Mount Barker is a rapidly expanding town that is home to around 11,000 people. Mount Barker is surrounded by intense natural beauty and nature lovers will find endless activities to take part in here including hiking through the nearby mountain summit, playing golf on the city’s excellent golf course, fishing and exploring the city’s walking trails.
The real estate market in Mount Barker is really booming and home hunters will be able to take their pick from plenty of great options. People who want to shop until they drop will find five large shopping centers to hunt for bargains in including the impressive Mount Barker Central, Mount Barker Village and Mount Barker Plaza. The town’s central business district is also packed with restaurants, cafes and entertainment options.
Following the picturesque Linear Trail is the perfect way to get a feel for the intense natural beauty of Mount Barker. The trail starts from Keith Stephenson Park, which comes complete with a large lake, and runs all the way through the town past several other green zones and interesting historical buildings. The trail runs for around three kilometres in total and comes to an end at the impressive Laratinga Wetlands.
People who are in search of a little evening entertainment will find plenty of traditional Australian pubs and modern bars in Mount Barker. The large Recreation Center also offers a range of alternative entertainment options, while Wallis Cinema can be found up the hill from Keith Stephenson Park and boasts seven different screens.
The city of Adelaide is situated just 33kms from Mount Barker and this is a popular day trip destination among the residents of Mount Barker. Adelaide offers visitors a wide range of entertainment opportunities for visitors to enjoy from sightseeing to shopping and enjoying a gourmet dinner before taking in a show at one of the city’s famous theatres.