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.
Rivershare Marina and Lodge is a unique 11 acre waterfront estate offering luxury River Murray accommodation and houseboat hire.
Rivershare Lodge is an immaculate self-contained holiday home offering both short and longer term occupancy for up to 10 people. Located amongst sweeping lawns and shady gums and on the banks of the River Murray, this is the ultimate River Murray getaway.
The property is ideal for large families or groups of friends travelling together. You will love the kitchen complete with windows opening onto an extended outdoor bar. Two of the three bedrooms have en suites; the main en suite also has a spa bath.
The reverse cycle air-conditioned house has sleek lines, contemporary furnishings and an open fireplace. In summer enjoy the gas barbecue and outdoor furniture with stunning night lighting and floodlit river gums.
For those who are wanting action there is a cement boat ramp and canoes and kayaks are available. Rivershare Lodge has all you need for a memorable river holiday.Visit website
River Shack Rentals - 14 Greenbanks Drive offers something for everyone. If your idea of relaxing is sitting back in a spa without a care in the world, but the rest of the family wants to hit the water from dawn to dusk, this comfortable river front home is for you. The desirable River Shack Rentals - 14 Greenbanks Drive is only 15 kilometres from Murray Bridge.
The BBQ and outdoor dining area has a great feel to it with roll down wind breaks if needed and a huge table to gather around Enjoy the home's features, from modern kitchen to indoor and outdoor dining - or just relax on the waterfront jetty and watch the family wear themselves out on the water. There is also an outdoor spa
There are three dedicated bedrooms and two bathrooms. A large children's escape features two bunk beds, sofa lounge, television/DVD and Nintendo Wii to keep everyone happy.
Family and friends will enjoy the majestic sunsets as the barbecue sizzles ending another day in nature's play ground. A short drive to "The Bend " motorsport park Tailem bend.Visit website
A very modern home located in the heart of Mannum, with privacy from the town, yet very conveniently located between the shopping, pubs, club and motel. Sit back and watch the ferry's cross the river or the antics of the shacks and river users while enjoying your own private space.
Pop down the street for a country style meal - or prepare your own in the modern kitchen or spacious barbecue area. This home sleeping ten has plenty of fenced in area to keep the kids safe, ensure your privacy and the fenced river side keeps you relaxed.Visit website
Situated near Swan Reach, The local boat ramp is located approximately 1/2km away from the shack Upstairs there are two bedrooms, one with a queen bed and the other with two set of bunks. There is also a bathroom, with shower, vanity, toilet and washing machine.
Upstairs there is a kitchen, a 6 seating dining area, a 2.5 seater lounge with TV and DVD player, aircon/heating.
The balcony has an outdoor setting which can seat 6 so you have perfect views of the river through the day and in the evening.
Downstairs there are two bedrooms, one with a queen bed & one with two single beds.
There is another kitchen downstairs, a 6 seating dining area, a 3 seater lounge with TV and DVD player, aircon/heating, another small area with a two seater lounge and tv.
Outside there is a paved area and a 6 piece outdoor setting allowing occupants to eat and relax while watching the river activities throughout the day and a gas BBQ.
Please note - NO CARAVANS, CAMPERVANS, TENTS OR SWAGS PERMITTED ON PROPERTY
Stand up Paddle Board, 2 x two person kayaks, lifejackets and Pedal Boats that are available for hire during your stay.Visit website
When location means everything look no further than River Shack - 140 Bow Hill. Set almost at the end of the Bow Hill shack line, this neat and tidy little property has all you need for a River Murray escape.
Enter the newly renovated lower area and discover the open space living - brand new modern kitchen, spacious dining area, upmarket modern bathroom or cook on the barbecue just outside the front door.
Head up to the second level and discover another recently renovated kitchen, dining and bathroom and three of the four bedrooms. The property sleeps up to 11 people. Walk out the front and admire the cliff views and the flat water this area is known for.
Please note: rates vary and minimum stay periods apply during peak times. Refer to website for full details and terms and conditions. Driving distance to "The Bend Motorsport Park"Visit website
Stunning near new holiday home with everything and more to make your river holiday a dream experience.
Sleeping up to 22 this well designed open plan home needs to be seen to be believed - huge kitchen, lounge and dining area, decking with more dining space, pizza oven and gas heater.
Select either the master bedroom with ensuite and view of the river and cliff face, or to have some privacy with your family have one of the wings with either two or three bedrooms and bathroom. a door can be shut to isolate the wings from the main home area.
If out door BBQ is your thing, the impressive down stairs BBQ will have you wanting to cook meals.
Situated on the river in the popular area of Bow Hill, right at the end of Providence drive, you can have a morning walk up to the well stocked Bow hill store, or take a short boat or canoe ride down to the stunning Bow hill Cliffs. Within driving distance to "the Bend motorsport park"Visit website
15 Greenbanks Drive is a stunning modern home set on the riverfront at Greenbanks. It has everything you could possibly want to make you next holiday perfect.
This self contained property features four large bedrooms sleeping up to 11, two toilets and a beautifully tiled modern bathroom. The large open plan kitchen and living area has sliding doors leading on to a front balcony that takes in the stunning views of the Murray River.
Downstairs is a huge entertaining room with roller doors that can be opened on to a lawned area leading to the sandy ski beach and private jetty. The property also has reverse-cycle ducted air-conditioning, a piped stereo system and much, much more. Any water sport enthusiasts will love this home.
Rental is subject to approval by landlord and a bond applies. Guests should bring their own linen, quilts and towels. Driving distance to The Bend.Visit website
Sir George Ritchie sits proudly on the hillside, tucked away from the hustle and bustle of town while embracing the spectacular river views of the grand Murray River, where it completes its 2500km journey at the historic township of Goolwa. Whether you are looking for a family holiday or a couples retreat, this holiday home will provide peace and tranquillity where you can get back to nature and reconnect with family and friends. Enjoy gorgeous local cafes, restaurants, art gallery, brewery & gentle walks along the river or beach, only 5 minutes away from this great escape.Visit website
Featured in SA Life magazine this recently completed renovation has delivered a nordic coastal three story beach house with beautiful views of Goolwa Beach. With two living areas there is room for the family to enjoy along with cupboards full of games and toys (particularly for kids under 10). Enjoy a BBQ on the deck facing the beach or grab the binoculars and head upstairs to the crows nest for a birds eye view of the beach and the river. Well behaved pets are welcome inside, and there is a fully fenced enclosure.Visit website
Enjoy the peaceful Golf Course outlook from this family holiday property and listen to the waves roll in from Goolwa Beach which is s short stroll away. Fully self contained upstairs and downstairs with two kitchens, two living rooms, 2 bedrooms upstairs and 2 bedrooms downstairs, 2 bathrooms (downstairs bathroom/laundry combined). A spacious fully fenced rear yard with a large lawn perfect for the young and young at heart to enjoy.Visit website