Shoebox on the Bay, Emu Bay Kangaroo Island


Entire cottage hosted by Christine

5 guests, 2 bedrooms, 4 beds, 1 bath
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A cosy, self contained 2 bedroom cottage overlooking the turquoise waters of beautiful Emu Bay.
The perfect location as a base to explore what Kangaroo Island has to offer - wildlife, fishing, nature trails, gourmet food and local wines.

The space
The pristine sands and deep blue waters of Emu Bay are within easy walking distance, as are the jetty and boat ramp.

Shoebox on the Bay offers a secure and serene location with ample off-street parking for vehicles and boats.

Master bedroom features a queen bed.
Second bedroom features 3 single beds.

The house also features:

Reverse-cycle air-conditioning
& TV.
Full sized shower in the bathroom
Washing machine in the shed
Fully equipped kitchen with fridge/freezer, microwave, kettle & toaster

Emu Bay is a safe haven for dolphins, fairy penguins and pelicans. It is a popular fishing spot, both off the jetty and from the beach. The long stretch of beach is safe for swimming, accessible to vehicles, and is one of the most popular beaches on Kangaroo Island. There is a playground and a public phone on the esplanade.

Emu Bay Lavender Farm is just a few minutes' drive away, and it's only a 15-minute drive to Kingscote, the main township of Kangaroo Island. The town offers a range of shops and services including a large supermarket, hotels, restaurants, cafés, takeaway food outlets, post office, ATM's, chemist, hospital, fuel outlets, butcher, tourist information, souvenirs, wireless hot spots, churches, playgrounds, and public phones.

Shoebox on the Bay is the ideal base from which to explore Seal Bay, Remarkable Rocks, Kelly Hill Caves, Admiral's Arch, Vivonne Bay and other attractions on the South Coast. American River, Penneshaw, Parndana and Stokes Bay are all under an hour's drive away.

What this place offers

Beach access – Beachfront
Free parking on premises
Air conditioning
Patio or balcony
High chair
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

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Where you’ll be

Emu Bay, South Australia, Australia

Only a 15 minute drive to Kangaroo Islands main township, Kingscote where you will find a 7 day supermarket, cafes, restaurants, pharmacy, banks, hospital, fuel outlets and more. OTR located at 8 Telegraph Rd Kingscote is open 24/7

Tourist attractions nearby:
Emu Bay Lavender Farm
Kangaroo Island Brewery
Island Pure Sheep Dairy
Old Wisanger School
Reeves Point Historic site
Kingscote Museum
Stokes Bay
Island Beehive
Clifford's Honey Farm
Emu Ridge Eucalyptus
Frogs N Roses Garden Centre & Cafe
KIS Spirits (gin tastings)
Pelican feeding at Kingscote jetty precinct

Hosted by Christine

Joined in March 2012
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After 25 years working in the finance sector I have turned my passion to tourism. A born & bred Islander I have invaluable local knowledge and experience. We look forward to sharing our beautiful Island paradise with visitors from far and wide.
After 25 years working in the finance sector I have turned my passion to tourism. A born & bred Islander I have invaluable local knowledge and experience. We look forward to sharin…

During your stay

If guests require assistance they can contact the property manager via phone or email. We will endeavor to respond as promptly as possible.

The key will be left in the 'key box' and the pin code will be emailed to you.
  • Language: English
  • Response rate: 96%
  • Response time: within an hour
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 2:00 PM
Checkout: 10:00 AM
Self check-in with lockbox
No pets
No parties or events
Smoking is allowed

Health & safety

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Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
No carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm
Security Deposit - if you damage the home, you may be charged up to $117

Cancellation policy