King George Whiting on the menu at Wanderers Rest of Kangaroo Island

A recent guest researched her meal and found “The King George whiting, Sillaginodes punctatus (also known as the spotted whiting or spotted sillago), is a coastal marine fish of the smelt-whitings family Sillaginidae. The King George whiting is endemic to Australia, inhabiting the south coast of the country from Jurien Bay, Western Australia to Botany […]

Do we have sea views

This quite a common question. All our eight rooms have a private balcony which  faces east and over looks  Eastern Cove, with views to the distant mainland, Dudley Peninsula and the entrance to Pelican Lagoon. At certain times of the year we have spectacular moon rises over the Cove or sunrises which turn the sky […]

Change of menu at Wanderers Rest of Kangaroo Island

The new menu is on the Wanderers Rest of Kangaroo Island   website  Our restaurant is open to the public however bookings are essential as our guests can take up all available seats.

Where do empty nesters stay on Kangaroo Island?

In the 1950’s Kangaroo Island was the honey moon capital of South Australia.In particular honeymooners came to “Linnetts”  at American River. Now their children have left home the honeymooners are returning to revisit. One of the favourite spots is the Wanderers Rest of Kangaroo Island, a Guesthouse come hosted B&B which over looks the renamed […]

What is the best way to get to Kangaroo Island and the Wanderers Rest of Kangaroo Island?

To get here by air or sea is an interesting question. If you are coming by air, you will leave from Adelaide at either 7.05 am, 9.25am,2pm, 17.25pm 18.55pm. You should pre-book a hire car if expecting to collect one on arrival as they can be in great demand. The alternative is to take the […]

Can I leave my caravan on the mainland and visit Kangaroo Island?

Caravan holidays are a great way for seeing South Australia. However, the thought of taking your caravan on the ferry to Kangaroo Island can stop some people due to the extra costs and the extra challenges of towing a van on some of the island’s back roads. For about the same cost of bringing your […]

A prickly subject: Is Kangaroo Island TOO perfect for your next holiday?

Welcome to the Wanderers Rest blog here on Kangaroo Island. We, Ros and Chris, will be sharing some of the wonderful visitors who crawl through our accommodation facility (native animals) and some of the stories of the two-legged visitor variety (human guests) who come to enjoy our patch of heaven in South Australia. And to […]