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Blanchetown Riverside Holiday Park

Blanchetown, South Australia

Blanchetown Riverside Holiday Park Riverfront

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  • Amusement and Theme Parks (1)
    1. Monash Adventure Park Monash Adventure Park provides fun for all ages including crazy leaning towers, a Burmese rope bridge, wave bridge, mini basketball, flying fox, slippery dip and lots more.
  • Dining and Eating Out (7)
    1. Banrock Station Wine And Wetland Centre Banrock Station provides the ideal setting to enjoy an outstanding wine, food and nature experience.
    2. Barmera Country Club Barmera is located a comfortable two and a half hour drive from Adelaide. Set in the heart of South Australia's Big River Country, this pretty town is nestled on the shores of beautiful Lake Bonney.
    3. Bonneyview Winery and Restaurant Bonneyview Winery and Restaurant is located at Barmera on the main Sturt Highway 220 kilometres north east of Adelaide in the Riverland of South Australia. Bonneyview combines the best of old and new techniques to produce boutique, hand crafted wines which have been recognized over the last thirty years with many gold medals and other awards for outstanding achievement.
    4. Havenhand Chocolates To tempt your indulgence and with a passion for the quality of local Riverland fruit our European trained chocolatier Janet, has combined her artistic abilities with chocolate from a Belgian chocolate maker to produce over 300 products among them winners of Top Gold, Gold and Silver medals from the Adelaide Show and from the Australian Dairy Industry awards in Sydney.
    5. Mallyons on the Murray Mallyons on the Murray Bush Cafe and Gallery is a very special place not to be missed.
    6. Overland Corner Hotel Bushrangers, overlanders, ghosts and a beer! The Historic Overland Corner Hotel is both a pub and a living museum. This historic hotel was built in 1859 on the site 'Overland Corner' which had become a popular resting place for drovers.
    7. Ruston's Rose Garden and Visitor Centre Visit the largest rose garden in Australia and take time to 'stop and smell the roses'.
  • Entertainment (3)
    1. Barmera Golf Club Barmera Golf Club is an 18 hole, Par 72 course, that is 6,100 metres with an Australian Course Rating of 72.
    2. Chaffey Theatre Catch live shows, concerts, theatre productions, conferences and exhibitions at the Chaffey Theatre - the Riverland Mallee's premier arts and entertainment venue.
    3. Wilkadene, Woolshed Brewery Woolshed Brewery is located in the historic 100 year old shearing sheds of Wilkadene Station, located in the Riverland 20 kilometres north of Renmark.
  • Farming, Food and Produce (5)
    1. Almondco Almond Hut Almondco Almond Hut is part of Almondco Australia Ltd, situated on the Sturt Highway, Renmark. Almondco Almond Hut was established when there was a need to provide sale of almonds and almond products to both locals and tourist. Almondco is now in its 60th year of operation and was formed for almond growers by almond growers.
    2. Bella Lavender Estate Visit Bella Lavender Estate and experience the aromatic fragrance of lavender set amongst a beautiful backdrop of family owned vineyards and olive trees. Step inside the display centre and relax with our famous cappuccino and mouth watering homemade cakes.
    3. Berri Estates Winery - Cellar Door Sales Berri Estates Winery and Cellar Door Sales are located between Berri and Barmera, on the Old Sturt Highway in the heart of South Australias Riverland. Stop a while, and enjoy wine tasting from a wide range of quality wines, or sample local produce - olives, dukka, oil and quandongs. Local brands include Nottage Hill and Banrock Station.
    4. Chocolates and More Chocolate lovers rejoice! Visit the chocolate factory at Monash, which is ideally located opposite the Monash Adventure Park.
    5. Nuts About Fruit You'll be delighted by the extensive range of local, Riverland grown dried fruit at Nuts About Fruit.
  • Galleries, Museums and Collections (10)
    1. Cammie's Antiques Cammies Antiques is located at Paringa, in the Riverland, and has the largest range of antiques and collectables in the Riverland. They stock a huge range of goods including furniture, and collectables such as china, books, radios, kitchenalia, tools, garagenalia, enamel signs and much much more. There really is something for every collector. They also stock a wide range of locally made jams, relishes and olive oils.
    2. Cobdogla Irrigation And Steam Museum The Cobdogla Irrigation and Steam Museum was originally built as the pumping station for the district's vineyards and horticultural crops
    3. Goanna Hill Gallery You can meet Stephen Everingham the resident artist at the Goanna Hill Gallery, which is located at Paringa in South Australia.
    4. Loxton's Drives, Walks and Trails Call into the Loxton Visitor Information Centre and talk to the friendly staff and volunteers and collect your copy of the Discover Loxton, Moorook and Kingston on Murray Drive and Walk guide, the History Walk of Loxton and the Loxton Art Trail. Discover our talented artists, the town's history and our beautiful country side as you wander through the district.
    5. Marterdom Gallery For those who want something different, Marterdom Gallery offers for sale, wearable art by experienced Riverland dressmaker and costume designer Lorraine Marter. Each article is a one only garment, made from stunning fabrics in beautiful colours. Also available are hats, bags and jewellery. The gallery is perfect for picking up truly unique gifts for friends and family.
    6. Morgan Museum The Morgan Museum is situated in the Landseers building and overlooks the lawn riverbank area and the ferry.
    7. Rain Moth Gallery The Rain Moth Gallery shop has a wide range of art and craft for sale from Riverland and South Australian artists.
    8. River Lands Gallery Located in Berri, the River Lands Gallery is an easy walk to, or from, the Berri Visitor Information Centre which is located on the riverfront. The gallery is housed in the old Irrigation Office and is part of the Riverland division for Country Arts SA.
    9. Riverglen View Art Studio and Gallery Riverglen View Art Studio and Gallery is located just off the Sturt Highway, between Kingston-On-Murray and Waikerie, in South Australia's beautiful Riverland.
    10. The Village, historic Loxton The Village, historic 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.
  • Historical Sites and Heritage Locations (5)
    1. Berri Lookout Tower The Berri lookout tower has been formed by converting a disused town water tower into a lookout. Wander up the 15.8 metre tower to get stunning views of the Berri Township and the Murray River.
    2. Heron Bend Reserve The Heron's Bend Reserve area is popular for camping and bushwalking and includes the eight kilometre Overland Corner Walking Trail which takes you past some old Aboriginal campsites. There are some excellent examples of red gum, black box and river coolabah plus several species of mallee and acacia in this area along with cliffs of fossiliferous limestone surmounted by massive oyster beds.
    3. Morgan Historical Walk The Morgan Historical Walk includes the Railway Reserve and some of Morgan Townships buildings of historical significance. The walk starts at the Morgan Museum and takes approximately an hour and a half to complete. It is possible, however, to do most of the tour by car if desired, walking only the short distances of grassed area on the Railway Reserve. There are many different historical buildings and monuments to view on the walk. Some of the buildings are private residences and you are asked to respect them as such.
    4. Olivewood See Olivewood, the original home of Charles Chaffey, a Canadian who helped established the Renmark Irrigation Colony using the Murray River to irrigate the lands along its banks.
    5. The Pines Loxton Historic House and Garden 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.
  • Landmarks and Buildings (2)
    1. Counterbalance The Counterbalance sculpture was commissioned to acknowledge Loxton's 2007 Centenary and reflects the town's community spirit, celebrating the past and building optimism for the future.
    2. PS Industry During your next holiday to Renmark in the Riverland, come and enjoy a ride on the Paddle Steamer Industry, which is moored adjacent to the visitor centre.
  • National Parks and Reserves (1)
    1. Murray River National Park The Murray River National Park is made up of three separate areas: Katarapko, Lyrup Flats and Bulyong Island.
  • Natural Attractions (6)
    1. Birds Australia Gluepot Reserve Gluepot Reserve is a birdwatcher's paradise. Black-Eared Miners, Red-Lored Whistlers and Malleefowl are among the 18 nationally threatened species which can be seen regularly. Fourteen marked walking trails lead the visitor through the varied vegetation and five elevated bird hides provide magnificent viewing for bird watchers.
    2. Chowilla Game Reserve And Regional Reserve Located 50 kilometres north of Renmark, Chowilla is a tranquil world away from the hectic pace of modern life.
    3. Danggali Wilderness Protection Area and Conservation Park Danggali Wilderness Protection Area and Conservation Park is situated 90 kilometres north of Renmark, in the northern half of the Murray Basin adjacent to the New South Wales border. The park is known for its vastness and wilderness appeal and is dominated by Mallee scrubland. In 1977 the park was classified as Australia's first Biosphere Reserve under UNESCO's 'Man and the Biosphere Program'. The Danggali provides visitors with opportunities to enjoy remote area camping, interesting bird watching and the chance to explore relics of pastoral history.
    4. Loch Luna Game Reserve and Moorook Game Reserve Loch Luna Game Reserve was established in 1985 and comprises 1,905 hectares. The reserve consists of a range of water bodies including narrow creeks and shallow swamps.
    5. Martin Bend Reserve One of the Riverland's most popular picnic spots, Martin Bend Reserve is situated on the banks of the Murray River a short distance from the centre of Berri.
    6. McCormick Centre for the Environment The McCormick Centre for the Environment in Renmark is a public facility designed to support environmental education and research, nature-based tourism and to serve the community as a unique resource. The centre contains a 115-seat lecture theatre, research and teaching laboratories, catering facilities, a reception area for functions, rooms for meetings and offices, and public education displays about the Murray-Darling Basin that will introduce users to the region's natural resources and ecosystems.
  • Parks and Gardens (2)
    1. Loxton Golf Club The Loxton Golf Course has been ranked among the top 10 courses in South Australia, with 18 holes, par 72, Australian course rating 72, 6,061 metres.
    2. Loxton Motorhome Reserve The Loxton Motorhome Reserve provides shady, grassed, drive through sites less than 900 metres from the main shopping precinct.
  • Shopping (1)
    1. Orange Tree Giftmania Orange Tree Giftmania stocks the best local dried fruits plus an extensive range of confectionery (including options for diabetics), nuts, homemade jams, sauce, olive oils, non-alcoholic wines and souvenirs.
  • Sports and Recreation Facilities (5)
    1. Berri Golf Club The Berri Golf Club has beautifully presented grass greens, fully irrigated, highly manicured fairways, gently undulating through mallee trees and native shrubs. There is a mixture of fairway greenside bunkers and doglegs placed to test your shot making skills.
    2. Renmark Golf Club The picturesque Renmark golf course is situated on the Sturt Highway in the beautiful Riverland of South Australia.
    3. Renmark Swimming Centre The Renmark Swimming Centre offers more options with the three pools, water slide and mini golf than most other regional centres and all the attractions are located in very pleasant and relaxing surroundings.
    4. Waikerie Gliding Club Waikerie is world renowned for the fantastic soaring conditions which prevail over a generally long, hot summer. The surrounding countryside offers excellent cross country soaring. The Club has something for anyone interested in gliding, whether you are trying gliding for the first time, or an experienced glider pilot looking for a great place to extend yourself.
    5. Waikerie Golf Club Regarded as one of the best golf courses in South Australia, the Waikerie Golf Club is an 18-hole course with Par 72, 5,971 metres and has Australian course rating of 71.
  • Wineries, Vineyards and Breweries (10)
    1. 919 Wines 919 Wines is committed to the production of unique table wines from alternative varieties of great intensity and depth of flavour, which express varietal and regional character. Grown in the heart of the Riverland of South Australia from varieties especially suited to the climate, these wines are produced from low-yielding vines. Traditional winemaking methods and artistry are blended to create concentrated wines of exceptional quality.
    2. Angove Family Winemakers The Angove Family Wine tradition began in 1886 when Dr William Thomas Angove first experimented with vines, winemaking and distilling. From these humble beginnings, Angove Family Winemakers have grown to be placed among the most successful family-owned wine enterprises in Australia. Their success is largely due to patience and persistence and these values form the cornerstone of the Angove's winemaking approach.
    3. Burk Salter Wines Burk Salter Wines was established in 2002 with Greg and Jane Salter proprietors. It was named after Gregs father who in the 1930s helped his father Frank plant the first vineyard in the area. The Cellar Door is situated on Paisley Road, Blanchetown, South Australia.
    4. Caudo Vineyard Cellar Door Be amongst the first to experience wine tasting on the Murray River at Caudo Vineyard Cellar Door. The cellar door is located metres from the beautiful Murray River and its rustic feel blends in perfectly to its surroundings.
    5. Mallee Estates Mallee Estate is a family owned and run winery established by Peter and Eleni Markeas, located in the Riverland region of South Australia. All wines are made from estate grown grapes.
    6. Mirabella Vineyards Mirabella Vineyards encompasses five generations of family tradition. The Travaglione Family has encompassed everything from growing grapes to making appealing wines and now selling wines. Three generations in Italy and two in Australia.
    7. Oak Works Oak Works Winery specialises in premium red table wines, it is situated in Renmark West and has been in production since 2002.
    8. Salena Estate Wines Salena Estate is a family-owned company making premium wines that redefine the standards for quality and value.
    9. Sigismondi Estate Wines Sigismondi Estate Wines, better known for their award-winning Southern Secrets label, is located in the heart of the beautiful Riverland. The family owned and operated boutique winery prides itself on producing gold-medal winning wines, which are made solely from their vineyard estate at Lyrup.
    10. Thachi Wines The Thachi Wines Company purchased the Tandou facility in Monash, South Australia and was then established as Thachi Wines Pty Limited in July 2007. The winery was renamed Thachi, an Aboriginal word for sand goanna, giving the new company a distinctly Australian theme.

Events

  • Exhibitions and Shows (2)
    1. Renmark Rose Festival The Renmark Rose Festival in the Riverland celebrates its 20th Anniversary this year!
    2. Riverland Health and Wellbeing Festival The inaugural Riverland Health and Wellbeing Festival brings local health professionals together in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.
  • Festivals and Celebrations (5)
    1. Donald Campbell Commemorative Dinner The Donald Campbell Commemorative Dinner will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Donald Campbell's Australian Water Speed record on Lake Bonney in 1964.
    2. Loxton Christmas Lights Festival 2014 The charming town of Loxton comes alive during the Christmas Lights Festival with large clusters of residential streets featuring homes adorned with thousands of twinkling light displays, Christmas figurines, garlands and tinsel.
    3. Riverstock Riverstock is an annual rockfest which showcases three days of great music held on the bank of the magnificent River Murray at Moorook in the Riverland.
    4. Santa's Walk and Loxton Lights 2014 Santas Walk is one of the original events of the multi award winning Christmas Lights Festival. Santas Walk originated in Hilbig Street in the late 1970's, and has been bringing joy to young and old for many years. Local residents and businesses embrace this magical time in Loxton and decorate their gardens, homes and business premises to reflect this special time of the year. More than 350 scenes are on display around the town. Be sure to wander along slowly so you dont miss anything! A map highlighting a suggested tour route appears on the back of the Loxton Lights brochure.
    5. The Pines Historic House and Gardens Tour Join a guided tour of The Pines Historic House and Gardens every Sunday at 2pm. 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 furniture, art and general household items represent a snapshot of the grand lifestyle lived by Ella Amalia Kingdon and her parents.
  • Sporting Events (1)
    1. Murray Man Long Course Triathlon The Riverland is recognised as a region of significance and Barmera, specifically the Lake Bonney foreshore, offer a stunning natural landscape and geography that makes a long course triathlon both challenging and visually pleasing. Long course triathletes travel all over Australia to compete in races, almost all events are held in regional centres. There is an expectation that the Murray Man brand will reflect an event that is the best value for money long course triathlon in Australia. The combined features of atmosphere, natural landscape, event delivery and our priority on the athlete experience, sets the stage for the Murray Man to be World Class.

Tours

  • Full Day (1)
    1. Auburn Tours Auburn Tours operate flexible tours of the Barossa Valley in either a unique vintage automobile or a luxury four-wheel drive vehicle. Tours are available using a combination of both vehicles. The lengths of tour and or itineraries are tailored to your wishes with a knowledgeable local guide. Adelaide accommodation/airport transfers welcome.

Visitor Information

  • Visitor Information Centres (6)
    1. Barmera Visitor Information Centre The Barmera Visitor Information Centre is situated at the top end of Barwell Avenue which is Barmera's main street.
    2. Berri Visitor Information Centre Located on the Berri riverfront the Berri Visitor Information Centre has everything you need to make your holiday absolutely perfect. Staff and volunteers will let you in on all the secrets in the area and a wide range of brochures will help you plan a holiday anywhere in South Australia.
    3. Loxton Visitor Information Centre and Gallery Call in, or contact, the Loxton Visitor Information Centre for information on the wonderful Riverland region and collect copies of brochures, guides and maps to help you discover all there is to see and do.
    4. Morgan Visitor Information Outlet Morgan Visitor Information Outlet is located within the Morgan Information and Resource Centre.
    5. Renmark Paringa Visitor Information Centre Situated on the banks of the picturesque Murray River adjacent to an ideal picnic area, boat moorings and fishing spot, the Visitor Information Centre welcomes you.
    6. Waikerie Visitor Information Centre Waikerie Visitor Information Centre is located on the Sturt Highway, next to the United Service Station within Orange Tree Giftmania.

Blanchetown Riverside Holiday Park

Sanders Street,
Blanchetown, 5357,
Australia

Freecall: 1800 425 070

Tel: 08 8540 5070
Email: enquiries@blanchetownriverside.com.au
Website: www.blanchetownriverside.com.au

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