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We are honouored that all our hard work has been recognised by Quality Business Awards. 

Gumnut Getaway was selected best Bed & Breakfast in Goolwa SA for 2023.

Businesses that have won a quality business award represent less than 1% of registered businesses in Australia. This is the seal of quality that our business has achieved an overall quality score of 95% or greater.

About Us

Gumnut Getaway, is owned and operated by husband and wife team, professional artists, David and Mary. Gumnut Getaway is a lovely, newly built bed and breakfast accommodation. The accommodation is attached to the main house but is separated by two art studios and a gallery in between, thus affording valued guests total privacy via independent off-street parking for car and boat and a separate entrance into the accommodation.

Gumnut Getaway offers our guests a comfortable queen-sized bed made up with quality linen, a spare double sofa bed, private bathroom with towels (shower chair available upon request), open plan kitchenette and comfortable lounge/dining room. Gumnut Getaway's ramp is wheelchair accessible and leads up to a secluded intimate courtyard area where guests can enjoy a cuppa, a BBQ, an Al Fresco meal, sunlit breakfasts or sunset contemplations.

The kitchenette offers tea and coffee making facilities, microwave, fridge and toaster. Continental breakfast provisions are available and guests may select from white or wholegrain bread, crumpets or croissants, muesli or porridge, vanilla yoghurt, a variety of spreads, orange juice and a variety of teas and coffee. Gumnut Getaway includes reverse cycle air conditioning for summer comfort and winter cosiness.

Gift vouchers are available, either for accommodation by itself or accommodation and exclusive workshops as a combined package. Consider a gift voucher for loved ones or work colleagues. Testimonials available for what is truly a complete holiday experience in beautiful Goolwa.

Besides running Gumnut Getaway, David & Mary also run Woolaway Studios where they have regular weekly workshops in pottery and jewellery for people in the local community.  

Gumnut Getaway Guests can book themselves into a personal one on one pottery, jewellery or photography experience during their stay. Early bookings are essential.

Workshops available are:

> Cuttlebone casting a sterling silver pendant

> Pottery - relax while you play with clay

> DSLR Photography - in studio, on location, post production


Gumnut Getaway is located in one of South Australia’s most beautiful coastal environments and is close to: Beaches and whale watching sites, Hindmarsh Island, The Murray River (a 5 minute walk from the B&B), The Coorong, Coastal bicycle and walking tracks.

The McLaren Vale wine region is a short drive away, as is Victor Harbor, and Goolwa town center is just a 5 minute drive. There are many boat trips to the Coorong National park or up The Murray River and many choices of restaurant for your dining pleasure.

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