Minlaton is located 200 kilometres from Adelaide and is about a 2 to 2½ hour drive from South Australia's capital city.
Minlaton was once called Gum Flat, due to it's magnificent, giant eucalypts, and the name comes from the aboriginal word 'Minlacowie' meaning sweet water.
The first settlers arrived in the area in 1847 and it was surveyed and gazetted in 1876.
Born in Minlaton was famous pioneer avaiator, Captain Harry Butler, pilot of the 1916 Bristol monoplane. The Harry Butler Memorial across the street from the caravan park houses his fully restored aircraft.
Minlaton is the centre of a large industrious agricultural district, and in and around Minlaton are many places to visit including many historic buildings, The Creamery, National Trust Museum, a bird watching haven, wildlife park and much, much more to keep visitors of all ages amused.
The caravan park is situated in a large allotment with plenty of native trees and lawned sites. This unique style is popular with many people who are looking for a relaxed holiday with room to move. Minlaton is the centre point of Yorke Peninsula, this means it's only a 15-minute drive from both sides of the coast. Tour the Peninsula using Minlaton as your base. Having water on three sides of this popular holiday spot, means you're never to far away from your favourite fishing, sailing, diving, boating or swimming spot.
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