Something for everyone
With the park itself situated right on the banks of the beautiful Murray River there is plenty of opportunity for a whole variety of river activities all year round.
The township of Waikerie offers a laid back lifestyle close to all the best wineries, nature and restaurants. The Riverland today has established itself as an iconic trademark region, well-known for its broad acre farms, vineyards and citrus groves that send thousands of tonnes of quality produce to Australian and overseas markets every year.
The Riverland is home to some of the best wineries and food in SA, from the well-known to the best kept secrets, there is something to cater for every taste including Caudo Vineyard, the historic Overland Corner Hotel and Banrock Station. Relax and see the river through local eyes with Rivergum Cruises as you travel at leisure to see its natural beauty. What about the kids? Why not slide down to the spectacular Monash Adventure Playground, enjoy a family picnic and let the kids tire themselves out!
Waikerie Water & Nature Play Park
Monash Adventure Playground
Lots of fun for the kids! Home to one of South Australians favourite family destinations, the renowned Monash Adventure Park is a free park that includes a maze, leaning towers and other fun activities, as well as free barbeques and shady trees. Opposite the park you will find a chocolate shop and a community club for bistro-style dining.
Get active and explore the river by kayak. Single, double, recreational and fishing kayaks available
for hire through Woody’s Variety Store. To the east of Waikerie, you’ll find a guided Murray River canoe trail, catering to both beginner and experienced kayak and canoe enthusiasts, exploring the region’s network of creeks and lagoons.
Waikerie Clifftop Walk
Gluepot is home to 18 nationally threatened species of birds including the Blackeared Miner (Manorina melanotis) and the Mallee Fowl (Leipoa ocellata) along with 50 species of reptiles and 12 species of bats. Fourteen signposted walking and cycling trails wind through the old growth Mallee and Casuarina woodland habitat. A 50km self-drive vehicle trail directs visitors to some of the diverse sites on the Reserve.
Hart Lagoon Walking Trail
the more active there is a 7km trail looping around the lagoon. Trail starts from the western
side of the park. It is a wetland of significance and interest within the Waikerie township and represents a site of important environmental value, due to the habitat it provides for native flora and fauna and is great for birdwatching.