Give me strength…. We can help you cope with the Christmas crowds
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
any of our cottages and have the third one on us.
It’s not only a way of saying thank you for your ongoing support
over the years but it is also an excellent opportunity to
kick back a little longer before a busy time of the year.
One recurring phenomenon which we have noticed over the
years is that women often enjoy staying with us as a group.
Whether it’s life-long friends who’ve known each other since kindergarten
or more recent bonds formed through a common interest, partners or
parenthood such groups regularly use our accommodation to just
unwind for a few days and nourish those friendships.
The cosy lounge with wood fire; a perfect place to share life’s events with your friends.
If this sounds like you and you have a group of friends you’d like to
get away with the Deep Creek Homestead is the perfect venue.
It can sleep up to 8 guests and is a spacious and secluded hideaway
from which to withdraw from the pressures of life for a few days.
To help ease you in to your blissful sense of relaxation we are
offering complimentary champagne for such bookings.
You will have a choice of either
a beautifully balanced creamy Leconfield Syn Rouge Sparkling Shiraz
or the clean finish Syn Chardonnay Pinot Noir with its persistent mousse.
For a 2-night stay one bottle will be provided for every 2 guests with a
minimum of 4 guests and a maximum of 8. To take advantage of this
effervescent offer call us on Tel 8598 4169 to secure your next girls only getaway.
A panoramic view of Boatharbour Cove
‘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 things to do for people over those 4 weeks.
Park Ranger Simon Oster at home in his ‘office’ in Deep Creek Conservation Park
Activities include ranger walks as well as activities specific to each park
such as; wildflower walks, planting days, kayaking, snorkelling, and bird watching.
For each park Nature Play SA create a ‘40 things’ to do resource, together
with 10 great ideas to encourage people to connect with parks each season.
Deep Creek will be Park of the Month in March this year with a number of events
planned including ranger guided walks, talks presented by ecologists, and yoga in the forest.
Yoga in the Park? Zen again, why not.
As part of these activities Southern Ocean Retreats is offering the chance
to win a stay at one of our properties. For further information check out
the Park of the Month web page here or Parks SA Facebook page here.
Goondooloo Cottage, a perennial favourite with our guests
The turquoise waters of Blowhole beach are irresistible
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 extend that summer break at no additional cost.
To take advantage of this offer bookings must be made directly with us by telephone only.
To secure your preferred dates call us on Tel 8598 4169 and we will check for availability.
Go on, explore those beaches both in and near Deep Creek
Conservation Park you’ve always wanted to visit but never had the time to.
Relax on Second Valley Beach, voted best beach in SA.
The descent to Blowhole Beach in Deep Creek Conservation Park
Although Deep Creek Conservation Park is characterized by rugged
coastal terrain the vast majority of the Park is accessible by conventional vehicle.
Yes, the unsealed roads can get a bit corrugated at times but generally, there are no issues with
There are only 2 exceptions to this rule; the track from Cobbler Hill to Blow Hole Beach
and the Boat Harbour track. The descent from the top of the Cobbler Hill car park to
Blow Hole Beach offers spectacular views across Backstairs Passage towards Kangaroo Island.
Once at the car park a short walk takes you to this beautiful beach.
Aerial view of Blowhole Beach – South Australian Tourism Commission
Similarly, the Boat Harbour track winds its way through messmate forests and
switch backs to eventually reveal a wonderful view to the Pages Islands.
A 10 minute walk leads to the secluded Boat Harbour beach
from where you can often spot dolphins cruising by.
Boat Harbor Road in spring
If you would like to explore these parts of the Park but don’t own a four wheel drive we can help.
During the months of June and July we will provide complimentary transport
to either of these locations from your cottage for guests with conventional
vehicles staying with us between Sunday and Thursday.
For full terms & conditions please contact us on Tel. 8598 4169.
Your carriage awaits