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Barmera is the jewel of the Riverland. The geographical centre of this amazing place is the sparkling fresh water lake which is safe for families, making Barmera the ideal location for your holiday experience.
Barmera beckons you to relax, unwind and simply enjoy. Whether you are looking for the excitement of a faster pace, action packed aquatic getaway or a more leisurely, laid back style of break, Barmera is a great choice. Canoeing in the backwaters and fishing are a popular past-time for visitors and the locals.
Accommodation varies to suit any situation, from newlyweds to families or for the individual. So why not stay and play, and let the good times flow.
The Loveday Internment Camp Display is housed in the Barmera Visitor Information Centre.
Come and read the history of this camp. Set up in 1941 it was one of the largest in Australia. It covered approximately 180 hectares of cultivated land and held 5380 internees and POWs at its peak and over 1500 AMF personnel. Loveday was selected as a suitable site because it was piped for irrigation; it was near a highway linking major cities; electricity and telephone communications were available; a train service from Adelaide ran near the camp and it was sufficiently far enough inland away from the seaboard. A very important part of Barmera’s history. […]
Held in Barmera’s main street, Barwell Avenue, the markets comprise a large variety of stalls including clothing, craft, woodwork, jewellery, artwork, books, furniture, fruit, vegetables, homewares, dvd’s, condiments, plants, food and coffee. From one market to the next there is usually some different stallholders mixed in with the regular favourites. […]
The Lake Bonney Yacht Club will conduct a Regatta for classic dinghies of all classes.
The LBYC Classic Dinghy Regatta will be for the display and racing of historic and classic dinghies with wooden hulls, wooden and fibreglass or all fibreglass with traditional rigging although spars may be made of materials other than