We offer a range of very comfortable accommodation with spectacular views of natural surrounds and views the water to island beach. We have a fully equipped guest kitchen for self-catering and dining plus a BBQ and outdoor eating areas. Our guest lounge includes a library with books, DVDs, CDs and board games. WIFI is free across the property. There is also a laundry for guest use.


All rooms have an ensuite bathroom, air-conditioning, fridge, kettle, tea/coffee supplies and free WIFI.

We have King, Queen and twin single bed formats available, and two family rooms with queen bed and double bunks.

Guest Lounge

A place to gather, relax and use the library.

Riverview Dining Room, Restaurant & Café

Our dining room overlooks the stunning waters of American River, and is open for large events and conferences.  We also have a licensed restaurant and café, providing home style meals and local barista coffee.

Prayer Room

Kingsgate Haven is also home to the Kingsgate Haven House of Prayer, which is adjacent our orchard.Guests are welcome to join in our worship and prayer meetings weekdays at 10am.

Guest Kitchen and BBQ – COVID Update 

Due to COVID restrictions on numbers of people in a confined space, and hygiene and cleaning requirements of shared spaces, we have decided to restrict the use of our fully equipped guest kitchen to volunteer staff only during the busy summer season. However, we will still have our restaurant open during summer for breakfast and dinner, and our BBQ is still available for guest use.

Guest Laundry

Use of the washing machine, iron and ironing board.


Free Wi-Fi internet is available to all guests.

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  • About

    Kingsgate Haven is a Christian Retreat and Conference Centre that offers accommodation to local and international tourists and visitors to the Island. Since our beginnings, we have been host to national and local conferences and events and we have welcomed people from many countries. We are also home to the Kingsgate Haven House of Prayer and invite missionaries on leave to come for refreshment in our peaceful setting.
  • Recent News

    Covid 19 update – we are open for bookings from June 2020

    May 24, 2020
    With the lifting of regional travel restrictions, and the opening of indoor dining, we are delighted to announce that we can once again welcome guests back to Kingsgate Haven! We are taking accommodation bookings from June onwards. Please consider making beautiful Kangaroo Island your new oversea
  • Guest Reviews

    From our Guest Book…

    August 22, 2019
    “Great place. Great walks close by and the river is gorgeous. Thank you” – C.W. “Truly a haven!! Enjoyed the King’s presence! Thank you so much for your generous hospitality.” – A.M. “A beautiful, refreshing ‘home’
  • Contact Us

    Street: 2 Wattle Avenue, American River SA 5221
    Postal: PO Box 94, American River SA 5221
    Phone: (08) 8553-7080
    Mobile: 0474 094 037
    E: office@kingsgatehaven.com.au

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