Woodcutters Cottage (formerly Old Kuitpo Youth Hostel)

Accommodation Option on the Heysen Trail

Woodcutters Cottage
Woodcutters Cottage
Self contained unit/house,
Water Tank
Mapsheet 1D, Mount Cone to Kuitpo Forest
Southern Guidebook, chapter 2, map 9
Kuitpo Forest
Grid ref: 984 992
Longitude: 138.685147
Latitude: -35.229886
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Kuitpo Forest – Head Office

495 Brookman Road / Private Mailbag 2
South Australia 5201


Phone +61 8 8391 8800
From 8am – 4.30pm, Monday to Friday

Forest information office open to visitors
10am – 12pm Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Minimum 2 night stay
Overnight bookings are available between 1 April and 30 November.
Day bookings are available between 1 December and 31 March

$133.00 per day / night (all inclusive - price valid as at 11/7/2021)
2 km from the information centre on Brookman Road (Meadows to Willunga Road). Formerly the Youth Hostel this four room stone cottage, with solar- powered lighting; Two bedrooms, sleeping up to 11 people on five bunk beds (linen not supplied) ; Kitchen with gas cooking, sink, table and chairs (cutlery, crockery and cooking equipment not supplied) ; Lounge Room with slow combustion wood heater and chairs ; Verandah ; Picnic table ; Fire pit ; Rainwater (not suitable for drinking) ; Toilet ; Four horse yards
Maximum occupancy in the exclusive-use area is 20. Booking relates to facility and immediate vicinity of the venue & around designated fire pit only.
Occasionally access to Forest reserves may be restricted. Refer to the Forestry SA webpage to check whether there are any upcoming closures for Kuitpo Forest. https://www.forestrysa.com.au/recreation-mountloftyranges/

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One thought on “Woodcutters Cottage (formerly Old Kuitpo Youth Hostel)

  1. Passed through 12/5/22. Checked the water tanks at Tinjella Hut 250m south. Tank at hut has very discoloured water due to leaves in the gutters, but the tank at the adjacent toilet has clear water and is 100 percent full.

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