Welcome to Stranraer Homestead

Stranraer Homestead is a traditional hosted bed and breakfast on Kangaroo Island.

Owners Lyn and Graham Wheaton invite you to experience the warm hospitality and charming ambiance of their historic federation homestead. Built in 1920 from limestone found on the property, the homestead has been meticulously restored to its former glory, providing a glimpse of the authentic Kangaroo Island lifestyle.

Our traditional bed and breakfast offers an outstanding experience, with comfortable accommodations, beautiful surroundings, delicious home-cooked meals, and friendly hosts. 


Welcome to our charming and comfortable accommodations on Kangaroo Island. Whether you are seeking a luxurious and fully hosted experience or a more private and self-contained retreat, we have the perfect option for you.

Stranraer Homestead is our flagship accommodation, a beautifully restored federation homestead that offers a warm and inviting atmosphere. As a hosted and all-inclusive option, guests can expect to enjoy all of the comforts of home, along with personalised service and exquisite cuisine. With its elegant furnishings, stunning gardens, and picturesque surroundings, Stranraer Homestead is the perfect place to relax and unwind.

For those seeking a more private experience, we offer The Workman’s Cottage, a two bedroom self-contained option that includes some provisions for your convenience. This charming and rustic cottage provides all of the essentials for a comfortable and relaxing stay, with the added benefit of privacy and seclusion. Whether you are traveling solo or with a group, The Workman’s Cottage is a wonderful choice for those looking to explore Kangaroo Island at their own pace.

Wattle Grove Cottage is a charming self-contained holiday accommodation located 3km from the main homestead, offering a unique blend of history and modern comfort. The two-bedroom retreat offers a fully-equiped kitchen, dining, lounge and laundry. Originally the MacGillivray School, Wattle Grove Cottage showcases the island’s rich past, having played a significant role in the local community.

Your Hosts

Meet Lyn and Graham Wheaton, the friendly hosts and owners of Stranraer Homestead. As Kangaroo Island locals, Lyn and Graham have a deep passion for their community and are committed to sharing the island’s rich history and natural beauty with visitors from around the world.

The Property

Built in 1920 with restoration completed in 1998, Stranraer Homestead is set on 1290 hectares of working property, producing prime lamb, wool and grain. It has two large, bird filled lagoons surrounded by hummocks, beautiful scenery and wildlife.


Hear what our past clients have said about their stay.