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Mawson Lakes: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Planetarium - University Of South Australia


Visit the Adelaide Planetarium and take a guided tour of the universe!

Observe a spectacular projection of the Milky Way and the Magellanic Clouds, as seen from the southern hemisphere and without interference from weather and unwanted light, onto an eight metre dome. An experienced lecturer guides you through the solar system, and indicates the various planets and stars.

The Planetarium seats 45, and can be booked by schools or groups by arrangement. Public sessions are held on the first and third Saturday of each month.




Mawson Lakes Campus - Uni SA,
P Building
Mawson Lakes, SA, 5095

Located 0.6K from Mawson Lakes

Pooraka Sunday Market


The Pooraka Sunday Market comes alive from 6am every Sunday of the year. You can start your day off with a delicious bacon and egg roll or fresh coffee and hot donuts before marvelling through the many different stalls available. Stalls are under cover in one large location and there are many more outside.

You can purchase fresh fruit and vegetables at affordable prices and bargain bakery items including bread, pies, pasties, donuts and berlina buns. There are many second hand and pre-owned items for sale including furniture, car parts, lamps, rugs, antiques and electrical items. There are also new items like sporting clothing at unbelievable prices, jeans, fashion accessories, bric-a-brac, art and craft including folk art, woodwork and so much more.

Come along and see for yourself, it is a great way to spend a Sunday morning.





Diagonal Road
Pooraka, SA, 5095

Located 2.0K from Mawson Lakes

Classic Jets Fighter Museum


The Classic Jets Fighter Museum houses a permanent collection of jet aircraft built between 1950 and 1980 and flown by the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) and Royal Australian Navy (RAN).

Other aircraft from the RAAF are also on display together with engines, flight suits, photographs and an excellent display of historical aviation artefacts in well-lit cabinets.

View the museum's restored Mirage III, A3-16; as well as the museums extremely rare and well-preserved Second World War P38 Lockheed Lightning fighter aircraft.

View the recently restored P39 Airacobra and the recently commenced restoration of a Pacific War F4U-1 Corsair Fighter Aircraft.

Walk through and touch the historic RAAF and RAN jet fighter aircraft, see first-hand the equipment and artefacts, view the restoration projects and you are even welcome to sit in the cockpit of the DH Sea Venom WZ-939, feeling the cramped confines of a real jet fighter aircraft.
Group tours are by appointment only.




Hanger 52 Anderson Drive
Parafield Airport, SA, 5106

Located 3.2K from Mawson Lakes

Gepps Cross Treasure Market


The Gepps Cross Treasure Market is a great alternative to garage sales so bring your goods along and sell them at the Mainline Drive In, Gepps Cross.

The market offers a variety of goods both second hand and new plus fruit and vegetable stalls.

Canteen facilities are available where you can get a snack.

Sellers set up from 5.30am, stalls and trestle tables available for hire.




588 Main North Road
Gepps Cross, SA, 5094

Located 3.8K from Mawson Lakes

Cobbler Creek Recreation Park


Explore the open grassy woodlands of Cobbler Creek by bike and on foot, using the 17km network of shared-use, sustainable trails. These purpose-built trails are perfect for beginner and intermediate riders, with a couple of sections that will give even the most experienced of riders a thrill.

The trails take you to peaceful River Red Gum lined creeks, woodlands echoing with bird calls, and ridge tops with views across the Adelaide plains to the International Bird Sanctuary on Gulf St Vincent. You might see birds of prey like the Black-shouldered Kite hunting over the open grasslands, or catch a glimpse of the Red-rumped Parrot nesting in Mallee-box tree hollows.

Nestled between Golden Grove and Salisbury, this park is a fantastic introduction to the bush, a peaceful place to unwind from city life, a popular destination for walkers, and an adventure for budding mountain bike riders




Bridge Road
Salisbury East, SA, 5109

Located 5.8K from Mawson Lakes

Marra Dreaming


Marra Dreaming is an Aboriginal Community organisation located in Salisbury, South Australia, and approximately 20 kilometres north of the Adelaide General Post Office. Marra Dreaming produces a wide range of contemporary Indigenous Australian art including: jewellery, hand-painted ceramic items both beautiful and useful, decorated eggs, traditional woven baskets and mats, silk scarves in a glorious rainbow of colours and children's resources, including jigsaw puzzles, which are works of art in themselves being reproductions of original dot paintings.

Artists work in residence at Marra Dreaming, and visitors may observe them creating. Our on-site retail outlet allows us to showcase the work of both established and emerging artists including limited numbers of boomerangs, didgeridoos and paintings on canvas. Marra Murrangga Kumangka means, "hands work together" in the Kaurna language (pronounced Gar-nu) and this is the ethos of our organisation. Come and visit soon.




22 Commercial Road
Salisbury, SA, 5108

Located 6.1K from Mawson Lakes

Studio Potters SA


Studio Potters SA is ideal for finding handcrafted gifts and offers a showcase of member's work - functional, decorative and sculptural.

The exceptionally high standard includes the work of award-winning artists. Two major exhibitions are held each year. Classes are available and new members are welcome.

Visitors are welcome to ask to view our workshop facilities. Enquiries during gallery shop hours, which are Wednesday to Saturday, 12pm to 4pm.




1 Fourth Avenue
Klemzig, SA, 5087

Located 7.2K from Mawson Lakes

Mawson Lakes: Events

Fork @ Summer Garden Festival


Fork on the Road is partnering with the Tea Tree Gully Council to put on a massive day of music, craft drinks and food trucks in Civic Park in Modbury.




North East Road
Modbury, SA, 5092

Located 5.7K from Mawson Lakes

Seams Old and Friends Adelaide Vintage Market


The bi annual Seams Old and Friends Vintage Fashion event is on again at Beefacres Hall. Lovers of vintage and antique clothing will find the hall full of over one hundred years of fabulous vintage. From ridiculously small waisted Victorian gowns to big shouldered 'Dallas' jackets from the Eighties. As well as fashion there is fashion accessories, textiles, fashion and other books, fashion ephemera, lace, vintage children's wear and so much more for the Adelaide 'fashionista'.


Event Dates
2017
      4th Mar
      5th Mar


10 Pittwater Drive
Windsor Gardens, SA, 5087

Located 6.5K from Mawson Lakes

Orchestral Favourites at Golden Grove


More than 100 young musicians take to the stage as the Adelaide Youth Sinfonia and Adelaide Youth Wind Orchestra present an exciting concert of orchestral masterpieces.

Adelaide Youth Wind Orchestra - Al Kidney Conductor
Adelaide Youth Sinfonia - Minas Berberyan Conductor


Event Dates
2017
      10th Sep


The Golden Way
Golden Grove, SA, 5125

Located 7.2K from Mawson Lakes

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