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Tapanappa lookout

Covid-19 Update.

    Australia has shown tremendous success in ‘flattening’ the curve with South Australia now relaxing restrictions and encouraging travel to the State’s regional areas. If you have been marooned at home during these restrictions and are finally able to move about it’s hard to think of a better place to visit than Deep Creek Conservation …

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Deep Creek Waterfall hiking trail

Adventure therapy

    Popular wisdom has it that being immersed in nature is good for us but did you know that there is now a scientific basis to support that claim? Professor David Strayer, a cognitive psychologist from the University of Utah has found that after a few days off grid surrounded by nature our brains …

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Native orchid

Orchids

  One of the great joys of walking in Deep Creek Conservation Park is the diversity of flora you can encounter along the way. Of special note are the native orchids. There are more than 350 native orchids in South Australia and a significant number can be found in Deep Creek.     What makes these …

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Take a walk on the mild side

  Earlier this year the Second Valley Heritage Trail was launched as part of South Australia’s History Festival.  This is a self-guided tour and a trail brochure is available from the Second Valley Progress Association. http://www.yankalilla.sa.gov.au/webdata/resources/files/Second%20Valley%20Heritage%20Walk.pdf The walk commences at the picturesque Leonards Mill in the heart of historic Randelsea.     Highlights include the lookout over Second Valley and the Statue …

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