Located within the beautiful Coorong area, The Bend Motorsport Park is surrounded by a range of activities and attractions. For a full list of recommendations, we recommend you check out the Murray River Lakes & Coorong website here but we have outlined some of the highlights below.
Bound to please the young’uns (and their parents), Monarto Zoo is the home to more than 500 animals, spanning 50 species of exotic and native mammals, birds and reptiles.
The zoo is also the largest open-range zoo in Australia, spanning over 1500 hectares.
For those who want to learn more about the residents, the keepers hold several talks every day.
Tailem Info Station
Located in the heritage Railway Station in Tailem Bend, the Tailem Info Station is run by passionate volunteers, happy to share their local knowledge to the curious traveller.
It also hosts the Railway Heritage Museum, which showcases many well-loved historical relics form the town’s historic railway past, some dating back from the 1800’s.
The Info Station is open daily from 9am – 4pm (except Christmas and Good Friday).
Old Tailem Town Pioneer Village
- Old Tailem Town Pioneer Village, Princes Highway, Tailem Bend SA 5260
- Contact Old Tailem Town
- Visit website
Did you ever wonder how the first Australian pioneers spent their days?
At Old Tailem Town Pioneer Village, you will feel like you just stepped in a town that stands still in time.
Kayaking and Canoeing
If you are looking for some peaceful “sailing”, the Murray river is for you.
Its calm waters offer a relaxed ride and give you all the time you need to enjoy the breathtaking scenery as well as a diverse wildlife, including kangaroos, emus, koalas and more!
Willow Point Wines Cellar Door
The cellar door vineyard was established in 1972, and has since grown to be what it is today.
Producing red and white wines, as well as fortified wines, Willow Point Wines cellar door is a must-visit for the wine enthusiast, or those wanting to discover more about what the famous Murraylands wine-region has to offer.