Around an hour from Adelaide, opposite the Murray River, minutes to restaurants, wineries, beaches and the Coorong.
The Homestead, warm and inviting, has views over the River Murray, on the tranquil north side of the island, and amid a backdrop of forest and aussie bush. An early 1850s grand, mansion style home, gracious yet informal.
.Gracious, 1853 mansion-style,
Homestead with seven well appointed
bedrooms, four bathrooms, spa, and a
choice of three indoor dining areas.
.The former Ballroom is ideal for
relaxing with plenty of comfortable leather seating and a Big 132cm TV,dvd/video, stereo and library.
.The Jarvis Room (with 68cm TV and
dvd/video) has French doors opening
to the Mediterranean courtyard with
two large timber outdoor settings, shade sail - home
to our outdoor
kitchen with roasting hood and
.Private lawned area to the
.Country kitchen equipped with a LARGE
DISHWASHER, two fridges, two
stainless steel ovens and large cook
top, microwave and a good supply of
glassware, cutlery and crockery for
.We have a fully automatic DeLonghi
cappuccino machine available for a
small hire fee.
.Facilities for Retreats and Conferences.
Karinga Park can accommodate in excess of 35 guests in the Homestead and cottages.
The cottages are distinctly separate from the Homestead.
Share a meal all together in the Jarvis room - dining capacity up to 40, if required.
For those guests celebrating a special occasion we offer catering.
All linen, bedding and bath towels are provided. Incidentals included are dishwashing supplies, toilet paper, soap.
We clean floors, bathrooms etc - simply leave neat, dishes done, kitchen & bbq cleaned, rubbish/recycle placed in bins provided on site.
Check in from 4pm or earlier. Check out 10.00am. Late check out Sundays
Thankyou for a wonderful holiday. The house was truly amazing.We all had a fantastic family catch-up'Byrnes family SA
'What a lovely place to stay.Wonderful.'
Sheba & Leslie, London, UK
'Awesome' Moo, Darwin, NT
'This house is fun.I wish I could live here'Tess (6yrs) Adelaide, SA
'Excellent' The Marschalls Moonah, Tas
'We too will be back. Thankyou so much for sharing your wonderful home'Dodd family, Adelaide, SA
'The best place ever.I so wish I could own it' The May children Adelaide,SA
Tons to do, all within minutes drive –
• Enjoy the River 1km via our forest walk
• Boat ramps within 2kms
• Doll Museum and lolly shop (main street opposite Caltex).
• Goolwa Beach only 8 minutes drive – great for surfing, swimming, cockling (seasonal) – 4 WD along the beach allowed.
• Sugar’s Beach at the Mouth less than 10 minutes
• Award winning coffee at Café Lime opposite the reserve in the main street.
• Wooden boat making demo at Goolwa Wharf – by arrangement
• Boat hire at the Marina
• Cruise the Coorong from Goolwa Wharf - 8555 2203
• Historic Corio Hotel – book for Saturday dinner 8555 2011
Only minutes from the River Port of Goolwa, a stay at Karinga Park Homestead can be as lay back or as active as you like. For those who love the finer things in life, the South Coast and Fleurieu Peninsula provide a relaxing opportunity to browse old-world antique and craft markets. Nearby, wine regions of Currency Creek and Langhorne Creek are a must for connoisseurs along with a visit to Angus Wines within walking distance. We are at the gateway to the distinctive landscape of The Coorong, with an abundance of birdlife. Relax watching the different birds enjoying our gardens. Feed the friendly magpies. Only a short drive away is the coastal resort town of Victor Harbor, home of Southern Right Whales and fairy penguins.
Once a stately residence to a 1000-acre working dairy, this rambling stone homestead has retained its original 19th century charm. Imagine the boat pulling in to pick up the daily milk cans from the jetty.Don't wait for a reason to stay at Karinga Park.Come here and relax from the stress of normal routines. But also remember us for those important events like family reunions, birthdays, anniversaries, work retreats and catching up with friends. We look after you and are flexible. Suitable for smaller functions and conferences too. 150 years waiting for you to experience!
WEDDING ENQUIRIES PLEASE NOTE:
You are required to fully utilise the accommodation facilities for your guests for the wedding night. Outside caterers are not permitted. Karinga Park may be engaged for your catering needs if you are not self-catering. Maximum number of guests is 55. Maximum accommodation available is 15 bedrooms.
South Australian Tourism Commission
Fleurieu Regional Tourism
Signal Point Visitors Centre
Victor Harbor Visitors Centre
Strathalbyn Visitors Centre
Mt Compass Visitors Centre
Murray Bridge Visitors Centre
National Tourism Accreditation Programme
Friends of Fleurieu Food
Southern Alexandrina Business Association
Adult retreat, Art & Craft, Beach, Birdwatching, Bushwalking & wilderness, Canoeing & Kayaking, Dinner, Bed and Breakfast, Executive rental, Family Friendly, Farmland Experiences, Fishing, Golf, Great view, Honeymoon, Horse riding, Hot Air Ballooning, Luxury, Romantic getaway, Waterfront, Wedding venue, Whale Watching, Windsurfing/Kitesailing, Wine Appreciation, Winter Holiday
Accept MasterCard, Accept VISA, Air conditioning, Baby Cot, Bath, BBQ - Gas, Boat Ramp Nearby, CD Player, Conference facilities, Continental breakfast provisions available, DVD, Fans (ceiling/standard), Gas open fire, Kitchen, Laundry facilities, Linen supplied, Log fires, Meeting/Banquet facilities, No smoking, Pets not allowed, Pool, Stereo, Tea/Coffee Making Facilities, Telephone, Television, TV with teletext/caption functions, Undercover or off street parking, VCR, Wheelchair accessible facilities