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243 Cliff View Road, Walker Flat, South Australia 5238 Australia
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Aruma offers Australia's most unique Murray River lifestyle!* Located at Walker Flat, just over an hour’s drive from Adelaide, on one of the most idyllic and spectacular spots on the Murray River* Great family holiday right on the banks of the Mighty Murray!! *Boat Ramp* 220 metres of river frontage* 16.2 Hectares* Magnificent lawns* Playground* Tennis court with Lights* Solar heated Swimming pool* Bring your Ski Boat * Jet Ski * Tinny * Canoe * Fishing Rod * or just a book to read!! The choice is yours! *Luxury houses or basic shacks * sleep from 6 to 12 guests* Beds made up and bath towels provided* No Pets allowed*
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Free parking
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Canoeing
Game room
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
BBQ facilities
Non-smoking hotel
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Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Saltwater pool
Hiking
Skiing
Tennis court
Water park
Fishing
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Self-serve laundry
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Refrigerator
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Mr_Lucky_PS wrote a review Apr 2020
Phnom Penh7 contributions3 helpful votes
A very beautiful location, consists of different houses in different states of repair, so be careful which you choose. i stayed in Shack 5, an unrenovated dilapidated house. No soap or shampoo provided and quite downmarket for the price. No restaurants nearby so it's self-catering only. Could have done with soap, matches for the stove (the ignition switches didnt work), a wiping cloth to wipe down surfaces and instructions for the tv box. Shack 5 is not good value. On the plus side, reception were very considerate and helpful, it's very spacious and the aircon works well. Bedding also clean and comfortable. It is in a lovely spot.
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Date of stay: March 2020
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Room Tip: Dont stay in Shack 5.
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Katrina Sorokov... M wrote a review Feb 2018
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After spending $560pn on the Indulgence and the bad experience we have had. I would NOT recommend this place. Upon arrival, we found a pair of men underwear and a clump of hair in the downstairs laundry bin. No hand towels what so ever, no tiny bar of soap to wash your hands. Downstairs bed was had coils springing out of it and was sooooo uncomfortable. Kitchen utencils were sub standard for a $560pn house. We were prepared to let this all go as we just wanted to enjoy our holiday. Until we got an email 1 week after departing,saying that the back of the TV remote was missing and our BOND would get deducted. I was in shock that we would get charged for a piece of plastic. Im sure the back of the remote is somewhere in the house. I expressed that I want a cleaning fee for cleaning up the mens underwear and hair that was left in the laundry and they refused. Totally un reasonable people to deal with and this place IS NOT WORTH THE MONEY.
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Date of stay: January 2018
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Response from DaveHartley, Front Office Manager at Aruma River Resort
Responded 7 Feb 2018
Sorry to hear you had some problems during your stay, as per phone discussions, if you had have contacted the caretakers at Aruma as all correspondence encourages you to, the issues could have been fixed at the time - its a little late for us (or the care takers) to do anything a week after you departed. I assure you if we could have just bought the "bit of plastic" for the remote we would have, but it does require a whole new remote to be purchased so the next guest has the correct equipment to enjoy their stay at Aruma River Resort. We are always disappointed to hear when guests didn't enjoy a visit to us, It is one of the reasons Aruma has full time caretakers is to ensure everyone has a good experience there, your comments will be forwarded onto the owner of the individual home as feed back. regards Dave
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squirrell940 wrote a review Dec 2017
Adelaide, Australia5 contributions
I booked the River House for a week end for a friend's week end away. It was one of the best trips I have ever organised. From the moment we got there the friendly care takers did all they could to ensure we enjoyed our stay. The house was huge and we were able to fit in everyone comfortably. For those of us who bought their kids there was plenty for them to do . My son Jack caught a large fish on the pontoon near our cabin which impressed us all . Just quietly I told him he didn't need to bring the fish filleting knife as he wouldn't catch anything and he proved me dead wrong with that impressive catch. The house had a fabulous view of the river and all the amenities to be able to cater comfortably for a group of people. The BBQ came in handy quiet a few times. Overall we left after having a relaxing few days socializing and catching up with friends. We had lunch at the Pretoria hotel on our way home which was amazing and with the voucher supplied in our deal extremely affordable as well as delicious. We couldn't fault the resort and having such friendly accommodating care takers ensuring we were having good time leaves me only one word to describe the experience- Amazing.
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Date of stay: November 2017
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Trip type: Travelled
Room Tip: Go for the house as it has a great view of the river
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Carey P wrote a review Dec 2017
Adelaide, Australia12 contributions14 helpful votes
The property was in the most amazing location,on the most beautiful grounds- with a superb pool and tennis court. We knew that we were booked into a Villa that was not renovated, but were surprised to find just how badly it needed an upgrade- (especially for the cost) Although the property was very clean, with crisp white sheets etc- the state of the building was extremely disappointing! (We found mice droppings in the cutlery drawers and on the plates and bowls) However, the care takers were fabulous and couldn’t do enough for us!
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Date of stay: December 2017Trip type: Travelled
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baileybuggins wrote a review Nov 2017
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My husband and I just spent 2 nights at Aruma Resort n absolutely love this place. The 3 greatest things about Aruma is the location right on the River, the pristine grounds/facilities and the Caretakers Nikki and Donald. You guys are so lovely and helpful and made sure you looked after everyone so that all Visitors enjoyed their holiday. Thanks Nikki for helping me save "Murray" the cockatoo x Erica & Joe
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Date of stay: November 2017Trip type: Travelled
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Response from DaveHartley, Booking agent at Aruma River Resort
Responded 30 Nov 2017
Pleased you enjoyed your stay, the river and Don and Nikki! they are certainly a asset to Aruma regards Dave
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Christine O wrote a review Nov 2017
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This resort was fantastic. Luxury in the middle of nowhere. My family of six, stayed in the indulgence house. The place was immaculate. The views were perfect, the grounds and house was clean and modern and there was always something to do. The care takers Nikki and Donald, are really what made this place even more special. They were so kind and helpful. We brought our first speed boat for this trip. And Don helped with everything to really make us feel comfortable out in the boat. Even getting in the boat with us and showed us the best skiing spots. And Nikki, you are a treasure. My son Levi is still raving on about you. We will definitely be back. Thanks for a lovely get away :-)
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Date of stay: November 2017Trip type: Travelled
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Response from DaveHartley, Booking agents at Aruma River Resort
Responded 30 Nov 2017
Thank you for the comments and feedback - we will pass the comments on, hope you and your family enjoy the new boat - a family that plays together stays together - enjoy - and hope to see you back at Aruma sometime soon. regards Dave
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KathyWill12 wrote a review Oct 2017
Adelaide, Australia1 contribution
Our family of twelve people had a fantastic long weekend at Aruma Ski Resort. We stayed in the Executive house which was extremely comfortable with amazing balcony views of river. Great amenities and the whole resort is fantastically looked after by caretakers Nikki and Don. Wonderfully friendly people who go out of their way to make your stay special. Would not hesitate to recommend a visit to Aruma. Thanks Nikki and Don. Kathy W
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Date of stay: September 2017
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Response from DaveHartley, Booking agents at Aruma River Resort
Responded 30 Nov 2017
Great to hear you enjoyed your stay at Aruma in the Executive house - i will make sure your comments are passed on - thanks for taking the time to send us your thoughts and comments regards Dave
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Tabatha J wrote a review Sept 2017
Adelaide, Australia5 contributions9 helpful votes
We stayed at the river house for 3 nights as part of a Groupon deal and were very impressed . The house was basic but very clean and well appointed and perfect for our group of 7 , also in a great spot near the river . We used the fire pit each night and the facilities and grounds were amazing - credit to to Don and Nikki who could not have been more warm and welcoming to us . We used the Pretoria hotel meal voucher that was included the deal and we all enjoyed our meals , we all had a great and relaxing few days away and being on the river is always amazing
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Date of stay: September 2017
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Room Tip: The river house doesn't have the views of the houses higher up but it puts you right on the...
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Response from DaveHartley, Booking agent at Aruma River Resort
Responded 30 Nov 2017
Great to hear you enjoyed your visit to Aruma, thank you for taking the time to send us your thoughts and comments - appreciated Dave
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barbhut wrote a review Sept 2017
Adelaide, Australia1 contribution
We rented one of the older shacks and this needed upgrading, particularly the kitchen. Very comfortable beds, good airconditioning, etc. The caretakers, Don and Nikki, were very helpful and an asset to this complex. The grounds are immaculate and a credit to Don. They created a good impression driving into the complex.
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Date of stay: September 2017
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Room Tip: All shacks have a great view of the River Murray and the beautiful grounds.l
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Response from DaveHartley, Booking Agents at Aruma River Resort
Responded 30 Nov 2017
Thanks for your feed back, understand the comments about the kitchens, as you would have seen we have different levels of accomodation/shacks at Aruma aiming to cater for all levels of guests - there is also a lot of memories in those original shacks for people who used to be involved when it was "Sabaruma" many years ago. I will certainly pass on your comments about the grounds, and about Don and Nikki to them and the owners regards Dave
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Janet G wrote a review Sept 2017
Adelaide, Australia9 contributions
We had a fantastic weekend here with family ...the resort itself is great...view is amazing...family enjoyed tennis and basketball....it was too cold for the pool Our accommodation was truly better than we could of imagined...we all had a fantastic time together and really didnt need to leave the house... What made our stay truly special were Nikki and Donald From the moment we arrived when they came outside to greet us....nothing was too much trouble for them....friendly ....considerate and very helpful I thoroughly recommend a visit to Aruma I have never stayed in a place where it felt so much like home ... Thanks Nikki and Donald
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Date of stay: September 2017Trip type: Travelled
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Response from HurleyHotelGroup, Owner at Aruma River Resort
Responded 11 Sept 2017
Thank you for you fabulous review - have passed on to Donald and Nikki
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Frequently Asked Questions about Aruma River Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Aruma River Resort?
Nearby attractions include Forster Lookout (3.6 km) and Len Kroehn Lookout (6.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Aruma River Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, free parking, and kids activities.
Which room amenities are available at Aruma River Resort?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Aruma River Resort?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Aruma River Resort?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Aruma River Resort?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Aruma River Resort?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.