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


  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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Leonards Mill Restaurant Second Valley

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. 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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