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.
River Shack Rentals- 20 Porter Street is a self-contained three bedroom holiday home situated in the quiet community of Cowirra, just five minutes from the township of Mannum.
The property has a fully enclosed front and back yard as well as direct access to the river. Ideal for families, this home also has a barbecue area overlooking the river.
The home sleeps up to eight and includes air-conditioning, DVD, and laundry facilities. A boat ramp is close by. Applications are subject to approval by the landlord.
River Shack Rentals- 20 Porter Street is the perfect getaway.Visit website
21 Britannia Parade is a lovely modern two-storey holiday home with outstanding waterfront views from upstairs and downstairs.
Sleeping up to 10 guests, the large house has five bedrooms, two bathrooms and a fully equipped kitchen. There is an open plan living /dining and three family areas, with access to the fully covered outdoor entertaining area.
There are two televisions and two DVDs, an X-Box with games, ducted reverse cycle air conditioning, coffee machine, microwave, pool table, washing machine, dryer, gas barbecue and Webber. Bedroom, bathroom and kitchen linen is supplied. There is a double garage, plus off street parking.
Upstairs bedroom one has a queen bed and an en suite. Bedroom two has a double bed and a balcony. Bedrooms three and four each have two single beds. There is also a second bathroom with separate toilet and vanity basin.
Downstairs you'll find bedroom five with one queen bed. There is also a third toilet and separate vanity.
Rivershack Rentals 217 Purnong Road is a holiday home with its own playground and mini golf! set on one acre of private gardens over looking the river and lagoons.
This secluded four bedroom home takes in the stunning views of the countryside and lagoon with its bird life, situated approximately two kilometres from the Mannum township. The fully self contained home sleeps six adults comfortably (with a fourth bedroom with children's bunk-beds). You will love the large modernised open-plan living and kitchen area with front balcony, wood fire for winter and air-conditioning for summer.
Outside under the shady trees you will find a great barbecue area taking in the views. There is plenty of room for the children to run and explore,with a children's play area, basketball area and full size soccer goal together with crazy putt-putt. There is even a private jetty on the lagoon for fishing or playing by the water's edge, or just relaxing, giving the whole family something to do.Visit website
Caurnamont is one of the Murray River's hidden treasures and River Shack Rentals - 2823 Purnong Road Caunamont is a great example of this.
The area is ideal for skiers and wake boarders. The protection of the sheer cliff faces always seems to offer perfect water.
This magnificent home sleeps up to 16 and is the perfect place to return to. It has six bedrooms, three bathrooms, a stunning kitchen and lounge, and a sensational outdoor barbecue area.
Ideal location for a small conference or business meeting
What more could you need?
If you answered library, room for kids to play or nearby boat ramp, don't worry because River Shack Rentals - 2823 Purnong Road has all this and more.Visit website
River Shack Rentals- 3 Greenways Landing is a small but tidy shack situated right on the riverfront between Swan Reach and Walkers Flat.
The two-bedroom shack is fully self-contained and sleeps up to seven people. A balcony out the front of the shack allows for uninterrupted views of the river and is an excellent spot to relax and enjoy watching the river life pass by. An undercover barbecue area with outdoor furniture caters for cooking at any time in any weather. A large grassed area leads down to your own river front access, with a private jetty, perfect for boating activities.
Please note: applications subject to approval by landlord and a bond applies. Guests are required to bring their own drinking water and linen.Visit website
If it's stunning views, or a stunning holiday home with all the features needed, this modern home overlooking Thiele reserve and the river murray has everything you need, from the spacious gardens, to the very well equiped kitchen, this home has it all.
Relax in the spacious lounge, or sit with a wine on the comfortable chairs on the decking while the kids (or big kids) play ort
A relaxing spa will finish your day before watching the sunset over Murray Bridge.Visit website
The perfect little shack for a family get away, great location, extremely well renovated and furnished opposite the cliffs at Purnong.
from the neat kitchen, to the comfortable lounge, you really wonder how life could be any better - then you see the chairs lined up on the our door decking and then realise this will be the perfect place for a morning coffee, or a evening drink.
The respected area is great for water sports with the protection of the cliffs there rarely seems any wind to disturb the water.Visit website
River Shack Rentals - Shack 3077 is a modern three bedroom, two bathroom residence with quality furniture throughout. It is right on the riverfront at Purnong, the heart of South Australia's most sought after water-ski location. Admire the caramel coloured cliffs that ignite in a burst of colour as the evening sun sets. A private shaded jetty compliments the wide sandy beach front.
Downstairs you will find a self-contained room which sleeps two and has a bathroom, television, table tennis and room for the kids to move. Upstairs there is an excellent entertaining deck with open plan living, kitchen and two bedrooms that sleep up to six people.
Enjoy all the comforts of home at River Shack Rentals - Shack 3077. Please bring your own linen and drinking water.
Applications subject to approval by the landlord and a bond applies.Visit website
Bordering on luxury living, this extremely well fitted out holiday home is on the popular river front Providence drive Bowhill.
Relax on the balcony or in the lounge or just be happy cooking up a storm in the kitchen for your family or friends.
Built to top level specs, this stunningly well appointed holiday home makes for a luxury visit to the riverVisit website
34 Janz Avenue is a lovely holiday home is in a secluded marina area with its own private jetty and ramp. It is perfectly positioned in a quiet street, close to the Goolwa township and with fabulous access to the river.
Facilities include three televisions and two DVDs, reverse cycle air conditioning, a microwave, washing machine, dryer, gas barbecue, double garage, double carport parking, private jetty and ramp.
34 Janz Avenue sleeps up to eight over five bedrooms. Upstairs two bedrooms each have queen beds. Downstairs one bedroom has a queen bed and two others each have a single bed. There are lounge areas upstairs and down.Visit website