An app instead of a map?

  It should come as no surprise that technology is making inroads into every facet of daily life.  So too with field maps. Serious bush walkers have always learnt how to use a compass and read a contour map that enabled them to plot their location, their progress and...

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South Australia’s History Festival

  There is nothing new in the world except the history you do not know  - Harry S Truman     As this edition of our newsletter ‘goes to print’ we are in the midst of the start of South Australia’s History Festival which runs from 27 April to 31 May. Under the theme...

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Our number one resident

  If there is one thing that is synonymous with Deep Creek Conservation Park, apart from the breath taking scenery, it’s the abundance of western grey kangaroos (macropus fulginosus). In some parts of the Park such as Goondooloo Ridge mobs of several hundred can be...

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Well known South Aussie makes amazing discovery

Last month we had a visit from a well-known local, Andrew Costello, better known as Cosi from South Aussie with Cosi. Amazingly for someone who has travelled the length and breadth of our State Cosi had never been to Deep Creek Conservation Park.   He was gobsmacked...

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It’s Show time at Yankalilla.

  Roll up, roll up.  Yes, it’s that time of year again when the Yankalilla, Rapid Bay & Myponga Agricultural & Horticultural Society presents its annual show. This year the show will not only feature traditional displays that reflect the rural backbone of our region...

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Special offer for our guests

  Need to build up strength before the arrival of the festive season? If you’re not looking forward to being caught in a tsunami of Christmas shopping we’ve got a special offer that will help you in your preparation.   Book two nights during the month of November at...

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Stringybark Loop – a walk for all seasons

  While some of the walks in Deep Creek Conservation Park can be quite challenging not all require the fitness of a triathlete! The Stringybark Loop Walk is a great example.  At 1.5 km it is family friendly and can be completed in under 30 minutes.         More...

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ridgetop retreats

ridgetop retreats

goondooloo cottage

goondooloo cottage

glenburn cottage

glenburn cottage

Deep Creek Homestead

Deep Creek Homestead