Information about Lake Alexandrina Area
The Ngarrindjeri people are the traditional Aboriginal Australian people of the lower Murray River, western Fleurieu Peninsula, and the Coorong. The are the traditional owners of the area covered by this Locality List
From Middleton with its galleries, chocolates, beach hut accommodation and Port Elliott with it great beach, surfing, crafts and more, this Locality List covers as far as Tolderol in the West - a fascinating game reserve, with thousands of birds.To the north there is the historic town of Strathalbyn which has its own Locality List.
Governor George Gawler named Mount Compass around 1840 and it was a popular stop on the way to Victor Harbor for many travellers. One its quirkier activities is the very popular Compass Cup for cows. it is now surrounded by vineyards and there are great walks and trails for your to explore. And don't forget Nangkita and Tooperang.
The Kuitpo man made forest is not far from here and the Hindmarsh Falls best visited in wetter seasons are great places to explore
Nearer the coast, the Murray Mouth and Goolwa offer more excitement. Goolwa has the Cockle Train, and river trips to the Murray Mouth, past Mundoo island and the Coorong, Art galleries, Lock 1 and the Barrage, crafts, Sunday markets and much more. See the GOOLWA VISITOR CENTRE
From Goolwa, travel through Currency Creek (wineries) and picturesque Clayton Bay on the Lake itself with its view of Hindmarsh Island.
Milang has a Port Milang Maritime Museum and heritage trails to follow.
Get more out of your trip to this area by visiting the ALEXANDRINA TOURIST CENTRE