Waikerie is the perfect place to begin your Riverland experience and is an ideal base for self-drive travellers keen to explore the region. The town boasts a beautiful riverfront with excellent barbecue facilities, playground area, expansive lawns, lookout and walking trails alongside the river and township. A trip on the local ferry is a great way to experience the beauty of the River Murray first hand.
Fishing, boating and watersports are year-round activities in the Riverland, which enjoys more sunshine every year than the Gold Coast. Golf enthusiasts will enjoy a round or two at the Waikerie Golf Course with its picturesque and high quality greens.
Located in the heart one of Australia’s premium wine growing regions, visitors can enjoy wine tastings at local cellar doors or lunch and a wetlands walk at the famous Banrock Station Wine and Wetlands Centre.
A glider flight at the world famous international soaring centre is a must, taking in breathtaking aerial views of the meandering River Murray.
Enjoy nature’s playground with a variety of eco experiences available. Waikerie is a popular birdwatching and bushwalking destination with well-known conservation areas situated close by.
Waikerie is also known for its wide range of festivals and events including the annual Rock and Roll Festival, True Grit obstacle challenge and regular community markets. The town’s rich history is on display with many historic buildings, historical sites and places of interest including a museum and art gallery.
Discover for yourself the many attractions and community spirit of Waikerie – your visit is certain to be a memorable one.