Emu Ridge Eucalyptus

The only commercial Eucalyptus Distillery in South Australia: Keeping a historical industry alive on Kangaroo Island

Emu Ridge is a unique attraction where you can find out how a traditional Aussie bush product is made, they will show you the past and present process of eucalyptus oil distilling. Eucalyptus oil was Australia’s first true export overseas and one of Kangaroo Islands major industries. Emu Ridge is now the only remaining commercial eucalyptus oil distillery in South Australia and is proud to have preserved a major part of Kangaroo Island’s heritage our history and produce a eucalyptus oil that is unique to the world. Emu Ridge manufacture and retail Eucalyptus oil and associated natural products in their large retail farm gate store and online.

This hidden gem is nestled in the Australian bush, it houses the popular Emu Ridge Cafe and Kangaroo Island Ciders Cellar Door. The Cafe serves delicious breakfast and lunch options,  drinks, and has a fully licensed bar for dine-in or takeaway, you can see the menus below.  The award-winning Kangaroo Island Ciders are available for tasting and sales. You have the option to choose from 3 dining areas plus the picnic area.

*Local Art Craft & Natural Products

*KI Ciders Cellar Door

*Cafe – See Our Breakfast Menu Here!     See Our Lunch Menu Here!


The majority of our natural products are available online or from our retail farmgate shop.


A great stop for Breakfast as you start your day, or a delicious lunch, coffee or cake. Emu Ridge has an indoor and 2 large outdoor eating areas that are available, a great play area for families, groups or events. Tailored meals are available for groups if pre-booked. The dining area offers a fully licensed bar and is the Cellar Door for award-winning Kangaroo Island Ciders, tastings and sales. Pet friendly.



The Emu Ridge site has an excellent retail outlet that offers an extensive range of local produce, art, craft and historical memorabilia. Emu Ridge manufacture and retail Eucalyptus oil and a large range of associated natural products. It’s free to look in the shop and watch a complimentary video. They offer Guided Tours during school holidays & ‘Self Guided Tours’  all year round that take visitors through the distillery.



08 8553 8228

691 Willsons Road
MacGillivray SA 5223

Opening Hours

Open daily 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day & New Years Day