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Berri and surrounds, SA

Things to do and see

Arts, Wine and Produce
Local produce outlets with notable names such as Berri Direct are located on the outskirts of the town, including Berri Estates, the largest winery and distillery in Australia, CobbWebb Leadlight Studio and Highway Fern Haven and Pink Petal Coffee Shop.

Whilst in Berri be sure to visit the newly opened Gilbert Street Gallery, featuring works by local artists and Country Arts River Lands Gallery.

During October visit the popular Riverland Food and Wine Festival on the riverbank at Berri, here you can taste great food and wine from all over the region.

Riverside Walks
Inspect the mural under the bridge that depicts the Aboriginal heritage of the area and visit the monument that stands in tribute to Australia’s famous Aboriginal tracker, Jimmy James (born in 1910, died in 1991). Walk the meandering three-kilometre riverfront walk from Berri to the popular recreational and camping reserve at Martins Bend, where you can sit back and relax.

Dining Out
There’s a wide choice of dining in and around Berri. The multi-award-winning Mallee Fowl Restaurant is a rare experience: good food served inside an old shearing shed filled with an eclectic array of memorabilia and Australiana. The Redgum Cafe, unmistakable with its modern leaning architecture, offers alfresco informal dining on the riverfront decking – just follow the aroma of coffee. The smartly renovated Berri Resort Hotel has a good bistro offering pub classics, along with popular Asian and Italian dishes. A number of other restaurants, cafes and eateries are spread throughout the town.

Water Tower Lookout
Climb the water tower lookout in Berri for a different view of the river and town.

Birdwatching Safari
For those interested in discovering rare and endangered bird species, Jolly Goodfellows Birding is an ecotourism accredited operator offering Birdwatching Safari’s throughout the region. Many describe the experience as truly unforgettable.

Accommodation in the Berri area includes a country club, motel, hotel, houseboats, bed & breakfasts, a riverside caravan park and a backpacker hostel. Alternatively, pitch a tent at any of the numerous locations along the river, including the Murray River National Park – Katarapko.

Popular Activities

  • Sightseeing

About Berri and surrounds

Explore The Outback

Australia has a vast remote interior, much of it largely untouched. By night, the outback is deathly quiet, with the only light provided by the stars and the moon - a perfect oportunity for stargazing. Explore the isolated heart of the country, meet and connect with Aboriginal people and experience one of the oldest living cultures in the world. Go ‘walk-about’ and immerse yourself with Australia’s endless outback horizons.

Outback Experiences

Luxe Accommodation

Enjoy a distinctly Australian luxury experience, such as the unforgettable reefs, islands, beaches and coast; rugged mountain ranges, rainforests and vast national parks; and the many vibrant food and wine regions. Take a once in a lifetime adventure and discover the sheer indulgence of experiencing the wonders of Australia in style and stay in total luxury.

Australia has wide variety of accommodation options to suit most budgets and travelling preferences. Choose from luxury lodges, boutique hotels, serviced apartments, motels, bed and breakfasts, caravan parks as well as youth and backpacker hostels.


Glasshouse Mountains

The Glasshouse Mountains in the hinterland of Queensland’s Sunshine Coast are actually the cores of 20 million year old volcanoes. The sides of the volcanoes have eroded away leaving only the hardened rock spiremountain cores we see today. Learn more about this awe-inspiring landscape.

Glasshouse Mountains