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. Jus...
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 visi...
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 an...
- (circa 1856) Classified by National Trust. First gaol outside the Adelaide metropolitan area, where the Australian blockbuster "Breaker Morant" was filmed.
The Gorge
A pleasant picnic area, where rock pools along the Burra Creek are shaded by giant red gum trees.
enables visitors to walk or drive around 12km of historic buildings, museums, restored colonial homes and mine shafts, including:
where the Cornish miners' buildings have been restored.
- 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.