Laratinga Pavilion

5 (11)
· 100 Springs Road, Mount Barker SA, Australia ·
Min. 2 hours
Mount Barker District Council

Hosted by Mount Barker District Council

SpacetoCo Host since December 2017 · 1k bookings

Mount Barker District Council, situated in the Mount Lofty Ranges and only 30 minutes away from the capital of South Australia, Adelaide. Mount Barker District Council is one of the fastest growing councils in Australia offering outstanding lifestyle and business opportunities within a diverse and progressive community. (please ensure you allow 48 hours notice for any booking as messages and bookings are only monitored during normal business hours)

About this space

The Laratinga Pavilion is a State of the Art new facility nestled in the Laratinga Wetlands. It is surrounded by nature and perfect for groups where both the pavilion and outdoor area can be used for weddings, string quartet, school groups, environmental groups. Why not hire the space for a meeting and then a tour of the beautiful wetlands?

You will find all of the details that you require for hiring this facility in the descriptions below and by reading the Space's Terms and Conditions (Information for Hirers booklet) at the end of this page. Please ensure that you print this booklet. Availability can be confirmed on the right-hand side of the page.

COVID Restrictions

COVID-19 is a fast-changing situation and the South Australian Government put in place various Directions depending on the situation here and neighbouring states. Please make sure you are aware of the latest Directions and restrictions that may be in place at the time of booking and hiring the facility. Restrictions can also affect capacity numbers, either that of the building or the number of people at an activity. For the latest information please visit:

About the space

For full details of equipment and provisions please see page 12 of the Information for Hirers booklet on Council's website>Community>Community Directory>Community Spaces for Hire (see link): or the Space's Terms and Conditions (Information for Hirers booklet) at the end of this page.

The Laratinga Pavilion has two options for hire:

  • Pavilion Hall with access to fully equipped kitchen, outside deck, grassed area, access to external power, deck furniture, 2 external public unisex disabled toilets & shared internal shared toilets (Accommodates up to 122 people) - $75 per hour (plus $35 kitchen - flat fee);

Additional facilities for hire are:

  • Use of 3 x Solstice Screen Casting, HDMI connections and Wi-Fi for Pavilion Hall – flat rate $35;

  • $750 bond (not payable for regular hirers)

    $1500 bond for high risk events (refer to hire booklet for more information)

  • Optional cleaning fee - flat rate $150 (note: as hirer you will still be required to remove your rubbish off site and ensure all dishes are washed and put away).

Booking schedule

1 AM
2 AM
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5 AM
6 AM
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8 AM
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10 AM
11 AM
12 PM
1 PM
2 PM
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4 PM
5 PM
6 PM
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10 PM
11 PM

Extra items and charges

This space has extra items and charges that can be added to your booking. Some may be required depending on your booking time and type, which will be shown at the checkout.

$150.00 per booking
We'll clean up after you (you still must return all tables, chairs and equipment to where they belong, remove your rubbish and clean/put away all dishes.)
$35.00 per booking
Use of kitchen and all equipment (you will need to bring your own tea, coffee & milk)
This item will automatically be added to your booking.
Solstice Screen Casting, HDMI and Wi-Fi (Pavilion Hall Only)
$35.00 per booking
3 screens
Timber chairs with no arms
No Extra Charge (150 available)
There are a total of 110 timber chairs with no arms available for hire.
Large rectangle tables on castors that can be locked
No Extra Charge (9 available)
1800mm x 900mm
Outdoor tables and chairs - please select this if you intend on using the outdoor furniture
No Extra Charge (4 available)
4 white outdoor cafe style tables, 16 cyan/aqua chairs, 3 beige umbrellas
Whiteboard On Castors
No Extra Charge (3 available)
There are 3 whiteboards on castors available. You will need to bring your own whiteboard markers and erasers.
External Power
No Extra Charge
Access to External Power (6 x 240v outlets) subject to fair usage


Tables Screen WiFi Chairs/Sofas Family Friendly Outdoor Area Free Parking Toilets Public Transport Accessible Kitchenette Air Conditioning TV Heater Sound System Projector Whiteboard Wheelchair Friendly Playground/ Playspace Cleaning Equipment

Suitable for

Birthday General Celebration Wake Family Event Creative Workshop Conference Remote Work Meeting Meditation Yoga Community Group Gathering Meet Up Fundraiser Public Event Training Class Lecture Workshop Course Study Baby Shower Wedding Reception Wedding Ceremony


100 Springs Road, Mount Barker SA, Australia

Opening times


6:00am - Midnight


6:00am - Midnight


6:00am - Midnight


6:00am - Midnight


6:00am - Midnight


6:00am - Midnight


6:00am - Midnight


  • Smoking is not permitted in any Council Venue. A dedicated smoking area is located on the other side of the car park, at the end of the community shed area.;

  • Smoke machines are not permitted in any Council Venue;

  • Please book enough time to allow you to set up before your event and enough time to clean, wash/dry dishes and return furniture to where it belongs, removing all your items and rubbish after your event.

  • No alcohol is to be sold on the Premises, unless a copy of any applicable Liquor Licence is provided to Council before any such event, and consent has been granted.

  • All breakages must be reported to Council. An audit of all equipment, including crockery and cutlery will be made after your hire.

  • Please note that if Council deems the activity proposed to require security, all costs associated will be at the expense of the hirer.

  • Please read the Emergency Evacuation Plan located near the front entrance door and in the Information for Hirers booklet prior to your booking. Please note that the Evacuation Assembly point is to the left out of the entrance of the Pavilion, through to the far side of the car parking area.

  • Please be aware if you are booking the internal toilet facilities, they are shared with Council staff during office hours.

  • The hirer must provide a Public Risk Insurance Policy from a reputable insurer, however if the hirer intends to use the Laratinga Pavilion for a one off ad-hoc event, Public Risk Insurance may be covered under Council's Insurance Policy. Please see clause 3.1.4 of the Terms and Conditions on page 6 or the FAQ's on page 12 of the Information for Hirers booklet.

  • Should the hirer neglect to collect a key to the facility during the working week, thereby requiring Council staff to attend and unlock the facility out of hours, the costs associated with the call out will be borne by the hirer.

  • No scooters or roller blades are allowed on the wooden deck.


5 (11)

Additional details

Host's Cancellation Policy
100% refund on cancellations up until 14 days before your booking. After that, there are no refunds on cancellation.
Parking and Public Transport Information

By car - enter via the entrance road to St Francis de Sales Soccer Pitch - turn left into first car park entrance.

By bus - bus stop 69 on Springs Road.

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