Renmark, South Australia
Renmark is a town in South Australia's rural Riverland area, and is located 254 km northeast of Adelaide, on the banks of the River Murray. The Sturt Highway between Adelaide and Sydney runs through the town; Renmark is the oldest settlement on the Murray River.
Renmark is a multicultural centre for the Riverland area. It consists of elegant wide streets. The river itself offers excellent spots for fishing, waterskiing and boating. The area is known for the cultivation of grapes, citrus fruits, tomatoes, vegetables, wheat and wool. Orange trees stretch for hectares as do vineyards and stone fruit orchards. Other industries include almond growing and pistachio nut cultivation. Renmark is also home to a wildlife park, wine companies and the rose industry. Renmark hosts the Renmark Rose Festival every October.
Things to See & Do
* Harding’s Foklore Gallery
* Rustons Rose Garden
* Murray Princess
Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Australian Dollar (AUD$)
Language – English
Population – 4,500 approx
Electricity – 2 angled pins and 1 flat pin centred below Australian style
Time – GMT plus nine and a half hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 61