The Barossa Wine Region Sights

Banrock Station Wine & Wetland Centre

  • Holmes Rd. just off Sturt Hwy. Map It
  • Kingston-on-Murray
  • Winery/Brewery/Distillery

Published 08/07/2014

Fodor's Review

The salt-scrub-patched Murray River floodplain 150 km (94 miles) east of Nuriootpa is an unlikely setting for a winery, but it is worth making the journey to this spot at Kingston-on-Murray. Within the stilted, mud-brick building perched above the vineyard and river lagoons you can select a wine to accompany an all-day grazing platter or lunch on the outdoor deck—try the pan seared Murray Cod with corn puree, braised spring onions, and beetroot chips. Afterward, you can take an 8-km (5-mile) walk (A$5, bookings essential) to view the surrounding wetlands (which can be "drylands" during a drought), and learn about the ongoing wildlife habitat restoration and conservation work funded by Banrock Station wine sales.

Sight Information

Address:

Holmes Rd. just off Sturt Hwy., Kingston-on-Murray, South Australia, 5331, Australia

Map It

Phone:

08-8583–0299

Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Daily 9–5

Published 08/07/2014

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