Tonsley Innovation District Walking Tours

  • Every Thursday
  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Tonsley Innovation District, A7 MAB, adjacent Gate 1, 6 MAB Eastern Promenade
  • Book through Eventbrite

Enjoy a relaxing and informative tour of Australia's first innovation district

Book in to a free walking tour of Tonsley Innovation District, delivered by the City of Marion, and discover the history of the 61-hectare site and what lies in store for South Australia’s hub of high-value manufacturing.

A unique development in the City of Marion, the former Mitsubishi Motors assembly plant at Tonsley is in the process of being completely redeveloped as an integrated employment, education and residential precinct by Renewal SA.

Meet your guide for a walking tour of Tonsley and learn about its mixed-use precinct design, supporting businesses wanting to innovate, grow, go global and move up the value chain. Learn about how Tonsley Innovation District is bringing together Australia’s smartest businesses with residential and community living.

 

Meet your tour guide at Gate One at 11am.

Each attendee will be required to fill out an SA Health Attendance record, inclusive of a mobile phone number or email address, this record will be kept by Tonsley and City of Marion in case of a COVID outbreak.

Please note this is a one hour walking tour and may be difficult for those with mobility issues. Parking can be limited; please allow time for this. There is a drop off zone located near Gate One where attendees can hop off whilst the driver finds a park.   

The maximum number of participants for each tour is 10 people. Should you wish to make a large group booking, please contact City of Marion directly at business.marion@marion.sa.gov.au

Who can attend?

Anyone interested in learning about Tonsley Innovation District.

The 60-minute tour involves regular walking and may be difficult for people with mobility issues. Attendees should feel confident in being able to walk along sealed flat surfaces for up to one-hour.

How long does a tour take?

One hour

When are the tours?

Every Thursday at 11am

Where are the tours?

The tours commence from and finish at Gate 1 of the Main Assembly Building (MAB) at Tonsley, located at A7 MAB, 6 MAB Eastern Promenade.

The best available public parking is available at Carpark P4 located on the western side of Tonsley. See site map for directions.

What is the cost?

These tours are generously provided free-of-charge by the City of Marion

What should I bring?

You should bring comfortable walking shoes and a water bottle. The tour is conducted under the Main Assembly Building (MAB) which is a large covered roof and so should it rain you will not get wet, however you are encouraged to dress for the weather.

COVID-19

In order to provide attendees and tour guides with safe walking tours, a number of COVID-19 measures are in place.

  • Each attendee will be required to record their details on a SA Health Attendance record, inclusive of a mobile phone number or email address. This record will be kept by Tonsley and City of Marion and supplied to SA Health in case of a COVID-19 outbreak.
  • To maintain social distancing, the maximum number of participants for each tour is 10 people. Should you wish to make a large group booking, please contact City of Marion directly at business.marion@marion.sa.gov.au.