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Travel guide Limestone Coast

St Mary's Open Garden
By ATDW Database

Contact: 8736 6070 or stmaryswines@bigpond.com
Venue: 563 V and A Lane, Penola South Australia
Date(s): From Sat 09 Nov 13 To Sun 10 Nov 13
St Mary's are proud to be participating in the Open Garden Scheme of Australia. You will find four acres of gardens to explore including roses and a kitchen garden. There will be talks given by experts including David Glen from Lambley Nursery and Brian Wagner, from Wagners Roses.Come and see work by Limestone artist Ivo Tadic, dry stone walling and displays by McKee Engineering featuring garden accessories arches, steel gates and seats. You can also enjoy flower arranging demonstrations by the Mount Gambier Floral Art Club and be able to purchase local food and produce from the Limestone Coast Farmers and Makers Market. Of course you can also taste St Mary's wines from our cellar door and purchase premium plants from Lambley Nursery and Wagners Roses.All gate proceeds from the St Mary's ... Read more

Coonawarra Vignerons Cup 2014
By ATDW Database

Contact: 8737 2392 or enquiries@coonawarra.org
Venue: Old Comaum Road, Penola Racecourse Coonawarra South Australia
Summer is the time for South Australia’s best country race meeting. The Coonawarra Vignerons Cup is held on the second Thursday in January, so get your hats ready!

More than 3,000 people attend each year, which makes for a great atmosphere. The Coonawarra Vignerons Association hosts 700 guests in its marquee with Coonawarra wine, wonderful cuisine and plenty of good cheer.

The Penola Racecourse is the stunning backdrop for the Annual Coonawarra Vignerons Cup. Come and experience... Read more

Coonawarra Vignerons Classic Clash Petanque Tournament
By ATDW Database

Contact: 8737 2981 or redmanwines@dodo.com.au
Venue: Memorial Drive, Coonawarra South Australia
Date(s): From Sat 08 Feb 14 To Sun 09 Feb 14
The Annual Coonawarra Vignerons Classic Clash Petanque tournament will be held at the Piste, in the Coonawarra Park.

The sounds of clashing steel balls, screams of delight and the clink of wine glasses will echo around the Coonawarra Township.

The Classic Clash has become a highlight of the national Petanque calendar, with some of Australia's best players coming from Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and the Limestone Coast to compete in this prestigious event.

Some of Australia's... Read more

Beachport Easter Market Day
By ATDW Database

Contact: 8735 8029 or beachport@wattlerange.sa.gov.au
Venue: Railway Terrace, Beachport South Australia
Visit Beachport and take time to wonder through the Beachport Easter Saturday Market held in Railway Terrace.

You will find a variety of stalls featuring handicraft items, jewellery and face painting. A great range of local produce is always on display for tasting and sales. Come in and fill your baskets to overflowing with the freshest of the best produce. The fabulous smallgoods, herbs and spices are a delight. Other home baked goodies include sausage rolls, pasties, honey, jams, pickle... 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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