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Stranded

STRANDED NEVER ABANDONED! It was 3AM when Maria answered the phone. “HARO. PEAS! JAPAN PEAS! ALP” Yep some tru blu Japanese Tourists in Distress. Their car had broken down, they were stranded in Port Augusta, tired and alone. But our guests need not worry. When everybody else was sleeping we were doing our job – taking care of our guests….

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Geoffs Room

Meet Geoff ! This is Geoff and his son Ben. Geoff has been a guest at the Acacia Ridge Motor Inn for the last 5 years! Yep, he runs a very successful business here in Port Augusta and travels up from Adelaide every Sunday Night and checks himself in to his room (which we have renamed “Geoff’s Room” as we…

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Fast Feet, Fabulous Food and Fury New Friends!

Fast Feet! Wow what a weekend! Maria and Andrew were run off their feet last weekend. Saturday Night was huge! The Acacia Ridge Motor Inn crew were in top form catering for the biggest coach group of the year! Pichi Richi is in full swing, the Coach Group were all in for Dinner Saturday night after experiencing a magnificent day…

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Digger the Gnome

Digger the Gnome

Port Augusta- Home away for Gnome When John “JJ” Jarvis, an Acacia Ridge Motor Inn frequent flyer had his gnome stolen. JJ wasn’t prepared for the trauma of the loss of his gnome “Digger”. Poor JJ has had to suffer ransom note, and humiliating photo’s of Digger for over 6 long years. Well Gnome on TV In fact, TV’s prime…

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Matrics stars slept soundly after Port Augusta win!

Matrics deserve good night’s sleep! We all need a good night’s sleep, and champion Netball team, Matrics deserved it after their game against Phoenix.  They came away with a good win. They emerged victors by 20 goals over their fierce rivals. The game was played in Port Augusta as the State Premier Netball Competition headed to the country. It was great…

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Port Augusta Goodbyes Polish Posse

This morning we said Good Bye to these guys who have been staying at the Acacia Ridge Motor Inn since July 6th last year.  Ahhhhh yep 2015… They are all the way from Poland and have been constructing/welding the Boiler Tanks at Sundrop Farm here in SA at Port Augusta. A boom for the town and the region economically. Tomorrow will be an unusual day for…

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Crows Challenge 2016

Crows Challenge AFL Premierships are hard to win. It’s been 18 years since Diesel Dog and his hound pack celebrated the Crows last premiership. So Diesel decided to devise the winning formula. It starts here in Port Augusta! Note to PAFC members: Port Adelaide will be disappointed that this winning way is NOT available to them. Sorry, but my mind…

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Movie Review: Last Ride

Ideal Location Port Augusta – the Jewel of the North – is renowned for the beautiful Flinders Ranges, the Cultana Ranges, the rugged scrub land. It is also the ideal location to produce a Movie! One of those Movies produced right here in Port Augusta was the “Last Ride” . The Story starts with.. The movie is about a 10 year old…

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Leukemia Foundation Aussie Muscle Car Run!

Not often you get $5 Million Dollars of cars in your driveway, but Wednesday last week we did. The Leukemia Foundation Muscle Car Fundraising event spent two days in Port Augusta and we were elated that they chose to stay at the Acacia Ridge Motor Inn, not only for the secure facilities that we have, but for the A1 customer…

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“Port Augusta’s Top Dog – Diesel – was digging up his favourite bone and found this alleged relic.