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Kapunda Visitor Information Centre


The Kapunda Visitor Information Centre is located in the centre of Australia’s oldest Copper mining town and situated in the historic Thomson building with the local Library and Community Craft Shop.

Kapunda is centrally located between the Barossa and Clare Valleys and our friendly staff can assist visitors with a vast array of information to help you plan your stay and visit our region.

Tourism brochures and maps are available, including souvenirs and Australiana books. A family history research centre, free internet and WiFi are also available to visitors.

Visit the 'Taste of the Region' interpretive display, Kapunda Museum, follow the Heritage Trail or walk around the copper mine trail and visit Sir Sidney Kidman's former home 'Eringa' .

The Mawson, Heysen and Kidman Trail all pass through Kapunda and hikers, bike/horse riders are welcome to drop into the centre. Only a short drive away is the Pines Reserve, a pleasant leisurely walk takes you past the old reservoir and the remnants of a tree nursery.

Discover Kapunda's amazing past, blending in with the needs of today. It will give you a rewarding travel experience.


  • Entity Facility

    Tour Desk
    Interpretive Centre
    Public Toilet

  • Accessible Tourism

    Suitable for guests with sufficient mobility to climb two or three steps, but would benefit from fixtures and fittings to aid balance.
    Suitable for guests who depend on the use of a wheelchair in a seated position at all times.
    Suitable for guests with a hearing impairment, from mild hearing loss to profoundly deaf.

  • Accreditation

    Australian Tourism Accreditation Program
    Visitor Information Centre National Accreditation

  • Membership

    Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation
    Visitor Information Centre

  • Internet Access Point

    Free Wifi