The Big Lobster

Kingston S.E. - Places to See

Kingston South East
Substantial fishing and lobster port on the South Coast.
Located 297 km south east of Adelaide, Kingston South East is a substantial port famous for its lobsters. It also happens to be the home of the Big Lobster, one of those wonderfully quirky 'bigs' which Australians seem to love to build.

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The Early Settlers Cottage, Emu Flats Road, Keith

Keith - Places to See

Keith
Modern service centre on the Dukes Highway
Keith is located 228 km south east of Adelaide and 31 metres above sea level. Like so many of the towns on the Dukes Highway, it owes its existence to the miracle of trace elements which converted the great Ninety Mile Desert from a wasteland into a rich agricultural area.

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The bandstand in Millicent

Millicent - Places to See

Millicent (including Southend and Tantanoola)
Substantial rural centre servicing the surrounding farms and timber industry.
Located 402 km south east of Adelaide and 50 km from Mount Gambier, Millicent is one of the major centres on the South Coast. It is an important rural centre for the surrounding farms and timber industry. There is a great feeling of parkland and open, green space around the town.

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The wheat silos at Bordertown

Bordertown

Bordertown
Substantial service town famous as birthplace of Australian Prime Minister, Bob Hawke.
Located 275 km east of Adelaide and 82 metres above sea level on the border between South Australia and Victoria, Bordertown has become a kind of symbolic point of difference between the two states. When Victorians fear an invasion (usually during the football season) they refer to South Australians massing at Bordertown.

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Padthaway Homestead

Padthaway

Padthaway
Tiny village with a beautiful historic homestead
Located 291 km south-east of Adelaide, Padthaway is really little more than a few houses surrounded by Hardy's Padthaway Vineyards which stretch from the hills across the valley.

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Ulva Cottage in Penola built in the 1850s by Alexander Cameron

Penola

Penola
Historic town at the southern end of the rich Coonawarra/Penola wine district
Located 388 km south east of Adelaide, Penola is in the heart of one of South Australia's most productive wine growing areas. To the north of the town lies the famous terra rosa soils of the Coonawarra which have produced excellent red wines for the past century. The town is also famous as the central location in the life of Mary McKillop, Australia's first saint.

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The jetty at Port MacDonnell

Port MacDonnell

Port MacDonnell
Attractive historic port on the far south coast
Located 467 km south east of Adelaide, Port Macdonnell is the southernmost town in South Australia. It is surrounded by interesting coastline and parklands. Nearby is the cottage at Dingley Dell where Adam Lindsay Gordon, one of Australia's most famous 19th century poets, lived.

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