Gawler & Surrounds Cycling Guide

Cycling is becoming more and more popular. People are seeing the advantages of getting on a bike. In Australia, it was only a generation ago that people used bikes to get around, from students riding to school to people using bikes for general commuting. Over the last few decades there has been a shift away […]

Gawler Community Gallery

The Gawler Community Gallery is housed in the Historic, Heritage Listed, “Old Station Masters House”. The Gawler Community Gallery is an initiative between: Gawler Arts and Craft Community Town of Gawler Council Gawler Lions Club Adelaide Metro Arts S.A. It was Officially opened on the 26th of February 2006 and is run entirely by volunteers. […]

Gawler Visitor Information Centre

Gawler is a very welcoming and accessible town with a number of self-walking and self-driving tours provided at the Visitor Information Centre. These include Church Hill State Heritage Walking Tour, Gawler Historic Main Street Walking Tour, Gawler Driving Tour, E.H. Coombe Walking Tour and Gawler River Paths – Tapa Pariara. Find information on all these […]

Old Telegraph Station Museum

Built in 1860 of local stone as a telegraph station, designed by the Colonial Architect. The museum portrays the local history of Gawler and district with displays of objects in context, located in a Heritage listed building this is a fine two-story stone structure initially built to house a telegraph office and first used in […]

Gawler Sport & Community Centre

Want a fun and friendly place to take the kids to enjoy a variety of sports and activities? Then the Gawler Sport and Community Centre is the place for you. The Centre hosts school holiday activities, martial arts, roller skating, art groups, fitness classes, inline hockey, birthday parties and much more. The Gawler Sport and […]

Gawler Aquatic Centre

The Gawler Aquatic Centre is located adjacent to the North Para River near the Willaston Bridge surrounded by River Red Gums and spacious lawns. The lower part of the grounds of the Centre is a designated flood plain. The Centre comprises of three swimming pools, a 50 metre seven lane pool and two smaller pools […]

Clonlea Reserve

Clonlea Park is located on the banks of the North Para River at Willaston. The large recreation reserve is the perfect area to bring the family and friends to for a relaxing day out. Facilities include Skate Park, Playground, BBQ and Tennis. Open 7 days during daylight hours. View the Clonlea Park plan by clicking the […]

Parks & Playgrounds

The natural environment features heavily in Gawler’s planning and settlement. There are many parks, gardens and reserves that provide a range of activities for visitors. Many of these open spaces are on Gawler’s river corridors making them picturesque locations for picnics. The lush green lawns, ample shaded areas, playgrounds, barbeques, recreational equipment and walking paths […]

Tours and Trails

Gawler’s walking trails are designed for self-discovery but guided tours are also available. Both options provide journeys past significant heritage architecture as well as through the beautiful parks, gardens and reserves that line the river banks. Printed guides for the following trails and tours are available from the Visitor Information Centre at 2 Lyndoch Road, […]