Riverland Drive-In

17225 Sturt Highway,
Barmera, SA 5345

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Previously operated by: Wallis Cinemas

Previous Names: Bonneyline Drive-In

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Riverland Drive-In

The Bonneyline Drive-In opened on 28th September 1962 by Wallis Drive-In Theatres, and closed by them on 2nd February 1988.

Reopened by Dave Waterman in July 1991 as the Riverland Drive-In, and then operated by Kevin Williams, and then Geoff Harris. It was closed on 31st August 1997. It reopened, but closed in November 2000. Reopened on 21st January 2001. The drive-in closed on 6th September 2008. The screen is gone, but the ticket booth and concression/projection building still stand.

Contributed by David Coppock

Recent comments (view all 6 comments)

P on March 3, 2018 at 6:37 pm

17225 Sturt Hwy, Barmera SA 5345

davidcoppock on May 31, 2018 at 4:24 am

There is a video of the last night of operation on 6/9/2008 on Youtube.

davidcoppock on June 8, 2018 at 2:25 am

There is now sheep grazing on the site.

davidcoppock on November 2, 2019 at 10:42 am

Closed on 31/8/1997. Reopened(date unknown?). Closed in November 2000. Reopened on 24/1/2001.

kennerado on July 13, 2023 at 10:00 pm

The ticket box looks like its been incorporated into the house design which is kind of cool, also the concession building still remains as of October 2022.

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