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The Wet Lizard - Not just a place to stay

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights


About the property

A 2 bedroom home in a nice part of town

Stay awhile in Port Pirie and enjoy everything the local area and surrounds have to offer.

In the evenings, relax on the deck

On the edge of the desert and the Southern Flinders Ranges.

The Wet Lizard is a stylish 2 bedroom home with modern facilities and quality furniture. It accommodates up to 5 people with a queen bed in the main bedroom, and 2 king single beds and a single bed in the other.

The facilities include:

Reverse cycle air conditioner

Ceiling fans

Large flat screen TV in lounge

Wall mounted TV in main bedroom

Modern furniture and decor

Outdoor private entertainment deck with water features and tidal ponds (ponds fill only when timer button is pressed)

Outback style BBQ area

Kitchen with full cooking facilities including Gas oven and cooktop, fridge, and microwave oven


WiFi packages available from $10/GB

The Wet Lizard has a maximum capacity of 5 people including all guests and visitors.

We do have a strict "No Parties" policy

Sorry, no pets allowed

No smoking inside

At the end of the day you can sit on the deck to hear the crickets and see the swallows celebrating the day. And, of course, there is the occasional wet lizard (small skink).


a 4 minute drive to The Regional Art Gallery and Tourist Centre.

5 mins to Keith Michelle Theatre.

5 mins to the Bridge To Nowhere. Go across and experience for yourself how it has earned its name.

6 mins to The Smelters Tour

6 mins to the Producers Market held on the 2nd Sunday of each month.

1 hour to Melrose and Mount Remarkable

30 mins to Port Germein, with it's historic jetty built in 1881 with a length of 1676 metres. There is also a great Art Gallery.

20 mins to Port Flinders with restricted access due to tidal conditions.

Just over an hours drive to Port Augusta with the Wadlata Outback Centre, and more.


The weather here is something else again. It is sort of sub-tropical (the palm trees love it) with occasional breezes with a hint of the outback.

The Wet Lizard is a modernised home which formed part of the original farm house of the Williams family. As the town grew the farm land was developed into what is now an inner area of the Port Pirie township.

Please note: We have made the Tidal Ponds as safe as we can, however, adult supervision of children is always required around water.

Cancellation Policy: All money paid, other than the bond, is forfeited unless we are able to relet the dates. If the dates are relet, then only a $100 admin fee will be charged. If partly relet then the amount paid will be proportionately refunded less the $100 admin fee. If you need to cancel please let us know as soon as possible. The more time we have, the better chance of reletting.Payments made through Stayz online bookings are subject to Stayz cancellation policy.

More Details

Helen and Peter Easson
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
19 July, 2018

About Helen and Peter Easson

We are proud to offer The Wet Lizard as short term accommodation in Port Pirie. We enjoy staying in good quality accommodation ourselves, so we make every effort to present the same for others.

We have been offering holiday accommodation for about 5 years and have won the Stayz (now Homeaway) "Peoples Choice Awards" for two of our places. We haven't won an award for this house yet, but we will keep trying :)

Helen and Peter Easson purchased this house in 2003


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Port Pirie South, Australia

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • The Wet Lizard has a maximum capacity of 6 people including all guests and visitors.
  • Please note we also require your postal address, drivers licence no., and car rego within 24 hours of booking. This is for ID purposes only.
  • We do have a strict "No Parties" policy and a "No Pets" policy.
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 3 single bed
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • tennis


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The Wet Lizard - Not just a place to stay
average rating of 4.6875 based on 16 reviews

Fantastic. Quiet comfortable relax.

  • 5 of 5

Had a lovely 3 nights. Would come back in an instant. Want somewhere relaxing, this is it. Thanks Helen and Peter

  • Review Submitted: 22/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice, clean house.

  • 4 of 5

Clean and tidy house. Hosts easy to deal with. Thank you for everything

  • Review Submitted: 02/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely getaway

  • 4 of 5

Lovely little house in Port Pirie. Loved the outdoor area and fountain setting.

The house was very clean and tidy with everything you could need for your stay. Helen and Peter are fantastic to deal with. Floor boards in the hall are bit noisy but this didn't bother us as we were all adults and in bed at the same time. Bathroom was modern and a good size. Only recommendation would be to have an aircon unit in the front lounge as it did get quite warm a few days we were there. Really liked the fans in each room though and enjoyed sleeping with these on. Thank you again, we had a great stay!

  • Review Submitted: 20/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Great property

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed our stay and property was great. Ple nty of room to move and ccomfortable. Getting in the locked gate at night was bit of a hassle, think you need more light on actual key pad as it was hard to see especially when it was raining at the time as well.

  • Review Submitted: 30/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review Chris. It's appreciated. We didn't realise the light at the gate wasn't working. We'll get straight onto it.
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Paralowie, South Australia, Australia

beautiful house

  • 4 of 5

Me and my partner stayed at the wet lizard over the weekend and we had the best time, was so relaxing & we will be spreading the word to all our friends & to try the wet's a must!!

  • Review Submitted: 10/10/2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Very comfortable

  • 5 of 5

I stayed at the Wet Lizard for four nights with three elderly relatives. Apart from some slight difficulty getting up three steps by the back gate, the house was ideal for them. It was very clean and comfortable, the bedding fresh and new, the shower easy to use, and the kitchen very thoughtfully equipped with everything we needed. The water feature is lovely--no sign of a lizard though!

  • Review Submitted: 04/09/2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made

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