Mawson Lakes, just 12 kilometres north of Adelaide, is less than an hour's drive from the legendary wine making district of Barossa Valley making Mawson Lakes accommodation a great option for holiday makers looking for a relaxing getaway and a chance to enjoy some of Australia's greatest wines. Home to University of South Australia campus and Endeavour College, Mawson Lakes is known as a true educational centre and an ideal place for visitors to enjoy the diversity Adelaide holiday rentals have to offer.
Indulge Your Senses
The University campus at Mawson Lakes specialises in information technology and electronics. It has been at the forefront of many important developments in recent technology and after you've settled into your own Mawson Lakes holiday rental you should venture out to the campus to inspect the Adelaide Planetarium for a tour of the universe. At the Planetarium you'll be guided through the Magellanic Clouds and the Milky Way as it's seen from the southern hemisphere, without the distractions of unwanted light and weather.
So Much To See And Do
Some of the things you can see and do around Mawson Lakes include the following:
- A visit to the Sunday Market at nearby Pooraka. This market comes alive every Sunday and a good start is always a hot bacon and egg roll washed down with cup of freshly brewed coffee. After that you'll be ready to browse through the great array of stalls, showcasing the best local produce in a stunning outdoor setting.
- Not far away from your Mawson Lakes holiday rental you'll find a fascinating museum of classic jet fighters. It's here where you'll find jet fighter planes dating from the 1950s to the 1980s. All flown at some stage by the Royal Australian Navy or the Royal Australian Air Force. One of the most popular aircrafts with the public is the World War II P38 Lockheed Lightning fighter plane. Children and enthusiasts alike will delight in being able to get up close and personal with these machines, and even sit in the cockpit.
- A taste of indigenous art is the attraction at the nearby Marra Dreaming Aboriginal Community. Here visitors can to see the artists at work creating their fabulous jewellery, decorating eggs, weaving baskets and creating their iconic works of art.
Holiday Rentals Close to Adelaide
As Mawson Lakes accommodation is only 12 kilometres from the centre of Adelaide you can easily visit the city when you need to do so but by using a holiday rental away from the city proper you're able to enjoy a home away from home at an economical price. Choosing to stay in a holiday rental instead of a traditional hotel or motel gives you the privacy, flexibility and independence of enjoying your own amenities and space without interruption, so you're free to truly enjoy your holiday.