Spring is a pretty magical time and is definitely in our top four favourite seasons at Woodhouse.
The temperatures start to rise and the days become longer. After the cold winter, the plants and trees start to blossom and flower and some new faces start to appear as many of our fury residents have their babies.
The cool (generally dryer) nights are prime for sitting around a campfire and roasting some marshmallows and the milder weather makes for some ideal camping conditions too.
SPRING TIME AT WOODHOUSE IS PERFECT FOR...
Sitting on 54 hectares of undulating gum-tree studded countryside, understandably, Woodhouse is home to all sorts of wonderful creatures. Venture around the property and don't forget to look up! You're sure to find a koala, maybe even with a joey in its pouch. Explore the Wetlands and Cox's Creek... what can you find in there? Can you spot the possums as the sun goes down - or the kangaroos as the sun rises?
What's so special about Spring? Counting how many animals with new born babies can you find!
Woodhouse ‘kids only’ Day Camps offer a different theme each day so you can book in for 1 day, 3 days or all 9, knowing that each day there will be something new for your 5-13 year old to discover all while exploring the 54 hectare natural wonderland!
If the promise of a full day of adventure, just 10 minutes up the freeway, isn't enough... we've put together another 10 compelling arguments as to why a Day Camp at Woodhouse is so beneficial to your child's development. Click here to check it out!
What's so special about Spring? Get the best of both worlds with the milder weather. It's warm enough to whizz down a hill on an giant ice-block, but not so warm that you don't want to sit around a campfire!
Bring the family for a Day Activity Pass: test yourself on the famous Woody's Challenge Hill obstacle course, and spend the rest of the day relaxing in the majestic grounds, or enjoying one of the many other activities on offer, including Disc Golf, the Labyrinth, Tube Slides (slides open weekends only, even in the school holidays, though private group bookings can be pre-arranged at an additional fee) orienteering courses, and hiking trails.
What's so special about Spring? Idyllic temperatures for outdoor adventures means you can be active without working up too much of a sweat. Need to warm up? Take a walk up Challenge Hill (or drag Tube up the Tube Slide return)!
There are numerous un-powered camping areas, complete with shared campfire circles and adjacent Basecamps which have been fitted with deluxe creature comforts including toilets, hot showers, hand dryers, vanity mirrors and power points for your hairdryer.
Shared dining halls provide shelter, tables and seating, sink and BBQ facilities.
ANNNND your camping fee also includes access to all the awesome onsite activities listed above. Check out our TOP 10 REASONS to camp at Woodhouse.
What's so special about Spring? You have a much lower chance of being rained out and, as fire ban season won't start til mid-late November, you have almost all of Spring to enjoy camping at its finest. Early risers may find some kangaroos bouncing across the big green fields!
3 rustic cabins provide a peaceful, tranquil setting for a couples getaway or family adventure. Get unplugged from your devices and reconnect with nature - and each other!
Small in size but bursting with opportunities you can relax in the family room and connect over a board game or sit out on the grass and indulge in some nature craft.
What's so special about Spring? Night walks. Grab the torch and go on an adventure to find the nocturnal creatures who sleep during the day and come out to play when the sun goes down.
Woodhouse offers the perfect base to discover the beautiful Adelaide Hills.
The world famous Heysen Trail passes through the property and hikers can walk in either direction to explore this stunning region. Maps are available from the office.