Karoonda - SA RVFT
Karoonda is a small rural town located approximately 140 kilometres east of Adelaide in the heart of the Mallee region of South Australia. The town was settled in 1911 and is now a service centre for the surrounding agricultural area which predominantly produces merino sheep wheat and barley. Other industries include breeding of pigs beef cattle alpacas and production of crops such as sorghum oats lupins beans and olives. The Karoonda Farm Fair highlights the importance of agriculture to the area. This two day event held in March or April each year focuses on farming and associated products services and events. Local produce is a feature of the Fair and other events include the Mallee Millions Sheep Races fashion parades and Yesteryear display. The big Merino ram is a valued symbol of the town that also highlights the importance of the sheep industry to the area.
Those visiting Karoonda can find short and long term parking at Apex Caravan Park. Sites are available for a maximum of 96 hours. The fees to stay include an unpowered site for $10 per van per night and a powered site for $20 per van per night as well as access to the dump point and potable water.
Karoonda is ideally located within easy driving distance of the Riverland Murray Bridge and local conservation parks. Medical services can be found in Stokes Road and the supermarket is in Railway Terrace along with the Visitor Information Centre which has a town map indicating the location of all the nearby attractions and facilities. You can stay at the Apex Caravan Park which is always nice and green because of an independent water supply.
Karoonda VIC 11 Railway Terrace Karoonda SA
Ph 08 8578 1004
Short Term Parking
Apex Caravan Park (96hr) Unpowered $10 PVPN Powered $20 PVPN. Ph 08 8578 1004.
Long Term Parking
Wynarka & Perponda Ovals
Apex Caravan Park
Apex Caravan Park
Stokes Rd Ph 08 8579 1111
Stokes Rd Ph 08 8578 1122
Karoonda Pharmacy Depot Railway Terrace Ph 08 8578 1085 orders placed AM delivered PM
IGA 23 Railway Terrace Ph 08 8578 1165