Things to Do
LIGHT REGION OFFERS A CAPTIVATING RANGE OF EXPERIENCES AND ACTIVITIES FOR THOSE WANTING A TASTE OF BRILLIANCE IN HUMAN ENDEAVOUR, SPIRIT, PRODUCE AND LOCALITY.
To help you decide on things to do, consider the season, the events and your taste in activities or dream experience. Whether you want to indulge your impulses, learn something new or discover and celebrate the abundance of fascinating stories to share, Light Region is a brilliant blend.
The Light Region with the Barossa Valley has long been a popular destination for visitors for events and who are curious about the forming of South Australia, the productivity, the wine and the legacies of early Australian pioneers and industry.
Visit the historic town of Kapunda where marble was quarried for South Australia’s Parliament building in Adelaide; Kapunda has produced more than thirty members of parliament including six Premiers. The birthplace of Australia's commercial mining history; walk a trail at the Kapunda Copper Mine Site to see where copper was first mined back in 1842, see the replica of Australia’s first horse whim. Learn more about the copper mine at Bagot’s Fortune through the Kapunda Museum.
Cattle King Sir Sidney Kidman, the world's largest private landowner, made Kapunda home and famous throughout Australia and the world for thirty years with his yearly horse sales. Tour Sir Sidney Kidman’s historic homestead at the Kapunda High School and learn of his life at the Kidman Exhibition in the Kapunda Visitor Information Centre.
Freeling township services some of the best farming land in South Australia. A major tourist attraction for Freeling is the popular Australian Drama television series, McLeod's Daughters. The town has many sets used on the show, including the Gungellan Hotel (previously the Railway Hotel), truck-stop and showgrounds. Take the Memoirs of McLeod’s Daughters Walk and get your picture taken in the original film set bathtub under the windmill.
Greenock is sometimes referred to as a ‘little Scotland in the Barossa Valley’. Tree lined with picturesque buildings and tantalising reasons to stop or stay to taste history, wine, beer or boutique shopping. Greenock, situated in the North-West of the Barossa Valley will charm you with cellar doors, including an organic producer; breweries and an aviation museum. Hospitable events and a warm welcome will have you relaxed and wanting to taste more of Greenock and the Light Region.
Get a little curious - plan to discover, plan to explore, plan to taste Light Region and expect to be fascinated.