Fun Facts • Minnipa’s Concrete Crappa is known throughout Australia, and everyone thinks it should be heritage listed. So look out for it… it’s a very special landmark for travellers heading along the Eyre Highway. • You can get the best pizza, great coffee and hamburgers at the Minnipa Community Store. There’s also a fantastic second-hand bookshop, so you can stock up or swap a book for your travels. • It can get hot in Minnipa, but they have a community pool (seasonal). So drop in for a dip. • There are social bowls on a Thursday night during bowling season. Bowls supplied. • Tcharkuldu is pronounced ‘Charcoal dah’. Who would have guessed! • Pildappa Rock is like WA’s Wave Rock, only the locals and returning travellers think it is better. Located just 15 minutes off the highway, it’s a great place to view spectacular sunsets and to stargaze. Great for travel snaps, selfies and posting on Facebook, Snapchat and Instagram. • Minnipa community has recently purchased an old hall in the main street and is in the process of making it into a village green for residents and visitors to enjoy. • Take some time to check out the great leather shop on the corner of Railway and Mosely Terrace. It’s simply amazing! MORE MARVELLOUS THINGS TO DO • Stop for a picnic or a BBQ and let the children enjoy the playground at the new Minnipa Village Green, nestled between the Minnipa Store and Minnipa Hotel. • Head out of town for the day and explore the Gawler Ranges! • Plan to do some camping and stay awhile. Take the picturesque route via the Yardea Station intersection. The unsealed road is accessible most of the time for 2WD and year-round for 4WD. • Pack a picnic and take in some local history of the district at Tcharkuldu Rock. • Travelling in an RV? Stay at the Apex Park on the Main Highway, or pull the rig up in the back of the sports oval. • If a game is on, stay and enjoy some good local sporting competition and company. • Public toilets are located in the township. • At the sports oval, there is also a swimming pool (seasonal) and a children’s playground. Tcharkuldu Rocks wudinna.sa.gov.au 7