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Honeyeaters Hideaway at Vivonne Bay is a wonderful property to enjoy both the beach and easy access to exploring Flinders Chase National Park and Seal Bay, whilst not being too far away from the townships and other attractions the Island has to offer.
Honeyeaters Hideaway is ideal for a couple's retreat, providing simple but comfortable studio-style accommodation with a KING sized bed in the open-plan living area. The bathroom has a toilet, basin and shower. LINEN and TOWELS INCLUDED. BYO beach towels.
Tariff based on Twin Share Per Night - Max 2share
Minimum Stay: 23 nights
3 nights Long Weekends, 3 nights Summer season, , 3 nights Easter
Linen and towels : Included BYO BeachTowels
Pets: No Pets Allowed due to wildlife which surrounds the property
The beauty of Honeyeaters Hideaway is that you cannot see any neighbours and it feels like you are in the middle of one of Australia's most pristine conservation parks.
Honeyeaters has a large fridge, a small cooker, microwave, gas barbecue, kettle, toaster, electric frypan, and crockery, cutlery, pots and pans. Gas BBQ
Honeyeaters has a reverse cycle air conditioner and ceiling fan in main room.
There is no television reception but plenty of entertainment with a DVD player and DVDs, a stereo and CDs, radio, books and games.
Honeyeaters Hideaway is a short stroll to Vivonne Bay main beach which was voted Australia's best beach in 2003 by a Sydney University study on over 10,000 beaches. Enjoy beautiful walks along this beach, home to the annual KI surf carnival; hire a canoe and explore the nearby river; fish from the jetty; and discover a host of tourist attractions including Seal Bay, Raptor Domain Birds of Prey display, KI Outdoor Action, Kelly Hill Caves, the Koala Walk, Flinders Chase National Park, Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch. For your convenience, there is a general store in the Vivonne Bay town ship supplying basic groceries, takeaway food, wine.
Owners comment re TELEPHONE RECEPTION: We get Telstra reception on the road that looks out over Vivonne Bay, a couple of minutes walk away; and at the jetty. We rarely get it at the house though.
No Optus reception at Vivonne Bay but you can get it at Kingscote and Penneshaw. There is also a phone box at the general store (old school but handy at times)
GUEST COMMENT April 2019 re mobile phone reception "Side note - I had full reception with Optus including 4G, but my boyfriend had limited reception with Telstra Claire, April 2019
Fabulous hideaway off the beaten track in Vivonne Bay. Quiet sleepy area that was just perfect for us. Honeyeaters Hideaway was perfectly comfortable with everything we needed, and plenty of things we didnt. Loved the big windows, the choice of coffee makers and the proximity to the beach. Plenty of DVDs to watch in the evenings after a day out exploring. Take plenty of supplies as it is a bit of a drive to the supermarket (Vivonne Bay General Store has some provisions but it closes at 5 in winter). Good central location on the island which makes it a good base to explore from. Karyn June 2019
Lovely little place in Vivvone Bay. Had wallabies out the front each morning to greet us. The place was clean and simple. Everything worked perfectly (fridge, water, heating, aircon, showers, toilets). Perfect couples getaway Christina April 2019
- Chan find peace and quiet in the bush close to the ocean. Very practical setup and all amenities needed. No wifi, so only fit for people who can spend a few days offline. Wallabies and Kangaroos were regular visitors, many birds too. But the elusive echidna hid itself from us. Maybe another time! Lieve March 2019
This charming chalet is small but packed with every human comfort. Outside of the outstanding 360 degree view, seeing all of the animals come around was the best part. Just watching birds, wallabies and even a goanna monitor come for a drink of water was fun. We saw wallabies everyday and gave them carrots and watched them eat from inside and outside of the house. The kitchen is very small but fully equipped to prepare a meal for us. The beach is a couple of minutes walk from the cottage and Flinders Chase was a short drive away. We didn't have internet, cable or tv but there is a great collection of DVDs. That was fun just watching a movie together at night. The bed was comfortable and the shower pressure was good. This was our favorite place we stayed on Kangaroo Island during our ten day trip. Lots of privacy, wallabies and walking distance to the beach. Wow. Douglas February 2019
You get so much more than an amazingly quiet secluded hideaway, you get to be part of the action, with wallabies, birds joining everyday for brekky and arvo glasses of wine. Everything is just 1/2-40mins away. Great for couples. Mikki April 2018
Absolutely loved our stay at Honey Eaters Hideaway. Perfect getaway for couples, central in KI made daytrips easy. Awesome waking up with wallabies and birds around us. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay and hope to return one day. 6-Star Charlie February 2018
We would highly recommend Honeyeaters Hideaway. It is a lovely cottage, nestled in a beautiful bush setting, only a couple of minutes from the beach at Vivonne Bay. It is a nature lover's paradise. Every morning and evening, on our return from our travels, we were treated to a display of honeyeaters and other native birds foraging for food just outside the windows and 6 wallabies who joined us on the verandah. It was a great base for exploring Seal Bay, Hansons Bay, Admirals Arch and the Remarkable Rocks. No TV reception which was a bonus as you could just relax and watch the great selection of DVDs on offer or read a book. It was only a short walk from the Vivonne General Store where you could enjoy the famous whiting burgers. We will be back! Sally & Peter Kalorama Victoria Honeyeaters Hideaway is the absolute best place to stay EVER! So close to a beautiful beach, secluded in peaceful nature and close to wallabies and kangaroos. The locals were super nice and all the destination spots on KI are only a short drive away. I highly recommend staying here! Christopher and Meghan March 2017
This place is a perfect little home that really participated to make us enjoy our stay in Kangaroo Island. The house is just exactly as it seems on the pictures, beautiful, well equipped and comfortable. Spending several days there is the best if you want to appreciate the wildlife coming around from time to time. The animals are the only neighbors you can encounter because the house is surrounded on every sides by trees, you can't even see the road. A real cocoon of nature in which it is way to easy to fell like at home. Andy and partner Taiwan and France. February 2017
It was by far the best place, even after seeing so many other "fancy" ones around KI. Honeyeaters superseded everywhere else. It has Privacy, calmness, serenity, views, fantastic beach, all amenities and so so comfortable. Yeah to no WIFI OR PHONE RECEPTION. 10 ************ Maryann April 2016
'Thank you very much for the wonderful, relaxing, peaceful stay we enjoyed in your 'Honeyeaters Hideaway'. We loved all our time here and will thoroughly recommend it to all and sundry.' Fred and Coral