Hide away in a quaint bed and breakfast. Hire a car or bike and venture out into the rolling Clare Valley countryside.
Fall off the map and fall in love
Escape to the charmingly secluded Clare Valley and disappear into a weekend of intimate discovery.
You’ll fall in love with the valley’s inviting country pubs like the Rising Sun and Sevenhill Hotel.
Spend time immersed in the Clare Valley, sipping some of Australia's best Rieslings and exploring charming townships.
Discover the magic of wine
Wine has been made in the Clare Valley since 1851 at Sevenhill Cellars. Today, the region is regarded as "the heart of Australian Riesling". There are more than 30 cellar doors along a narrow 40 kilometre corridor, between Auburn and Clare.
Clare Valley is home to an emerging gourmet food scene. Taste the best locally grown produce served in beautiful historic buildings.
Trails are popular in the Clare Valley. Walk or cycle the gentle gradients past woodland cottages to secluded picnic sports, wineries and restaurants along the Riesling Trail. Or you can park the car and take a looped trail.
History and heritage
Copper was discovered in Burra in 1945 and within 30 years, its Monster Mine was the world’s biggest. Explore conservation parks to see giant 50,000 year old wombat fossils, stunning native wildflowers and majestic colonial properties such as Bungaree Station.
There are boutique businesses in historic bluestone buildings. Markets sell produce made using antique presses and grindstone technology. From olive oil to saltbush lamb, Clare Valley produce is not just about fancy branding.
Ask a local
The Visitor Information Centres at Burra and Clare are open seven days a week and the friendly staff are always on hand to help you with your plans, so drop in and say hi. Visit the Clare Valley tourism website for more local information.
The Clare Valley - full of wonderful surprises.
Explore winding trails, ancient ranges and be consumed by a land of flavour. Dive with predators of the deep or rise above Adelaide Oval.
Escape to a land where wildlife reigns supreme. Trek through an ancient landscape, or be consumed by a world of flavour. Start your holiday in Adelaide, and get closer to the real Australia.