The Region

The Riverland region is just 230kms north east of Adelaide in South Australia on the Sturt Highway and about 160kms by road from Mildura in Victoria.

The Riverland Area is a large area and contains five main towns being Renmark, Berri, Loxton, Barmera and Waikerie.

Road distances to Barmera AGM Event Site from major cities:

Location Distance (km)  Transit Time (hrs)
Adelaide 230 3
Brisbane 1,826 21
Cairns 2,896 34
Hobart 988 ...
Melbourne 708 8
Sydney 1,844 13
Perth 2,767 29
Darwin 3,101 36
Alice Springs 1,605 17

Major tourist locations in the Riverland Area in no particular order are:

• Banrock Station Wine and Wetland Centre
• Bella Lavender Farm
• Historic Overland Corner Hotel
• Monash Adventure Playground
• Historic Chowilla Station - by arrangement only
• Loxton Pioneer Village
• Berri Estate Cellar Door 
• Loveday WW2 Interment Camp and Museum
• 5 Golf Courses at Waikerie, Barmera, Berri, Loxton and Renmark
• 23 Nature Reserves
• Paddle a canoe through 1000 kilometres of waterways
• Catch (and release) a Murray Cod, the largest fresh water fish in Australia
• Cobdogla Museum – see the mighty Humphrey Pump (not currently working)