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Wanderers Rest of Kangaroo Island

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Outdoor pool
In-room safe, free WiFi

Overview of Wanderers Rest of Kangaroo Island

Wanderers Rest of Kangaroo Island

4 out of 5

4.1/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Business services

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided
Bayview Road, American River, SA, 5221

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationThe Oyster Farm Shop17 min walk
  • Popular LocationBuick Point18 min walk
  • Popular LocationPelican Lagoon Conservation Park24 min drive
  • AirportKangaroo Island, SA (KGC-Kingscote)26 min drive

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About this area

American River

Wanderers Rest of Kangaroo Island is located in American River. While the natural beauty of Southern Kangaroo Island Marine Park and Nepean Bay Conservation Park can be enjoyed by anyone, those looking for an activity can head to Prospect Hill.

What's nearby

  • The Oyster Farm Shop - 17 min walk
  • Buick Point - 18 min walk
  • Prospect Hill - 12 min drive
  • Dudley Conservation Park - 21 min drive
  • Pelican Lagoon Conservation Park - 24 min drive

Getting around

  • Kangaroo Island, SA (KGC-Kingscote) - 26 min drive


  • Reflections - 5 min walk
  • The Oyster Farm Shop - 17 min walk
  • The Shed - 4 min drive
  • KI Tru Thai - 13 min drive

About this property

Wanderers Rest of Kangaroo Island

4-star guesthouse with restaurant and outdoor pool
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free guesthouse has an outdoor pool and a bar/lounge. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a business centre, tour/ticket assistance and a garden. All 8 rooms provide in-room free WiFi, balconies and room service. Other amenities available to guests include in-room massages, ceiling fans and safes.
Wanderers Rest of Kangaroo Island offers 8 forms of accommodation with a safe and a ceiling fan. Rooms open to balconies. This American River guest house provides complimentary wireless Internet access.
Recreational amenities at the guest house include an outdoor pool.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest accommodations are accessible via mobile device
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Reservations are required for the use of certain on-site facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Free off-site parking
  • Return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Ferry terminal shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • High chair
  • Outdoor pool


  • Front-desk safe
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Ceiling fan

Outdoor space

  • Balcony


  • In-room massage
  • Mobile key entry
  • Safe

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Check-in time starts at 2 PM


Check-out before 10 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
The host will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Host will greet you


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability)
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve high chair
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a security system and a first aid kit

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the ferry terminal and airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

National rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian star ratings agency, Star Ratings Australia.

Property is also known as

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Overall score and ratings


Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 4 out of 14 reviews
5 - Excellent 29%
Rating 4 - Good. 8 out of 14 reviews
4 - Good 57%
Rating 3 - Okay. 2 out of 14 reviews
3 - Okay 14%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 14 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 14 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Lovely, friendly, helpful owners, beautiful setting and sea view, good food, good location
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Very nice place
Nice place, nice people. Nobody at reception when we arriv3d, had to wait a good 15. Restaurant is excellent with fresh products.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2018

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Quiet and Charming!
We had a lovely stay! It was so quiet and the owners were really helpful, friendly and accommodating. Highly recommend.

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Lovely & friendly spot in American River
The views from the rooms are just stunning, especially the morning when the birds are signing and in the evenings when the sun is setting. Steve and Kim are as friendly as can be, and really made our stay wonderful. The rooms have a small fridge, so it's easy to store snacks & such if you don't want to eat at the restaurant. Just check in with them ahead of time about the dinner service hours so you aren't caught off guard. American River has a small store and petrol, so it's a good spot for basing your island explorations.

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Nice small inn, with great views
Wanderers is a very nice small scale B&B/Inn. It is in American river. Rooms have great views and are comfortable.. The rooms are modern and the fittings excellent.