Habel’s Bend

Natural Attractions

This sharp right-angled bend in the river is named after local pioneering farmer Emil Wilhelm Habel who settled just a few hundred metres downstream in the 1890s with his family. The bend is a popular fishing spot and visitors may spot a pair of the region’s River Red Chairs at the base of the Heaven cliff walking trail. The nearby Habel’s Landing – visible directly downstream on the left – is a popular houseboat mooring spot. Historical Habel’s Homestead – now a private home – stands proudly overlooking the landing.


Family Friendly Lookouts Pet Friendly Picnic Area


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There are two sealed boat ramps, plus a pontoon.

Loxton Boat Ramp Reserve

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The garden

Allen Hosking Memorial Garden

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Habel’s Bend

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Paddle Steamer Cubby

Loxton Pioneer Playground

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An overview board, which details all of the topics covered, is an ideal place to start the

Loxton District History Boards

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Free campsites are available along the riverfront.

Milich’s Landing and Daisy Bates Reserve

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