The Dutchmans Stern Homestead & Shearer's Quarters

National Park - South Australia


The bluff known as the Dutchmans Stern, located 10km north east of Quorn, is a prominent landmark. Home to a host of plants and animals, the Dutchmans Stern Conservation Park has plenty of walking trails to explore the rugged landscape.

Make your way to the summit via the Dutchmans Stern hiking trail. The summit offers spectacular views of Spencer Gulf, surrounding ranges and the Willochra Plain. The Heysen Trail also winds its way through the park.

For a unique experience, stay overnight in a classic 1950s Australian homestead or shearers’ quarters. The Dutchmans Stern Homestead and Shearers’ Quarters are self-contained buildings situated against a stunning mountain backdrop.

Book online  to reserve up to 12 month in advance

Dutchmans Stern Homestead (two bedroom with lounge & kitchen, sleeps six)

This spacious homestead is self-contained and sleeps up to six people. It features a fully-furnished kitchen, living room and two bedrooms. After a day of enjoying the park, relax on the front verandah which overlooks the rugged landscape.

You will need to provide own linen, pillows, towels and tea-towels. Crockery, cutlery and kitchen utensils are supplied.

Shearers’ Quarters (three bedroom with lounge & kitchen, sleeps nine)

This rustic building sleeps up to nine people and includes three bedrooms and a large combined living and dining room. The views through the glass doors in the main bedroom provide an impressive vista of the ranges and the bluff - a prominent landmark in the park.

Facilities include toilets, showers, cooking facilities, heating, barbeque and a fridge. Please bring your own linen.

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Shearers Quarters $178.00
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Homestead $152.00
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