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.

*Local Art Craft & Natural Products

*Cafe – Menu

*KI Ciders Cellar Door


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


Emu Ridge has an indoor and 2 large outdoor eating areas that are available for picnickers, groups or events. Tailored meals are available for groups if pre booked. The dining area offers a fully licensed bar and Cellar Door for award winning Kangaroo Island Ciders, tastings for group bookings only. Meal specials on the day and light meals, coffee and cake are available at all times.



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.



Our new Xmas SPECIALS below 😋 Some great family meal deals & the kids meal deal will be a winner these School Holidays!

Don't forget our normal menu is always available, with daily specials! Homemade sausage rolls, Cornish pasties & pies are always popular as are the D'Estrees Bay Paninis or good old toasted sandwiches! Homemade cakes and sweets, coffees & shakes & more!

Super Summer Salad

Herb Crusted Flake, Fresh Mango Slices, Dehydrated Strawberries, Toasted Cashew Nuts, Assorted Salad, Mixed Leafs, Paprika Croutons, Balsamic Dressing - $18.50

The Mighty Meat Burger

Homemade 8oz Beef Patty, Crispy Streaky Bacon, Cheddar Cheese, Tomato, Beetroot, Mixed Leafs, Chefs Own Burger Sauce, Local Sautéed Rosemary Potatoes - $19.50

The Squeaky Cheese Burger

Pan Fried Sesame Seed Crusted Halloumi, Chunky Sliced Beetroot, Balsamic Glazed Mushrooms, Tomato, Lettuce, Sweet Chilli Aioli, Local Sautéed Rosemary Potatoes - $19.50

‘The Little-Ones’

4oz Beef Patty, Cheddar Cheese & Sauce - $8
w/ Sautéed Potatoes - $11

‘Little-Ones’ Meal Deal

4oz Beef Patty, Cheddar Cheese, Sautéed Potatoes & Tomato Sauce
With Milkshake, Babycino or Fruit Box - $12.50

Sautéed Potatoes & Sauce - $5.50

Plus the normal Menu and Daily Specials

It is FREE to visit our Farmgate Retail Shop and Cafe, we also offer a complimentary DVD of the distilling process for your interest.
If you would like to see where we make our famous eucalyptus oil we offer Guided Tours in the holidays only and self-guided tours all year round.

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08 8553 8228

691 Willsons Road
MacGillivray SA 5223

Opening Hours

Open Monday - Saturday 9am - 4pm inc. public holidays.
Open Sundays 10am - 2pm
Closed Christmas Day
Please call us outside of these times, we might still be around and are happy to open by appointment.