With the end-of-year holiday period fast approaching and international travel still not yet within reach for most, it’s an ideal time for Australians to book local holidays and explore their own backyard.
With 40,000 plus visitors each year, the Banrock Station Wine and Wetlands Centre is a magnet for travellers seeking new adventures off the beaten track or experiences designed to highlight Australia’s diverse environment.
Perfect for long weekend getaways only 2.5 hours from Adelaide City, this popular attraction in the heart of the iconic Riverland Region is home to an abundance of native bird, plant, and wildlife species, as a result of man-made conservation efforts, and subsequently Banrock Station is a leading national example of conservation in Australia.
Behind the renowned Banrock Station wine brand is an ethos of sustainability, from wines that are produced ethically with low environmental impact, to the Wine and Wetlands Centre that aims to create awareness and interest in the environment. Banrock Station were recently awarded the Sustainable Wine Tourism Practices trophy at the 2022 Great Wine Capitals Best of Wine Tourism as a result of the brand’s outstanding work in this space.
Backed by phenomenal service and highly informed tour guides, it’s easy to see why Banrock Station is becoming so popular. Some of the unique experiences available at Banrock Station include; Wetlands tours, picnics, birdwatching (including the nationally vulnerable Regent Parrot) and a restaurant situated on the edge of The Wetlands.
Two people can also experience a 90-minute Wetlands tour including morning tea before returning to the Wine and Wetlands Centre for a tasting of the sustainably grown and crafted Banrock Station wine range – this tour is $150.00 for two people. You can check out additional tour options including self-guided tour for only $10.00 HERE.
Finally, the Wetland boardwalk stretches for 8kms, with shorter tours and access-friendly options available to suit any requirements.