Things to do within 2 kms

  • Walk or cycle on the adjacent Riesling Trail or Scenic Drive
  • Bush walking in the hills at Battunga
  • Visit local wineries – Annie’s Lane at Quelltaler, Olssen’s, Crabtrees, O’Leary Walker, Stephen John, Clos Clare, Shut the Gate
  • Restaurants – Skillogalee, Watervale Hotel
  • Bird Watching – rosellas, kookaburras, parrots, galahs and identified rare native birds visit
  • Join the locals with a game of bowls at the “Watervale Bowling Club”
  • Stroll around the “Historical Watervale Tour” and be amazed at the century old buildings

Things to do within 15 kms

  • Play golf at Clare Gulf Club, 18 hole, watered greens course
  • Visit the boutique wineries of Skillogalee, Taylors, Eldredge, Grossets, Inghams Skilly Ridge, Jeanneret, Jim Barry, Kilakanoon, Neagles Rock, Pauletts, Claymore, Leasingham, Mintaro, Mitchell,
  • Pearsons, Penna Lane, Pikes, Sevenhill, Skillogalee, Stringybrae, Wilson etc
  • Browse at the local produce markets
  • Visit antique shops in Auburn and Clare
  • Place a few bets at the Clare Races
  • Walk through the “Spring Gully Conservation Park”
  • Dine pubs including:
    • Watervale Pub
    • Middle Pub
    • Sevenhill Pub
    • Bentley’s
    • Taminga Pub
    • Treloars Restaurant
    • Clare Country Club
    • Cygnets of Auburn,
    • Epic Food
    • Magpie and Stump Hotel
    • Reilys at Mintaro
    • Rising Sun Hotel at Auburn,
    • Salt and Vines Restaurant,
    • Swans at Mintaro,
    • Terroir at Auburn,
    • Seed Winebar & Kitchen.
  • Visit Catford Gardens or Walter Duncan’s Rose Garden
  • Visit Martindale Hall, a historical mansion in Mintaro
  • Visit the Sevenhill Church and crypt
  • Get lost in the Mintaro Maze
  • Indulge in a massage at Clare Valley Massage or Tranquility Message
  • Work out in the Valley Lifestyle Gym
  • Enjoy the Cheese and Wine Trail

Things to do within 40 kms

  • Visit the mines of the historic town of Burra
  • Attend the Blyth cinema and Medika Gallery
  • Ride the Rattler Trail
  • Visit historic town of Kapunda
  • Walk the Mawson Trail
  • Trek the Heyson Trail
  • Visit the Barossa Wineries

SPECIAL EVENTS

  • “Clare Valley Races” held 4 times per year
  • “Day on the Green”, the celebrated music festival at Watervale in late February
  • “Gourmet Weekend”, music and wine festival on the second weekend of May
  • Blenheim Music and Camping Festival on Good Friday