What To Explore in the Beautiful Barossa Valley

Barossa Valley is just a 50 minute drive north east of Adelaide, the Barossa is an internationally-acclaimed wine region from the towns of Tanunda, Angaston and Nuriootpa. It’s a great spot to spend the weekend and explore the Barossa region. With over 80 cellar doors you can taste some of the best wines in the world and eat some delicious local produce. For the ultimate foodie’s adventure, take the Epicurean Way road trip through the best of the Barossa, and beyond. 

Seppeltsfield Road

The beautiful Seppeltsfield Road is located just over an hour’s drive from Adelaide in South Australia. The western entrance has an Avenue of Palms – a five-kilometer trail of Canary Island Date Palms. Over 2000 palms now line the sides of Seppeltsfield Road, providing one of Australia’s most visually spectacular driving avenues. At the beginning of the trail is Fino restaurant a fine dining experience and their cellar door.

Barossa Trail

The 40 kilometer sealed path linking Gawler to Angaston and is suitable for all fitness levels, this 40 kilometer sealed cycling and walking path is all made path and offers varying degrees of difficulty, taking in a variety of food and wineries and beautiful natural bushland and beautiful scenery. The trail can be done in shorter sections Angaston to Nuriootpa (6km), Nuriootpa to Tanunda (7km), Tanunda to Lyndoch (14km) and Lyndoch to Gawler (13km). Click Here for the Bike trails.

You can Hire a bike from Barossa bike hire prices starting from $50 per day and $120 for an e-bike for the day. they also do tours from $215. Barista, Brewer, Wine Cycle Tour – 6 hour (approximately) Northern Barossa guided cycle tour. They also deliver the bike to your accommodation from $70 per day

Tanunda to Gawler

Nuriootpa to Angaston

Barossa Sculpture Garden and Mengler Lookout

A Drive a short drive from Tanunda is Mengler lookout. The lookout overlooks the Barossa Valley where you get panoramic view’s across the area. The art collection that dot along the hillside at Mengler Hill, are a selection of artworks by nine local and international sculptors. Dating back to 1988, the sculptures were originally created as part of the Barossa International Sculpture Symposium, and they can now be seen for free.

Barossa valley Chocolate

The delicious chocolate is handmade onsite. They have over 250 products available, ranging from white, milk, dark and the new ruby chocolate. 

Barossa Valley Cheese

The Barossa valley cheese cellar has many different experiences from cheese and wine plates to Barossa’s finest experience. Click Here for more in formation.

Yalumba Winery

Visit the winery which is Australia’s oldest family owned wine company and was built in 1849. You can walk around the ground’s and also visit the cellar door. A flight of wines is from $10 per person.

Maggie Beer farm shop

The farm Shop is open 7 days 10:00am to 4.30pm. At the farm you can taste and shop the iconic Maggie Beer produce and Colin Beer’s, wines and ciders. You can also eat the restaurant and enjoy a glass of wine with a cheese or dukkha platters with views looking over the lake.

The Whispering Wall

The Whispering Wall a unique attraction, located at the Barossa Reservoir. It’s located in the Barossa Valley and is close to Williamstown and Gawler. The dam wall has acoustic effects from the curved dam wall. You can stand on one side of the wall with another person on the other side and you can here the person clearly, even whispers made by someone can be heard clearly from all the way on the other side. Barossa reservoir Whispering Wall was built between 1900 and 1903, originally planned as a backup water supply

Greenock Centenary Park

This camp is in a great location to the Barossa Valley and located in Greenock which is located 1 hour from Adelaide. The camp has drinking water, a dump point, and toilet facilities. Dogs are allowed and camping is in a designated area in self-contained RVs. Minimum donation of $5 per night. No tenting without prior approval from the park management committee. Maximum stay of 7 days.

Other Wineries

Penfold’s winery

Lyndoch Hill Winery and Garden’s

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