Food and Wine Adventure on Kangaroo Island


Be amazed on a gastronomic adventure of Kangaroo Island

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Island Wines

Take the road less travelled and discover delicious food and wine on the Kangaroo Island Farm Gate and Cellar Door Trail.  The trail introduces visitors to the passionate producers and their products.  Enjoy the rich fruits of Kangaroo Island producers’ labours in your own time in a natural unspoilt environment. Farm gate and cellar door locations are listed separately and alphabetically. Each has its own specialities and personality. Refer to the guide for individual opening times. Choose your own, guided by the listed farm gate and cellar door venues, and mix in a splash of art, scenery and natural delights.

Tasty Oysters   

Do not go home without visiting The Oyster Farm Shop at American River, Kangaroo Island. The largest commercial oyster farm on the island, and also the processing and packaging facility for KI’s shellfish – it’s the perfect location to learn more about one of the world’s most unpolluted and intact marine environments. It also showcases the island’s  aquaculture and local sustainable seafood including Kangaroo Island Abalone, King George whiting, Marron, smoked Barramundi, smoked oysters and the largest range of locally made sauces and condiments. When visiting, make sure you stop in for lunch and choose from the Chill and Grill menu or gather up a feast of island produce to enjoy at your accommodation.

 

Good Food

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The Kangaroo Island Seaside Inn is a small family run motel located on the foreshore of beautiful Nepean Bay in Kingscote, Kangaroo Island’s largest town. The on-site restaurant is renowned for its cosy, intimate ambience and forever changing menu; which is open to the public on Friday and Saturday nights. The food is a combination of modern Australian with a home-cooked feel. Make sure to try the great selection of Kangaroo Island wines. The Seaside Restaurant is a must do on your Kangaroo Island holiday. Please note that reception hours are as follows: 7am until 11am and 2pm until 6.30pm. If you expect to arrive outside reception opening hours, please inform the property in advance by telephone or email.

DIARY OF EVENTS

Adelaide Cabaret Festival

2-5 Jun 2015

The one and only Barry Humphries has joined the Adelaide Cabaret Festival team and is sure to make his mark as artistic director.

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McLaren Vale Sea and Vines

5-8 Jun 2015

Savour the flavours of the Fleurieu. Wine, food, music, tastings, long lunches and more are in store at this much-loved event.

 

Coonawarra Cellar Dwellers

1-31 Jul

Coonawarra Cellar Dwellers is back! Vineyards open their cellar doors and bring out some of their treasures, giving visitors a rare chance to taste and buy aged wine. Coonawarra Cellar Dwellers is a wonderful way to spend some time away from the city and escape to the relaxing surroundings of the Limestone Coast.

 

Barossa Gourmet Weekend

14-16 Aug

The Barossa Gourmet Weekend is a three day celebration of the region’s food and wine culture including long lunches, gourmet dinners, wine master classes, winery days, workshops. This year Gourmet Weekend celebrates its 30th anniversary and guests will be astounded by the offerings of the Barossa wineries and foodies, all wrapped in friendly Barossa hospitality.

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Royal Adelaide Show

4-12 Sep

The Royal Adelaide Show is the longest running and largest community event on South Australia’s calendar. It is an action-packed event for the whole family and includes carnival rides and attractions, as well as handicraft, produce, livestock, animal shows, and much more! The show’s celebrations go off with a bang thanks to a nightly fireworks display.

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