Waking up on the River Murray View 21 photos Rustic charm on the water our resident Spoon-bill crane Entry from jetty relaxing deck fully equipped kitchen sun room sun room captain's room 1 deck outdoor table visitors
  1. Australia
  2. SA
  3. Fleurieu Peninsula
  4. Goolwa
  5. #160674

PS Federal romantic retreat

Guest House, Goolwa

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 22 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

Features

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Balcony Books Children welcome 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 22.
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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
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Second to none This river retreat is nothing short of perfect, everything is amazing and the owners go above and beyond to complete the experience. We thoroughly recommend this holiday destination and simply could not be more satisfied with the entire experience.
Date published: 2016-06-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Accommodation with a difference! We loved our stay on the PS Federal - a charming property. We were a group of 3 adults and there was ample room. Brekkie food great, interior and decking kept very well. Enjoyed the comfy beds, board and card games in the evenings, bird life in the mornings and evenings, sunsets, peaceful location, close proximity to nearby towns and tourist spots. The only catch was the lack of camera charging capability, supplying only 12V. Would have been an issue if our stay was longer than 2 days.
Date published: 2016-05-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome experience Fantastic and unique property, we all thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would love to go back. Highly recommend to stay here. we have already recommended to others. Our children thought it was amazing too. Fabulous place.
Date published: 2016-05-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just what we wanted... The PS Federal was a lovely, well equipped and perfectly situated place to stay. The bird life, scenery and local walks were ideal for us and we loved sitting on the boat watching the world go by.
Date published: 2016-04-24
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