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Travel guide Limestone Coast

Coonawarra Cellar Dwellers 2013
By ATDW Database

Contact: 8737 2392 or enquiries@coonawarra.org
Venue: Riddoch Highway, Coonawarra South Australia
Date(s): From Mon 01 Jul 13 To Wed 31 Jul 13
The Coonawarra Vignerons dig out some treasures from their cellars to offer visitors a rare opportunity to taste and buy aged wines during the month of July. This will be the nineth consecutive year that Coonawarra Cellar Dwellers is being held in a move by the Vignerons to attract visitors to the region at this traditionally slow time of the year. Coonawarra wines are well known for their aging ability and Cellar Dwellers provides our region with an opportunity to showcase wines that are otherwise not available for tasting. This event is attracting growing interest particularly from people looking for the opportunity to try something a bit different. It is a wonderful way to spend a couple of days escaping from the hustle and bustle to taste, discuss, learn and most importantly relax.. w... Read more

Teagle Excavations ARB Pines Enduro 2013
By ATDW Database

Contact: pinesenduro@hotmail.com
Venue: Teagle's Quarry, Mount Gambier Road Millicent South Australia
Date(s): From Fri 06 Sep 13 To Sun 08 Sep 13
The pines will come alive with the sound of off-road vehicles when they roar through the forests in the 36th annual Teagle Excavation ARB Pines Enduro. The track is around 65 kilometres through the Tantanoola Forest and competitors will do six staggered laps totalling 400 kilometres.Scrutineering starts Friday evening. Admission is free and there will be fire drums to keep you warm!Saturday sees a variety of events including the prologue, a top ten shootout and a Dash for Cash. You could be the lucky spectator who wins a ride in an off-road car.You can safely see around five kilometres of Sunday's main event from the spectator area- the jumps and tough terrain will make for great action!Catering is available throughout the weekend and there will also be a jumping castle for the kids.. www.... Read more

Saint Mary of the Cross Mackillop Feast Day 2013
By ATDW Database

Contact: 8737 2092 or mackillop@penola.limestonecoast.net
Venue: Mary MacKillop Penola Centre, Portland Street Penola South Australia
Come to the Saint Mary of the Cross MacKillop Feast day where there will be a Mass in St Joseph's Church. All those in attendance will then be invited to the Mary MacKillop Centre where refreshments will be provided free of charge all day. Saint Mary of the Cross will be celebrated in the Mary Mackillop Penola Centre all day for those who would like to attend.

It was here in Penola in 1866 that Mary MacKillop, an outstanding young teacher, and Julian Tenison Woods, a priest and brilliant ... Read more

Rymill Coonawarra Harvest Lunch
By ATDW Database

Contact: 8736 5001 or winery@rymill.com.au
Venue: Rymill Coonawarra Winery, , Riddoch Highway Coonawarra South Australia
Does an afternoon on the picturesque lawns of Rymill Coonawarra with fine wines, beautiful food and rubbing shoulders with Adam Liaw and glorious company sound good?

Adam, the host of the new television series Destination Flavour and 2010 MasterChef winner will join award winning local Chef Simon Bowen, of Pipers of Penola to create an inspiring four course long lunch for guests. The menu will celebrate Adam's signature Asian cuisine and match a selection of Rymill Coonawarra wines, hand... Read more

Wynns Make Your Own Blend
By ATDW Database

Contact: 8736 2225 or cellardoor@wynns.com.au
Coonawarra may be one of the smallest wine regions in Australia, yet it is one of the most exclusive, and nestled in the heart is the famous tree-gabled Wynns Coonawarra Estate winery. As the oldest operating winery in the region, Wynns wines are oft... Read more

Coonawarra Discovery Tours
By ATDW Database

Contact: 8737 2449 or bookings@coonawarradiscovery.com
Coonawarra Discovery offers you a personalised wine tour of the famous Coonawarra wine region. Owned and operated by a husband and wife team, Lyndon and Tracy Seymour, with a family history in Penola and Coonawarra dating back to the 1850's our knowledge of the area is extensive. We pride ourselves in providing friendly and informative tours filled with interesting insights into the regions, its wine and the community. Our tours are totally flexible, allowing you to choose from 24 cellar door outlets making this a truly personal experience. We share a passion for tourism and believe in the quality and value the Limestone Coast has to offer, so come and join us for an informative, enjoyable and memorable Coonawarra wine experience. We have half day and full day tours available and operate s... Read more

South Australia's Limestone Coast
By Kylie Jane Degeling

The Limestone Coast is a fascinating region covering a large expanse of coastline on the southeastern side of South Australia, bordering Victoria. The region’s coastal area starts near Meningie and continues down to Nelson. There are several inland towns included in the area, from Tailem Bend across to Bordertown and then south to Mt Gambier. The region is full of geological wonders, boasting the best caving in the world, as well as incredible diving destinations. There are pristine beaches, national parks and charming towns spread throughout the area. Caves and more caves!  Naracoorte Caves National Park is a World Heritage listed area, boasting 26 caves and more than 500,000 years of fossil record (the length of time they have calculated it to be storing the remains of flor... Read more

Watervalley Wetlands
By ATDW Database

Contact: 8575 7041 or manager@watervalleywetlands.com.au
Imagine sitting in a deck chair enjoying a steaming hot cup of tea or coffee, listening to the sounds of the bush, testing your brain as you try to differentiate between eight different bird calls. The sun is warm on your shoulders as it filters down between the dark green gum leaves, which hang above you on a big old Blue Gum. The air smells fresh but slightly damp like someone has left the sprinkler on overnight, and there is not a car in sight.Come and discover this wilderness. Let time elapse as you meander your way through our private property.We offer over 40 kilometres of self-guided four wheel drive tracks that are suitable for all levels of experience. These tracks take you through our working cattle station with majestic views of the Coorong, and then deep into our pristine herit... Read more

Goin' South Tours
By ATDW Database

Contact: 8762 3835, 1800 009 858 or info@goinsouth.com.au
Goin South is an exciting South Australian tour company providing adventure tours between Adelaide and Melbourne, taking in the Great Ocean Road, the Grampians and the World Heritage listed Naracoorte Caves. Upgrades to motel ensuite accommodation can be arranged on request. The tour takes you through one of the best scenic drives in Australia, the Great Southern Touring route between Melbourne and Adelaide, taking in the Great Ocean Road, The Grampians National Park and South Australia's World Heritage Listed Fossil Site. Passengers have really enjoyed the different activities and experiences that we offer on our three day Melbourne to Adelaide Great Ocean Road trip. So what are you waiting for ! Hop on board and become a part of the Goin South family with weekly departures from both Mel... Read more

Bordertown Hire Car Chauffeured Tours
By ATDW Database

Bordertown Hire Car and Chauffeured Tours Tatiara Day Tour visits local wineries, points of interest including Naracoorte Limestone Caves, historic buildings including Padthaway Homestead, special events, cultural events, local food and craft. The six hour personalised tour departs from the Bordertown Visitor Information Centre and all touring is by car or mini coach. Read more

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