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Burra Attractions

Described as one of the richest mega fauna sites in Australia, Red Banks Conservation Park features a landscape of rugged red earth gorges, spring fed waterholes and fossilised mega fauna remains. ...
Take a trip back to Burra's past with a stopover at Market Square Museum. Opened by the National Trust in 1966, this old style general store is Burra's first museum, originally operating as a store...
See the world's only known reconstructed Cornish enginehouse at Morphett's Enginehouse Museum, situated within the Burra Mine Site. The fully functional enginehouse - dating back to 1986 - can be v...
enables visitors to walk or drive around 12km of historic buildings, museums, restored colonial homes and mine shafts, including:
- Walk the underground tunnel at Morphett Engine House, where you will relive the early mining days and that of A Cornish steam driven beam engine.
A pleasant picnic area, where rock pools along the Burra Creek are shaded by giant red gum trees.
where the Cornish miners' buildings have been restored.
- (circa 1856) Classified by National Trust. First gaol outside the Adelaide metropolitan area, where the Australian blockbuster "Breaker Morant" was filmed.