Five Most Instagrammable Spots in the Coorong

It’s no secret the River, Lakes and Coorong is one of the most stunning regions in South Australia.  Its rapid growth in popularity with interstate and international visitors is because of the endless natural beauty and wildlife, which they can immerse themselves in. Did you know that the Coorong is one of Australia’s most important…Read More→

New experiences at Wellington Courthouse

Picture yourself cosied up on leather chesterfields with friends, a glass of Langhorne Creek red, with the pot belly stove warming our toes. We think we’ve found the perfect way to spend a weekend afternoon.  Sounds like your thing too? Then get yourself booked into the Wellington Courthouse, and check out all the changes that…Read More→

How to host a cracking holiday rental

The self-listed accommodation game sure is crowded these days (we’re looking at you, Airbnb).   Whether you are self managing, or have an agency looking after your property, you want to stand out from the crowd.  As property and listing managers of over 30 gorgeous homes around the Coorong, we’ve got some tips to help you…Read More→

Brewing a little bit of fun

Boutique beers and cider on tap. Local food (most importantly, pizza). Lake views. CHECK. CHECK. CHECK! Welcome to Meningie’s newest tourism venture, The Coorong Brewing Co. It’s the creation of Stacey Peckover and Peter Reichelt, who have created a venue that is a little bit of fun, and has a foodie focus on all things…Read More→

Love an organised cupboard?

Who out there delights in perfectly organised cupboards?  Is anyone a little obsessed with, say, linen cupboard order, like we are?  Now let me explain – our obsession is borne of necessity and appreciation, because we are property managers, looking after more than 30 holiday houses.  So when we go in with our cleaners to…Read More→

Discover foodie hot spots in the Coorong!

The Coorong is less than two hours from Adelaide, and there are lots of great eating experiences for the foodies amongst us.  Check out our tips on the best spots to find unique local produce, artisan sugar bombs, great coffee and boutique beer, in the glorious River, Lakes and Coorong.  So get busy and start ticking off…Read More→

Short and sweet road trips

Who doesn’t love a good road trip?  Especially ones packing the double whammy – they take less than a day and have cool stuff to see.  We’ve rounded up our pick of short drives in the Coorong, and included all the highlights – Coorong National Park, two huge lakes, the Murray River, Raukkan lookout, towering…Read More→

Secret Coorong Camping Spots

Love the great outdoors?  Want to discover some secret camping spots in the Coorong, and truly get away from everything (and everyone!)? The Coorong has lots of options for happy campers, from caravan parks on the lake or river (Lake Albert Caravan Park at Meningie is the spot for epic sunsets over the water), to…Read More→

Coorong farmers leading the way

Can you imagine being a farmer, with your entire livelihood dependent on the Weather Gods?  It’s not for the faint-hearted, that’s for sure. So how do they survive, let alone prosper, when so much is out of their control?  Coorong farmers are innovative (and a little bit brave!), and they think outside the box, which…Read More→

Secrets of a bushranger

Did you know the Coorong had its very own bushranger? And, he rode an ostrich in his pursuit of crime! Learn about the adventures of this bandit (and snap a selfie riding his ostrich), when you explore the Pelican Path.  If you’re keen to explore the Coorong on foot, here are five stunning walks. Pelican…Read More→

Keep the kids busy in the Coorong

‘Are we there yet?’ ………’Are we there yet?’ Seriously? Any parent who has been on a family road trip would be familiar with this annoying noise from the back seat of the car.  Ahhh…the joys of the family road trip.  So to help you out on your next trip through the Coorong, we’ve put together…Read More→

Pssst…want to know a secret?

Ever wondered, just what is at the end of that long driveway?  Where is that cute little church on our $50 note?  Why on earth do we need an inland lighthouse? The Coorong is full of unseen and secluded experiences, and these are just a few. We’ve discovered how you can get some answers to…Read More→

The different faces of volunteers

Small communities rely on volunteers and they come in all shapes and sizes. Local Tailem Bend woman Lyn Simcock likes to keep busy, working part time providing finance support to the Coorong Realty and Simcock Commercial teams, helping her husband Bob on the farm, cooking for the masses and volunteering in her local community. Lyn…Read More→

Turning challenges into opportunities

Glenn Power turned life’s challenges into opportunities, and embraced creativity as a career. ‘I spend my days doing two of my favourite things – wandering around the stunning Coorong taking photos, and chatting to interesting people while I’m at it.’  After years in the corporate world and army, Glenn works with Coorong Realty as a…Read More→

Work hard and you can survive anything

‘Just put in a hard day’s work.  Keep doing that and you can survive anything.’ Such is the life philosophy of farmer, community man and former regional Councilor Bob Simcock. Given the many challenges facing rural communities, Bob’s endurance and can-do attitude are a timely reminder of the real meaning of resilience in the country….Read More→

A lifetime love of the Murray

Deb Cox and her husband Roger loved the river so much, they upped stumps and moved from Adelaide. Now, three generations are enjoying the river lifestyle, and their retirement plans are on hold. Deb, who cleans and prepares Coorong Realty holiday houses for guests, fell in love with the Murray River when she and Roger…Read More→

Farming for the future

Jason and his wife Penny are farming for the future, at their sheep and beef farm at Field, east of Meningie. The Schulz’s live and work at ‘Coolaroo’ – the original family farm, owned and operated by Jason’s parents.  Jason grew up on the farm, and was thrust into farming at a young age, after…Read More→

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Sea Change!

Rick and Monica, from Adelaide, have long been fans of the Coorong lifestyle.Spending most weekends at their shack at Parnka Point, this adventurous duo have their eye on the horizon and a move to semi-retirement.

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