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Kookaburra Creek Bush Retreat

Kookaburra Creek is 10 kms north of Melrose, situated at the base of Mt Remarkable in the Southern Flinders Ranges. We are privately owned and family run, and set on 80 acres of picturesque bushland with Mt Remarkable National Park on 3 sides. Abundant in wildlife with so much natural beauty to be discovered and explored. An opportunity to experience some time in a relaxed atmosphere with friends and family

It is a bird watchers and nature lover’s paradise. Perfect for Family get together, Reunions, Work Retreats, Bushwalkers, School camps, Youth camps and Scouts.The Wilmington to Melrose Rail Trail bike track passes the property,
giving a pleasant easy ride into town.

A range of self-contained accommodation is available, with several dwellings to suit individuals, families or groups.

I thought I'd share this lovely write up a travelling friend wrote.....

"Cruising back to Alice we were able to visit an amazing woman & friend Melita Shanks at her beautiful Retreat 'Kookaburra Creek Retreat' near Port Augusta & Melrose S.A.
We had such a lovely time with you Melita, your retreat is so beautiful & is located in a breath taking spot in the Flinders Ranges! Wished we could have stuck around longer to see Joe & your kiddies, go Mountain biking & hiking with you & to camp on your hippy bus or in other cabins which all looked so amazing!!!
Also, love your native lemon grass soaps for sale which look & smell so good, contain no animal products & are animal cruelty free 😊.
Best wishes to you & your family in all your endeavours including your growing business at Kookaburra Creek Retreat offering accommodation, creative expressions in carpentry, photography, art, self-care, outdoor adventures & peacefulness amongst nature. Totally awesome!!!
Look forward to our next catch up. Lots of love n hugs to you & your beautiful family" xox
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I thought Id share this lovely write up a travelling friend wrote.....

Cruising back to Alice we were able to visit an amazing woman & friend Melita Shanks at her beautiful Retreat Kookaburra Creek Retreat near Port Augusta & Melrose S.A. 
We had such a lovely time with you Melita, your retreat is so beautiful & is located in a breath taking spot in the Flinders Ranges! Wished we could have stuck around longer to see Joe & your kiddies, go Mountain biking & hiking with you & to camp on your hippy bus or in other cabins which all looked so amazing!!!
Also, love your native lemon grass soaps for sale which look & smell so good, contain no animal products & are animal cruelty free 😊. 
Best wishes to you & your family in all your endeavours including your growing business at Kookaburra Creek Retreat offering accommodation, creative expressions in carpentry, photography, art, self-care, outdoor adventures & peacefulness amongst nature. Totally awesome!!!
Look forward to our next catch up. Lots of love n hugs to you & your beautiful family xox

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As Proud Sponsors of the Melrose Mountain Bike Events, we played hosts to the Melrose Fat Tyre Riders and offered them homemade morning tea around the campfire over the June Long weekend- they loved it so much that we would like to offer this again - This Father's Day 4th SEP - take your kids for a ride from Melrose along the Rail trail via Willowie Forest - it is a 10km ride - allow about 45mins to 1hr depending on ability and ages of the kids - just follow the signs - We will welcome you with open arms.
Have a look around our property - it is the perfect Retreat if you want to get away from the city - bushwalking and cycling trails to our doorstep, amazing red gums, native flowers and wildlife. You will instantly feel inspired and relaxed!
Register your interest on-line at Melrose Mountain Bike, so we can ensure there will be homemade goodies for you! $5 pp www.melrosemountainbike.com
Food Available from 11am to 1pm - Sunday 4th SEP only.
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Great turn out at our Kookaburra Creek Morning Tea. Families rode the 10kms from Melrose or had the option of riding just 3kms along the Rail Trail and through the Willowie Forest to our property for ...

As Proud Sponsors of the Melrose Mountain Bike Events, we played hosts to the Melrose Fat Tyre Riders and offered them homemade morning tea around the campfire over the June Long weekend- they loved it so much that we would like to offer this again - This Fathers Day 4th SEP - take your kids for a ride from Melrose along the Rail trail via Willowie Forest - it is a 10km ride - allow about 45mins to 1hr depending on ability and ages of the kids - just follow the signs - We will welcome you with open arms.
Have a look around our property - it is the perfect Retreat if you want to get away from the city - bushwalking and cycling trails to our doorstep, amazing red gums, native flowers and wildlife. You will instantly feel inspired and relaxed!  
Register your interest on-line at Melrose Mountain Bike, so we can ensure there will be homemade goodies for you! $5 pp www.melrosemountainbike.com 
Food Available from 11am to 1pm - Sunday 4th SEP only.

The Skies put on another spectacular show for us this morning.
I was in absolute awe as I stood taking this shot.
Is this a sign of more rain...before weather forecasts people would turn to the skies for indication of what's to come.
"Red skies in the morning, sailers take warning"
All the creeks are flowing here in the Southern Flinders, at Kookaburra Creek, Alligator Gorge, Melrose's Willochra Creek.
It's absolutely stunning!
It's amazing to have such a 'wet' Winter!
www.kookaburracreekretreat.com.au
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The Skies put on another spectacular show for us this morning.
I was in absolute awe as I stood taking this shot. 
Is this a sign of more rain...before weather forecasts people would turn to the skies for indication of whats to come.
Red skies in the morning, sailers take warning
All the creeks are flowing here in the Southern Flinders, at Kookaburra Creek, Alligator Gorge, Melroses Willochra Creek.
Its absolutely stunning!
Its amazing to have such a wet Winter!
www.kookaburracreekretreat.com.au

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Trish BookerJust beautiful.

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Sara ChatfieldYep more rain forecast for tomorrow!!

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Franca SharpeOh WOW 😲

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Phil-Chris HarvieHere's another office view for folk in Southern Flinders Scott McLoughlin

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