Dream Island Escapes

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Discover Kangaroo Island

Discover this Australian gem in the off season, when there are no crowds but plenty of chances to see the 'roos and rare wildlife that make the island so special.

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Plan Your Trip
Photo courtesy of Southern Ocean Lodge

Plan Your Trip

Get there: Fly Qantas airlines from Los Angeles, California (LAX), to Adelaide (ADL), about an 18-hour flight. From Adelaide, it's a 30-minute Regional Express (Rex) flight to Kingscote, the capital of Kangaroo Island.

Stay: Rates at the Southern Ocean Lodge start at $990 per person and include all dining, open bar with premium wines and spirits, in-suite bar, selected guided Kangaroo Island experiences, and island airport transfers; 931/924-5253 or southernoceanlodge.com.au.

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