Things to see and do around Tailem Bend

There is a 1 hour walking trail around the town and when you finish you can choose from our local cafe’s, something to eat and sit down in the playground enclosure and enjoy it.

There is another Walking Trail setup down at the river ferry. THE RIVERBEND HERITAGE TRAIL  takes you on a 21km round trip and can be split in half by starting at TAILEM BEND or WELLINGTON ferry crossings.

Walking this Trail takes you to JERVOIS where it loops around the old JERVOIS SCHOOL that opened it’s doors in 1940 around into Kellet street where you will go past the JERVOIS HALL that was built in 1930 and is still in use today then back along the road to Historical WELLINGTON which has the oldest Hotel and still trading, in SA, from there you walk to the “Old WELLINGTON COURTHOUSE”then it’s across the old/new ferry crossing that has many tales to tell, then just a short walk to the entrance into EAST WELLINGTON.Follow the signs up into PANGARINGA BOTANIC PARK of native trees, out past the Old East Wellington CEMETERY that dates back to the 1800’s,(you can look in here, but please be careful)then follow the signs that take you through the PINE FORREST then out onto the River cliffs a top the mighty MURRAY RIVER and back to Tailem Bend.

Other Attractions are:

  • The Famous Pioneer Village OLD TAILEM TOWN
  • There are Hotels/Motels and Caravan Parks for you to stay and enjoy our town, ask about all these at the Info Outlet.

Old Tailem Town
Open: Every day from 10am-5pm
Princes Hwy, Tailem Bend SA 5260
Phone: 08 8572 3838
Mobile: 0427 165 930

The Big Olive
Open: Mon-Fri from 9:30am-4:30pm
77 Big Olive Grove
Dukes Hwy, Tailem Bend SA 5264
Phone: 08 8572 3000

Mallee Gateway Craft
91 Railway Tce
Tailem Bend SA 5260
Phone: 08 8572 3502 or
08 8572 4645

Tailem info Station
Open: Every day from 9am-4pm
Railway Tce, Tailem Bend SA 5260
Phone: 08 8572 4277