World Heritage-listed Lord Howe Island lies a short two hour flight off Australia’s east coast. Be transported to a subtropical ‘treasure island’ lost in time and perfectly preserved. Wander along paths through virgin palm forest, relax on white-sanded beaches or grab fins and a snorkel to explore the riot of submarine colour in the world’s southern-most coral reef.
'Aspiring Crusoes can now enjoy an ocean-view loft spa at Capella Lodge on idyllic Lord Howe Island...' How To Spend It, Financial Times showcases the just-reopened new look Capella Lodge, offering contemporary luxury in World Heritage-listed paradise - one for the would-be Crusoe in us all... Lord Howe Island Tourism Luxury Lodges of Australia
Working out moves into the great outdoors on Lord Howe, with nature the perfect training ground. Studies show that getting active in green spaces actually has a positive effect on mental health. With walking tracks crisscrossing the island, there’s even more than spectacular views on offer in reward for hitting the trail. 📷 @_itsbeautifulhere via IG | Australia.com Visit NSW Lord Howe Island Tourism Luxury Lodges of Australia
The far-flung paradise of Lord Howe offers some of the most memorable birding experiences. With no natural predators, the birds are extremely tame. The endemic Lord Howe Woodhen will feed at your feet, providence petrels literally fall from the sky in their clamour to investigate, while, overhead, flotillas of ethereal white terns, acrobatic red-tailed tropicbirds and many other nesting seabirds fly by. Australia.com Visit NSW Lord Howe Island Tourism
Jet-in to Lord Howe Island with Air Adventure Australia this September and check-in to the ‘new’ Capella! With the just reopened luxury retreat as home-base, explore the World Heritage-listed wilderness over five extraordinary days, spend time with renowned naturalist Ian Hutton, dine on superb regional cuisine and unwind at the Capella Spa. Sounds like paradise! For more information and to book, visit http://bit.ly/airadventurecapella
All suites welcome uninterrupted views of sky and sea and the seemingly unending vegetation that blankets the inland. The panoramas all say 'rugged, raw, untamed' but inside, every feature is sophisticated, whether it’s the architectural grandeur or smaller design details like heated limestone floors, rain showers and soft linens. The perfect paradox...
March 29, 2008: The rusted steel doors of the lodge open to welcome the first guests, the Norton’s, from Queensland to reveal the mod-meets-magnificent retreat beyond. James and Hayley Baillie truly, deeply believed ‘if they built it, they would come’ - and they did! In the decade just gone, the enduring design by the KI-born architect Max Pritchard has hosted more than 37,000 guests from 40 countries, put Kangaroo Island on the world’s stage and been credited as a pioneer of experiential luxury lodging in Australia. To all who supported the dream, contributed to the project - thank you! To our dedicated lodge managers and team past and present, you transcend the experience from hotel to home - we salute you! #SOL10andtimeless Australia.com South Australia Authentic Kangaroo Island Luxury Lodges of Australia
The KI Food Safari returns in 2018 starring Australia’s favourite foodie, Maggie Beer. Be treated to a delicious itinerary of gourmet adventures, tastings and masterclasses, as well as visits to Kangaroo Island’s expanding community of artisan producers. Combining the clifftop luxury of Southern Ocean Lodge over seven nights and including return airfares from Adelaide, this is one not to miss! To book your seat on safari call us on 02 9918 4355. Hungry for more details, find them here https://goo.gl/DRzSbJ
Congratulations to Dudley Wines - Kangaroo Island, recently named as a winner in the 2017 South Australian Tourism Awards! Jeff Howard, the patriarch and family member with the original vision of creating a high-quality Kangaroo Island cellar door tourism experience, is grinning from ear to ear under his bushy beard, “We have been growing and growing over such a short time, so we know we are doing something right! Our customers tell us that too", he said. Cheers to the Dudley team on a top local drop!