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Mid-Murray Skies Receive International Recognition

By at November 11, 2019 | 3:57 pm | 0 Comment

Leading astronomers are in the Murraylands today for an internationally significant milestone.It is for the launch of the River Murray International Dark Sky Reserve, recognising its status as one of the best locations in the world to clearly see stars in the night sky.From Bowhill to Blanchetown and encompassing the Swan Reach Conservation Park, the 3,200

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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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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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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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Giant Pumpkins of Cadell

By at December 5, 2015 | 11:00 am | 0 Comment

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