Laura

Laura is the heart of the Southern Flinders Ranges.

Make your first stop the Laura Information Centre to learn how best to enjoy your time in this picturesque town on the banks of the Rocky River. Explore the unique shopping opportunities like antiques and collectables, arts and cottage crafts, florist, chocolatier, eateries and more.

Take a photo alongside C.J. Dennis, a larger-than-life statue of the Australian writer and poet who spent some of his childhood here; take a self-guided walk along our kurrajong tree-lined street; visit the 1880s Courthouse Gallery and the Archives building – home of the Rocky River Historic & Art Society.

Early April traditionally sees thousands of people flock to The Laura Fair – a two-day celebration of music, food, arts and crafts, when the town comes alive.

The Golden North factory has been in Laura since 1923, manufacturing SA’s very popular ice cream range, available at local shops.

Hop on your bike (or hire one from the Laura Community Caravan Park), to enjoy the magnificent scenery between Laura and Stone Hut. Just one beautiful trail on a growing number of bike trails to suit all ages.

Appila Springs, a popular picnic spot, is just a short but worthwhile drive from Laura.
Beetaloo Reservoir, also a short drive from Laura, is currently open between May and October, with picnic grounds, BBQs, lookout and shore-line fishing.

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