YORKE Peninsula Council in South Australia has
installed a variety of new accommodation options and infrastructure
upgrades throughout three of its premier caravan
Projects include new self-contained villa accommodation, outdoor equipment
and landscaping as well upgrades to powered sites at the Marion Bay, Point
Turton and Port Vincent Foreshore caravan parks.
The newly renovated parks will remain at the forefront of the tourism
industry on the peninsula and continue to provide a major contribution to
its tourism economy.
Council chief executive Andrew Cameron said tourism was a critical
economic driver for the region and the upgrades enhanced
"Year on year, our summer occupancy demand continues to outstrip
availability and by providing a variety of accommodation options we are
meeting the needs of all niche markets," he said.
At Marion Bay Caravan Park, four new two-bedroom villas have been
completed, with two being disability compliant.
All villas have a deck with sea views and sleep a maximum of six people.
mountain bike hire, giant chess and
a kangaroo jumper
Outdoor activities at the park include free mountain bike hire including a
fun tandem bike, giant chess and a kangaroo jumper for the little people.
Point Turton Caravan Park has installed three LuxePods which are the first
of their kind built in a caravan park.
Two of them have two bedrooms with the third being a three bedroom/two
bathroom spacious family accommodation.
All are built on the upper level of the park with breathtaking views of
Four new lawned powered sites have also been included on the upper level.
Mountain bikes are available for free hire to tour Point Turton surrounds
or for use on the Walk the Yorke trail.
A luxurious three-bedroom villa has been completed at the Port Vincent
Foreshore Caravan Park.
It is situated on the northern tip of Surveyor Point with a deck
overlooking the spectacular 270-degree views of St Vincent Gulf and the
It sleeps up to eight people and contains a luxury ensuite with spa bath
and a disabled compliant second bathroom.
The eastern caravan sites have been newly landscaped with luxurious lawn.
Activity additions include free mountain bike hire, giant chess,
and a kangaroo jumper.
As a silver award winner at the 2016 SA Tourism Awards and a regular
winner of the YP Tourism Awards Most Outstanding Tourist and Caravan Park,
the Port Vincent Foreshore Caravan Park continues to be a major drawcard
to the region.
Scenic Selfie frames were installed in all three towns last year and have
been extremely popular with both locals and tourists, contributing to
increased marketing of the peninsula.