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History Month

Loxton Historical Village

Historical Sites and Heritage Locations

Distance from: 6.3 kms | Price from: $6.00

The Village, Loxton has an aura of old world charm. When entering The Village you will feel like you have...

The grassy riverfront area is dotted with large gum trees.

Loxton Apex Park

Natural Attractions Parks and Gardens

Distance from: 6.4 kms | Price from: Free

This grassed area, with barbecue and shaded seating areas is a popular picnic spot for locals and visitors. The riverfront...

Berri Lookout Tower

Berri Lookout Tower

Landmarks and Buildings

Distance from: 15.3 kms | Price from: Free

The Berri Lookout Tower has been formed by converting a disused town water tower into a lookout. Wander up the...

There are two sealed boat ramps, plus a pontoon.

Loxton Boat Ramp Reserve

Natural Attractions Sports and Recreation Facilities

Distance from: 6.8 kms | Price from: Free

The town boat ramp and pontoon is a popular launch spot for watersports and swimmers. There are two sealed ramps...

The large white stone cairn sits proudly at the end of East Terrace.

Sturt Memorial

Landmarks and Buildings Natural Attractions

Distance from: 6.3 kms | Price from: Free

Standing tall at the end of East Terrace, this large white stone cairn marks Captain Charles Sturt's passing through the...

Hawdon and Bonney

Hawdon and Bonney Obelisk Barmera

Landmarks and Buildings

Distance from: 24.2 kms | Price from: Free

This was erected to commemorate the overland journey of Hawdon & Bonney in 1838. They were the first pioneers to...

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

Loxton District History Boards

Historical Sites and Heritage Locations

Distance from: 6.3 kms | Price from: Free

A pictorial history of Loxton and the surrounding district is showcased on 27 large double-sided boards lining a paved walkway...

The small cemetery was used prior to the opening of the Bookpurnong Lutheran Church.

Kaesler Landing Cemetery

Historical Sites and Heritage Locations Landmarks and Buildings

Distance from: 3.5 kms | Price from: Free

This small fenced cemetery was used prior to the opening of the nearby Bookpurnong Lutheran Church Cemetery and contains a...

The large hill is a favourite feature of the track.

Loxton BMX Track

Sports and Recreation Facilities

Distance from: 7.7 kms | Price from: Free

This off road track can be accessed from the main road (Bookpurnong Terrace) near the town's lawn tennis courts and...

The playground has plenty of shade.

Hilbig Street Playground

Sports and Recreation Facilities

Distance from: 7.3 kms | Price from: Free

This small shaded playground sits in the middle of one of the town's most popular Christmas lights display streets, along...

Free campsites are available along the riverfront.

Milich’s Landing and Daisy Bates Reserve

Historical Sites and Heritage Locations Natural Attractions Parks and Gardens

Distance from: 12.0 kms | Price from: Free

Pioneering midwife Ernstine Pauline Milich helped deliver more than 200 babies in the 1900s, including 14 of her own children....

The monument was unveiled at the official opening of the Loxton Irrigation Area in 1949.

Loxton Irrigation Area momument

Historical Sites and Heritage Locations

Distance from: 3.1 kms | Price from: Free

This monument marks the official opening of the Loxton Irrigation Area by then Premier of South Australia Thomas Playford on...

Anzac Centenary Cros

Anzac Centenary Cross

Landmarks and Buildings

Distance from: 24.2 kms | Price from: Not Available

The Anzac Centenary Cross memorial is a project by the Berri Barmera Council in recognition of the Anzac Centenary 2015,...

It is believed the tree stands at the site of William Loxton

Loxton’s Pepper Tree

Historical Sites and Heritage Locations Landmarks and Buildings Natural Attractions Parks and Gardens

Distance from: 6.4 kms | Price from: Free

There is more than one version of the 'pepper tree story'. However, it is possible this tree was planted in...

Eagle tree sculpture

Loxton Tree sculptures

Parks and Gardens

Distance from: 7.0 kms | Price from: Free

Lopped Aleppo Pine trees provided the opportunity for the trunks to be sculptured into public art. Riverland artist Tim Baulderstone...

Reserve Sign

Wilabalangaloo Reserve

Historical Sites and Heritage Locations Parks and Gardens Zoos, Sanctuaries, Aquariums and Wildlife Parks

Distance from: 18.6 kms | Price from: Free

Wilabalangaloo Reserve helps to conserve plants, birds, animals and insects of particular conservation significance. Managed solely as a native reserve...

Vietnam Veteran Monument

Riverland Vietnam War Veterans & Post World War Two Memorial

Historical Sites and Heritage Locations Landmarks and Buildings

Distance from: 16.0 kms | Price from: Free

Riverland Vietnam War Veterans and Post World War Two monument commemorates those who have served in previous conflicts. The memorial...

Glassey Park Construction

Alan Glassey Park

Sports and Recreation Facilities

Distance from: 15.4 kms | Price from: Not Available

Alan Glassey Park is a major Regional sports park located on Chilton Road in Berri with synthetic hockey pitch, baseball...

Berri War Memorial

Berri War Memorial

Historical Sites and Heritage Locations

Distance from: 14.8 kms | Price from: Free

The Berri War Memorial was erected in the 1950's to commemorate the District's War effort. The memorial includes an Honour...

Lock 4

Lock 4

Historical Sites and Heritage Locations Landmarks and Buildings National Parks and Reserves

Distance from: 9.6 kms | Price from: Free

In the 1920's a series of Locks and weirs were installed along the River Murray. These structures were built to...

Monash

Monash Adventure Park

Amusement and Theme Parks Parks and Gardens

Distance from: 21.3 kms | Price from: Free

Monash Adventure Park provides fun for all ages including crazy leaning towers, a Burmese rope bridge, wave bridge, mini basketball,...

Situated on the clifftop above Habel

‘Heaven’ Clifftop Viewpoint

Natural Attractions

Distance from: 8.3 kms | Price from: Free

Referred to as 'heaven' by locals, this clifftop viewpoint above Habel's Bend provides a vantage point to look out along...

Jimmy James Monument on walking trail

A Special Place For Jimmy James

Landmarks and Buildings

Distance from: 16.0 kms | Price from: Free

Jimmy James (the second) was a famous blacktracker, who belonged to the Pitjantatjara people. Jimmy moved to the Riverland in...

At the Barmera VIC

Loveday Internment Camp Display

Galleries, Museums and Collections Historical Sites and Heritage Locations

Distance from: 24.4 kms | Price from: Free

The Loveday Internment Camp Display is housed in the Barmera Visitor Information Centre.Come and read the history of this camp....

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Loveday Adventure Park

Amusement and Theme Parks Entertainment Venues Natural Attractions Sports and Recreation Facilities

Distance from: 20.1 kms | Price from: $50.00

Loveday Adventure Park is situated on 8000 acres of private property, encompassing all the environmental features to create a perfect...

Welcome to playspace where fun is key!

Barmera Playspace

Parks and Gardens Sports and Recreation Facilities

Distance from: 24.2 kms | Price from: Free

Overlooking Lake Bonney this "play space" has plenty of imaginative play equipment to keep the children (and adults) happy for...

Barmera flood level

1956 Flood Marker

Landmarks and Buildings

Distance from: 24.2 kms | Price from: Free

The great flood of 1956 was the worst on record and an event described as 'the greatest catastrophe in the...

Memorial Gates

Barmera Memorial Gates

Landmarks and Buildings

Distance from: 23.9 kms | Price from: Free

Barmera Memorial Gates were originally erected to commemorate the local 18 soldiers who died in service or were killed in...

The nearby shelter contains seating and barbecue facilities.

Loxton Skate Park

Sports and Recreation Facilities

Distance from: 5.6 kms | Price from: Free

Set within the Loxton sporting grounds area, this large and challenging concrete skate park is suitable for skateboards, scooters, roller...

Entrance to main street East Terrace Loxton

East Terrace, Loxton

Shopping and Markets

Distance from: 6.3 kms | Price from: Not Available

The Riverland’s best shopping strip!Loxton is a vibrant town nestled on the south bank of the Murray River. At its...

Loxton

Loxton’s Tree of Knowledge

Natural Attractions

Distance from: 7.6 kms | Price from: Free

View at a glance how severely a high river can affect this region. By studying the high river levels on...

Each of the sculpture

Counterbalance

Landmarks and Buildings

Distance from: 5.5 kms | Price from: Free

This impressive sculpture was commissioned to acknowledge Loxton's Centenary of Proclamation in 2007. Each of the sculpture's 10 glass plates...

BIG ORANGE BERRI

The Big Orange

Landmarks and Buildings

Distance from: 16.1 kms | Price from: Not Available

The Big Orange is apart of the 'Big Things' to be found in Australia and is located on the outskirts...

Visitors can access the riverfront via a sealed road.

Packard Bend

National Parks and Reserves Natural Attractions

Distance from: 7.9 kms | Price from: Free

This stretch of the Murray River is named after the Government surveyor Francis Joseph Packard who tragically drowned here in...

The sculpture is situated in a landscaped garden area.

Avro Anson Crash Memorial

Landmarks and Buildings Parks and Gardens

Distance from: 5.6 kms | Price from: Free

This replica Avro Anson W2481 aircraft display honours the lives of the four RAAF members who died when their plane...

Bridge Mural

Berri Bridge Mural

Galleries, Museums and Collections Historical Sites and Heritage Locations Landmarks and Buildings

Distance from: 14.8 kms | Price from: Free

Tucked away underneath the Berri Bridge, and at one end of the Berri Riverfront Walk, this mural depicts the Aboriginal...

Paddle Steamer Cubby

Loxton Pioneer Playground

Sports and Recreation Facilities

Distance from: 6.4 kms | Price from: Free

A modern, creative and exciting play space offering loads of fun for children of all ages and abilities. Do you...

Conservation and heritage walk

Loxton Community Conservation & Heritage Park

Parks and Gardens

Distance from: 7.0 kms | Price from: Free

This community project features an early homestead ruin, diverse native plants, manicured lawns, garden beds and ornamental fruit trees. The...

Charles Sturt Memorial

Barmera Clock Tower

Landmarks and Buildings

Distance from: 23.8 kms | Price from: Free

The Barmera Clock Tower was built in 1944 as a memorial to Charles Sturt who camped near Lake Bonney in...

Barmera Horse Trough

Barmera Horse Trough

Historical Sites and Heritage Locations Landmarks and Buildings

Distance from: 23.8 kms | Price from: Free

"To commemorate the splendid work of the Australian Horses in the Great War 1914 - 1918". (World War 1)Great War...

Murray River

Murray River National Park – Katarapko

National Parks and Reserves

Distance from: 14.9 kms | Price from: Not Available

Explore the floodplain and mallee by visiting Katarapko. This area is popular for all kinds of activities including camping, fishing,...

The Reserve is popular spot for camping and river activities.

Rilli Reserve

Natural Attractions Sports and Recreation Facilities

Distance from: 4.8 kms | Price from: Free

This area provides public access to the Murray River, a sealed boat ramp and car park, plus numerous nearby free...

Loveday

Loveday

Historical Sites and Heritage Locations Landmarks and Buildings

Distance from: 24.9 kms | Price from: Free

Loveday was known for its internment camp during Word War 2. The camp was established in 1941 (and was one...

This soldier was carved from a Norfolk Island pine tree in 2019.

Loxton RSL Sub-Branch Memorial Room

Galleries, Museums and Collections

Distance from: 6.5 kms | Price from: $0.00

The Memorial Room, which was officially opened in 2018 by His Excellency The Governor of South Australia The Honourable Mr...

Sue Fieldhouse

Barmera Aquatic Sporting Pioneers

Landmarks and Buildings

Distance from: 24.2 kms | Price from: Free

Along the glorious shores of Lake Bonney in Barmera South Australia you will find multiple plaques on plinth commemorating numerous...

Habel

Habel’s Bend

Natural Attractions Parks and Gardens

Distance from: 8.2 kms | Price from: Free

This sharp right-angled bend in the river is named after local pioneering farmer Emil Wilhelm Habel who settled just a...

The garden

Allen Hosking Memorial Garden

Parks and Gardens

Distance from: 6.3 kms | Price from: Free

The garden’s namesake, Allen Hosking was a well-known Loxton sportsman, volunteer and community leader. During the 1950s and 1960 he...

Head, foot and hand statue

Celebration of life statue Barmera

Galleries, Museums and Collections Landmarks and Buildings

Distance from: 23.8 kms | Price from: Free

Head, Foot, Hand Bronze Statue created and donated by local artist, the late Mark Chiles. Mark created the sculpture to...

There are barbecue facilities and a shelter, plus a playground.

Lions Park

Parks and Gardens Sports and Recreation Facilities

Distance from: 7.6 kms | Price from: Free

This spacious lawn park is dotted with impressive gum trees. There are barbecue facilities and a shelter, along with nearby...

murray-river

Murray River National Park

National Parks and Reserves Natural Attractions Parks and Gardens

Distance from: 15.2 kms | Price from: $0.00

This park contains some of the most visually spectacular and environmentally important areas in the South Australian Murray-Darling Basin.Come and...

The shaded seating area offers a view to the Landing below.

Stasinowsky’s Landing

Landmarks and Buildings Natural Attractions

Distance from: 3.1 kms | Price from: Free

A short trail from the car park leads down to a seated area shaded by gum trees. As explained by...

Barmera War Gun Trophy

War Gun Trophy

Historical Sites and Heritage Locations Landmarks and Buildings

Distance from: 23.8 kms | Price from: Free

This is a Quick Firing 25 Pounder and was the standard Field gun used in the Australian Army from 1940-1967....

Taken from the Barmera VIC

Rocky’s Hall of Fame & Pioneers Museum

Galleries, Museums and Collections

Distance from: 23.6 kms | Price from: Not Available

Situated at the top of Barwell Avenue, Rocky's Hall of Fame was officially opened by Slim Dusty during the 1995...

Bird Hides

Martin Bend Wetland and Walking Trail

Natural Attractions

Distance from: 16.0 kms | Price from: Free

This 2.8km loop begins at the Berri Marina and extends along an easy walk/bike track to Martin Bend. Benches are...

The two historic gravestones marking the resting place of two local children.

Pioneer Landing Drive Graves

Historical Sites and Heritage Locations Landmarks and Buildings

Distance from: 9.1 kms | Price from: Free

At the junction of Pioneer Landing Drive and Kingston Road - heading towards Habel's Landing -stand gravestones marking the resting...

River Red Chairs

River Red Chairs

Landmarks and Buildings

Distance from: 6.3 kms | Price from: Free

Discover River Red Chairs at 8 special locations in and around Loxton revealing beautiful river views, hidden treasures and places...

BBQ facilities and seating areas.

Martin Bend Reserve

National Parks and Reserves Natural Attractions Parks and Gardens

Distance from: 14.4 kms | Price from: $5.00

One of the Riverland's most popular picnic spots, Martin Bend Reserve is situated on the banks of the Murray River...

An octagonal stone rotunda in the middle of Loxton

Loxton Soldiers Memorial Rotunda

Historical Sites and Heritage Locations Landmarks and Buildings

Distance from: 6.3 kms | Price from: Free

Standing proudly in the middle of Loxton’s main street, this rotunda was built in honour of the local soldiers who...

Bonney Theatre

Bonney Theatre

Galleries, Museums and Collections

Distance from: 23.8 kms | Price from: Not Available

Bonney Theatre was constructed in 1938 and adjoins the Soldiers Memorial Hall which was the original venue for social activities...

There is a short walking trail on the island.

Snake Island

National Parks and Reserves Natural Attractions

Distance from: 6.7 kms | Price from: Free

Known by locals as 'Snake Island', this small area can be accessed via a footbridge. There is picnic seating on...

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