Parks & Playgrounds
Redbanks- Arno Bay
The rocks and cliffs at Redbanks, 6 km north of Arno Bay, is a great place to explore or to do some fishing. This unique area was at one time designated a geological monument by the Geological Society of Australia.
Wharminda Soaks- Wharminda
A visit to the pristine Wharminda Soaks is a chance not to be missed by bushwalker or for family picnics. Discover the many beautiful and interesting rock formations, abundant wildflowers and stunning birdlife, also explore the caves and dried creek beds. Wharminda Soaks, adjoins the huge Hincks Conservation Park, supporting its own distinctive species of wildlife. Bushwalks and unique native flora can be enjoyed. The area is home to native orchids and birdlife. Don't miss the springtime wildflowers along the roadsides and areas around Verran - Wharminda.
Carappee Conservation Park- Darke Peak
Carappee is the highest point, 495 metres above sea level, on Eyre Peninsula. It has diverse flora and fauna, walking trails and great climbs to the highest peak - Carappee Hill - where you will find a monument and book to sign! A BBQ and picnic area is located on the eastern side.
There are several Conservation Parks within the district, Hambidge and Hincks, are almost in their native form. Both have comparable rainfall and soil types, however, each supports its own distinctive species of wild life.
Further information relating to Conservation Parks contact Department of Environment & Heritage- www.environment.sa.gov.au/
Jetty Reserve - Turnbull Park Arno Bay
The jetty reserve is an attractive area of lawn and trees with picnic tables. The electric coin-operated BBQ's make it a popular family visiting spot. Public Toilets, changerooms and shelter sheds provide every convenience. Watch out for the new turnball park coming soon!
Lions Centenary Park- Rudall Road
Provides an electric operated BBQ, playground, lovely shade areas and tables. Watch out for the newly constructed toilet block.
The parklands encompassing the Poornamookinie Creek at the western side of the town, with tree lined undulating lands, providing a delightful setting for the golf course that follows the creek.
The Yeldulknie Reservoir was completed in 1912, and is an historic and naturally beautiful setting, 5km east of Cleve.