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Riverlands

The Riverland is a couple of hours from Adelaide, and perfectly located for a few days of rest and relaxation while you travel between South Australia and the eastern states. There's a good reason why nearly half of South Australia's wine grapes (and 90 per cent of our oranges, stone fruits and nuts) are grown in the Riverland.

Cruise among great little riverside towns in your own floating home during a Riverland holiday.

Stop for a round of golf at some of the best courses in South Australia; or explore charming pioneer villages and internationally renowned bird sanctuaries before getting down to the serious business of food and wine.

Riverland Wine and Food,Known as the engine room of Australia's wine industry, the Riverland has a growing reputation for premium and boutique wines. Taste the variety at cellar doors including Hardy's, Berri Estates (the southern hemisphere's largest winery and distillery), Simeon and Angove's, plus smaller operations such as Burk Salter Wines at Blanchetown and Bonneyview Wines at Barmera.

On the food front, you can taste stone fruits, citrus and almonds at roadside produce stalls throughout the region, or look out for great outlet centres like Berri Direct in Berri.

Paddle a canoe into the backwaters of the Murray at the Loch Luna Game Reserve or Katarapko Creek in the Murray River National Park. They're ideal canoeing holiday spots for novice paddlers and families. And at Chowilla Creek, near Renmark, you can paddle into three states (South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales) in one day. Pick up a canoe trail brochure at local visitor information centres.

Murray River (SATC)


Riverlands: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Pines Loxton Historic House and Garden, The


Built in 1909, this historic six room sandstone villa and its contents were bequeathed to the people of Loxton in 2002 for display and entertainment purposes.

The wide driveway lined with mature pine trees makes a welcoming entrance; opening up to spacious gardens of roses, hibiscus and other assorted plants, as well as a lawn area. There is a covered breezeway between the house and kitchen that is used for a variety of community events and functions.

The contents of the house have remained untouched and represent a snapshot of the grand lifestyle lived by Ella Amalia Kingdon and her parents Heine and Mary Thiele. Tours of the house are available on Sundays at 2pm or by appointment for larger groups. Afternoon teas are also available.

The property is becoming well known as a function centre for wedding ceremonies, fine dining and family celebration events.




18 Henry Street
Loxton, SA, 5333

Located 8.2K from Riverlands

The Village, Historic Loxton


The Village, Loxton has an aura of old world charm. When entering The Village you will feel like you have been transported back to the late 1890s when the Loxton township was just being developed.

Foundations for The Village were laid in the 1970s when the Loxton National Trust branch built a pug and pine replica of 'Loxton's Hut' - there are now over 45 fully furnished buildings and sites depicting and preserving the history and the way early settlers lived. Several buildings are home to the 1956 Murray River Flood exhibition, an amazing collection of photos showing the heartbreak and destruction left when the banks of The Murray overflowed!

The whole family will enjoy The Village, let parents and grandparents reminisce whilst children learn how those before them once lived.




Allen Hosking Drive
Loxton, SA, 5333

Located 8.3K from Riverlands

Loxton Pioneer Playground


A modern, creative and exciting play space offering loads of fun for children of all ages and abilities. Do you love to climb? The challenging paddle steamer net provides just one way to reach the slippery dip at the top of the 9 metre high cubby. Who doesn't love to spin and slide?
You'll discover slippery dips, carousels and spinners for all ages and abilities. Think you're fast? Hold on tight as you speed along the cable ride. Expand your imagination as you play on the wide assortment of play equipment or race around the Explorer Track on your bike or scooter as you imagine you're a racing car driver.
The area is fully fenced and provides picnic tables, benches, shelters, toilets, lawns and free BBQ's. Families can enjoy a perfect break while children enjoy an awesome play experience.
Open 7 days and it's free.
Adjacent to the Cross of Sacrifice on the lawns between Kokoda Tce and Tobruk Tce, Loxton




Kokoda Tce
Loxton, SA, 5333

Located 8.8K from Riverlands

Loxton Community Conservation and Heritage Park


This community project features an early homestead ruin, diverse native plants, manicured lawns, garden beds and ornamental fruit trees. The park collectively depicts Loxton's development from its early settlement through to today. A meandering 800-metre walk through the park enables you to explore the history more closely. View 16 incredible tree carvings, including a frill-necked lizard, sulphur-crested cockatoo, goanna, eagle and a possum.




Bookpurnong Tce (in the median strip)
Loxton, SA, 5333

Located 8.8K from Riverlands

Loxton's Tree of Knowledge


View at a glance how severely a high river can affect this region. By studying the high river levels on the trunk of this magnificent old river red gum, you can begin to understand the cycles and impact of the Murray River system. Be sure to look up high at the 1956 flood level.




Grant Schubert Drive,
Lions Park
Loxton, SA, 5333

Located 8.9K from Riverlands

Loxton Tree sculptures


Lopped Aleppo Pine trees provided the opportunity for the trunks to be sculptured into public art. Riverland artist Tim Baulderstone was commissioned to carve the sculptures, shaping and carving the trunks with a chainsaw and an angle grinder. Year 9 art students from Loxton High School were given a particular tree to design, with the brief being native animals, flora or fauna. Designs, concepts and clay models were created prior to carving. Wander the path through the conservation park and see for yourself these 16 incredible tree carvings, including a frill-necked lizard, sulphur-crested cockatoo, goanna, eagle and a possum.




Bookpurnong Terrace
Loxton, SA, 5333

Located 9.1K from Riverlands

Loveday Rally Driving


Have you ever wanted to feel what it is like to race a rally car. Our Turbo WRX drive is an experience of a lifetime. Fly around the 1.2k track with our instructor teaching you all the rally secrets you need to know. This will be a drive you will never forget




1000 Caddy Rd Barmera
Barmera, SA, 5345

Located 9.3K from Riverlands

Riverlands: Events

Loxton Christmas Lights Festival


Loxton Christmas Lights is a celebration of Christmas enjoyed by locals and visitors to the Riverland.
Street decorations (including a 10-metre high rope light Christmas Tree on the main roundabout), fireworks, a Christmas Tree Festival and 'Christmas Wonderland' are features which help create a magical world of colour and lights.
Festival goers enjoy more than 400 paintings and coloured light displays on 'Santa's Walk' which illuminates a cluster of streets in the town.
The festival commences with 'Light Up Day' on the last Saturday in November and continues until December 31 each year. The festival attracts thousands of visitors to the region to enjoy a wide range of activities to help capture the spirit of Christmas.


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6 Pfitzner Crescent,
C/o Loxton Waikerie Council
Loxton, SA, 5333

Located 7.8K from Riverlands

2018 Loxton Show


The 99th Loxton Show is held over two days on the October long weekend each year. There will be exhibits from all over the Riverland. It brings people of all ages together to celebrate the agricultural and horticultural heritage of the region. The Show caters for its patrons with many exciting sights, including livestock, grain and fodder, handicrafts, gardening, competitions, vintage machinery, speciality trade sites, sideshows, live entertainers and show rides.


Event Dates
2018
      30th Sep
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Bookpurnong Terrace
Loxton, SA, 5333

Located 8.4K from Riverlands

Riverlands: Travel Tips

Loxton Visitor Information Centre


Call in, or contact the Loxton Visitor Information Centre for information on the wonderful Riverland region - collect copies of brochures, guides and maps to help you discover all there is to see and do.

Browse the range of souvenirs, gift lines and local produce and chat with friendly, local staff and volunteers.




43 Bookpurnong Terrace
Loxton, SA, 5333

Located 8.6K from Riverlands

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