EST

1921

POPULATION

1914

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.

Things To Do

What's On

Christmas Lights Trail 2020

View all the stunning Christmas light displays around Barmera. […]

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Visitor Information Centre

The Barmera Visitor Information Centre is more than just a place to pick up your tourist brochures.

The centre has a good range of regional produce, souvenirs and gift lines, beautiful photographic works and books. […]

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Loveday Internment Display

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. […]

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Barmera Main Street Markets

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. […]

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Latest News

Santa’s Cave

Barmera’s getting into the Christmas spirit at Santa’s Cave. […]

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Classic Dinghy Regatta

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
wood. […]

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Gold Award for Barmera’s Fountain Project

Barmera’s Fountain Project was awarded the GOLD Award in SPASA 2020.
Special thanks to Riverscape Landscaping and Pools, Berri Barmera Council and all those involved! […]

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