Attractions

Viewpoint in Tanunda

Mengler's Hill Lookout

From Tanunda, take the scenic route to Angaston via Bethany for hazy valley views (just ignore the naff sculptures in the foreground). The road tracks through beautiful rural country, studded with huge eucalyptuses.
Winery in Tanunda

Rockford Wines

One of our favourite boutique Barossa wineries, this 1850s cellar door sells traditionally made, small-range wines, including sparkling reds. The Black Shiraz is a sparkling, spicy killer.
Winery in Barossa Valley

Henschke

Detour about 10km southeast of Angaston to the Eden Valley, where old-school Henschke is known for its iconic Hill of Grace red...but most of the wines here are classics.
Factory in Tanunda

Keg Factory

Watch honest-to-goodness coopers make and repair wine barrels, 4km south of town. Amazing!
Street in Nuriootpa

Seppeltsfield Road

Don't miss a drive along Seppeltsfield Road, an incongruous avenue of huge palm trees meandering through the vineyards behind Nuri. Beyond Marananga the palm rows veer off the roadside and track up a hill to the Sep…
Museum in Tanunda

Barossa Museum

Inside this 1856 post office building (access via the bike-repair shop out the front) are displays of bone-handled cutlery, butter-making gear, photos of top-hatted locals, a re-created colonial bedroom and an amazi…
Winery in Angaston

Taste Eden Valley

People in the Barossa refer to the neighbouring Eden Valley as the 'high country' – a slightly loftier, cooler climate, pushing riesling grapes to the fore of considerations. If you don't have the time to detour, sw…
Nature Reserve in Barossa Valley

Kaiserstuhl Conservation Park

Laced with excellent walks, 390-hectare Kaiserstuhl is en route from Mengler Hill to Angaston. The Stringybark Hike (2km loop) and Wallowa Hike (4.7km one-way) start at the entrance, with fantastic views from atop t…
Landmark in Tanunda

Whispering Wall

About 7km southwest of Lyndoch, itself 13km south of Tanunda, the Barossa Reservoir dam is better known as the Whispering Wall. The huge concrete curve has amazing acoustics: whispers at one end of the wall can be h…
Brewery in Nuriootpa

Greenock Brewers Barossa Valley

A craft beer lifeboat set adrift in a sea of vines, Greenock Brewers produce a wintry Dark Ale, a citrus-scented Victorville Ale and a crisp, German-style Bunawunda Blonde. Grab a six-pack to go. Greenock is a five-…