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Suggested Sites for 2024

Fisherman’s Wharf, Port Adelaide

Off the end of Moorhouse Rd, down the end of the Grand Trunkway Rd.

We have been to it before some years ago, and there was no toilet available.


Jimmy Melrose Park, South Esplanade, Glenelg

Along the seafront at Glenelg


North Haven beachfront

Accessible from a sandy walk down to it from Lady Ruthven Reserve.


Hazelwood Park

Olive Grove, off Greenhill Rd.

Car park at western end of Davenport Tce.

Toilets in park

John, Tony

Happy Valley Reservoir

Southern most entrance on Chandlers Hill Rd, directly opposite Kenihans Rd.


Point Malcolm Reserve.

Off Military Rd, Semaphore Park.


Norton Summit Cemetery

Church Rd. Norton Summit Church Rd comes off the Lobethal Rd. a bit less than 1km from Norton Summit. Nearest toilets behind CFS shed at Norton Summit. Margaret

Laratinga Wetlands, Bald Hill Road, Mt Barker

Approx 30k from Tollgate. A nice wetlands area with good walking tracks around and grassed areas. Toilets and picnic hut near car park.


Directions and More information ...

Take freeway to Mt Barker, drive through Mt Barker on Adelaide Rd to roundabout, first left onto Alexandrina Rd then left onto Bald Hills Rd, continue past Ashton Hills golf course on the right and destination car park on the left.

DO NOT follow google maps via Springs Rd, opposite side, no entrance. Suggest any season except winter, very cold.

Glenthorne National Park

Majors Rd, O’Halloran Hill


Tusmore Park

Stirling Street, Tusmore

Toilets in centre of the park.  Car parks in Stirling Street.


River Torrens, Hackney / Gilberton

Park in Bundeys Rd, near archery, with 5 hour parks.


Morialta Recreation Area

Car park off Stradbroke Rd.

Toilets near car park.


Adelaide Botanical Gardens

Parking fees on Plane Tree Drive: $3.80 per hour or $10 per day – credit cards accepted.  Free parking on Bundeys Rd (15 minute walk).

There are several toilets in the gardens.  Gates open at 7:15 am.

Meet for lunch in Botanic Park near North Gate.


Garden Island Dolphin Sanctuary

Continue on Grand Trunkway to Garden Island, veer right to Eastern end of island.

Car park and toilets at the site.


Michael Perry Botanic Reserve

Kurrajong Avenue, Stonyfell SA

There are toilets in the reserve. Parking in adjacent streets.


Old Homestead & Barn, Historic Drive, Highbury

On Torrens Linear Park.

Nearest toilet, 5-10 walk upstream


Palmer Gardens

Palmer Place, North Adelaide

Nearest toilet, upstairs, Archer St shopping centre.


Thebarton Oval

Toilets in Brickworks


Windy Point Lookout

Spring or Autumn

Toilets ?


Morialta Falls

Morialta Recreation Area has also been suggested, but the Falls are at a separate location, 2.6 km away.


Area at rear of Mortlock Library, Museum, and Art Gallery



Adelaide Showgrounds OR

Keswick Army Barracks


East Terrace – Victoria Park Grandstand


1 Comment

  1. Nankivell Peter

    All those sites for 24 look good


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