Burra



Welcome to Burra, one of the most beautifully preserved towns in South Australia. This former copper mining town is listed on the Register of the National Estate and also declared a National Heritage Area.

Today you can explore the town using Burra's Heritage Passport Trail providing an access-all-areas pass to the best experience offered by this historic town.

Armed with a charming guidebook and your own key which you collect from the Burra & Goyder Visitor Information Centre, you'll visit 49 fascinating sites and learn why Burra was once the centre of South Australia's copper boom.

The 11 kilometre route gets you up close and personal with the Redruth Gaol, the Monster Mine, "Creek Street", where 1800 people lived in dugouts along the riverbank and even into the cellars of the old Unicorn brewery. The Heritage Passport Trail also provides access to three museums throughout the town, all with fantastic interpretation.

Use Daytrippa: Burra guide to help you find your way to some of the regions best experiences, both in the township and around the greater region.

Your phone or tablet will provide you with access to a number of audio points around town, providing stories about the people and events that have contributed to the character of this culturally rich region.

More audio points can be found inside sites only accessible with the Heritage Passport. Be sure to drop into the Visitor Information Centre to pick up your key!


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