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From wining and dining, indulgence and relaxation, the Barossa Valley boasts a range of attractions for you to enjoy while holidaying here. With many of the countries award winning wineries located here you could say it is the wine capital of Australia where you can be treated to the finer things in life! It is a place where you can come to, to escape the rat race, enjoy the scenic surrounds, play some golf, enjoy wonderful dining experiences and sample some mouth watering wines at a number of cellar doors in the area.
The Barossa Valley has more than just wineries but here you can enjoy a whole host of attractions that will have you whisked away on an awesome holiday from the moment you arrive. With a selection of Barossa Valley accommodation properties from quaint bed and breakfast, luxury resorts, boutique hotels and suites overlooking a winery you can choose from a number of beautiful accommodation properties to stay at.
You can spend a couple of hours browsing through art galleries where you can see some wonderful local artists at work and some of the collections or perhaps you would like to step back in time and learn about the culture and history that surrounds the Barossa Valley that can be seen in the many museums. Along with cellar doors and wineries there are a couple of breweries for you to visit, alfresco restaurants, fine dining establishments and for something really different why not take a hot air balloon ride at sunset while sipping champagne.
The kids will love the cycling that you can do as well as the many other attractions like the skate park, watching cattle dogs round up sheep and children always love a trip to the Whispering Wall where they can test the acoustics of this amazing place. There are scenic routes and lookouts to enjoy with stunning views along the way, hiking and walking tracks for all fitness levels to set out on and a dip in one of the pools is always a must during summer time. There are working farms, village towns, botanical gardens, picnic grounds and you can also fossick for gems and have your new finds made into special pieces at the Birthstones. Perhaps a trip with the family to the Barossa Valley Historical Museum, Angaston which is one of the main towns in the Barossa Valley, Cockatoo Valley, Eden Valley or Greenock would be something you are interested in.
With farmers markets, weekend stalls and arts and crafts you will always find many interesting things to buy along the way, olive groves, National Parks and mountains to climb. You can base your trip around one of the annual events or festivals that are prominent in the Barossa Valley visit a lavender farm or pamper yourself at one of the indulging day spas in the region. The Barossa Valley has a number of attractions and activities both indoors and outdoors for all weather patterns that may occur.
You can enjoy fishing at one of the estuaries or streams in the Barossa Valley or go rock climbing and abseiling for all your adventure seekers. There are tennis courts to play on, horse riding, tours and so much more. The Barossa Valley offers a huge range of attractions for you to look forward to for your trip to the wine capital of Australia, no matter what type of holiday you might be planning.