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Gum Flat Reserve

Corner of Gum Flat Rd and Old Port Vincent Rd



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Come and join the Great Gum Flat Adventure!! Loads of free nature play activities on offer, including cubby building, nature art and craft, trail walking, Narungga (traditionally spelled Nharangga) connections, scavenger hunts, birds and water bugs, and lots more! Feel free to engage in unstructured nature play or join in with hosted nature play sessions for a variety of age groups and interests. Pack a picnic basket and rug and enjoy morning tea or lunch in the sunshine. Explore Gum Flat and enjoy the great outdoors during the Spring holidays!

Breaking news - Discover the newly constructed mountain bike trail! Either bring along your bike or run and walk it to uncover all the secret spots it goes!

(mountain bike trail is approximately 1.1 km long)

Children must be accompanied by a supervising adult. Please also order a ticket for the adult(s) during registration.


Come and go from the following activities:

- Narungga (traditionally spelled Nharangga) connections

- Waterwatch waterbugs

- Nature scavenger bracelets and warrior arm bands

- Winnie Fox art

- Self-guided trail walks

- Nature scavenger hunt

- Bird spotting

- Cubby building (enjoy your picnic in your cubby if you like!)

- Wooden log round mandalas

- Totem sticks (with naturally-dyed recycled twine)

plus lots of forest and parkland to explore!!


What can I bring into the event?

Wear long pants and sturdy shoes.

Be Sun Smart.

Bring a water bottle and drink water.

Bring snacks if you'll need them, or your morning tea and/or lunch if you are planning a picnic.

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Gum Flat is a great place to walk or cycle to! Enter the Reserve by walking or cycling the trail either along the Minlaton-Stansbury Road or Old Port Vincent Road.

Distance Post Office to Main Area via Old Port Vincent Road: 1.1 km

Distance Post Office to Main Area via Stansbury Road: 1.5 km

There is limited parking at the Main Area, corner of Old Port Vincent Road and Gum Flat Road, on the dirt roads at your own risk and as per road rules.

We encourage parking in the area surrounding the Minlaton Playground/Harry Butler Red Devil Memorial on North Terrace, Minlaton. It is then a short walk past the Bowling Club to connect to the scenic walking trail adjacent Old Port Vincent Road.

Distance Playground to Main Area: 700 m

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please email admin@yorke.sa.gov.au or telephone 8832 0000.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No, the organisers will have your details on the rsvp list they will have on the day.

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Corner of Gum Flat Rd and Old Port Vincent Rd



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