An owner of a site himself, Mark believes in five years’ time Aruma River Resort will be one of the most sought after holiday venues in South Australia.
Former AFL legend turned hotelier, Mark Ricciuto is part-owner of some fine South Australian hotels and taverns – The Alma; The Port Lincoln Hotel; and, The Hackney Hotel & Function Centre. Snapped up by the Adelaide Crows at just 16, Mark Ricciuto became one of the most accomplished players in AFL. Steve Larkin Tuesday August 27, 2019 Mark Ricciuto says he'll step down if an external review blames him for the club missing the last two finals series. From Brownlow medallist to All-Australian eight times, premiership player to Crow’s captain, Mark’s accomplishments can only be described as … Mark Ricciuto – Australian Rules football legend, entrepreneur and family man – was born in 1975 in Waikerie, South Australia. He retired from playing in the Australian Football League in 2007. “I like Aruma because of its uniqueness, the only people that know about it employees of the SABC.

Ex-Adelaide Crows player and captain, Mark has successfully turned his hand to the hospitality industry. Starting as a junior with the local Waikerie Magpies Football Club, it was here where those natural skills, hunger for …

In total, $170,000 was raised resulting in a major renovation and a new recreation centre, which provides patients and families with a fun area to brighten their days.
A rural town, with a population of approximately 5000, Waikerie is where Mark received his all-important football beginnings and his passion for the sport was ignited. Adelaide’s football director Mark Ricciuto says he’ll stand down if an external review finds he’s a cause of the AFL club’s problems. During his career with the Adelaide Football Club, Mark played a total of 312 games. In 2009 Mark became involved in a fundraising committee lead by Mark's business partner Jenny Hurley that joined together to raise vital funds for a new recreation centre at the motel.