Meningie is the next town when heading north to Adelaide on the ‘coastal ports/towns route. Meningie is a pretty spot with a difference; this ‘coastal location is fresh water’ and should be earmarked for a stopover or at least an extended stay. Even inland coastal locations have that appeal but hat said Meningie is a small town. It is on the Princes Highway near The Coorong and was surveyed in 1866

Meningie was the first town in Australia to have ADSL broadband installed without using an installed their own DSLAM in Meningie in October 2003, following on from having established a microwave network connecting to Adelaide in May 2001.

Meningie is located near Lake Albert, which is a part of the Murray Darling Basin.

The sole Meningie Hotel is a grand classic resort hotel. A visit will stir the ghosts of earlier tourist eras.

The Church buildings are Meningie are a mix of the old and new.

The Meningie War Memorial is attached to the local bowling club and a well presented acknowledgement it is.

The vastness and size of Lake Albert determines a few hours at a minimum are recommended.

Heritage diary






Fireplace Dump Station
General Store Bottled Gas
Internet Caravan
Camping   4WD
Kitchen Facilities Disabled access
Laundry Toilets
Campervans Accommodation
Meals   Airport
Pets Allowed Boat Ramp
Telephone Picnic Area
Roadside Rest Area Electricity
Scenic Swimming
Tap water   Thermal Area
Stream Water   Walking tracks
Rotary Club Lions Club
Gymnasium   Gardens
Winery Whitewater Rafting
Surfing   Skydiving
Skiing Scenic Flights
Postal Service Police
Movie Location   Mountain Biking
Kayaking Jet Boating
Information Hospital
Hang Gliding Golf Course