$179 / night
Total guests, Nights

A Dune Escape - Nature meets the Sea – Home 2585829 House

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 6 sleeps
  • 2 nights min stay

A Dune Escape - Nature meets the Sea – Home 2585829

  • House
  • 2 bedrooms
  • sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min stay

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child Friendly
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed

Description from owner


Award winning Out door Lovers South Australia- Escape to ocean sounds, crystal seas and stunning views from this stylish new eco-designed private coastal retreat. Nestled high into the top of the dunes, relax at this beach coastal retreat on a 15 hectare setting, the perfect escape holiday destination for relaxation in all seasons. Walk just 20 metres to privately exclusive views of the crystal aqua waters and pure white sands of the 4.5km Emu Bay beach.

A Dune Escape with luxurious furnishings, Australian oak floors and a strong connection to nature, featuring Stand-Alone Solar power, all rainwater and an open log fire. Enjoy open plan living and outside Kapur deck areas to experience the fabulous natural landscape. A Dune Escape accommodates up to 6 people in 2 Queen-size beds and a double bunk bed. All bed linen, featuring pure cotton, and bath towels are included in the tariff.

Take pleasure in the abundant wildlife to be found whilst roaming through natural garden like bushland over the 15 hectare private property.

Your hosts live nearby and will meet you upon arrival. They pride themselves on providing a high standard of personalized service, cleanliness and comfort.

Emu Bay is a quiet coastal hamlet located on the northern side of Kangaroo Island with safe swimming, a jetty and a boat ramp. The Sealink ferry arrives from Cape Jervis at Penneshaw. The distance from Penneshaw to Emu Bay is approximately 75km, all on bitumen.

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Queen Bed
    Bedroom 2: Queen Bed Bunk bed
  • 1 Full bath


  • Wireless Internet
  • Grill
  • Deck
  • Internet access
  • Fireplace
  • Stove
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Video player
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Getting around

We have a list of top recommendations which we email to you upon confirmation of your booking - this includes websites, brief information etc We meet you upon arrival and can facilitate any sights you would like to enquire about and how to get there etc

Interaction with guest

We will greet you upon arrival with information to assist you with your holiday. We will leave the house open ready for you to settle in and the keys on the dining room table - we live just 500m away and can help you at any time you require assistance - the wifi is free and speedy!


Check in time: 14:00, Check out time: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
This rental can only be paid for online through FlipKey using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
No smoking at this property


Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

100% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least two weeks before check-in.

2 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 2 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

About the owner

Brian V.
Calendar last updated:
21 Sep 2021
Years listed:
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English





101 reviews

Very Good

“Very happy”

Reviewed 23 Oct 2020

Very impressed Very clean and well presented Sheridan towels and good quality cutlery & crockery Great location Only negative - no microwave

“Gorgeous house in a natural environment”

Reviewed 19 Jun 2020

We recently had a wonderful 4 night stay at A Dune Escape. I chose this accommodation as it was in a natural setting, but not too far from Kingscote for any necessary provisions that we might need. T… More

“best on KI”

Reviewed 24 Jan 2020

We decide to travel to KI for the final weekend of School Holidays and Australia Day long weekend and chose A Dune Escape from Airbnb quite randomly, we could have gone from camping to a motel, but ju… More

“Wonderful KI”

Reviewed 12 Jan 2020

Our stay at "A Dune Escape" on Kangaroo Island was unforgetable. It is such a beautiful place to stay - surrounded by nature, wildlife and just a stone-throw away from the beach, where we co… More


Reviewed 5 Jun 2019

My Husband and i stayed here for part of our Honeymoon! It is a very well presented place with some amazing views. The house was nice and tidy for our arrival,even the fireplace was already loaded and… More

“Großartige Unterkunft!”

Reviewed 21 Apr 2019

Mitten in der Natur bezogen wir diese herrliche Unterkunft an der Emu Bay. Das Haus ist ein Traum und mit fast allem ausgestattet - einzig eine Klimaanlage fehlt, was bei hochsommerlichen Temperaturen… More

“A true luxury escape to the world of wildlife”

Reviewed 24 Mar 2019

This must be the absolute best place on Kangaroo island for a holiday there, and from where you can explore the wonders of this magnificent island. By pure chance -and luck- I came across this gem of … More

Response from the owner Thank you Michael - fully appreciate your kind words and loved that you had an incredible few days staying at A Dune Escape - we look forward to seeing you again - Cheers Brian and Kris

“Simply the best”

Reviewed 12 Mar 2019

No need to talk about Kangaroo Is. in general, there are lots of sites that do that. This was our second visit. We were concerned that our memories of visit one were unrealistically rosy. No worrie… More

Response from the owner Wow! Thank you so much Bill and Sandy - we really appreciate your poetic accolades - look forward to having you again Best wishes Brian and Kris xx

“special place”

Reviewed 20 Nov 2018

Beautiful location just on the downslope of a ridge whose other side reveals stunning Emu Bay.Even though the view is not on the ocean it is just a short walk to top of ridge but this does not detract… More

Response from the owner We feel humbled by your very kind remarks and glowing review Peter - thank you for your stay and glad we were able to assist in all ways possible - safe travels as you continue your journey

“A great Dune Escape, perfect location, wonderful house.”

Reviewed 27 Sep 2018

Dune Escape at Emu Bay was the perfect base to explore Kangaroo Island. The house was perfect for our needs and beautifully presented. Brian came by and greeted us and made sure we had everything we … More

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How do I find more info about the property?

You can get in touch with Brian (the owner) through the contact form on this page.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your booking to send the owner a message.

What if I have questions before I book?

Send Brian (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

How do I contact Brian (the owner)?

Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your booking to view Brian the owner's contact details or send them a message.

What's the difference between 'Book your stay' and 'Contact the owner/manager'?

Use the Ready to book? form to pay provisionally online and send Brian (the owner) a booking request. You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then

Or send Brian (the owner) an inquiry through the Contact the owner/manager form if you’d like a quote or more info first.

What is a booking request?

When you pay online through the Ready to book? form, a booking request is sent to Brian (the owner). You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then.

Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection.

How do I know my booking is safe?

To book this property you need to pay through the Flipkey website. Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection. This means that in the unlikely event that you’re prevented or denied access to the property when you check in, we’ll offer a full refund for the stay.

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How do I know what it will cost for my stay?

Simply enter your dates in the Ready to book? form to calculate the cost of your stay.
Click Book now to see a full breakdown of the price.

You can also request a quote from Brian (the owner) through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

How do I know if my booking request has been accepted?

You’ll receive an email within 24 hours to let you know. Or you can check in Manage your booking. No money will leave your account unless it’s accepted.

How do I pay for my vacation?

Use the Ready to book? form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Brian (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your booking.

Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection.

Why can't I call Brian (the owner) before booking?

You can exchange contact details with the property owner/manager once your booking is confirmed and you’ve paid in full. Paying and communicating only through our platform allows us to ensure that your booking is covered by our Payment Protection policy.

If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage your booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

How can I view and manage my booking?

Go to Manage your booking to view all your booking details, pay the balance of your booking or cancel it if you need to.

How do I pay the balance of my booking?

You can pay the remaining balance of your booking at any point. Simply go to Manage your booking and click Pay now.

We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage your booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I withdraw my booking request?

You’ll need to contact Brian (the owner) to do this. Send them a message in Manage your booking or through the contact form on this page.

How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I make changes to my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your booking page. To change your dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Brian (the owner) a message.

If Brian (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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