Sites & Selected Cabins
In and around Port Augusta Holiday & Caravan Park
Distance from park: 2.5km
Located at the Port Augusta Railway Station PLATFORM GALLERY is the home of Port Augusta Artists and crafters. Here you will find a wide range of locally designed and produced pieces that reflect our place in the sun. All items for sale have been designed and created locally and add to the unique quality of the gallery.
Distance from park: 2.4km
This museum boasts the largest display of war memorabilia of its type in regional SA. From the Boer War through both World Wars and to Australia's most recent conflicts. the museum showcases photos, memorabilia and aretecfacts donated or on permanent loan from Port Augusta families. Expierence the Leopard Tank and M2A2 105mm Howitzer up close which was built in 1978 and was used by the Australian Army but never fired a shot.
Distance from park: 1.9km
Pull out your green thumb and enjoy the Australian Arid Lands Botanical Garden, a must-see on your trip to Port Augusta. It is the only botanic garden in the world that showcases the flora from the southern arid zone of Australia. Enjoy the picturesque walking trails or learn how to create a water-wise garden when you get home. Entry is free and guided walks are available. In the Visitor Centre you can also find a licensed café and gift shop.
Distance from park: 41.6km
As far as museums go, there are few more fascinating than Pichi Pichi Railways, a moving museum, which operates on restored steam and heritage diesel engines on the oldest remaining section of the old Ghan railway between Quorn and Port Augusta and is operated, maintained and managed by volunteer members. Take a full day return adventure from Port Augusta Big4 Holiday Park, which takes you through the beautiful Flinders Ranges.
Distance from park: 2.1km
Wadlata’s “Tunnel of Time” is located at the Information Centre. Walk a while with the Aboriginal people who have lived here for 40,000 years and still live in the land created by their spirit ancestors. Listen to their stories and be moved by their deep relationship to the land that sustains them as part of this State Award Winning attraction. The Tunnel is expansive, interactive and impressive transporting you back to the creation of the Flinders Ranges, learning about fossils, Aboriginal dreaming stories, the Oodnatta track, early explorers, School of the Air, Royal Flying Doctors Service and experience opal fever.
Grab one of our Discovery Colouring in Books and pencils.
Distance from park: 1km
The Water Tower Lookout is surrounded by lovely gardens. This tower was built in 1882 to provide a pressure water supply for the residents of Port Augusta West. From the balcony at the top of this tower you can enjoy excellent views of the town, the Spencer Gulf, the Flinders Ranges and the outback.
Time: 9:00 am Duration: All Day
Can you find Dusty the Kangaroo and Clarry the Koala hiding in the park? Visit the office for more instructions. Lucky winner announced at 4pm.
See Reception for Location
Variety of art and craft activities for the kids to enjoy and be creative. All welcome. Please see reception for more information on days/times of sessions.
Fun & Interactive activity booklet for kids. Colouring In, Mazes, Quiz, Q&A, Jokes, Word Unscramble, Puzzles, Crosswords, Travel Diary and so much more!
Test your skills on our Giant Connect 4 - see reception for more information.
1 Dec 2023
Every week on Friday.
Time: 8:30 am Duration: 1.5 Hours
BBQ Area near main pool
On Fridays, we make Pancakes. Join us for some delicious pancakes!
5 Dec 2023
Every week on Tuesday.
Time: 4:30 pm Duration: 1.5 Hours
Main Pool BBQ
Come along to the BBQ area near the main Pool and enjoy a Sausage sizzle with the family. All proceeds help support Rural Aid.