With so much to see and do it’s best to plan ahead
Visiting the Barossa Valley during April offers a delightful blend of mild weather, stunning autumn landscapes, and a vibrant arts scene. The Barossa Arts Festival, held during this time, provides a wonderful opportunity to immerse in diverse cultural experiences, art exhibitions and our renowned friendly hospitality.
The region's globally award-winning wineries and culinary offerings further enhance the visit, with vintage (grape harvest) coming to an end and special events and menus available. April in the Barossa Valley is always an ideal time to embrace the rich heritage, indulge in sensory delights, and create cherished memories.
Barossa Visitors Centre
66-68 Murray Street
Tanunda SA 5352
Phone: 1300 852 982
Kapunda Visitors Centre
51-53 Main Street
Phone: 1300 770 301
Plan Your Trip to the Barossa Arts Festival
The Barossa region is conveniently located just a short drive from Adelaide, making it an ideal destination for a day trip or a weekend getaway.
- Distance: Approximately 70 km (44 miles) from Adelaide's city centre.
- Travel Time: Around 1 hour by car.
- Route: Follow National Highway A1 (M2) northbound and take the Barossa Valley Way exit.
- Catch the Adelaide Metro train service from Adelaide's CBD to Gawler Central Station.
- From Gawler Central, you can connect to the Barossa Link bus service that will take you directly to various Barossa destinations. Check the festival schedule for specific routes and timings.
From Other Australian States
If you're joining us from outside South Australia, convenient options are available to make your journey smooth and enjoyable.
- Flights: Several airlines operate flights from major cities on the East and West coast to Adelaide Airport.
- From Adelaide Airport, you can rent a car or use public transport to reach the Barossa. The drive takes approximately 1 hour.
- Travelling by train in Australia is a scenic and relaxing way to reach the Barossa.
- Catch a train to Adelaide's Adelaide Parklands Terminal; from there, you can continue your journey to the Barossa by car or public transport.
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Accommodation and Staying in the Barossa
To fully immerse yourself in the Barossa Arts Festival experience, consider staying in the region. The Barossa offers a range of accommodation options, including charming bed and breakfasts, luxury resorts, boutique hotels, and self-contained cottages. Booking your stay in advance ensures you have a comfortable and convenient base to enjoy the festival and explore the region's beauty.
Getting Around the Barossa
The Barossa region is known for its picturesque landscapes, rolling vineyards, and charming towns. While attending the festival, consider exploring the area further. Renting a car allows you to easily move between festival venues, galleries, and events and discover the region's hidden gems at your own pace.