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Updated by Alex Untola on Mar 09, 2015
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Top 5 Tourist Attractions in Bordertown

A recently unearthed treasure of Southern Australia, Bordertown boasts its own collection of unique places to see. Below are 5 of the most popular attractions that must not be missed in the city.

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Tolmer Park

A quaint and charming little park in the blissful city of Border Town, the Tolmer Park is an ideal location for a picnic with the family. Adorned with stunning landscapes all round, the Tolmer Park has a tranquil ambience about it. The history of the park goes back to the early 20th century when acres of land were first sold in Bordertown. Back then the land that made Tolmer Park was just a paddock that housed horses but was always appreciated for the lovely old redgums and sweeping lawns alongside the Tatiara Creek. Today this picturesque park has plenty of redgum artworks and several other outdoor tables and chairs which works ideally for relaxation. There is also an interpretive walk around the park where the history of the town is explained and children can get enough room to wear off some energy.

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Bordertown Wildlife Park

To enjoy a day out with some of the most unique and amazing animals of Australia take a tour around the famous Bordertown Wildlife Park. Home to a rare colony of white kangaroos (that have been bred from a white strain of the Western Grey Kangaroo), this wildlife park enjoys a good number of visitors year round. You can also find here plenty of ordinary red kangaroos, the Eastern Grey Kangaroos, Red Necked Wallabies, Dama Wallabies, Emus and a variety of other bird wildlife.

3

Glenda Rowett Art Gallery

Single talent displayed in a variety of pictures, the Glenda Rowett Art Gallery is a showcase of paintings and artistic masterpieces that has been created from the tranquility of Glenda's home in Bordertown. Glenda's Australian landscape pieces have been inspired from her strong affinity towards the county life she grew up having. Full of detail and color, Glenda's original oil painting master pieces is picture perfect in every way. Apart from her Australian inspiration Glenda has also been moved by the many things she witnesses during her travel and all this is mirrored in the painting showcased at the Art Gallery.

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Clayton Farm

Exploring Bordertown is not complete without paying a visit to the faithfully restored Clayton Farm. In this charming countryside location guests can experience farm life as it was over a century ago when the original settlers were still occupying this land and it was the Weiss family who first called the Clayton Farm their home. Up until 1981 they resided here, after which a part of the land containing historic buildings was leased to Bordertown's Museum. For those staying at a Bordertown Hotel such as the Sundowner Bordertown, Information on the Clayton Farm can be obtained over the counter.

5

Bordertown Recreation Lake

The recreational lake located in Bordertown is one of the most stunning sights in the city. Adorned with a sparkling blue lake and horses galloping freely, this is an ideal spot for a good dose of tranquility in Bordertown. Walking trails have also been developed around the lake for a quiet stroll in the evenings.