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.
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
Located on a picturesque stretch of river overlooking river gums, golden cliffs and lawn to the water edge this stunning holiday home has everything you need to enjoy endless lazy days and great times with all your family on the river.
Upstairs has reverse cycle air conditioning, three generous bedrooms all with fans, bathroom and open plan living with stunning river views. Step through the glass doors onto the spacious undercover deck entertaining area ideal for entertaining or just chilling while watching the river slip by. 3 reverse cycle air-conditions keep the comfort levels perfect...
Large lawned area surrounds this home, giving kids a area to play, or with approval from owners a caravan or camper trailer can be negotiated Please contact us for mid week corporate rates.Visit website
Room to move - inside and out! This large 5 bedroom home caters for the whole family, large kitchen, open plan living, bathrooms on both levels, spacious decking - and a large river front lawn
Set within walking distance of the town, and the pub, shops and play ground that Swan reach offers, this is a great family holiday destination. Applications subject to approval by landlord.Visit website
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, Hindmarsh Island
BEAUTY ON THE RIVER
Sleeps 10 in 5 Bedrooms - 2 Queen, 1 Double, 4 Single This lovely modern two storey holiday home is perfect for a family or friends getaway!
It comprises of 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, open plan kitchen/dining, 3 family areas and fully covered outdoor entertaining area, with outstanding waterfront views from upstairs and downstairs.
FEATURES: - 2 TVs - 2 DVD Players - X-Box - Ducted R/C Air conditioning - Coffee machine - Microwave - Pool table - Washing machine - Dryer - Gas BBQ - Double garageVisit website
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
22 Kightley Road, Goolwa Beach.
FAMILY FRIENDLY HOLIDAY BASE - EASY WALK TO BEACH
Sleeps 8 in 3 Bedrooms - 2 Queen, 2 Bunk 22 Kightley is an easy walk to the beach and Bombora Cafe and is situated directly on the regions Encounter Coastal Bikeway. A comfortable bike ride will take you to the historic Goolwa wharf and the town's shops and cafes that hold all your holiday needs and wants.
Head off along the Swamp Paperbark boardwalk and explore the coastal towns, beaches and views on your way to Victor Harbor, passing through Middleton and Port Elliot with many cafes and shops to browse.
This affordable holiday home comprises 3 bedrooms sleeping 8 people. It consists of an open plan living/kitchen/dining area, main bathroom with separate toilet and outdoor entertaining area with outdoor furniture and BBQ. The fully enclosed backyard is sheltered and is pet friendly (please keep me outside).
FEATURES: - TV x 2 - DVD player x 2 - R/C Air conditioning - Ceiling fans - Microwave - Washing machine - Stereo - Gas BBQ - Clothes line - Outdoor furniture - Off street parkingVisit website
This riverfront property is located on a very large block in Big Bend, just 10km from Swan Reach and about 2 hours from Adelaide, South Australia. Big Bend has some of the most spectacular cliffs along the Murray River - not only scenic, but also great wind breaks meaning you can almost always find calm water.
The property is clean and tidy, with generous lawn areas surrounding the home.
Lawn surrounds the property down to the private jetty where you can see the sun reflecting off the Big Bend cliffs making a much sought-after photo opportunity.
A very relaxing place to enjoy the river life.
Pets by applicationVisit website