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Balhannah to Mount Pleasant Railway

A long abandoned railway line in the Adelaide Hills is now a popular bike trail. The Balhannah to Mount Pleasant line was opened in September 1918 and ran north through the Adelaide hills until 1963. That’s not a long life for a railway line. Big parts of it have been completely erased by time and progress....

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Houseboat Holiday – Renmark to Chowilla Creek

If you’re thinking about a houseboat holiday from Renmark, you’ll find plenty of tips here. Our family of four went on a seven-night houseboat holiday from Renmark in January 2021. This is a quick day-by-day description of how it unfolded. The map at the end shows our mooring spots and the river beaches. On your...

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Woolshed Brewery at Wilkadene Station

Woolshed Brewery at Wilkadene Station is absolutely a hot ticket. Situated in the sunny locale of Murtho, 20 kilometres north of Renmark, this shady property is perched high on the tall banks of a beautiful backwater of the Murray River. They brew an amazing range of beers and make some seriously drinkable hard lemonades. So...

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