Peterborough, previously known as Petersburgh was set up for the agricultural and other pastoral efforts of the 1870’s. This city of South Australia is also best known as a railway town. Peterborough is famous for being home to the Steamtown rail Heritage Center. The town is located to the north of Adelaide (253km) on the main rode between the Broken Hill and Port Augusta. Peterborough is best known as a town offering a great stop to travelers heading towards any direction in Australia. While on a visit to this historic railway town, you can opt for various Peterborough tours in and around the region to experience the city at its best. Tours in Peterborough will introduce you to historic attractions along with offering great sights of nature.
Popular Peterborough Tours
A visit to Peterborough is sure to introduce you to the rugged natural beauty of the Australian region. You can opt for tours in and around the city and explore some of the attractions at its best. Here is a look at some of the Peterborough tours that would offer you with an excellent opportunity exploring and knowing the city at its best.
Willangi Bush Escape Tour
Willangi Bush Escape is an agricultural land located 15 kilometer north of Peterborough. This cultivation land also used for grazing purposes is a great tourist site in Peterborough region. This attraction in Peterborough features various trails spanning across beautiful tree covered ranges and mallee hills. You can opt for a tour to this place to experience the scenic wonders in the Peterborough region. This place features activities like, bird watching and wildlife viewing along with driving roadways and scenic driveways. Willingi bush is home to a number of driving tracks offering a hill top view of the local district. You can also opt for a motorcycle ride along the biking tracks in Willangi to experience the scenic views at its best. You can also opt for a horse ride or mountain biking along a range og biking and horsing trails. Willangi Bush offers excellent activities and fun to tourists in love with nature. This is a great place of attraction for birdwatchers as well.
Magnetic Hill Tour
A visit to Peterborough is best complete with a tour to the Magnetic Hill. The hill is one of the most popular attractions in and around the Peterborough region in South Australia. A tour to Mahnetic Hill is a must if you want to explore Peterborough at its best. Drive along the way to the hill, park your car and experience the sight of your car rolling uphill. Magnetic Hill was formerly known by the name of Bruff's Hill. A tour to Magnetic Hill is sure to offer you with an experience of a kind.
Peterborough Caravan Park Tour
The Peterborough Caravan Park is one of the top places of attractions in Peterborough. Situated in the heritage railway town beside the Victoria Park, this attraction is also great for planning tours. The man made lake and the island is the main attraction in the Caravan Park. While on a visit to Peterborough, you can opt for a tour to Caravan Park to know more about the railway history. A tour of this place would introduce you to places of interests like, Steamtown Rail Heritage Centre. You can also plan a visit to the town and explore the numerous sandstone buildings, restored and preserved to its previous glory. A tour to the Carabvan Park attraction in Peter borough is sure to offer you with a learning experience concerning the city’s past.
Peggy's Retreat Tour
While on a visit to Peterborough, you can travel down 21 kilometers to visit the rustic farmhouse, Peggy’s Retreat. The farmhouse, constructed in the late 1890s is located to the south of Peterborough. Plan a tour to this place to experience a vacation of ultimate comfort and relaxation. The farmhouse, now restored and extended offers a great stay. This farmhouse houses accommodation for only eight people. The farmhouse boasts of a two-queen size rooms with attached living room, and one full access ensuite, queen size bedroom and double sitting/careers room. Relaxing and comforting are two words that best define this farmhouse. This farmhouse is an ideal place of planning a short family trip while visiting Peterborough. A tour to Peggy’s Retreat will also take you close to Peterborough attractions like, Steamtown Rail Heritage Museum. You can also plan for a tour to the histories railway town of Peterborough. Peggy’s Retreat is also closely located to some of the attractions in Jamestown including the Bundaleer Forest. While on a tour to this far54mhouse, you can alsostop by other attractions in and around the region. Popular attractions include the names of historic Burra, the Clare Valley, and the Mount Remarkable National Park.
Peterborough Day Tours
While on a visit to Peterborough, you can also opt for a self-guided day tour in and around the region. You can either go on a tour to the various tourists attractions in the city or opt for walks along the scenic roadways in Peterborough. You can also opt for a self-guided tout to the heritage attractions in Peterborough. Take a stroll around the Railway heritage center and learn interesting facts about the history of railways.
Peterborough tours incorporating a range of attractions and other activities along with new experience are certain to make your vacation more memorable.
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Last updated on 1/11/2010