Activities

While authentic food and wine experiences are easily accessible, the Barossa is a great place for adventure with activities that will energise the whole family.

The Barossa features numerous playgrounds and parks for the family to stretch their legs, including a skate park at Coulthard Reserve, the Barossa Bushgardens and the Angaston Childrens Park in Murray Street.

A visit to the world-famous Whispering Wall in its natural bushland setting is also a must for the family. The massive curved retaining wall of the Barossa reservoir is a 140 metre long, acoustic marvel (you can speak in a normal voice and people on the other side can clearly hear you).

For a long list of activites for the family check out the Barossas 101 favourite things to see and do, download a copy of the Visitors Guide and refer to pages 8 and 9.

See Barossa from the air! There is nothing like rewarding an early morning rise with the spectacular views of one of the worlds most renowned wine regions. Seeing the region in a hot air balloon is unlike anything else...youre weightless, floating with the clouds. For a more exhilarating air-borne experience, you can take off in a helicopter to get a birds eye view of the Barossa as well as a heart pumping adrenaline rush! The Barossa is also home to the Gawler Gliding Club where you can book a joy flight, and achieve flying feats you would not believe possible!

No matter what your flying style, touring by air is one of the best ways to see the region and understand its very unique landscape, taking in the Barossa Valley floor, ranges and high Eden Valley.

Or experience it on the ground....just an hours drive from Adelaide and only a short drive between towns and attractions the Barossa is an ideal self drive destination. Or if you would rather sit back and enjoy the stunning scenery you can travel in style with one of our qualified tour operators, who are passionate about the region and keen to share their stories.

Easy to reach trails, reserves and forests revela the Barossas natural environment with sweeping landscapes offering a variety of active and passive trails for the whole family to enjoy. This varying terrain supports a broad range of cycling opportunities for road and mountain bike cycling and those wanting to tour the Barossa at a much slower pace.

Purchase a hamper and travel the Butcher Baker Winemaker Trail to get a VIP experience at locations you choose to visit, collecting your wine and cheeses along your way.

Make up your own pub trail or use the Barossa Touring Map to select a trail of your choice to meander around the valley in search of your favourite wines and culinary delights.

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