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Explore SA’s backyard at Banrock Station

Enjoy the ambience of Banrock’s 2022 Sustainable Wine winning wetlands, as you stroll through the serene conservation park with a glass in hand.

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You may be familiar with Banrock Station Wines but beyond the label holds one of the most beautiful wetlands and wine centres. With summer coming in hot and international travel still out of reach for most, it’s a great time for Australians to explore their own backyards and book a local holiday.

The Banrock Wetlands Centre is a leading example of conservation in Australia through man-made conservation efforts. As a result of this incredible work in the space, they have recently been awarded the Sustainable Wine Practices trophy at the 2022 Great Wine Capitals Best of Wine Tourism.

The Banrock Wine Centre and wetlands receive over 40,000 visitors a year, and being only 2.5 hours from Adelaide, it’s a perfect family-friendly place to stay and explore for a long weekend or a day adventure this summer holidays.

Banrock Station is dedicated to using sustainable practices throughout the wine and wetlands centre, including producing wine with low environmental impact and have recently installed solar panels at their facility to offset electricity consumption.

The company also works on these practices outside of the wetlands such as committing to planting 100,000 trees and shrubs throughout Australia each year with Landcare and contributing 6 million to conservation projects across 13 counties.

The popular destination is set in the heart of the Riverland region that is home to an abundance of plants, native birds, and wildlife species. Visitors can experience all that Banrock has to offer from including wine tasting from $10. Reserve a table for breakfast or lunch at the wine centre or book a picnic for 2 (or more) from $100 in the beautiful spots around the wetlands and share a delicious grazing board and a bottle of Banrock Station wine.

As well as delicious food and drink, Banrock offer some unique experiences from highly informed tour guides including wetland tours and birdwatching. Experience a 90-minute wetland tour with your amazing guide to find out all the secrets of the magnificent wetlands. The tour is $150 for two people and includes morning tea beforehand as well as a tasting of the sustainably grown and crafted wine range to end the tour.

You can find Banrock Station on the corner of Holmes Road and Sturt Highway Kingston On Murray, SA, Australia 5331

To find out more information about Banrock Station, visit their website

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