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Published February 4th 2023
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Oaklands Wetlands Tour, Guided Port Walks, Behind the Scenes Tour at Centennial Park, A Window on SAHMRI Tours, FREE, guided tour, Adelaide
Oaklands Wetlands Tour (Image taken from event organiser's website)

Oaklands Wetlands Tour

The Oaklands Wetland is sitting within the City of Marion. Take this guided tour through the Oaklands Wetland and learn about the important role it plays in our community. Not only does it provide a home to an extensive array of wildlife such as waders, cockatoos, ducks and river red gums, but it is also a water factory, cleaning up to 400 million litres of stormwater each year for use on local playing fields, street trees and more than 31 local parks and reserves. 

The tour will be on Thursday, 9 February 2023, starting from 10am to 11am. Meet your guide David at the Oaklands Education Centre (on the western corner of the reserve bordering Oaklands Road), on Oaklands Wetland and Reserve 237-265 Oaklands Road Oaklands Parkland, and learn the complexities of wetlands and how the City of Marion is doing its part to be an environmentally conscientious organisation. 

Please note this is a one-hour tour with 30 minutes allocated to a presentation and another 30 minutes for a walking tour and may be difficult for those with mobility issues. Parking can be limited; please allow time for this.  

The maximum number of participants for each tour is 20 people, so please book your FREE ticket here.

Oaklands Wetlands Tour, Guided Port Walks, Behind the Scenes Tour at Centennial Park, A Window on SAHMRI Tours, FREE, guided tour, Adelaide
Guided Port Walks (Image taken from event organiser's website)

Guided Port Walks
Enjoy a guided walk around historic Port Adelaide. Your passionate local volunteer will take you back to the mid-1800s and learn what life was like for the early settlers and how it came to be that Port Adelaide was dubbed 'Port Misery'. The tour will start at Port Adelaide Visitor Information Centre on 66 Commercial Road, Port Adelaide. This guided tour will be on 25 and 26 February 2023, starting from 11am to 12.30pm (multiple dates also available, please find more information here). Please get your FREE ticket here, but a gold coin donation on the day will be greatly appreciated.

Oaklands Wetlands Tour, Guided Port Walks, Behind the Scenes Tour at Centennial Park, A Window on SAHMRI Tours, FREE, guided tour, Adelaide
Behind the Scenes Tour at Centennial Park (Image taken from event organiser's website)

Behind the Scenes Tour at Centennial Park

Are you curious about the inner workings of South Australia's pre-eminent cemetery?

Join this relaxed Behind The Scenes tour, with a highly informative tour of grounds, buildings, and spectacular gardens, including the crematorium (optional). Accompanied by one of a friendly team, you will commence your Behind The Scenes tour in the forecourt of the Jubilee Complex (please enter through our main gates at 760 Goodwood Road, Pasadena), with easy parking close by, before touring through beautiful service spaces and peaceful gardens on the way to the crematorium. A motorised buggy will be provided for the group's comfort. The tour will be ending at Wildflowers Café, where you can enjoy a delicious coffee overlooking our stunning gardens. The tour will be on Saturday, 25 February 2023, starting from 9am to 10.30am (multiple dates available, please find details here). Book your FREE ticket here.

A Window on SAHMRI Tours
Located at SAHMRI (South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute) North Terrace Adelaide, SAHMRI is at the centre of world-class health and medical research in South Australia.

The SAHMRI cheese-grater building is one of Adelaide's most iconic buildings. Yet, the most amazing thing about SAHMRI is what happens inside. So, get into it and get up close to the stunning architecture and see the life-changing work we're doing inside.

Please book one of their FREE tours here (multiple dates available). The tour will be held each Thursday morning, starting at 10am.
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