History & Heritage

STORIES OF A PROUD AND INFLUENTIAL PAST; PIONEERING; CHARACTERS AND TRAIL BLAZERS; HERITAGE AND CULTURE

Connect with the history and heritage of the Light Region. Become immersed with the stories by staying in a property steeped with provenance or take an adventure by exploring a trail, winery or even a mine site.

Take your place in the setting of an iconic part of the story of South Australia in the Light Region and get a taste of how the state and economy of South Australia was and is continuing to be shaped.

Experience living history, walk down into an open pit mine, walk the trail and learn of the heritage Kapunda Copper Mine and how its rich copper supported the economy of early South Australia at Bagot’s Fortune exhibit at the Kapunda Museum. Tour a heritage winery in the stunning Barossa Valley.

Drive, walk or cycle celebrated trails and become immersed in life how it used to be in the time of trail blazers, pioneers and explorers like Kidman, Mawson and Heysen. Download the ‘Discover the Light Tours” app and get a taste of where to go and the local stories.
 


Visit the Kapunda Visitor Information Centre Main Street Kapunda and view the Taste of the Region Interpretive display and Kidman Exhibition.

We invite you to discover more of the Light Region.

 

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