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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.

Sweetman Cottage

From $150 to $300

We invite you to stay in this beautifully bright and spacious, fully self-contained holiday home.

Sweetman Cottage is situated in an idyllic location. Just a short stroll to the riverfront with all its attractions and only minutes to Goolwa's stunning surf beach. Saunter along the board walk towards Goolwa's historic wharf with charming cafes, Sunday Markets, the Cockle Train and the main street.

Escape, explore, enjoy, Sweetman Cottage offers the perfect getaway.

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The Admiral Riverside

From $400 to $600

The Admiral Riverside offers boutique self contained accommodation in a panoramic waterfront setting within easy strolling distance to everything that Goolwa offers.

The Admiral accommodates up to 8 guests in four well appointed rooms, each featuring queen sized beds and beautiful linen. The property combines two bedrooms in the main cottage with two elevated studio ensuites. Each studio offers water views, queen bed, bathroom, HD television with netflix, mini fridge, espresso machine and tea making facilities.

Guests will appreciate the fully equipped kitchen in the main cottage, complete with café bar opening to the entertaining area.

Enjoy the thrill of the yacht-racing, the beauty of the pelicans and the majesty of the Oscar-W paddle steamer from the comfort of the expansive infinity deck. Watching the never-ending spectacle of light and shadow playing across the water is the perfect way to spend the day.

The wharf and public marina are a two minute walk away; ideal for fishing, mooring your boat, and sampling the local art, food and wine. Coorong cruises also leave from here. The Encounter bikeway is easily accessible, and the beautiful Goolwa Beach is a short 5 minute drive.

A pool table, kayak and beach boards are supplied.

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The Bridge Retreat

From $100

Located just one hour of stress free driving from Adelaide, The Bridge Retreat is within walking distance of the Sturt Reserve, the central point for visitors to relax and enjoy in Murray Bridge. River cruises, fishing, boat ramps, playground, The Bunyip and barbecues are just some of the attractions available at this riverside location.

The Bridge Retreat is a clean, spacious self-contained two-bedroom unit with pool table, television with 70 plus Austar channels for AUD5.00 extra per night, video and movies. Light breakfast provisions are also included. A queen-size bed and two single beds with all linen including towels is provided. We offer the perfect location for everyone to enjoy.

The Cottage No 12 on North

From $130 to $150

Escape to The Cottage No 12 on North to relax and recharge!

Be lured to watch an amazing Meningie sunset over Lake Albert, sure to be etched in your heart as another captivating memory of this special place.

Always sole occupancy, ensuring privacy and being a fully self-contained bed and breakfast the cottage is perfect for couples or families, with three bedrooms sleeping up to eight guests, for an overnight stopover, while also being the ideal base for those who wish to stay longer to explore and enjoy the Coorong and Lakes region.

Delight in the modern comforts blended with traditional charm of this lovingly renovated stone cottage in country garden setting with outdoor barbecue area and seating for al fresco dining. Unwind in the comfy living room sofas or indulge in luxury spa by candlelight. Hearty breakfast provisions and treats supplied for guests to prepare at their leisure including espresso coffee or pot of gourmet tea!

Located a short walk to Meningie Hill Lookout or Main Street to shops including bakery and coffee shops, and The Chambers for local crafts, produce, art and collectibles, or discover Pelican Path along the water's edge.

The Goolwa House

From $120 to $165

The Goolwa House is a beautiful, very affordable, welcoming family home, set in a central location, across the road from the vibrant river precinct.

A hop, skip and a jump from the Goolwa Main Street, steam train, paddle steamer, restaurants, bottle shop everything you need is literally at your doorstep.

This child safe and pet friendly home has a large under cover barbecue area with a gas heater for all year round entertaining, large double garage for off street parking, table tennis table for hours of fun, a couple of bikes to ride the many bike tracks around town and a spa bath to help you relax after a day out.

There is a combustion heater to warm up the whole house on those cold winter nights. This is a place to make memories as a family, group of friends or a romantic getaway.

The home sleeps a maximum of eight people with two queen size beds, two single beds plus a large comfy lounge and one smaller person could sleep on a fold out pouf. There is a cot and high chair available at no extra charge

A fully equipped laundry with washing powder supplied.

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Toora Views

From $135

An experience...Too experience;

Toora Views is a unique accommodation experience. Gumleaf Cottage has been filled with Redgum furniture and fittings, and features leadlight windows in all rooms. The cottage is in a quiet location, nestled on 30 acres of land with views of the Murray River, Murray Bridge and Mount Barker, which can be seen from the property. Located six kilometres from Murray Bridge.

'Gumleaf Cottage', is a one bedroom cottage, with queen-size bed, double sofa bed in lounge, kitchenette, dining room, bathroom/toilet, undercover verandah, private garden and shade-house and undercover parking.

'Gumleaf Cottage', is self-contained, bed and breakfast, provisions are supplied for a full cooked/continental breakfast. Stay two nights or more and receive a barbecue pack.

The Toora Views property is home to: Cape Barren Geese, Peacocks, Chooks, Bettongs and a very friendly dog.

The 'Gift Gallery', is filled with Redgum furniture and gifts for purchase, ranging from fridge magnets, tea light holders, clocks, hat/coat racks and much more.

True Blue Holiday Home

From $220 to $240

True Blue is a stand alone holiday home which sleeps up to eight and is a real an entertainer's delight.

Boasting a north facing terrace and open plan kitchen/dining living areas, the house has large windows and glass doors to maximise the views across the waterways to the horizon. With three bedrooms and two bathrooms, the house is ideal for groups of friends or full on family fun.

If a more romantic break is what you are after, then you will love the large bathroom with multi-person spa and two television areas creating privacy.

After a day on the water, boating or swimming, simply cruise back up through the water ways and moor your boat on the personal jetty. Just step off the boat, and walk across the lawn to the door.

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Vanda @ D'Marina

From $480

This luxury property has been set up for the discerning holidaymaker, offering fantastic water views from the master bedroom and the lounge room and a large deck area, perfect for entertaining, that overlooks the marina.

Sleeps 8 in 3 bedrooms - bedroom 1 - 1 x queen, bedroom 2 - 2 x singles, bedroom 3 - 2 x single, Sitting Room - 1 x sofa bed All linen and towels supplied.

It has top quality furnishings and features a fully equipped kitchen and an open plan living / dining area. The master bedroom has a full ensuite.

Nothing to do except relax, unwind and take in the outstanding waterfront views. Island life is tranquil, and just over the bridge is the river port township of Goolwa - walk the historic wharf and take a trip on the Paddle Steamer Oscar W or enjoy a beverage at the Steam Exchange micro brewery before catching the Cockle Train.

Features: TV, DVD, microwave, dishwasher, wine fridge, Puratap filtered water, coffee machine, ducted reverse cycling air conditioning, combustion wood heater, 2nd bathroom, bath, double vanity, gas BBQ, outdoor furniture, marina pontoon, washing machine and dryer.

Vasta Vista

From $170

Walk the historic wharf and take a trip on the Paddle Steamer Oscar W or enjoy a beverage at the Steam Exchange micro brewery. Signal Point offers art, food and wine, while the town's shops and cafes hold all your holiday needs and wants.

Sleeps 8 in 2 bedrooms plus a sleepout - Bedroom 1 - Queen, Bedroom 2 – Queen & bunk, Sleepout – Bunks (privacy provided by a curtain)

Holiday clients to supply bedroom, bathroom and kitchen linen plus all personal requirements. (Blankets or doonas & pillows supplied)

Upstairs: Open plan living, dining and kitchen area integrated with a large undercover sheltered entertaining deck, master bedroom and a bathroom with shower, vanity and toilet.

Downstairs: Second living area with a second fridge, 1 large bedroom with queen bed and bunks. Additional set of bunks with privacy provided by a curtain. Bathroom with shower, vanity and toilet. combined with the laundry, enclosed and private back yard with second outdoor undercover entertaining area.

Villa Hindmarsh

From $238 to $285

Enjoy your favourite wine whilst watching the sunset as the boats come back to their moorings. Villa Hindmarsh is a must for that well deserved break, luxuriously presented sleeping eight (one queen size bed, one double bed and two sets of bunks).

Downstairs there is an open plan kitchen/dining and lounge with uninterrupted views to Marina. The fourth bedroom is currently set up as a television/games room, second bathroom and toilet, separate laundry with washing machine and dryer.

Upstairs there is a formal landing with second television, three large bedrooms, deluxe bathroom, balcony with alfresco outdoor setting for viewing brilliant sunsets.

Outside there is a paved entertainment area with barbecue and sandstone table sized comfortably for eight adults.

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