Laratinga Wetlands, Mount Barker

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The Laratinga Wetlands, constructed in 1999, is a wetland located in Mount Barker, South Australia. It is named after the Aboriginal Peramangk peoples' name for the Mount Barker Creek, "Laratinga".
The wetlands occupy an area of 16.7 hectares (41 acres), of which 10.7 hectares (26 acres) is underwater.
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  • The local council have done a great job in developing the wetlands. The wetlands are full of bird life and surrounded by lots of plants and trees with a lot of recent planting as well to improve the.....  more »
  • Great place to walk, ride bike, or relaxing and taking in the wildlife. Plaques are scattered around to inform visitors of wildlife that lives here. Barbecues, shelters and toilets on site. Bird...  more »
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  • I remember helping build these wetlands and propagating the trees for it 15 years ago. It's a wonder to see everything grown up. It really has become my favourite spot in Barker. Pristine, quiet and a very diverse array of native bird species. A+
  • Love this place. Always a good walk. A good place to take photos as well.

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