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St Peters Billabong

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Address: River Street, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Family Friendly and central

We have been staying at Levi Caravan park over Christmas and it has been an excellent central place to access everything that Adelaide has to offer. The staff are friendly and... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2016
Shontell D
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Adelaide, South Australia
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28 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 1 January 2017

This is a very pleasant recreational area with an oval adjacent to the linear park and a billabong. It is kept generally in good condition and has plenty of shady trees. However your experience will be spoiled by irresponsible dog owners who have little or no control of their dogs. As a result packs of dogs run around where ever... More 

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Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We have been staying at Levi Caravan park over Christmas and it has been an excellent central place to access everything that Adelaide has to offer. The staff are friendly and helpful. The cabins and grounds are well looked after. Definitely worth staying at if you have 4 or more people and are staying in Adelaide.

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Melbourne, Australia
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53 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

This park is very popular with dog lovers. I suggest you go here in the evening to watch the frockling pooches

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Adelaide, Australia
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133 reviews
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Reviewed 25 October 2015

The billabong is a nice place to visit whilst out walking, noticed a few cranes there last week. Can get a little 'stinky' towards the end of summer until fresh rains flush it out. A great improvement to the Linear Park walk/area.

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Thank SueRaeB
Adelaide, Australia
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34 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2015

although this is called St Peters billabong, it is only a part of St Peters River Park, a wide open very adventurous park the billabong itself at this time of year (January) is very dry and shallow, not a good sight at all but visiting the whole park, which consists of a large green oval with cricket pitch, long bike... More 

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1 Thank Leigh M
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17 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2013 via mobile

Great for bird watchers we saw many species from sparrows up to big black swans. Wonderful on a sunny day as there are plenty of trees for shade.

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Thank Dean W
Paris, France
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58 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2012

The Billabong has been revitalised and replanted and it provides a sanctuary, of sorts, for birdlife. Take your field glasses. It is a pleasant and peaceful place to walk and sit - close to an extensive riverside walk, a BBQ area and an oval for the children to play.

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Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 13 September 2012

Lovely areas for all! I go running past this most days, its always so peaceful and always has lots of duckies!! There is a really big park really close by to have a BBQ and a relax, there are also public toilets close by

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Adelaide, Australia
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78 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2012

The Billabong has both the water side area with birdlife, and a huge green oval open space bordered by large trees, the billabong and the River Torrens with ducks. A fave place for kids and a ball, family games, people walking their dogs, and overlooking the oval there are public toilets and a shaded BBQ area.The linear park cycle track... More 

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Thank zizzle14
Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 24 August 2011

The St Peters Billabong is a wetland in inner suburban Adelaide, whch has been restored to its natural state prior to European settlement. The pond area of the billabong is a remarkable 1.4 hectares. Native plants flourish in ther area. While it offers an example of well preserved (and restored) natural environment, it's easily accessible from the River Torrens Linear... More 

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