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Emirates Wolgan Valley – Part One
Emirates Wolgan Valley – Part Two
Kangaroo Island – Southern Ocean Lodge, Part One
Kangaroo Island – Southern Ocean Lodge, Part Two
Earlier in the first part of my review of Emirates Wolgan Valley, I took you through our villa and some of the resort’s facilities, including the gorgeous pool. Today, I’ll take you through a (very condensed, packed) view of some of our favorite activities and dining while there, from morning to evening.
Each day at Wolgan Valley began with us walking to the main lodge for breakfast in the dining room! This is where we ate each morning and evening. It was a huge comfortable space where you could enjoy drinks and canapes by the fire, and then move on to the formal dining room for dinner.
Some of our favorites from breakfast. Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day and when I’m on vacation, I always indulge! Almost all the ingredients were local – my favorites were the mushroom toast and the poached eggs with toasted brioche and smoked trout. I could talk about the smoked trout for quite some time. Smoked and cured fishes/meats are my favorite.
I should mention that most activities and food at Wolgan Valley were all inclusive – meaning they were included in our room rate (standard for all guests). So there was lots of pigging out.
After a big breakfast, we would usually do an activity or walk around the property. One morning, we did a little hike along the river bordering Wolgan with one of the wildlife guides. The water was incredibly clear – we were told that you could drink it straight from the stream, that’s how clean it was. We each took a little taste!
Checking out all of the flora with our guide. We learned all about the various trees in the area, the acacia that were just coming into bloom, the sap that natives used to eat for energy. Continue Reading