FRUIT FLY OUTBREAK - Renmark and the greater Riverland area currently have a number of fruit fly outbreaks.  This has resulted in restrictions applying to the movement of at-risk fruit and vegetables within our region. To further understand these restrictions, please visit when planning your visit.

The Black Stump

Attractions Paringa


1300 661 704


Hours: View anytime

This Black Stump is the largest of 11 known black stumps in Australia!


The impressive black stump is a 600 year old river red gum root system that weighs approximately 8 tonne and is 8 metres in diameter. It is housed in the front yard of a residential property, just off the main street of Paringa, it is adorned by many unique Australiana artworks and sculptures.

Take the time to read about the amazing journey of the Black Stump on the information board at the front of the display, grab a couple of photos and google where the other ten stumps are located!

Map & Directions

5 Murtho Road, Paringa SA 5340, Australia