Picnic on along the shady riverbank, discover Lyrup Flats National Park or savour the seclusion of a private luxury eco villa.


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Picnic on along the shady riverbank, discover Lyrup Fflats National Park or savour the seclusion of a private eco villa.

Lyrup is a small horticultural settlement close to Berri in the Riverland. It offers visitors a community club, general store, winery, accommodation, shady riverbank for picnics and art galleries, including the Tony Smith Studio and Coongalena Art Studio.

The Lyrup village settlement was established in 1894. Lyrup was one of the first of 13 village settlements established during 1894 to provide relief for the vast number of unemployed in Adelaide and is the only surviving settlement.

Lyrup is home to Australia’s first and largest privately-owned sun farm, located at the Pike River Luxury Villas, which has effectively utilised solar panels to create sustainable excellence.  Pike River’s Luxury Eco Villas offer luxury accommodation with majestic views and indulgent surroundings. The fully self-contained villas offer you the perfect base to explore the Riverland region. Pike River now offers full ‘exclusive use’ function facilities perfect for your special wedding day or a celebration of any kind. Coupled with a quality Business Centre, Pike River is the ideal location for business retreats or even a getaway for families.

Padaley Lodge offers groups accommodation for schools, interest groups, family or friends gatherings. A unique accredited accommodation and camping environment located in the heart of the small village community of Lyrup and close to the River Murray. Padaley Lodge is a converted school, so boasts its own oval and basketball court along with ample parking and spacious undercover areas.

It’s perfectly situated to be within an easy drive of the major towns of Renmark, Berri, Loxton and Barmera.

Explore Lyrup Flats, part of the Murray River National Park. This encompasses 2,000 hectares along the floodplain on the northern side of the Murray River opposite the township of Lyrup. The park is easily reached by turning off the Sturt Highway just past Berri and continuing down to the river and park entrance.

The area provides wonderful opportunities to birdwatch, fish, camp, moor a boat or walk along the floodplain. Dogs on a leash are allowed in Lyrup Flats National Park.

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