Local Attractions

"A world away in your own backyard"

Belair National Park

Walking Trails

There are five defined and marked walking/hiking trails that provide opportunities to explore the park's features. The Wood Duck Walk is a 15 minute loop around Playford Lake suitable for less mobile patrons and providing on-site information about the sites common water birds. The Waterfall Hike is the park's most demanding trail of 6.5 km (approx three hours).

Old Government House

Old Government House also lies within the heart of the National Park. This magnificent residence was at one stage the governor's summer residence and was used off and on from the1860's. This is an excellent example of Victorian-style architecture and a great opportunity to inspect a stately home and the surrounding gardens. Most of the flora species within the park consist of South Australian Native Plant and Trees.

Open Sunday & Public holidays 1pm - 4pm.
A gold coin donation is appreciated.

Adventure Playground

A short ten minute walk from the Caravan Park. Complete with a large playground, tunnels to explore and fort to protect! Great for kids of all ages.

Plant Nursery

The State Flora Nursery (Belair Park Nursery) is located near Old Government House within the park at a site that has an historical association with government forestry and reafforestation initiatives. A wide rage of native Australian plants, garden products, books, pottery, land care items and Australian gifts are for sale. Planted garden beds and professional advice are other features of this unique nursery.

Open Monday to Friday 9 am to 5 pm
Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays 10 am to 5 pm
Closed Good Friday and Christmas Day. Phone 8278 7777

Bike Riding

Is permitted in the National Park however you are asked to keep to the bitumen roads and not to ride on walking tracks.

Tennis Courts

Are available for hire within the National Park. Pleases contact National Park office which is located the other side of the Main oval or you can phone them on 8278 5477

Belair Park Country Club & Golf Course

Located next door to the Caravan Park and a very easy walk & open to the public.

Windy Point Lookout

Located 10 minutes down Belair Road. An ideal spot to take in our beautiful City which has spectacular views by day and sparkling lights by night.

Wittunga Botanic Gardens

A series of picutresque paths wind their way through the 15ha property with collections of South Australian, Australian and South African plants. Picnics by the lake are always popular.
Sheperd's Hill Road Blackwood
Phone 8278 2993
Open Mon-Fri 8.30am - 4pm
Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays 10am - 5pm.

Gamble Cottage Garden

Classified by National Trust. Well stocked beds of old fashioned perennials interspersed with typical annual and a collection of heritage roses make this and an interesting an enjoyable garden.
296 Main Road Blackwood
Phone 8370 3897

Blackwood Market

1st Sunday of every month. An array of home made goodies household goods, crafts, plants and much more.
Coromandel Parade Blackwood
Market opens 10am - 4pm

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