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Paddle Steamer PS Federal Retreat

SuperhostGoolwa South, South Australia, Australia
Entire house hosted by Beth
4 guests2 bedrooms2 beds1 bath
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* Built in 1902, the PS FEDERAL Paddle Steamer now rests on stilts in the River Murray near where the Mighty River completes its journey and joins the Southern Ocean.

2bedrooms, large lounge and galley kitchen with panoramic views of Hindmarsh Island & watercraft on the river.

Off Grid, Eco-Friendly with solar powered (12 volt) system for less environmental impact. Not just a place to stay but a unique accommodation experience on the Fleurieu Peninsula on board the Paddle Steamer PS FEDERAL!

The space
Proudly off grid, Eco-friendly solar powered (12volt) system. Renewable energy for less impact on the environment.

Adjacent to a bird sanctuary where spoon-billed cranes, pelicans, black swan families, egret, purple swamp hens, dusky moorhens and black-winged stilt reside. It is ideally located on the River within walking distance of Goolwa beach and the township.

Relaxation and leisure time is so vitally important in this time of connectivity and constant information!! You will begin to unwind as soon as you step aboard the PS Federal!

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

It is situated perfectly for activities such as sailing, canoeing, kite surfing, windsurfing and water skiing and yet is within a short walking distance of the delightful township of Goolwa. There are also many close by family friendly activities to choose from such as the Goolwa Animal Farm, Rail, Boat or Air Tours, Playgrounds and even a Doll Store!

The Goolwa Visitor's Information Centre is a leisurely 10 minute walk, as is a wide range of local cuisine choices from an informal yet delicious fish burger and chips, through to fine dining.

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.

87 kilometres south of Adelaide, close to the River Mouth where the Murray River completes its journey and joins the Southern Ocean.

Not just a place to stay but a unique accommodation experience on the Fleurieu Peninsula on board the Paddle Steamer PS FEDERAL!

Guest access
Close to the best local cuisine: Aquacaf on the River; and just around the corner is the famous Bombora on Goolwa Beach.

Other things to note
Please take care of this beautiful old boat, she's 114 years old!
* Built in 1902, the PS FEDERAL Paddle Steamer now rests on stilts in the River Murray near where the Mighty River completes its journey and joins the Southern Ocean.

2bedrooms, large lounge and gall…

Amenities

Free parking on premises
Kitchen
Essentials
TV
Hangers
Heating
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher
Smoke alarm
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

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Goolwa South, South Australia, Australia

Adjacent to bird sanctuary.
Self contained with stove & fridge
with great views from its large picture windows.
The P.S. FEDERAL has upper and lower decks.

Hosted by Beth

Joined in December 2013
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Guests have complete privacy!
PS Federal is fully self contained accommodation.
Beth is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly-rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
  • Language: English
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within an hour
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House rules
Check-in: After 2:00 pm
Checkout: 10:00 am
Self check-in with key safe
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events