Things to See & Do

  • Convenient location near the historic township of Angaston with its blend of early English & German heritage. The Farmers Market on Saturday mornings is nearby.
  • Enjoy a day of wine tasting. The Barossa is famous for premium wines.
  • Enjoy the hospitality and cuisine  at  nearby Salters Restaurant or Vintners Bar & Grill.  Telephone for opening times which vary.
  • Visit the numerous wineries, art & craft galleries, antique shops and gourmet food outlets in the district.
  • Delve into the history of the region and view the varied church architecture and the beautiful stained glass windows. Speak to Heather about the history of the district before you set out. Special maps are available.
  • Angaston is also the home of dried fruit and confectionary. Visit Gully Gardens on 175 Gawler Park Road. Opening times Tues to Sat from 9.30am to 3pm.
  • Angaston and Tanunda Heritage Walks are an informative insight into the history and spirit of the early pioneers who helped create the region.
  • The Herbig Family Tree at Springton, a huge century old hollow gum tree, was the first home of Johann Friedrich Herbig and his family.
  • The Barossa Reservoir and Whispering Wall near Williamstown, are an acoustic curiosity. The large water reservoir wall is curved in such a way that when two people stand on either side of the wall approx. 140 metres apart, and whisper to each other, the voice can be heard all the way on the other side. Great spot for a picnic.
  • Hire a bike and explore along the Cycle Track that goes from Angaston, through Nuriootpa , Tanunda, Rowland Flat and Lyndoch to Gawler.
  • Mengler Hill Lookout (Mengler Hill Road, Tanunda) A spectacular panoramic view of the valley and unusual collection of marble.
  • Kaiser Stuhl Conservation Park (Tanunda) Take one of two walking trails traverse bush, rocky outcrops, creeks and open grassland, identifying native plants and points of interest. Be on the look-out for Wedge-tailed eagles, finches, blue wrens and parrots. The Stringybark Loop Trail is 2.4km and Wallowa Loop Trail is 6.5km.
  • Venture further afield to Mannum on the River Murray - take a cruise on the river at weekends. (About one hour's drive via Sedan and Cambrai)
  • North-west from the Barossa Valley is the old mining town of Kapunda with an interesting museum and old Cornish cottages as well as now having several artists studios to visit.
  • Play golf at the Tanunda Pines Golf Course at Rowland Flat.

Getting Around