Check In: 1400|Check Out: 1000
Hours: 7.30am - 5pm

* Waterfront location and views
* Free Pelican feeding display on foreshore
* Free WIFI
* Free parking
* On-site fine dining award winning Reflections Restaurant
* Walking tracks for wildlife spotting
* Natural bush setting where wildlife comes to us
* Boutique size hotel (38 rooms) with personalised service
* Environmentally friendly initiatives

Designed to blend with its surroundings, Mercure Kangaroo Island Lodge is set on seven acres of natural bushland, amid lush coastal vegetation.

Overlooking the waters of Eastern Cove in American River, the well-appointed rooms offer either exceptional water views or stunning pool views.

Wildlife abounds in this secluded environment, from Tammar wallabies to abundant birdlife. Take a self-guided nocturnal walk, come to our morning pelican feeding and walk our nature trail located on our grounds.

Offering 38 comfortable rooms, the Mercure Kangaroo Island Lodge features an award winning, a la carte fine dining restaurant, bar, swimming pool, sauna and tennis court.

Combine our natural environment, wildlife at your doorstep and friendly service, there is no better place to unwind and enjoy the peace and tranquillity of Kangaroo Island.


  • Family Friendly
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Free WIFI
  • Linen Included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Toaster
  • Coffee & Tea supplied
  • TV
  • Ironing Board
  • Off Street Parking
  • Heating
  • Sea View
  • Microwave
  • Kettle

Map & Directions

American River, Kangaroo Island SA 5221


From the ferry terminal in Penneshaw follow Kingscote Rd for about 29km and turn right at American River signage.

From Kingscote airport turn right and follow this road until the end, then turn right again and follow for about 100m. Turn left onto Penneshaw Rd before taking the American River turn on the left. After 7km, descend Muston Hill and continue until American River township. Go through junction (Buick Drive, Tangara Dr, Scenic Dr, Redbanks Rd) and continue on Scenic Rd for 500m. The hotel is located on the left.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations more than 14 days prior to arrival - No charge
Cancellations 14 days to 7 days prior to arrival - No deposit refunded (equivalent of 1 nights accommodation charge)
Cancellations 6 days to 24 hours prior to arrival - 50% charged of total cost or deposit whichever is greater
Cancellations within 24 hours prior to arrival - 100% of total cost
Travel Insurance is recommended
Arrival time is based on 2pm check in

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