The Enchanted Fig Tree | By Gastronomo

Book your unique Kangaroo Island dining experience

Once upon a time, long ago, a small fig tree sapling was planted as a food source for the first settlers of Kangaroo Island. Now, 120 years later, its colossal gnarled limbs and shimmering leaves have formed an enchanting dining location...

Open this Summer from 11th December 2020 to 30th April 2021, The Enchanted Fig Tree restaurant will be a unique dining experience not to be missed! Brought to you by Gastronomo, the experience has been curated to lead guests on a journey of the senses, with a series of stops along the way, at a magical location.

Enjoy a progressive luncheon or dinner inspired by sea, land and earth for $135* per person, with a KIS cocktail included on arrival. Kangaroo Island premium wines will also be available to purchase, curated by Nick Stock.

Car parking is available at the location, which is at Snelling Beach on the North Coast of Kangaroo Island, or for private and small or large group transfers from Penneshaw, American River, Parndana and Kingscote, please contact us on 13 13 01 or email [email protected] for a quote.

Book now to avoid disappointment - this is a fantastical dining experience you won't forget!

Lunch at The Enchanted Fig Tree*

Enjoy a fantastical progressive luncheon from 12.30PM - 3.30PM. Including a KIS welcome cocktail. Lunches will be available six days a week, closed Tuesdays. Available from 11th December 2020 to 30th April 2021. Plus $2.50 booking fee per person. *See terms and conditions.

$135*/per person

Dinner at The Enchanted Fig Tree*

Enjoy this unique dining experience from 7.00PM - 10.30PM (time subject to change). Including a KIS welcome cocktail. Dinner will be available Friday and Saturday nights in January and February 2021. Plus $2.50 booking fee per person. *See terms and conditions.

$135*/per person

Private Transfers^

The Enchanted Fig Tree location is 5995 North Coast Road, Middle River. Private and small to large group transfers are available to/ from your accommodation property to The Enchanted Fig Tree Restaurant. Travel each way from Penneshaw (110km), American River (90kms), Kingscote (70kms) or Parndana (30kms). Contact us for a quote.

 

Tour and Package Options

 

2 Day / 1 Night Kangaroo Island & The Enchanted Fig Tree Self Drive Package

From $473* per person, twin share, departing Cape Jervis

Includes return SeaLink ferry travel for two adults and a standard vehicle. Stay the night at the Aurora Ozone Hotel in Kingscote, plus lunch for two at the Enchanted Fig Tree Restaurant. You'll also have the option to add private transfers to/from The Enchanted Fig Tree.

Operates: Daily from 11th December 2020 to 30th April 2021 (The Enchanted Fig Tree is closed on Tuesdays and SeaLink Ferry does not operate on Christmas Day).

Includes:

  • Return SeaLink Ferry passenger and standard vehicle transfers to Kangaroo Island
  • One night accommodation at the Aurora Ozone Hotel in an Executive Sea View Room (room only)
  • Lunch at The Enchanted Fig Tree                              

*Above price is valid until 30th April 2021 and is based on staying in an Executive Sea View room at the Aurora Ozone Hotel. Other room types may be available and price will vary accordingly.

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2 Day / 1 Night Kangaroo Island Sip & See Tour + Lunch at The Enchanted Fig Tree

From $753.50* per person, twin share, departing Cape Jervis

Spend two amazing days on Kangaroo Island. On the first day enjoy our Kangaroo Island Sip and See Day Tour, including visits to Raptor Domain for the In-Flight Birds of Prey Show, a two-course lunch at Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery, Clifford's Honey Farm Shop, tastings at Kangaroo Island Spirits, premium wine tastings at False Cape Wines NEW cellar door, then stay on the night at the KI Seafront Hotel in Penneshaw.

On day two you'll be taken to the Enchanted Fig Tree by private transfer where you'll enjoy this sensational outdoor dining experience for two. Your return transfer will take you back to Penneshaw where you can depart on the 5.30pm or 7.30pm ferry. You'll also have the option to add SeaLink Coach Transfers to/from Adelaide, or secure car parking at Cape Jervis.

Operates:

13th December – 28th February 2021:  Tuesday, Thursday & Sunday (excluding 24th & 25th December 2020)

1st – 31st March 2021: Daily (excluding Mondays – The Enchanted Fig Tree is closed Tuesdays)

Includes:

  • Return SeaLink Ferry passenger travel to Kangaroo Island
  • Kangaroo Island Sip & See Day Tour
  • One night accommodation at the KI Seafront Hotel in a Seafront Room (room only)
  • Private return transfers^ from Penneshaw to The Enchanted Fig Tree
  • Lunch at The Enchanted Fig Tree

*Above price is valid until 31st March 2021 and is based on staying in a Seafront Room at the KI Seafront Hotel. Other room types may be available and price will vary accordingly. ^Private transfers are subject to availability at time of booking.

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3 Day / 2 Night Kangaroo Island Road to Recovery Tour + Lunch at The Enchanted Fig Tree

From $1,362* per person, twin share, departing Cape Jervis

This package combines a personalised tour to see the incredible regrowth and regeneration on Kangaroo Island as a result of the January 2020 bushfires and on day two The Enchanted Fig Tree lunch experience.

Arrive in the evening on the 6pm ferry from Cape Jervis, and stay two nights at the Mercure Kangaroo Island Lodge in the peaceful seaside town of American River. The next day you'll be picked up by your Kangaroo Island Odysseys Tour Guide and taken on a personalised tour to learn about the flora and fire ecology of the island, and see how the island is recovering after the bushfires for yourself. You’ll also get the chance to walk amongst wild Australian sea lions at Seal Bay Conservation Park and see wildlife in their natural settings.

On your final day, you'll be taken to The Enchanted Fig Tree by private transfer where you'll enjoy this sensational outdoor dining experience for two. Your return transfer will take you back to Penneshaw where you can depart on the 5.30pm or 7.30pm ferry. You'll also have the option to add SeaLink Coach Transfers to/from Adelaide, or book secure car parking at Cape Jervis.

Operates: Monday to Saturday from 11th December 2020 to 31st March 2021 (excluding 24th & 25th December 2020)

Includes:

  • Return SeaLink Ferry passenger travel to Kangaroo Island
  • SeaLink Shuttle transfer from Penneshaw Ferry Terminal to American River
  • 2 nights’ accommodation at the Mercure Kangaroo Island Lodge staying in a Deluxe Studio Waterview (Room Only)
  • Kangaroo Island Road to Recovery Day Tour operated by KI Odysseys
  • Private Transfers from American River to The Enchanted Fig Tree and return to Penneshaw
  • Lunch at The Enchanted Fig Tree

*Above price is valid until 31st March 2021 and is based on staying in a Deluxe Studio Waterview room at the Mercure KI Lodge. Other room types may be available and price will vary accordingly. ^Private transfers are subject to availability at time of booking.

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*Conditions: A booking fee of $2.50 per person will be charged. Bookings for The Enchanted Fig Tree need to be made at least 7 days in advance and are subject to availability at time of booking as there are limited tickets available. Full payment is due to SeaLink at time of booking online or over the phone by calling 13 13 01.  When paying by credit card to SeaLink, credit card surcharges apply. The Enchanted Fig Tree experience is subject to minimum and maximum numbers as set by Gastronomo. If The Enchanted Fig Tree experience is cancelled for any reason including a guest booked that does not attend the confirmed date/time, they will incur the following fees: More than 48 hours before experience – free cancellation. Within 48 hours of the event –100% of total cost. Gastronomo reserves the right to cancel an event at their discretion at any time due to unforeseen circumstances outside of their control including but not limited to weather conditions, natural disaster, menu unavailability, staff shortages and ingredient shortages. If a cancellation is necessary, you will be notified a minimum of 24hrs before the event start time. You will then be provided with option(s) to transfer the booking to another suitable date, or to receive a refund.

Dietary Requirements: We can cater to vegans, vegetarians, and other medical dependent dietary requirements only. All special dietary and allergy information must be advised at time of booking. Although the set menu is flexible and considers most dietary needs, Gastronomo are unable to cater to individual dietary needs on-site. Where possible, Gastronomo will endeavour to meet your requests. 

^Private Transfers: bookings are essential and are required to be confirmed up to 48 hours in advance and are subject to availability at time of booking. Full payment is due to SeaLink at time of booking online or over the phone by calling 13 13 01. When paying by credit card to SeaLink, credit card surcharges apply. Cancellation of a transfer booking for any reason will incur the following fees: More than 48 hours before event – free cancellation. Within 48 hours prior to event – 100% of total cost. In the event that Gastronomo cancels an event, Private Transfers will be rescheduled to another suitable date or refunded.