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

Full to the brim!!!

Full to the brim tonight! The only time I like to use the word “NO” ………. Looks like our patrons are keen to road test our latest investment, being top of the range PILLOWS we started allocating to rooms today. We can now boast to have not only the newest and the best beds, but also the best and newest…

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Certificate of Excellence – 3 years in a row!

In 2013 we were surprised but proud that we were acknowledged and achieved such a prestigious Industry Award from TRIPADVISOR for “Customer Excellence”, having being voted the Number 1 Motel in Port Augusta South Australia! In 2014 we were humbled to be acknowledged once again for this significant accolade, again for Customer Excellence and again being acknowledged as the ‘Best…

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Seeing strange sculptures? You’re on the right track!

  As you exit Adelaide for the Acacia Ridge Motor Inn here in Port Augusta, you will travel along Port Wakefield Road at Lower Light and you are going to see some strange structures. But this BLOG is just to assure you that you are on the correct path of finding the best accommodation in Port Augusta being my Motel….

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Lambing Season

Lambing Season is well under way here in the Mid North and the weather is Cracker Jack still! Mum, Dad and I went for a drive the other day over to picturesque Quorn and back through Horrocks Pass. Magnificent country side, a must see trip when you travelling through the Flinders Ranges. Mum and Dad don’t get away from the…

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Acacia Ridge Motor Inn – formally Orana

  Some history of the Acacia Ridge Motor Inn formerly known as the Orana Motel, Port Augusta, South Australia. Did you know? The word “Orana” means “Welcome” across several Aboriginal languages. Well it may not surprise you that Andrew and Maria are not the first owners of the best Motel in Port Augusta, but I’ve been doing some digging! That is…

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