The Murray River, Lakes and Coorong has been a favourite destination for holidaymakers for well over a century, and the shack has been a huge part of its appeal. These holiday homes are often situated in prime spots with the river or beach almost at your doorstep, and facilities ranging from simple to sensational. If you prefer a fully catered stay, the region has some wonderful hotels and motels, many located close to the river and town services.
Rose-Eden House is ideally positioned in the main street of the picturesque sea side town of Goolwa.
This magnificent 1876 heritage two-storey home with all its former glory has been meticulously restored into four stunning executive suites.
Relax by the pool or just enjoy a drink on the balcony and take in the extensive gardens. Just a short stroll to the wharf area, cockle train and plenty of shops and eating places.
Rose-Eden House is a luxurious place to relax, re-connect and unwind.
Samphire is off-the-grid, pet and family friendly accommodation, two hours drive from Adelaide, 45 minutes from Tailem Bend and three hours drive from Mt Gambier via the Limestone Coast. Meningie is 10 minutes drive away. Samphire situated on the edge of the Coorong National Park. There is a "special something" about the Coorong that is difficult to fully appreciate if you just drive past sightseeing through the window. Come and stay at Samphire and sink into that "special something" as the sound of traffic is replaced by the sounds of wind and birdsong and the street lights are replaced by the moon and the stars.Visit website
Sangria is a modern, spacious holiday home, which comfortably sleeps eight people. Situated 90 kilometres from Adelaide, it is within easy reach of the Adelaide Hills, Barossa and the Fleurieu Peninsula.
Sangria features a large open plan family room with a magnificent Redgum dining table, fully equipped kitchen and four comfortable bedrooms. The master bedroom has an ensuite, walk-in robe and queen size bed. The second bedroom has a double bed, the third bedroom has two single beds and the fourth bedroom has bunk beds. Other features include spacious central bathroom, laundry, television, video, CD and DVD players and barbecue.
Enjoy the tranquil views of the lagoon, River Redgums and out to the River Murray. Sit on the jetty and enjoy the passing parade of pelicans, swans and houseboats. It is the perfect spot to relax with family and friends.Visit website
Boundary Cottage is a family accommodation situated at Saunders Gorge Sanctuary nestled in the rugged foothills of the eastern Mount Lofty Ranges, 18 kilometres from Mount Pleasant on the Walker Flat road between the Barossa Valley and the mighty River Murray.
Guests can explore and enjoy the abundant fauna and flora in the rugged Saunders Gorge. Boundary Cottage is a historic cottage that can accommodate up to 6 people and is nestled at the entrance to a spectacular rugged gorge. Saunders Gorge Sanctuary - Eco Tourism accreditation.
The Saunders Gorge Sanctuary is a private property dedicated to natural habitat preservation. Features include the Australian heritage listed Saunders Gorge, a large array of native fauna, wonderful diversity of native flora, spring-filled rock water holes, spectacular gorges and steep rugged hills.
This magnificent area can be experienced and enjoyed through a scenic walk along the Saunders Gorge with its diverse bird life, the whole time being serenaded with a chorus of bird sounds or for serious hikers try a day out on the 1,364 hectare of rugged hills and gorges. All this activity is bound to work up an appetite and what better place than the Saunders Gorge a la carte restaurant to relax and indulge Complete the experience with accommodation for a night or two at Hideaway Cottage.
Saunders Gorge Sanctuary has Eco Tourism accreditation.
Unique style lodges located within the privately owned Saunders Gorge Sanctuary, 18 kilometres east of Mount Pleasant on Walker Flat Road. Relax, experience and enjoy spectacular, rugged scenery, abundant wildlife and a diversity of native flora. There are 80 hectares of private conservation land to explore. Saunders Gorge Sanctuary has Eco Tourism accreditation.
River Shack Rentals- Serenity Now is a relaxing holiday home located on the Murray River just upstream from the popular tourist town of Mannum. Serenity Now is a place to be enjoyed all year round. This riverfront home is for everyone - if you wish to relax and take in the view and serenity the property is perfect for you!
Perhaps try your luck at bird watching, fishing, canoeing or kayaking. Or if you prefer to go waterskiing, wakeboarding, windsurfing or boating then this holiday home would still be ideal for you.
The fully self-contained air-conditioned home sleeps seven and has DVD, barbecue and laundry facilities. There is a front beach area plus gazebo on the riverfront. The local boat ramp is close by. Linen can be provided at extra cost per person.
Please note applications subject to approval by landlord and minimum rental periods apply.Visit website
Providing absolute convenience and location, Subway House is the ideal stop over for the weary traveller or visitor to the South Australian Motorsport Park.
Newly renovated, Subway House, sleeps six in three double bedrooms. A short walk to anywhere, the property is centrally located in Tailem Bend. Walk to the Golf Course, main shopping centre, ovals, hotels and dining options.
Fully serviced, linen and towels are provided, Subway House also features a kitchenette, laundry, lounge/dining and a fresh bathroom.
With commanding views of the River Murray, Subway House with its modern, clean fitout makes it a welcome stop over.Visit website
Where there are more pelicans than people!
Rejuvenate your soul at Sunset Cottage... Enjoy your own private waterfront with adorning sunsets overlooking Hindmarsh Island and Goolwa.
Pop a cork! ... Sit back and relax on the deck... Smell the barbecue sizzling... Sip a glass of local wine... Watch the boats sail on by...
Situated alongside a large grassy reserve - Kick the footy or fly a kite. Launch your own boat or canoe direct from the property - Go fishing!
Sunset Cottage is a truly romantic spot for couples to share... but also caters beautifully for families - A great place to build life-long memories...
Enjoy lake views from the Lounge, Dining and the Main Bedroom. Beds are ready made for your arrival and towels are provided for the bathroom. High-definition 42-inch television, DVD, CD, heating/cooling.Visit website
Swanport Views Holiday Home is the closest riverfront holiday home to Adelaide, only minutes off the freeway and a short drive to Murray Bridge. The house features a superb upstairs open plan living area with modern fully equipped kitchen, ducted reverse cycle air conditioning, sliding doors to the large balcony with barbecue and outdoor setting, five bedrooms, two bathrooms and toilets, equipped laundry and second living area downstairs with sliding doors leading to the lovely lawn area and rivers edge. Sleeping up to 14 people this home is the perfect base for your river holiday!Visit website