Goolwa Holiday Homes, SA


Goolwa is located 83kms south of Adelaide on the river Murray, 11kms from the Murray mouth and 2kms from the Southern Ocean.

The holiday homes are located on Bristow-Smith Ave adjacent to the first fairway of the South Lakes Golf Course.  Four company memberships have been taken out so those guests may enjoy an outing on the golf course.  The course itself is a 5,735 metre, 18 hole, par 70 course with a rating of 68 and has fully grassed greens and fairways.  The Company memberships entitle the occupants of the home to the full facilities for the club except entry to the club competitions.  Other guests may play by paying green fees.  The clubhouse is fully licensed with excellent bar facilities and meals.

The Lower Murray River is ideal for water skiing.  The open beach is a noted surfing spot but it is not recommended for beginners.  The Murray River at Goolwa and Hindmarsh Island is well known for fresh water fishing with callop, bream, perch and european carp available.

Good fishing by boat is to be had in the salt water of the Coorong, Murray Mouth, Mundoo Channel and the Goolwa Channel below the Barrage.  Sea bream, mulloway (butterfish), mullet and salmon trout are also taken.


Located on large grassed blocks, the accommodation comprises three modern air-conditioned holiday homes, featuring three bedrooms each, designed to accommodate a family of six.  The main Bedroom contains a Queen Size double bed, the second and third bedrooms each contain two single beds.  The homes come complete with large living and dining areas, tiled bathrooms, separate toilet and a laundry complete with washing machine.  They also feature a spacious carport under the roofline of the house. Note: blankets & pillows are provided for all beds, guests are required to bring own sheets & towels. WiFi is not provided.

The large kitchens come equipped with electric stove, microwave oven and refrigerator containing a large freezer compartment.  In addition, cooking utensils, crockery, cutlery, toaster, electric kettle and electric frypan are provided.  Other features provided include a colour TV, DVD players and reverse cycle air-conditioning.

There is a community playground and electric barbecue for use by guests

Rooms & Rates

Rates are levied on a nightly or weekly basis. Minimum two night stay.

From 1st July 2018

For Army Members                                                                                        For all other eligible members:

High Season | 1 Oct – 30 Apr                                                                High Season | 1 Oct – 30 Apr
$85 per night | $510 per week                                                                      $90 per night | $540 per week

Low Season | 1 May – 30 Sep                                                                Low Season | 1 May – 30 Sep
$68 per night | $408 per week                                                                     $73 per night | $438 per week

A deposit of $50.00 is to be forwarded to confirm the booking and the balance paid 28 days in advance.

Keys will be made available for guests on arrival.

Availability & Booking

Bookings for the Goolwa houses can be made through:

Ms Deborah Edgerton
Phone: (08) 8555 0662
Fax: (08) 8555 0662

The following details are required for all booking requests:

  • The eligible members rank, name, PM keys number or service number and military status;
  • Postal address, mobile number and email for the eligible Member;
  • The number of people in your party;
  • Your preferred dates; and

Confirmation of Bookings, subject to vacancies, will be given:

  • Serving Army - 12 months in advance;
  • All others - 6 months in advance;
  • Short Stays (less than a week) - 10 days prior to arrival date.


  • An eligible member may normally only book one unit at a time for a 1 week period during school holidays and two weeks during the remainder of the year.
  • Pets are NOT allowed