About

This is a place to relax, unwind and soak up the good life.

With its unique mix of gourmet food, boutique wine experiences, breathtaking scenery, including the iconic Riesling Trail and rich heritage, the Clare Valley is full of delight, no matter how often you return.

From wine to the edge of the Outback, Clare Valley has something for everyone – come, explore, immerse yourself, breathe it all in and leave breathless…..

About our region

Wind your way through a cluster of villages and wineries, nestled in a picturesque valley.

Marvel at the patchwork of pristine farmland, admire the elegant rows of vines and be inspired by the natural beauty of the region.

 

Just an hour and a half from Adelaide, the secluded Clare Valley is an enchanting journey. Behind every corner, there is a new discovery.

Located among the gum trees of the Clare Valley is the Clare Valley Wine Food and Tourism Centre.
Martindale Hall is a Georgian style with Italianate influenced sandstone mansion which has significant heritage value in South Australia.
Traversing the picturesque Clare Valley wine region, the Riesling Trail is one of the first rail-trails to be developed in South Australia.

The region is about experiencing

The region is all about experiencing. You can cycle the famed ‘Riesling Trail’, a 33km corridor, linking quaint towns, restaurants and wineries.

Download Riesling Trail Map

If history intrigues, take a fascinating exploration into the lives of South Australia's wealthy gentry during the late 1800s with a trip to the majestic Martindale Hall or Bungaree Station, both grand homesteads with stately surrounds. 

Or take a step back in time with a trip to Burra, a township famed for its mining heritage. 

If nature calls, the Clare Valley is a paradise of natural bushland, and Australian flora and fauna. Red Banks Conservation Park or Spring Gully Conservation Park are a must.

Life in the Clare Valley is truly entwined with the vine. The region boasts more than forty wineries, some operating out of farm sheds and rustic buildings. It’s a region where wine blends effortlessly with history, art, food, relaxation and even exercise.

Throughout the year, the Clare Valley stages a number of great events, from classic country shows and friendly race meets to gourmet food and wine extravaganzas. The real drawcards on the calendar include the annual Clare Valley Gourmet Weekend, held each May for over 30 years, the lively Clare Valley Easter Races and the Burra Picnic Races.