Welcome to Kaniva
Halfway between Melbourne and Adelaide, Kaniva is the ideal place to break your trip when traveling the Western Highway.
Whether you enjoy 4WDing or bush walking, Kaniva makes for an ideal base to explore the Big and Little Desert National Park. These parks consist of several free camping spots including Red Bluff, Yanipy Nature Reserve and Broughton's Waterhole.
There are many bush walks to explore in the area including Billy Ho Bush walk and Mooree Historic Reserve. The Visitor Centre is situated beneath the windmill and is a good starting point for exploring the area with an extensive range of information and maps available.
As weather conditions and seasons can affect the tracks and trails, please contact Park Victoria on 13 91 63 or visit their website for up to date information on track conditions, closures and fire danger.
Kaniva is the home of Sheep Art and its main attractions include Serviceton Historic Railway Station, Rotary and Lions Fauna and Wetlands Park, Kaniva Car Museum and the Big Windmill. The Visitor Information Centre houses local artworks as well as the Kaniva Footwear Collection which highlights many shoes worn by famous Australians including Slim Dusty, Ex Prime Minister Malcolm Frazer and local talent including footballers Glen Hawker and Roger Merrett, and artists Bob Marchant and Marcus Wills. For more information visit www.kaniva.info or www.facebook.com/Kaniva.Victoria