Nature Lovers Rejoice in Penola and Coonawarra

Enjoy our beautiful landscape and get out amongst nature while sampling delicious food and wine.

9 – 10am
Head to the picturesque Greenrise Recreation Reserve including the Arboretum Trail for a lovely walk amongst 110 species of trees, a dry lake and sensational Red Gums.

10 – 11.00am
Hopping back in the car make a stop in Penola and head down historical Petticoat Lane. Take in the sights of the National Trust Herb Garden, Sharam Cottage and adjoining rose garden. Grab some delicious morning tea and a coffee at one of our many cafes in Penola and drive north of Coonawarra to the impressive Father Woods Statues for a picnic. Learn the history and many roles of Father Woods with the statue selections and signage on site.

11 – 12pm
Returning back towards Penola, stop for a viewing of the stunning gardens at St Marys, on V&A Lane.

12 – 1.30pm
Make your way to your choice of winery for a delicious platter in or outdoors, or a sit down restaurant meal at award-winning Ottelia. Coonawarra Memorial Park which adjoins Ottelia, with playground and sculptures is lovely for a wander.

1.30 – 3pm
After lunch, enjoy some of the 5km Coonawarra Wineries Walking Trail for delicious wine tastings as you walk off lunch in the fresh air.

4 – 5pm
As the day draws to a close, make your way to the Penola Conservation Park and Nature trail. This signposted 2.5km walk guides you to bird hides, over the swamp on a boardwalk. The perfect time of the day, to see or photograph bird and animal life, as they feed.

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AUSTRALIAN BUSH BUDDIES are popping up at War Memorial Park Tuesday 16th and Friday 19th April at 10am.

Offering wildlife hands-on experiences and photo opportunities 📷

$10/child + an accompanying adult - free

1 hour sessions - call to book your spot on 0415597842
Limited to 25 children per session.

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The Winter Showdown Penola - a unique event filling a gap in the cattle show calendar.

Saturday 8th June from 9am at Penola Showgrounds.

Food will be available.

Competitions for steers, heifers and bulls plus a handler's competition.
Registrations close Wednesday 8th May.

Follow Winter Showdown for further event information.
Camawald Open Garden - fundraising for Penola's National Trust will be open on Saturday 13th April from 10am - 4pm at 170 Rocky Castle Road, Coonawarra.

Inclusive of morning & afternoon tea, tea and coffee, stalls and raffles with great prizes.

Please bring cash.

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Raidis Estate are now packing their wine in lighter weighted bottles 🍾

This is a step in the right direction for sustainability 🌏

Meaning less glass going to landfill
Less weight in shipping and reducing the carbon footprint 👣

Well done team! 🫶

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