©

Monash trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Monash

Monash is a town in the Riverland area of South Australia. It is on the Sturt Highway between Barmera and Renmark. At the 2006 census, Monash had a population of 1,115.Monash was proclaimed in 1921 and is named after General Sir John Monash, a World War I army commander. The primary industry is irrigated horticulture and viticulture.Monash is in the Berri Barmera Council, state electoral district of Chaffey, and federal Division of Barker. Its postcode is 5342.SettlementLand at Monash was allocated to repatriated soldiers returned from World War I as part of the State Government Soldier Settler Scheme. The southern part of the settlement was occupied first and was originally known as Lone Gum after a prominent local landmark, a River Red Gum tree (Eucalyptus camaldulensis). The tree still stands today, although it was nearly destroyed in a fire caused by a local land owner. The tree's image is used on the Monash Primary School emblem.Monash Adventure PlaygroundMonash is best known in South Australia as the home of a major adventure playground for adults as well as children with tall, fast and twisty slippery dips and other equipment. This was built by a local engineering company, and open for free public use. Concerns about public liability led to its scaling down and eventual closure. It reopened in 1996 without the high towers, but with better picnic facilities and less "dangerous" equipment now including a giant maze. In the mid 2000s the flying fox connected to the high towers were removed because citizens viewed them as a safety hazard.
Make your own Monash vacation itinerary, with a little help from those that know the place like the back of their hands, by using our Australia trip tool .
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Monash

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Monash

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor

Recently planned trips to South Australia

32 days in Australia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in Melbourne & Adelaide BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Arkaroola BY A USER FROM FRANCE December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 26 days in Australia & Holiday BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 43 days in Australia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 18 days in Australia BY A USER FROM POLAND October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 18 days in New Zealand & Adelaide BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM October, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 56 days in Australia BY A USER FROM VIETNAM December, outdoors, beaches, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, outdoors, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Adelaide BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Adelaide BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA January, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Coober Pedy BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 22 days in Australia BY A USER FROM IRELAND July, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced
View more plans