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Mundoo Island is a privately owned cattle & sheep station only 1.5 hours drive south of Adelaide in the Coorong on the Fleurieu Peninsula, South Australia.  

  • Private access is gained via Goolwa and Hindmarsh Island
  • Predominantly an Angus beef commercial herd but also runs Dorper sheep with Aussie White Stud Rams
  • Arab / Australian Stockhorses have been bred on Mundoo Island Station for many years and are used for mustering livestock. Yearlings are sold to interested parties when they are available.
  • Station tourism: farmstay, camping, historic tours, photography tours & birdwatching tours

This unique property is the last farming property on the River Murray - where the river meets the sea.

The station is run over a series of islands nestled in the mouth of the River Murray, the largest being Mundoo Island - 3,000 acres (approx 1,200 hectares). 

The fresh water passes through the barrages (under normal river flow) and mixes with the salt water corridor of the Coorong, flowing out to the Southern Ocean via the Murray mouth, taking with it the accumulated salts, pollutants and nutrients from the entire length of the Murray-Darling Basin System.

Three of the five River Murray Barrages, in the Coorong at the end of the river, dissect Mundoo Island Station.

Thus, our islands have the salt water of the Coorong on one side and the fresh water of the River Murray on the other which provides us with a unique ecosystem.

 

  • NOTE:  There is NO PUBLIC ACCESS on Mundoo Island, Ewe Island or the Government operated barrages.  
  • We know that your GPS maps tell you that it is a roadway through our islands and across the barrages - it is not.  
  • We cannot get the mapping companies to correct their error.

 

      

2020/2021   FIRE DANGER SEASON DATES 

Mount Lofty Ranges (Mundoo Island):          

  • 1st December 2020 to 30th April 2021

Upper South East (Ewe & Long Islands):      

  • 15th November 2020 to 15th April 2021

 

We are proud to have been awarded the following awards:

  • 2017 SABA Customer Service Business of the Year Award

  • 2017 Cittaslow Award for Outstanding Contribution to Tourism

Station Studio - Items for sale

Greeting cards, postcards, 2021 Calendars, Caps, pannikins, unframed fine art photographic prints, cuttlefish cast sterling silver cuff links, leather key fobs and much more.

Please contact us with enquiries

 

 

 

Farmstay and tours are currently closed due to COVID-19

Exclusive Coorong camping is available

 

Due to the amazing wetland features of Mundoo Island Station, it is home to myriad birdlife and native animals including endangered and vulnerable species.

  • It is vital that regular surveys are conducted to record the species that call Mundoo Island, and the surrounding waterways and wetlands, home.  Regular surveys are conducted including Orange-bellied parrot, Australasian Bittern, Cape Barren geese, turtle, frog, tadpole, general bird, fish and bat surveys to ascertain species and their numbers present.  
  • Thousands of migratory birds frequent our shorelines annually and we conduct regular shorebird surveys for Birdlife Australia. We also conduct Waterfowl surveys annually for the state government to ascertain species and numbers of waterfowl in our area.
  • 140,000 trees, shrubs and grasses have been planted on Mundoo and Ewe Islands to enhance the vegetation and hopefully provide a wonderful habit with varied and abundant food sources, shelter and an environment to encourage breeding for the many species that frequent our islands.

You can book a historical station tour or birdwatching tour - marvel at the diversity of the unique freshwater / saltwater environments providing varied habitat for numerous bird species. 

Bring your binoculars for your birding adventure on Mundoo Island, adjacent the Coorong waterbody and Lake Alexandrina. Photography tours are also available. Further details are available on our Tourism tab above.

Self-contained accommodation for up to four guests is available on Mundoo Island Station. This would suit those who enjoy the environment, birdlife, fishing, kayaking (available for hire), paddock picnics and Coorong vista. There is restricted access on and off Mundoo Island, so this accommodation is not for guests wishing to come and go every day.  A stay at "The Retreat" will allow you to get-away from life as you know it and enjoy a 'real' break!  See our Accommodation tab above for further information and photographs.  

Coorong camping is also available for those who wish to set up a tent, camper or caravan adjacent the Coorong water's edge - details are available on our Camping tab.

Please contact us with your enquiries.

 

Available now - Sally's 2 new books:  

Mundoo Island Station - The Short Story & Bubsy The Sheep Cow

A short history of Mundoo Island Station from 1843 to current day and a children's book about an orphaned lamb 'Bubsy' who thinks he is a cow!

$27.00 each incl postage & packaging (Australia only)

Overseas purchasers will be advised of a quote for postage once address is known

How to order books:  

Please email your name, number of copies of which book/s you wish to purchase, postal address, contact number and message for front of book (optional) to: info@mundooisland.com.au 

A Tax Invoice will then be emailed to you for payment.  Upon payment, your order will be posted to you.

   

 

 

 

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