Padthaway Region Visitor Information
The Padthaway Region is a beautiful part of South Australia, located about 300km south-east of Adelaide. It is known for its rolling hills, vineyards, and rich agricultural land.
The easiest way to get to the Padthaway Region is by car. It is about a 3.5 hour drive from Adelaide, and there are plenty of beautiful towns and attractions to stop at along the way. Alternatively, you can fly to Mount Gambier Airport, which is about an hour's drive away.
Things to Do
- Visit the vineyards and wineries - the Padthaway wine region is famous for its excellent wines, particularly its reds. There are numerous cellar doors to explore.
- Take a scenic drive - the Padthaway region is stunningly beautiful, with rolling hills, picturesque towns, and stunning natural scenery. Take a drive and soak it all in.
- Go hiking - there are plenty of opportunity for hiking and bushwalking in the region, particularly in the nearby Mount Scott Conservation Park.
- Visit the local markets - there are numerous markets held throughout the year, offering fresh local produce, crafts, and more.
Where to Stay
There are plenty of accommodation options in the Padthaway region, ranging from budget-friendly motels to luxury vineyard retreats. Some popular options include:
- Padthaway Caravan Park
- Padthaway Homestead
- Battlesteads Retreat
- Padthaway Estate
When to Visit
The Padthaway Region can be visited year-round, but the best time to visit is during the autumn (March to May) when the leaves start to change and the vineyards are particularly beautiful. The weather is also mild and pleasant during this time.
Whether you're a wine lover, a nature enthusiast, or just looking for a relaxing getaway, the Padthaway Region has something for everyone. Book your trip today and experience the beauty of South Australia's stunning countryside.