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Top Choice Winery in Barmera & Around

Banrock Station

Overlooking regenerated wetlands off the Sturt Hwy at Kingston OM, carbon-neutral Banrock Station Wine & Wetland Centre is a stylish, rammed-earth wine-tasting centre (love the tempranillo). The jazzy lunchtime …
Pub Food in Barmera & Around

Overland Corner Hotel

About 19km northwest of Barmera, this moody 1859 boozer is named after a Murray River bend where drovers used to camp. The pub walls ooze character and the meals are drover sized, plus there's a museum, resident gho…
Music in Barmera & Around

South Australian Country Music Festival

Country music is a big deal in Barmera, with the South Australian Country Music Festival held in June. Bring your hat, your horse and your dusty old acoustic guitar and get into it.
Museum in Barmera & Around

Rocky's Hall of Fame Pioneers Museum

Named after Dean 'Rocky' Page, local radio legend, Rocky's blares sincere rural twangings down the main street from outdoor speakers. Inside is a wealth of country-and-western ephemera. Don't miss the 35m Botanical …
Cafe in Barmera & Around

Backyard Bread

A rusty, iron-clad shopfront on the Waikerie side of Barmera, Backyard Bread is a deli/cafe baking 'bread bites': mouth-sized bits of flavour-packed bread, infused with local ingredients (red wine, olive oil, pumpki…
Pub Food in Barmera & Around

Barmera Hotel

This gargantuan, peach-coloured pub at the base of Barmera's main street has cold beer, hefty pub meals, vaguely art-deco stylings and an unlikely glade of palm trees out the front. Head for the strangely windowless…