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Pinnaroo, SA

Pinnaroo is as bustling town 242 kilometres east of Adelaide and five kilometres from the Victorian border. Farming is the main industry throughout the region’s rolling landscapes.

Pinnaroo is the gateway to the unique landscape of the Mallee and nearby Karte Conservation Park is a good spot to see the Mallee at its best. The Scorpion Springs Conservation Park is located on the edge of Pinnaroo.

For an insight into the history of the area, visit the Mallee Tourist and Heritage Centre, which features four fascinating historical collections. The area opened up around 1890, however Pinnaroo township was not settled until early 1900. The railway line was completed and opened in 1906.

The town has modern facilities for health, welfare, sporting and public services and is located on the shortest route from Adelaide to Sydney or Adelaide to Canberra.

Nearest Airport: Adelaide

Where to stay?


  • Caravan and Camping
  • Farm/Station
  • Rural/Country
  • Environmental
  • Historic/Heritage
  • Nature based
  • Remote
  • Self-Drive

Popular Activities

  • Off Road Driving
  • Bird Watching
  • Bush Walking
  • Golfing
  • Golfing
  • National Park
  • Golfing
  • National Park
  • Off Road Driving
  • Wildlife

About Pinnaroo

  • Locality: Urban locality
  • Pinnaroo Postcode: 5304
  • State: South Australia
  • Region: Murray River Lakes and Coorong
  • Latitude: -35.26037
  • Longitude: 140.90861
  • Elevation: 110m
  • Population: 712
  • Median Income: $32136
  • Area (Sq/km): 799.961
  • Timezone: Australia/Adelaide

Accommodation In Pinnaroo

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