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Best 8 Experiences & Activities on the Murray River, Lakes & Coorong

By at October 16, 2019 | 5:27 pm | 0 Comment

The Murray River, Lakes and Coorong region embodies natural beauty and boasts a wealth of native produce, breathtaking scenery and Australian wildlife. The River is over 130 million years old and is rich with Aboriginal history, culture and heritage.Relax, unwind and explore with our best experiences on the Murray River. 1. VISIT MONARTO ZOO Monarto Zoo, Murray

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Tourism Boom for Murray River, Lakes and Coorong

By at October 15, 2019 | 6:15 pm | 0 Comment

Tourism is booming along the Murray River, Lakes and Coorong.The region is reporting a 25 per cent increase in visitors between March 2018 and 2019, compared to the last six years.334,000 visitors were recorded during this time and spending rose 40 per cent, up to $172 million.Murray River, Lakes and Coorong Tourism Development Manager Julie Bates says the

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Lower Eyre Peninsula to See Cheaper Flights

By at October 9, 2019 | 5:08 pm | 0 Comment

Rex Airlines and the District council of the Lower Eyre Peninsula have officially signed a three-year agreement that will see Rex introduce cheaper prices for flights between Port Lincoln to Adelaide.The Rex Community Fare Scheme will see flights priced at $109 each way and available outside of 30 days prior to departure and availability, in addition to all

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10,000 Visitors for Myponga Reservoir

By at September 26, 2019 | 1:18 pm | 0 Comment

The Myponga Reservoir has had its 10,000th visitor this week.Since opening it to the public in April, the State Government said the increased tourism has lifted local businesses and been a boon to the community.Minister for Environment and Water David Speirs said the huge number of visitors was a clear sign of the popularity of the government’s opening

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Giraffe Calf Joins Monarto Baby Boom

By at September 20, 2019 | 5:25 pm | 0 Comment

Spring has sprung, with another new arrival at Monarto Zoo.A giraffe calf joins a newborn Chimpanzee and a Zebra foal on the list of new arrivals.Monarto Zoo Keeper Matt Brewer said the new calf is settling in well with the herd in the waterhole habitat."After a few wobbly attempts the little calf is already up on its feet and getting used to its long

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Coffin Bay Day on the Bay

By at September 20, 2019 | 5:10 pm | 0 Comment

Next week Sunday 29th September the Coffin Bay Day on the Bay is due to take place with locals and visitors invited to join the town in a day of delicious food and wine.This year will be The Day on the Bay's 4th year running with it expected to be bigger and better.Six local venues will be participating in the event including The Coffin Bay Yacht Club, Beach

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Zebra Foal Kickstarts Monarto’s Spring Baby Boom

By at September 11, 2019 | 12:12 pm | 0 Comment

A tiny zebra foal has joined the wild family at Monarto Zoo.The little one was recently born in the zebra habitat and has been busy settling in under the careful watch of mum Thembela.Keepers are making sure to give the youngster and its mum some space so they’re unsure as to whether it’s a boy or a girl just yet.Monarto Zoo Keeper Haidee Kinter said

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Find Australia’s Best Value Red Wine in Clare Valley

By at August 20, 2019 | 7:24 pm | 0 Comment

A Clare Valley Winery has been awarded the George Mackey Memorial Perpetual Trophy for Best Value Red at the 2019 KPMG Sydney Royal Wine Show.Kirrihill Wines in Clare took home the prestigious award on Thursday night before the exhibitor and trade tasting weekend.The award went to their 2018 Kirrihill Regional Selection Clare Valley Shiraz and is a milestone

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SA Tourism Jobs at All Time High

By at August 20, 2019 | 7:01 pm | 0 Comment

Employment positions in tourism are at an all-time high. Tourism Research Australia has released figures this week showing the total number of employees in the sector has risen to a record 38,900; a four per cent increase, or 1,616 jobs, on the previous year.This follows news that South Australia’s tourism expenditure has hit a record-high $7.2 billion at the

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Coffin Bay Among Australia’s 10 Best Towns

By at August 7, 2019 | 9:00 pm | 0 Comment

Coffin Bay has been voted number 10 in the top 10 towns in Australia by the Australian Traveller Magazine.The small town not far from Port Lincoln was voted number 38 back in 2009 but 10 years later has moved up 28 spots on the list and is now in the top 10 according to the magazine.The Australian Traveller Magazine highlights Coffin Bay is known for its

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Gift Stores in South Australia

By at April 18, 2019 | 3:06 pm | 0 Comment

Top recommendations for gifts in the area South Australia has many hidden gems on offer, including a wide array of gift options the next time you’re in need of a gift for that special someone.Check out our list of the best places to find gifts in South Australia.Gift storesPresence Adelaide’s Presence is a local gift store offering goods that are

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Kangaroo Island Lighthouse Accommodation

By at July 17, 2017 | 1:30 pm | 0 Comment

Cape Willoughby Heritage Lighthouse Keepers cottages are a breathtaking location situated at the eastern point of Kangaroo Island. There are three such lighthouse locations on the Island, each having become a popular destination over the last few years.This incredible accommodation features furnished and spacious self contained cottages.Enjoy the isolation and

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Whyalla Maritime Museum

By at January 25, 2017 | 10:29 am | 0 Comment


 Whyalla Maritime Museum is a brilliant museum, a visit is like re-living Whyalla’s past.Whyalla and it’s shipyards had a role in World War II and the museum highlights this in fascinating style. You can even board and explore the the HMAS Whyalla, which was the first ship built on site. The HMAS Whyalla served in World War II as a minesweeper.The

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The Whispering Wall

By at January 11, 2017 | 4:58 pm | 0 Comment

The Whispering Wall is a famous and and unique attraction, located just out of Williamstown in the Barossa Valley.The Barossa Reservoir is a magical place because of the curious acoustic effect that the curved dam wall creates.It is said that even whispers made by someone standing on one end of the dam can be heard clearly from all the way on the other

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Underwater Cave Diving at the Piccaninnie Ponds

By at December 2, 2016 | 9:56 am | 0 Comment

The spectacular underwater world of the Piccaninnie Ponds is another one of South Australia’s mysterious natural phenomenon.Recognised as a wetland reserve of international importance, it’s also a popular destination for the relatively unbeknownst activity of underwater cave diving.A photo posted by petalsnpeaches (@petalsnpeaches) on Jan 19, 2016 at

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Cleland Wildlife Park

By at November 21, 2016 | 12:25 pm | 0 Comment

A visit to Cleland is a tourist must amongst the Adelaide Hills. Bring a picnic to share with the family and enjoy getting up close and personal with some iconic native Australian wildlife.Hand feed koala’s, kangaroos and wallabies, colourful rainbow lorikeets and see other Australian native icons such as dingoes, emus, tassie devils, wombats and more! Some

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