Excellent74%
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          • Average7%
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          Reviewed 3 October 2016

          I want to begin by saying I didn't stay here, but had lunch here with a friend. On the way to the Deck (a cafe on the American River wharf) we suddenly decided to turn right up the hill to Wanderer's Rest. It's a steep...More

          Thank AnneAH
          Response from wanderersrest, Owner at Wanderers Rest of Kangaroo IslandResponded 13 December 2016

          Thank you for your review, this just sums up what our restaurant is like, great food, great view to die for ,friendly service, the restaurant is part of us that we like to share with you, live music a bonus!

          Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

          Steve and Kim were perfect hosts with a friendly smile and helpful local hints and recommendations. Units were well sized, clean and comfortable and we loved the view from the private balcony over American River. Perfect to enjoy sunrise amongst the birds. Restaurant was available...More

          Thank grendell59
          Response from wanderersrest, Owner at Wanderers Rest of Kangaroo IslandResponded 13 December 2016

          Wanderers Rest is situated on top of a hill so every room and the restaurant has a view,its located at American River which is a good base to travel the island. we can point you in the right direction so you get to see all...More

          Reviewed 4 September 2016

          A friend and I needed a couple of days "down time". The Wanderers Rest was fantastic. Lovely comfortable, clean rooms with amazing views. A restaurant that does THE best food. Cooked breakfasts and amazing dinners. The owners and hosts were very kind and friendly and...More

          Thank Kathy J
          Response from wanderersrest, Owner at Wanderers Rest of Kangaroo IslandResponded 13 December 2016

          thank you for your review,so that others can also enjoy their stay here at wanderers rest

          Reviewed 11 July 2016

          We went to dinner on Saturday night at the Glossy Black Restaurant at Wanderers Rest. We had a great time. Kim, Steve and Carrie are great hosts. We have been before and each time it gets better. We had the soft shell crab, South Australian...More

          Thank Yvonne S
          Response from wanderersrest, Owner at Wanderers Rest of Kangaroo IslandResponded 13 December 2016

          Thank you for your review it helps others to now what we are all about.

          Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

          Apon arrival to Kangaroo Island my family and I were met by Steve at the airport to drive us to our accommodations. He and his wife Kim made our stay at "Wanderers Rest" truly enjoyable. They were very warm and friendly, and did everything to...More

          Thank Cantrell13
          Response from wanderersrest, Owner at Wanderers Rest of Kangaroo IslandResponded 13 December 2016

          For a traveller to say the best in Australia, is a fantastic compliment for us Thank you.

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          • US$ 110 - US$ 114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms
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          What is the price range at the restaurant?
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          Response from wanderersrest | Property representative |
          Hello, the prce range for the restaurant is 15-18 $ for entrees 24- 36 for main meal, deserts 12-18 $ we have seafood platters on request, we like to think our meals are of a high standard cooking with fresh ingrediants and... More
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