1. Australia
  2. SA
  3. Fleurieu Peninsula
  4. Goolwa
  5. #160674

PS Federal romantic retreat

Guest House, Goolwa

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 26 reviews

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4 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1 bathroom

Description

Eco-friendly, off grid solar powered. Renewable energy for less impact on the environment.

The PS Federal paddle steamer built in 1902 now rests on stilts in the River Murray adjacent the bird sanctuary where spoon-billed cranes, pelicans, black swan families, egret, purple swamp hens, dusky moorhens and black-winged stilt reside. Ideally located on River within walking distance of Goolwa beach.

Relaxation and leisure time are so important and you will unwind as soon as you step aboard the PS Federal

Bottle of wine provided to welcome you on arrival. Cereal, milk, bread, tea, coffee, bacon & eggs for first morning of your stay. A vegetarian option is available upon request. Towels and bed linen are supplied.

Guests have complete privacy as PS Federal is fully self contained accommodation.

Not just a place to stay but a unique accommodation experience on the Fleurieu Peninsula on board the Paddle Steamer P.S. FEDERAL.

87 kilometres from Adelaide

and close to the River Mouth where the Murray River completes its journey and joins the Southern Ocean.

It's ideally located for sailing windsurfing, and skiing and yet is within walking distance of the lovely township of Goolwa.

This pristine location has the calmness of being on the River Murray as well as the energising surf of Goolwa Beach just a short walk around the corner.

Close to the best local cuisine: Aquacaf on the River and just around the corner on Goolwa Beach are the most delicious fish burgers and gourmet menu at Bombora.

Getting around:

Trips on the Wood fired Paddle Steamer Oscar W

Steam Train trips to Victor Harbor

Tours to the Coorong

Lots of interesting walks

South Lakes Golf Club

Goolwa Markets

Bike Hire

Wineries

Property

Two upstairs bedrooms, large lounge and kitchen downstairs. Scenic windows waterside with views of Hindmarsh Island and bird sanctuary as well as upper and lower decks with outdoor seating.

Please take care of this beautiful old boat, she's 113 years old

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Balcony Books Children welcome Deck/Patio Dining Dishes and utensils DVD player Eco-Friendly Heating Kitchen Linens provided Non-Smoking Oven Pantry items Parking Refrigerator Stove Television Towels provided Video library
PS Federal romantic retreat is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 26.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Gorgeous, tranquil, cosy We both needed a break from everything and this was perfect. So many lovely touches by the hosts, great breakfast and a local bottle of wine. Birdlife was amazing and it really felt like we were in our own little world so far away from everyone. Will definitely be back.
Date published: 2017-08-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Delightful and unique Such a beautiful spot to sit and watch the birds, read a book and relax. The sunrises are magic and breakfast in the sun-drenched kitchen was perfect. We were warm and comfortable despite the cold weather. The perfect place to escape the everyday and re-charge.
Date published: 2017-07-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Unique, secluded with great views. Our second stay on this wonderful boat. Such a unique holiday experience with lots of wildlife to see. We kayaked straight off the side. Very clean. Thoroughly recommend it.
Date published: 2017-05-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from serenity all around A wonderful place, that has been so lovingly restored. A very unique experience, with serenity and peace all around. The lake , birdlife, fresh air, perfect location makes this a wonderful get away, A++++
Date published: 2017-04-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from What a lovely 3 days Quiet, no other people. We were there during very rough weather, but felt perfectly safe and comfortable. The 12V power supply and gas heater and oven meant we had power and heat during a very long blackout. Saw a pelican catch a very big fish and finally swallow it, saw a seal, twice pelicans swans and swallows.
Date published: 2016-09-30
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