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Meningie - Cities, Towns and Localities
Located on the shores of Australia’s largest freshwater lake system, the township of Meningie provides access to the northern end of the Coorong National Park. A great place to make your base from which to enjoy the surrounds through any number of ecological tour operator or just go exploring on your own.

Travelling south, you pass through Wood’s Well and Policemans Point. Just over 60 km south of Meningie is the township of Salt Creek, but don’t blink, as you may miss it. Salt Creek marks the entrance into the more remote southern stretches of the Coorong National Park. Tourist information and camping permits are available from the township’s two highway roadhouses.

Camp Coorong and Meningie has popular Aboriginal guided tours, explaining the local Dreamtime creation story.

Check out our listing of Meningie accommodation. In addition to our listed online travel guide information, contact the local tourism visitor centre for your destination for more attractions, tours, local maps and other information.

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Meningie Tourist Information Centre
Coorong Cottage Industry
76 Princes Highway
MENINGIE SA 5264
Ph: 08 8575 1770
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Meningie Attractions

Lake Albert Golf Club Inc
• Princes Hwy (PO Box 13), MENINGIE SA 5264 • Ph: 08 8575 1109 (Bookings)
• Club Ph: 08 8575 1078 • Fax: 08 8575 0088 • Email
Narrung Ferry
• This ferry enables road traffic across the flatlands between Lake Albert and Lake Alexandrina. It is necessary to take the ferry across to the Tailem Bend side of the lake to reach Portalloch Station.
Ngarrindjeri Lands & Progress Association Incorporated
• 2 Matson St, MENINGIE SA 5264
• Ph: 08 8575 1559 • Fax: 08 8575 1589
• Princess Hwy, MENINGIE SA 5264
• Ph: 08 8575 1557 • Email / Email
Pink Salt Lake
• On the road between Tailem Bend and Meningie is the ‘Pink Lake’. These types of lakes are common in the dryer areas and are coloured pink by the presence of algae known as beta caratine in the waters.
Point Malcolm Lighthouse
• Not only is the Point Malcolm Lighthouse the only inland lighthouse in the Southern Hemisphere, it is also the smallest lighthouse in Australia. It was established to help guide paddle steamers across Lake Albert and Lake Alexandrina.
Poltalloch Homestead
• Ph: 08 8574 0043
• Built in 1876 at Narrung, this Victorian mansion is a reminder of the wealth generated in the region during those times. Today, it is a working farm, still with substantial stables, a coach house, barns and woolshed. Tours are accommodation are also available.

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Meningie Distance

Distance to Meningie
• Following are some approximate distances by road to Meningie:
  Km
• Adelaide 150
• Cape Jaffa 166
• Coorong 43
• Kingston SE 145
  Km
• Mount Gambier 300
• Murray Bridge 77
• Robe 188
• Tailem Bend 53
Distances given are only approximation, they should be verified with the appropriate maps.
The Australian Automotive Motoring Associations also offer select access to travel trip planners.
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