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How to Get There?

The Waite Historic Precinct is situated on the Waite Campus of the University of Adelaide, about 20 minutes’ drive from the Adelaide city centre. The nearest main intersection is the junction of Cross Road and Fullarton Road, Urrbrae.

Access to the Waite Conservation Reserve in the Adelaide Hills from the campus is via Hartley Grove Road.

  • Urrbrae House and Gardens, Waite Arboretum

    Waite Historic Precinct Map

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    By Car

    The drive up to Urrbrae House and the Arboretum is marked by a Tourism Heritage sign on Fullarton Road.

    Entry is via the gate on Fullarton Road. If you are heading south, it is the first turn on your left after Cross Road.

    Follow the 800 metre, eucalypt-lined driveway (Walter Young Avenue) to the free public carpark on your left as you near the House or on the verge for the Arboretum gates.

    Please note that the gate on Fullarton Road is locked at sunset, unless prior arrangements for extended public access during special events have been made by Urrbrae House staff with on-campus Security.

    Disabled parking:
    There is a single disability carpark at the rear of Urrbrae House; enter via Gate 3 off Waite Road and proceed west.

    By Bus from the City

    Please note that the below should be used as a guide only, please check the Adelaide Metro website for accurate details (links below). Two bus routes operate to the Waite Campus.

    1) Bus Route 170, Monday to Friday only, stop 23 (final stop on route) on Waite Road
    Enter Gate 3 and walk west for a minute or two which will take you to the rear of Urrbrae House and the 20th Century Rose Garden.

    Please consult the 170 Timetable for further information.

    2) Bus route 171, stop 12 on Fullarton Road,
    Walk up the long driveway. Please note that the walk can take 15 minutes or more depending on your pace.

    Please consult the 171 Timetable for further information.

    Please phone Amanda Jackson at Urrbrae House on (08) 8313 7497 or email for information and assistance.

  • Waite Conservation Reserve

    By Car

    Entry is via Waite Road then Hartley Grove Road
    Drive to the end of Hartley Grove Road and continue past the end of the bitumen to a loop.
    Park on the verge. The walking track starts at the nearby walk-through.

    By Bus from the City

    Bus Route 170, Monday to Friday only, alight final stop on route (stop 23) on Waite Road
    Walk to Hartley Grove Road and continue east to end, walking track commences at nearby walk-through.

    Please consult the 170 Timetable for further information.

    Please click here for Waite Conservation Reserve | Access and Trails Map

    Please phone Dr Kate Delaporte of the Waite Arboretum and Conservation Reserve on (08) 8313 7405 or email for information and assistance.

    Area Map


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Urrbrae House Historic Precinct

Amanda Jackson
Telephone: +61 8 8313 7497
Email

Waite Arboretum

Dr Kate Delaporte
Telephone: +61 8 8313 7405
Email

Waite Conservation Reserve

Dr Kate Delaporte
Telephone: +61 8 8313 7405
Email

Postal Address

Waite Campus
The University of Adelaide
SA 5005
AUSTRALIA