Barossa Valley

Things to do, accommodation, wineries and road trips around the beautiful Barossa Valley.

Things To Do In The Barossa Valley - South Australia Road Trips

Things To Do In The Barossa Valley

Located just an hour north of central Adelaide, the magnificent Barossa Valley is one of the genuine highlights of South Australia. Featuring some of Australia’s best wineries, incredible restaurants, spectacular scenery, and excellent adventures, this region is an absolute must-visit with countless things to do in the Barossa Valley.

The Barossa Valley was first settled by Europeans in the 1830s, on the traditional lands of the Ngadjuri, Peramangk and Kaurna indigenous peoples, and has long been known as a top tier food and wine destination. Featuring the three main towns of Nuriootpa, Angaston and Tanunda, along with gently rolling hills and endless vineyards, there’s an astonishing array of things to do in the Barossa Valley. And best of all, it’s just an hour to the Barossa Valley from Adelaide! So let’s have a look at what to do in the Barossa Valley.

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The Best Weekend Getaways From Adelaide

Adelaide is a fantastic city with plenty of things to see and do, both for long-time residents and new visitors alike. But with its excellent climate, gorgeous hinterland, and top-quality produce, Adelaide also makes a superb base for a weekend getaway. Whether it’s just an overnight stop or a two-night long weekend, there’s a huge amount of things to see and do within a couple of hours’ drive from the city.

Heading north to the world-famous wine regions, south to the spectacular coastlines, or inland to the relaxing river districts, there’s definitely weekend getaways from Adelaide to suit every budget and traveller. Let’s have a look at some of the best weekend road trips from Adelaide.

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The Best Day Trips From Adelaide

South Australia’s capital city of Adelaide is one of Australia’s most interesting cities. Small enough to feel personal and welcoming, but large enough to have a huge range of activities and attractions, Adelaide is renowned for its beaches, churches, culture, and lifestyle. It’s well worth spending several days here, exploring the city and enjoying its offerings. But there’s plenty to see and do outside of Adelaide as well! With astonishing natural features, impressive history, and some of Australia’s best wineries, there’s a huge array of excellent destinations for short trips from Adelaide. So if you’re thinking of taking one or more day trips from Adelaide, read on to discover the best Adelaide day trips!

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The Best Airbnb Barossa Valley Accommodation

The Barossa Valley is one of the best places in South Australia for a weekend away. With so many incredible wineries, fantastic food and handicraft stores, and of course the gorgeous scenery, the Barossa truly is one of the state’s greatest places. Although there’s plenty of hotels to stay at, choosing an Airbnb is an excellent way to meet genuine locals and experience some wonderful country hospitality. To help sort through the astonishingly large range of Airbnb Barossa Valley options, we’ve helpfully highlighted some of the best. So read on, then, for our guide to the best Barossa Valley Airbnbs!

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Everything About The Barossa Valley

The Barossa Valley is one of Australia’s premier wine producing regions. Located about 60 kilometres north-east of Adelaide, the Barossa Valley is the traditional home of the Peramangk, Ngadjuri and Kaurna indigenous peoples. The first European arrivals were English and German settlers in the 1830s, and today it is home to over 20,000 people which allows for an amazing array of things to do in the Barossa Valley.

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