Unique Waterfront Haven
Embark on a journey to South Australia’s river Port of Goolwa and stay at the iconic Boathouse Retreat at Birks Harbour. Acclaimed by reputable publications including Qantas Inflight Magazine, SA Life, Australian Traveller and Australian Country Style Magazine. Our retreat captures the serene yet invigorating spirit of Goolwa, making it a memorable choice among discerning travellers.
Birks Harbour - Boutique Marina & Boathouse Retreat
Nestled on the banks of the river in Goolwa, our luxury haven on the picturesque Fleurieu Peninsula is an hour away from Adelaide. Birks Harbour Marina and Boathouse Retreat is not just a place to stay, but a place where luxury meets nature.
Immerse in Serenity
Bask in the tranquil embrace of the Murray River as it flows past Birks Harbour. The Boathouse Retreat is a space of peace, connected with nature, where each sunrise paints a picture on the water. You can experience the active birdlife all from the comfort of the Retreat.
Step into a bygone era as you stroll along the waterfront to the historic river port. Absorb the timeless tales of classic wooden boats at Birks Harbour and let the historic wharf narrate the stories of ancient maritime journeys.
Whether your heart seeks pure relaxation, adventure, timeless romance or a culinary voyage, Birks Harbour is your canvas. Relax on your private deck and take in the river reflections.
Gift an Adventure
Who doesn’t love a holiday? Surprise your loved ones with the promise of unforgettable memories by gifting them one of our travel vouchers. Perfect for marking anniversaries, birthdays, other special occasions, or just to give them a good excuse for taking time out.
Travel and Stay with Peace Of Mind
Your peace of mind is our utmost priority. Indulge in a retreat where every corner is a testimony to our stringent hygiene practices.
Why Book Direct with Us?
Bask in the BEST retreat nestled in the BEST location, where exclusivity meets tranquility. And we promise you’ll get our BEST rates when you book direct with us.
Booking directly gives you the BEST of both worlds. You can use this link to book online but if you have questions, talk to us. Ask us about different check-in times, ask us about particular interests – we’re here to help you have the most memorable stay possible.
Thoroughly recommend this holiday spot to all those who want to unwind in luxury. – Howard H, Guest Book
We’ve worked in the travel and tourism industry for 35 years. We love it. And when you stay with us, we’ll make sure you enjoy all the benefits of your private getaway, knowing you can talk to us 24/7 should you need to.
So, pack your bags and get ready to experience the Boathouse, no fuss, we fuss!
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