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Old Tailem Town

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Firstly they don’t have eftpos so take cash as there is no atm. It’s a interesting place but it’s... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
Michael D
Adelaide, Australia
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When you get your car parked you are "greeted" by an impressively long row of rusty old vehicles... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2018
Anita O
Mannheim, Germany
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Australia's largest Pioneer Village- an hour's drive from Adelaide
Princes Highway, Tailem Bend, South Australia, Australia
+61 8 8572 3838
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Did you see the movie manekin and wondered what a horror themed origin movie would look like? Then this is the place for you! We had a blast laughing, and jumping out around corners at each other. For $25 an adult though, we could probably...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Firstly they don’t have eftpos so take cash as there is no atm. It’s a interesting place but it’s buildings have been located here. So it’s not a actual town. But it was still good to go through & have a look.

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

The old town is located in bery easy access towards Melbourne or Adelaide high way and if you need to scan the Australian history there you go. Amazing welcome with apt interior and exterior designs plus architecture to feel the past how Australians came upto...More

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Reviewed 17 June 2018

When you get your car parked you are "greeted" by an impressively long row of rusty old vehicles and as you get closer to the entrance building you are greeted by loud music from the olden days. You pay your 25 AUD per person (cash...More

1  Thank Anita O
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Preserving examples of different types of cottages from bygone era. Enjoyed several hours photography with friends

Thank BluePoppyNZ
Reviewed 5 March 2018

What a way to spend a day with friends, family and BBQ or picnic. Can't wait to go back again for another family day. Got and experience the Olde World of Australia :)

Thank kitdekat
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

A very interesting place to visit, lots of old and interesting stuff. Old buildings and there contents, along with cars.farm equipment, tools, motors. Set up in a town setup through the ages. A lot of work has been done over a long time to compile...More

1  Thank Mark F
Reviewed 7 February 2018

A great place for everyone especially those wanting great camera photos. Need a whole day to enjoy the experience as we were a party of five, all taking photographs and enjoying the history presented. A must for everyone.

1  Thank Obanini1
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Thank you, Peter, for a fascinating insight into your grand vision. It is wonderful to see somewhere so lovingly built up over the years. This is a very real and in no way a manicured site. My concern would be succession planning, as it would...More

1  Thank Stanleyba
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Nice place if you looking for nostalgia for old town. But it's expensive and rude staff. They don't accept card and coin. We are couple traveling from Sydney and will heading to Victoria, we found this place after spending one night at one of caravan...More

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Response from Francisco C | Reviewed this property |
I guess so. I was traveling from East to West, coming from Melbourne to Adelaide on the main road when I saw it on the left. You can't miss it as they have like twenty or so old trucks parked side by side near the main... More