Ada Ryan Gardens

Ada Ryan Gardens is Whyalla’s most popular park, a haven for recreational relaxation with beautiful grounds.

Unearth the sentimental value that you can experience by simply walking through a park.

Featuring shady lawns and gardens, free BBQ’s and picnic facilities, bird aviaries, free tennis courts, beach volleyball, toilets, a playground and paved wheelchair- accessible paths. The Ada Ryan Gardens is linked to the Whyalla Foreshore with a walk way creating a large and lush recreational area.

Ada Ryan Gardens was the first major park established in Whyalla, named after the wife of the chairman of the then City Commission, Charles Ryan. The Ada Ryan gardens were the site of Whyalla’s first cemetery, which was moved in August 1918 to the current cemetery in Broadbent Terrace. 

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Whyalla Visitor Centre, Lincoln Highway
Open: 7 days Mon–Fri 9am–4pm. 
Weekends and public holidays 10am–4pm. 
Closed: Good Friday and Christmas Day 
Phone: (08) 8645 7900 Email:

TOLL FREE: 1800 088 589

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