Things to Do in Renmark & Paringa
Canoe the Riverland
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We offer kayaks, canoes, and even a dinghy tour. All of them are friendly for beginners and families.
Check them out at the menu above to book online, or call us on 0475 754 222
Don’t miss this amazing microbrewery set in the refurbished 100 year old woolshed of historic Wilkadene Station.
Try award winning ales, wine, cider and hard lemonade while enjoying spectacular river views.
Open daily 11am-5pm
Wilkinson Road is 15kms along Murtho Road from Paringa
Ph: 8595 8188
Just off Murtho Road you can enjoy fabulous views over the longest straight stretch on the Murray River. With close parking, this iconic lookout is on a clifftop and is an amazing spectacle, especially after boating on the river.
There is a boat ramp and free camping at the end of Heading Rd but no facilities.
Heading Road is 13kms along Murtho Road from Paringa
The P.S. Industry was built in Goolwa and commissioned in January 1911 as a workboat for the SA Engineering & Water Supply Department.
During her work life, the vessel played a major role in keeping the river open for traffic by removing snags and later in the construction of locks and weirs.
The PS Industry offers both inspections and cruises.
For bookings and inquiries, please contact the Renmark Paringa Visitor Information Centre on 08 8586 6704 during normal office hours.
Opened in 1927, this State Heritage Bridge is SA’s only operational lifting Bridge.
Its rail line has been replaced with a convenient walking & cycling track to enable you to reach Paringa from the Renmark caravan parks.
The best positions to watch the span lift for boats is from the Paringa Museum or Bert Dix Park.
The bridge is raised Monday-Friday at 9.30am & 2.30pm when required by boats.
Paringa’s beautifully presented community museum nestles against the Paringa Bridge and Murray River. Explore a treasure trove of educational artifacts amid tidy grounds and shady picnic areas.
Open 9am-2pm Monday, Wednesday & Friday
On the Sturt Highway on the Paringa side of the bridge.
Paringa Bakery & Cafe
In Paringa’s leafy Main Street, surrounded by car parks, you can experience old-fashioned baking and service. Fresh cream cakes, full bakery range, take-away food & real coffee. Café & alfresco.
Open M-Th 6.30am-4pm, Fri 6am-5.30pm Sat 6.30am-2.30pm
Located on Paringa’s Main Street, just off the Sturt Highway
Ph 8595 5283
Cammies Antiques stock a huge range of furniture and collectables, restoration products, jams, soaps and books.
Once visited, people can’t wait to come back for more.
Open 9-5 every day
10 Sturt Highway, Paringa
Ph 8595 5400
The Black Stump
Visit the Black Stump and read about its extraordinary journey to Paringa’s main street.
Set amid a unique Australiana display.
5 Murtho Road, Paringa
Our Other Friends
Canoe the Coorong
Canoe the Coorong A multi-award winning tour agency.
85 km south of Adelaide the Coorong National Park hosts a string of spectacular saltwater lagoons sheltered from the Southern Ocean by sand dunes.
Kayaking is the most enjoyable and sustainable way to see the Coorong, allowing an intimate experience with the wildlife without impacting the natural ecology.
Phone Brenton on 0424 826 008