Things to do within 2km

  • Walk or cycle on the adjacent Riesling Trail or Scenic Drive
  • Bush walking in the hills at Battunga
  • Visit local wineries - Annie's Lane at Quelltaler, Olssen's, Crabtrees, O'Leary Walker, Stephen John, Clos Clare, Shut the Gate
  • Visit local artist in Watervale  Harry Sherwin
  • Restaurants - Skillogalee, Watervale Hotel
  • Bird Watching - rosellas, kookaburras, parrots, galahs and identified rare native birds visit local craft shop – "Country Clutter"
  • Enjoy the peace and serenity of Battunga with a glass of complimentary port
  • Join the locals with a game of bowls at the "Watervale Bowling Club"
  • Play tennis at the Watervale Recreation Ground
  • Stroll around the "Historical Watervale Tour" and be amazed at the century old buildings

Things to do within 15 kms

  • Play golf at Clare Gulf Club, 18 hole, watered greens course
  • Visit the boutique wineries of Skillogalee, Taylors, Eldredge, Grossets, Inghams Skilly Ridge, Jeanneret, Jim Barry, Kilakanoon, Neagles Rock, Pauletts, Claymore, Leasingham, Mintaro, Mitchell,
  • Pearsons, Penna Lane, Pikes, Sevenhill, Skillogalee, Stringybrae, Wilson etc
  • Browse at the Sevenhill or Clare monthly produce markets
  • Visit antique shops in Auburn and Clare
  • Place a few bets at the Clare Races
  • Walk through the "Spring Gully Conservation Park"
  • Dine at Watervale Pub, Middle Pub, Sevenhill Pub, Bentley's, Taminga Pub, Treloars Restaurant, Clare Country Club, Cygnets of Auburn, Epic Food, Magpie and Stump Hotel and Reilys at Mintaro, Rising Sun Hotel at Auburn, Salt and Vines Restaurant, Swans at Mintaro, Terroir at Auburn, Seed Winebar & Kitchen.
  • Visit Catford Gardens or Walter Duncan's Rose Garden
  • Challenge yourself at Inchquin lake on the BMX track and enjoy miniature train rides
  • Try skate boarding at Lions Park
  • Visit Martindale Hall, a historical mansion in Mintaro
  • Visit the Sevenhill Church and crypt
  • Get lost in the Mintaro Maze
  • Indulge in a massage at Clare Valley Massage or Tranquility Message
  • Work out in the Valley Lifestyle Gym
  • Enjoy the Cheese and Wine Trail

Things to do within 40 kms

  • Visit the mines of the historic town of Burra
  • Attend the Blyth cinema and Medika Gallery
  • Ride the Rattler Trail
  • Visit historic town of Kapunda
  • Walk the Mawson Trail
  • Trek the Heyson Trail
  • Visit the Barossa Wineries

Special Events

  • "Clare Valley Races" held 4 times per year
  • "Day on the Green", the celebrated music festival at Watervale in late February
  • "Gourmet Weekend", music and wine festival on the second weekend of May
  • Blenheim Music and Camping Festival on Good Friday

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Your hosts

Joyleen & Peter Kenny

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+61 (08) 8843 0120
0400 884 317
battunga@chariot.net.au 

 

326 Upper Skilly Road
Watervale 5452
South Australia

 

 

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