Hillocks Ocean Pod provides a deluxe camping experience. the contemporary designed accommodation is situated in remote coastal bush with magnificent views of Butler's Beach and Hillocks Point. Enjoy the peace and beauty of a remote coastal location with the ambience of camping and the luxury of modern amenities.
Explore the bush and marine environment. Fish, swim or laze on the beach. Watch the whales from your dining room window as they swim past on their way to breeding grounds. Be lulled to sleep by the sounds of the surf. Enjoy breakfast with the chattering of fairy wrens, view the endangered Hooded Plover as they forage on the beach and watch the fury of ocean storms pound upon the coastline. Enjoy the comfort of a camp fire and camp cooking in winter ( from 30th April to 1st November) We are also Pet Friendly but pets must be kept under control at all times to protect our native wildlife.
The Pod contains beds for four ( a double and 2 singles0, hot shower and eco toilet. There is a gas stove, grill oven, BBQ and utensils to cook on the open fire. The unit is designed to leave a low environmental foot print, having a high energy efficiency rating, employing solar power, rain water and recycling of waste. 12 volt provides lighting, fridge and power outlets. An inverter provides 240 volt outlet appliances ( maximum 300 watts or 1.25 amps) There is a speaker and jack to Iphone or Ipad. A fan, the coastal location and insulation provide a cool, comfortable Pod in summer. Gas heating keeps you toasty warm in winter. Linen, bedding, towels and beach towels are included
Hillocks Drive is best known for bush camping. Other forms of accommodation include Hillocks Homestead and budget Beach caravans
Hillocks Ocean Pod is situated at Hillocks Drive. Hillocks Drive embraces several kilometres of spectacular, rugged coastline, interspersed with quiet, sandy beaches and rock-pools. A photographer's delight and haven from the pressures of city and suburban living. Hillocks Drive has been a farming property for generations where grey kangaroos are seen at dusk and the Western Pygmy possums scamper over eucalypt blossom collecting nectar.
A sea world playground awaits you. Swim snorkel, paddle and dive amongst rock pools, rocky ledges and pristine open waters, or simply bask on the spectacular sandy beaches. Observe fish, whales and dolphins in their natural habitat. A popular area for surf and rock fishing on Yorke Peninsula, catching Salmon, Mulloway, Tommy Ruff, Sweep and Mullet to name just a few.
Hillocks is home to the rare and endangered Hooded Plover, Malleefowl, Western Whipbird and Diamond Fire Tail. An expansive haven for enthusiasts to view coastal and bushland birds.
Soaking winter rains bring the succession of native flowers and orchids. Visit Hillocks in spring to see wildflowers at their best including Wattle, Tempeltonia and Lilac. The area is home to 14 different native orchids and the unique carnivorous sundew.
Hillocks Drive is situated 6kms from the Foul Bay boat ramp, 14kms from Marion Bay and 16kms from Innes National Park