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Things to do within 2 kms

  • Walk or cycle on the adjacent Riesling Trail or Scenic Drive.  Learn More
  • Make a booking for The Watervale Hotel’s Six Senses Penobscot Farm Tour & Six Course Degustation Menu. Learn More
  • Make time for coffee and cake at the Watervale General Store, and sample a range of local produce or pick up some vintage kitchenware.  Learn More
  • Visit local wineries –  Crabtrees, O’Leary Walker, Clos Clare, Shut the Gate
  • Restaurants – Watervale Hotel, Uppside Restaurant and Cellar Door and Skillogalee
  • 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
  • Book a private wine tour  or  KEEP YOUR GIN UP Tour”  A private tour – Includes a Private Tasting by the Distiller, and lunch in the Distillery contact Charles. Learn More

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,  Jeanneret, Jim Barry, Kilikanoon,  Pauletts, Claymore, Mintaro, Mitchell, Penna Lane, Pikes, Sevenhill, Wilson etc. Visit Clare Valley website 
  • Browse at the local produce markets
  • Walk through the “Spring Gully Conservation Park”
  • Local Dining options – Learn More
    • Watervale Hotel
    • Clare Hotel
    • Sevenhill Hotel
    • Bentley’s
    • Taminga Hotel
    • Conners Restaurtant at Clare Country Club
    • Magpie and Stump Hotel
    • Reillys 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 and do the Heritage Walk.  Learn More.
  • Get lost in the Mintaro Maze
  • Work out in the Valley Lifestyle Gym
  • Enjoy the Cheese and Wine Trail
  • Discover secret family wineries. Learn More
  • Visit Clare’s first distillery Sawmill Gin. Learn More

Things to do within 40 kms