Southern Ocean Lodge

A Living Memory | Southern Ocean Sourdough

One of the most popular masterclass activities Chef Tim Bourke runs during the annual KI Food Safari at Southern Ocean Lodge is making sourdough bread. Using Southern Ocean Lodge’s own starter, which has its own origins in the Laucke family mill in mainland Adelaide, guests on the Food Safari learn how to make the delicious, […]

Southern Ocean Lodge Launches Own Gin

Southern Ocean Lodge has launched its own gin, baillies 9.  Blended specially by Kangaroo Island’s resident distillers of fine, wild spirits, John and Sarah Lark of KI Spirits. baillies 9 is produced in small batches using fresh botanicals including a KI native juniper, called myoporum insulare. Batches are prepared seasonally and in small quantities, using Australia’s […]

Not Quite Nigella Settles In

Setting off from Goolwa at about 10:30am, with our roadie box of lovely snacks from Juliet at The Australasian in tow, Mr NQN and I have one stop in mind: Kangaroo Island, population 4,500 people (and apparently 1 person per thousand sheep!). Packing our bags into the Audi convertible we stop by cute little seaside towns like Middleton […]

Robb Report Rates Southern Ocean Lodge

The prestigious and widely acclaimed barometer of all things luxury around the world, The Robb Report has just released its Report and nominations for the World’s Top 100 Resorts. Included in the list of earth’s most exclusive retreats is… Southern Ocean Lodge, in the company of fellow Luxury Lodges of Australia properties, Saffire and Wolgan […]

Janine Mackintosh | Art of Nature

The distinctive artworks of Janine Mackintosh are well known to visitors and fans of Southern Ocean Lodge; five of the beautiful leaf mandalas add texture and intrigue to the restaurant, set into the limestone wall that snakes right throughout the Lodge lounging areas. Janine’s works also have a significant presence in the Lodge’s art gallery, […]

Southern Ocean Lodge Named Andrew Harper’s Hideaway of the Year 2012

Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report, the most respected publication in luxury travel, today revealed its 2012 Grand Award winners.  We are pleased to announce that Southern Ocean Lodge was named Hideaway of the Year, at the top of a very prestigious list comprised of Mr. Harper’s favorite 19 properties he visited within the past calendar year. […]

Southern Ocean Lodge Spa

The Southern Spa is a private oasis of calm, perched high on a cliff top and commanding dramatic views of the Southern Ocean stretching toward the Antarctic. A destination in its own right, the spa fuses the unique landscape and location of Southern Ocean Lodge with the acclaimed Australian-made Li’Tya range of spa products and […]

Southern Ocean Lodge in Vanity Fair

Southern Ocean Lodge features in a fabulous article in the UK’s own Vanity Fair. Long awaited and much-respected, the Vanity Fair story comes from esteemed jourmalist Marion Hume. Southern Ocean Lodge joins Arkaba, the Louise and the Prairie Hotel amongst other South Australian icons for an unforgettable tour across the state. Fabulous images and witty writing […]

Malcolm Greenwood’s Amazing Ceramics

We are fortunate to feature the work of renowned ceramist Malcolm Greenwood at Southern Ocean Lodge and sister properties Capella and Longitude 131. Malcolm’s works reflect so beautifully the natural environment of each lodges’ location in colour, texture and form.  His style is sublimely simple, showcasing classic shapes and innovative glazes and every piece is handmade and […]

Charlie Lawrence Captures Kangaroo Island

We were delighted to welcome photographer Charlie Lawrence and his partner Tory to Southern Ocean Lodge as guests over the popular festive period. Lucky for us, Charlie found it hard to abandon his camera even on holidays, and he is happy to share his impressions of Kangaroo Island with us. This album includes some great landscape […]