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Adventure therapy

    Popular wisdom has it that being immersed in nature is good for us but did you know that there is now a scientific basis to support that claim? Professor David Strayer, a cognitive psychologist from the University of Utah has found that after a few days off grid...

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Orchids

  One of the great joys of walking in Deep Creek Conservation Park is the diversity of flora you can encounter along the way. Of special note are the native orchids. There are more than 350 native orchids in South Australia and a significant number can be found in...

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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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ridgetop retreats

ridgetop retreats

goondooloo cottage

goondooloo cottage

glenburn cottage

glenburn cottage

Deep Creek Homestead

Deep Creek Homestead