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Eleanor Downs in SA is a family-owned and run cattle and sheep station on beautiful Kangaroo Island.

On the runway at Eleanor Downs, Kangaroo Island
On the runway at Eleanor Downs, Kangaroo Island SA
Elevation
Area Forecast

Strip Direction
18 / 36
GPS Position
35°53.6′ S
137° 15.7′ E
ALA Code
Strip Length
950 : 650
WAC Chart

FIA
Strip Surface
Grass
Owner / Operator
Eleanor Downs Station
eleanordownski@gmail.com

Windsock
Yellow windsock near the intersection of the strips
ASIC Security / Vis Vest
No
Fuel
Fuel available at Aldinga or Goolwa. 30-40 min trip from Aldinga YADG.
98 ULP fuel will be available soon.
Distance to Town
11km NE of the coastal township of Vivonne Bay.
Lighting


Aircraft Parking
Yes
Transport
Car available to hire @ $50/day. Contact Nathan or Olivia
eleanordownski@gmail.com
Landing Fees

Special Procedures and Comments: CTAF
Main grass strip that runs North South can be approached from either end. Strip falls away towards the South.
There is a 650m Cross strip for approach only from the East on a strong westerly wind.

Accommodation at Eleanor Downs, Kangaroo Island SA

There is a range of accommodation options at Eleanor Downs.

Eleanor Downs - Cattle and sheep Station, Kangaroo Island
Eleanor Downs – Cattle and sheep Station, Kangaroo Island SA

Soldier Settler

Soldier Settler accommodation at Eleanor Downs
Soldier Settler accommodation at Eleanor Downs

Soldier Settler is a beloved original soldier settler farmhouse with 360 views over the farm paddocks. Completely private and isolated, Soldier Settler offers peace and relaxation. Recently renovated in a comfortable and cozy farmhouse style, you’ll be visited by livestock and wildlife that live on the property. 

Soldier Settler is a 4-bedroom 1-bathroom farm cottage, recently renovated in a modern farm style. A fully equipped kitchen with coffee machine and everything you need to be self-sufficient.

Wittows Creek

Wittows Creek accommodation at Eleanor Downs, Kangaroo Island, SA
Wittows Creek accommodation at Eleanor Downs

Wittows Creek is a large modest farmhouse situated next to Wittows Creek, perfect for families to share or for a large group of travellers.

With 2 living rooms, 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a fully equipped kitchen, Wittows Creek is the perfect house to be self-sufficient with the privacy of living on a working farm. Livestock and wildlife are all on your doorstep to enjoy.

Glamping / Camping

Glamping accommodation at Eleanor Downs, Kangaroo Island SA
Glamping accommodation at Eleanor Downs, Kangaroo Island SA

Set amongst unique Kangaroo Island yakkas, the campsite is a protected haven. There are two options of bringing your own camping gear or we can organize for Wandering Souls to set up a luxury glamping tent for you.

** Currently only available for fly-in guests

Contact: eleanordownski@gmail.com