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Monash, South Australia accommodation and attractions
Monash - The best playground on the Murray
The Riverland town of Monash is 12 km north-west of Berri and 234 km north-east of Adelaide. The town was proclaimed in 1921 and was named in honour of General Sir John Monash, highly decorated commander of the Australian troops in World War I. The general has also given his name to the town's Adventure Park.
The park was opened in 1996 and has rapidly established itself as the Riverland's premier family destination. Entrance to the wonderland is free and the park offers a giant maze, leaning climbing towers, flying foxes, a tree house, a rope bridge, basketball courts and just about any piece of play equipment your child or grandchild could imagine.
Opposite the Park are a chocolate factory and a community club for bistro-style dining. Monash also offers a general store and butcher - ideal for barbecue provisions. Mums, Dads and grandparents get their reward by visiting the vineyards of the area. A short drive down the road you can visit the cellar door of Tandou Wines and spend the night in a bush cottage.
A short drive west takes the visitor to Barmera and Lake Bonney, which was the focus of world attention in 1964 when English swashbuckler Donald Campbell clocked 347.5 kph aboard his hydroplane, Bluebird; but failed to break the then world water speed record of 416.66 kph. An obelisk on Queen Elizabeth Drive commemorates Campbell's attempt. Source
Riverview Drive, Berri SA 5343
Phone: (08) 8582 5511 - Fax: (08) 8582 5522
Open: Mon-Fri 9.00am - 5pm
Weekends & Public holidays 10.00am-4.00pm
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