Charlie Bates Cottage - Accommodation on Kangaroo Island

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Frenchman's Rock - Hog Bay, PenneshawA picture book seaside village, Penneshaw is the ideal location for your stay on Kangaroo Island. Superb swimming beaches, stunning scenery, fantastic fishing, abundant wildlife and a well serviced town centre are just some of the attractions Penneshaw has to offer.

Just at the end of the road from Charlie’s, Hog’s Bay Beach is a great place to swim, see dolphins or the occasional seal at play and has excellent grassed BBQ facilities located near the Penguin Information Centre and ferry terminal.

The centre is open nightly for tours featuring Penneshaw’s cutest residents, the Little Fairy Penguins. Tammar wallabies roam the streets in the evening, stopping at Charlie's for a munch on the lawn or some fruit.

The recently renovated Penneshaw Hotel and Sorrento’s Restaurant offer quality meals with ocean views, or after a hard days touring if you don’t feel like cooking or eating out, there are several take away options including a pizza bar and fish and chips.

Kangaroo Island PicnicPack a picnic and stop at Kangaroo Island - Tamar WallabyChapman River on your way back from Cape Willoughby Lighthouse, sample wines and local produce at Sunset and Dudley Wineries or fish for the famed KI King George Whiting on the jetty. What ever your idea of the perfect Kangaroo Island holiday you're sure to find it at Charlie’s in Penneshaw.

With so much to see and do in the Penneshaw area, you could be tempted to never leave, but if you decide to discover everything the Island has to offer, all the Islands attractions are within an easy day’s driving return trip from Charlie’s.

To ensure your safety, when planning day trips make sure you allow enough time to return home before dusk, as this when many of the Island’s wildlife species become active.

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