Clare Valley Adventure and Outdoors

You set the pace

No matter what pace you set on your Clare Valley holiday, you’ll find something to suit you.

From gentle walking trails to high octane laps in a V8 racing car at Mallala, it will end with a great night's sleep.

Walking through vineyards, Clare Valley, South Australia

Trails of all lengths crisscross the Clare Valley. They’ll take you past the vineyards and wineries scattered between each town and village. There are trails for cyclists, walkers, wheelchairs and pushers.

Take your pick of walking trails

There’s the easy gradient and compacted gravel of the Riesling and Rattler Trails. Experience the Heysen Trail’s ruggedness or try one of the “looped” walks that run off the major trails. Walk through Bundaleer Forest on the Heysen Trail. Camp in Burra Creek Gorge.

Many walking trails offer a self-discovery experience. Nature walks through Red Banks Conservation Park and Spring Gully Conservation Park will take you to ancient fossil beds and stunning native flowers.

Go cycling

Cyclists, young and old, will love the Riesling and Rattler Trails. Mountain bike riders will relish the Mawson Trail. This 900 kilometre trail bumps its way through the Clare Valley, as it stretches from Adelaide to the Flinders Ranges.

For some high-speed thrills, head to Mallala Motor Sports Park. Strap yourself into a V8 racing car and see how fast you can go!

Something a little slower

Pack your lawn bowls or bring your tennis racquet for a set or two. There are courts for hire in recreation parks, hotels and sports clubs around the region.

Golfers: tee off amongst the eucalyptus trees in Burra or meander around the fairways in Balaklava, Farrell Flat and Clare. Elevated greens and water hazards will test your skills.

The Clare Valley - it’s well above par for outdoor adventure.


What's on in SA

There are plenty of events on in South Australia. Here are some ideas to get you started.

Things to do

Here are some great ideas for you to try while you’re in the area.

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