Houseboat Holiday – Renmark to Chowilla Creek

Family on a houseboat

If you’re thinking about a houseboat holiday from Renmark, you’ll find plenty of tips here. Our family of four went on a seven-night houseboat holiday from Renmark in January 2021. This is a quick day-by-day description of how it unfolded. The map at the end shows our mooring spots and…

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Woolshed Brewery at Wilkadene Station

The stairs from the waters edge up to the deck.

Woolshed Brewery at Wilkadene Station is absolutely a hot ticket. Situated in the sunny locale of Murtho, 20 kilometres north of Renmark, this shady property is perched high on the tall banks of a beautiful backwater of the Murray River. They brew an amazing range of beers and make some…

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Adelaide to Northern NSW Road Trip

A sunset over the highway

This is all about our third road trip as a family of four driving from Adelaide to Bellingen and back in July 2020. It’ll give you some insight into the realities of long distance road trips – anywhere in Australia. Along with a gallery of images at the end. PRE…

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Thompson Beach Day Trip

Thompson Beach is relatively close to Adelaide and is an ideal short day trip option. It has a wide sandy tidal beach that’s popular with fisherfolk for whiting and blue swimmer crab raking. You can drive onto the beach but you won’t get far and there’s really nowhere to go…

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