In the heart of South Australia’s hidden gem the Limestone Coast, midway between Adelaide and Melbourne, lies the town of Naracoorte.
Naracoorte is home to the World Heritage listed Naracoorte Caves which are World Heritage listed because of the importance of the fossils at the site, preserving Australia’s most complete marsupial fossil record.
Join an Adventure Caving tour at the Naracoorte Caves or choose the leisurely option of a walk through Wet Cave.
Enjoy the magnificent scenery and listen for the creatures of the wetlands at Bool Lagoon, a Ramsar Wetland of International Significance. The Lagoon is home to wildlife and is an essential refuge for birds. A boardwalk over the wetlands, gives the feeling of walking on water.
Popular events are the Taste the Limestone Coast Festival and Frances Folk Gathering in February, Lucindale’s South East Field Days in March and Yakka Park Music Festival in April and the Naracoorte Swap Meet in May and the Taskforce 72 Regatta in November.
Other places of interest are the Naracoorte Regional Art Gallery, the Sheep’s Back Museum and the Naracoorte Swimming Lake, described as ‘one of the greatest swims in the world’.
Naracoorte is known for its open green spaces and selection of unique shops, has a wide range of dining, accommodation and everyday requirements.
Naracoorte has a stunning 18-hole, fully watered golf course, which is included in Golf Australia’s Top 100 public access golf courses. The Market Square Recreation Area, Memorial Parklands and Naracoorte Creek Walk offer something for everyone.
Centrally located in the Limestone Coast, Naracoorte is a great place to base yourself and unearth the treasures of the Limestone Coast.