Deep Creek – Park of the month in March

  ‘Park of the Month’ is an initiative that has been running across South Australia’s national and marine parks since 2015.   It encourages people to visit, explore and connect with nature.  One park is chosen each month with a range of guided activities and ideas of...

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The Southern Grass Tree

Anyone who has visited Deep Creek Conservation Park would know that it is synonymous with the Southern Grass Tree (Xanthorrehoea Australis) The District Council of Yankalilla has used it as its logo for many years. But did you know that these grass trees are slow...

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Art in the Park

  If you‘ve quietly held a secret ambition to try your hand at painting but lacked the confidence to take those first steps here’s a great opportunity. Not only does Deep Creek Conservation Park provide a wealth of scenic inspiration but we have now also secured the...

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Coastal bike ride for the family

  Many of our guests are familiar with the stunning scenery that Deep Creek Conservation Park has to offer but did you know that there is a wealth of other attractions to explore in our district?  The coastline along the Southern tip of the Fleurieu Peninsula is a...

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Summer offer for our subscribers

We know from past experience that our readers love special offers and so we are happy to announce one for this summer. Between 15 January and 28 February 2018 anyone staying 3 nights with us will receive the 4th night free of charge.  This is a great opportunity to...

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Time for a cruise to Yankalilla

  Feeling like a nostalgic trip down memory lane or perhaps you just love the look of classic cars?  Well on Saturday 19 November 2017 it is the 10th Anniversary of the Yankalilla Cruise.  This annual event starts at Castle Plaza, Edwardstown and culminates at the...

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The Big Slow Moving Skink

Known by a variety of names including stumpy tail, sleepy lizard, shingleback and pinecone lizard the Tiliqua Rugosa is widespread in low rainfall areas as well as coastal parts of Western & South Australia. They favour coastal heath and sclerophyll forests which are...

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Aaron Creek Hike – the path less traveled

  Named after Aaron Bennett, one of the early European settlers to this area the Aaron Creek Cove Hike commences from the car park not far from Goondooloo Cottage. For guests staying at Goondooloo Cottage, there is the added bonus of just being able to strap on a...

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Proposed 3-day /-2 night walk

As many of our readers would know Deep Creek Conservation Park incorporates some of the most spectacular sections of the famous Heysen Trail. Moves are now underway to establish a 3-day / 2-night walking package that incorporates the highlights of the Heysen Trail...

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ridgetop retreats

ridgetop retreats

goondooloo cottage

goondooloo cottage

glenburn cottage

glenburn cottage

Deep Creek Homestead

Deep Creek Homestead