Q: How far away is Kangaroo Island Bush Getaway from the ferry?
A: It takes around 1hr & 15 mins to drive from Penneshaw to our Bush Getaway on the sealed road.
Q: Do we need a 4×4 to drive on Kangaroo Island roads?
A: No you don’t. A standard vehicle will take you everywhere you want to go. If you decide to hire a car, please ensure the vehicle is insured to drive on unsealed roads-most roads that lead to our beautiful beaches are unsealed.
Q: How far is it from Kangaroo Island Bush Getaway to the beach?
A: It takes around 15 mins to get to Hanson Bay and 20 mins to Vivonne Bay.
Q: Are pets allowed at Kangaroo Island Bush Getaway?
A: Sorry, no pets allowed.
Q: How far away is the nearest shop?
A: Vivonne Bay Store is 20kms (20 mins) East of our Bush Getaway. You can get petrol, takeaway food and limited supplies here. If you are driving from Penneshaw, there is a supermarket there to pick up fresh produce etc.
Q: How far away is Flinders Chase National Park?
A: The entrance to Flinders Chase is 20mins from our Bush Getaway.
Q: Do I need to check in at 2pm?
A: No, you can check in any time after 2pm and make yourself at home. For late arrivals, please let us know so we can leave some lighting on for you.
Q: What time do I have to check out?
A: 10am is check out time unless otherwise stated.
Q: Do I need to bring my own towels/sheets?
A: No all linen is supplied including quilts, blankets, sheets, towels, face washers, tea towels etc.
Q: Can I get mobile phone reception at Kangaroo Island Bush Getaway?
A: Only Next G coverage is available at our Bush Getaway and it may depend on what mobile phone you have also.
Q: Will it be noisy from quad bikes and paintball activities?
A: No, we have 250acres here so we don’t ride the quads near the cabins when guests are staying. The paintball activities are on a completely separate part of the property and run when guests are out for the day. The peace and serenity is highlighted in our guest books and guest testimonies.
Q: Do I have to book ahead for a guided quad bike tour?
A: Yes bookings are preferred to arrange a convenient time that suits you and to avoid disappointment.
Q: Can the kids ride a bike by themselves?
A: Anyone over 6yrs can ride. A full safety brief is given and practice run to ensure everyone is confident with the bikes before the tour begins.
Q: What do I need to bring to go riding?
A: You will need fully enclosed shoes, long pants and your camera. Warm clothing is recommended for the dusk/night tour and wet weather gear is seasonal.
Q: Do I have to book ahead for paintball?
A: Yes, this gives us time to prepare the guns and paint etc and cuts down your waiting time.
Q: Can I use my own paintballs?
A: No- we use field paint only to ensure your safety and to ensure our guns aren’t damaged.