Chardonnay Lodge

Riddoch Hwy, Coonawarra, South Australia, 5263, Australia | 4 star hotel
Prices starting from $163.00

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More Wine

A travel blog entry by christinagary

While we didn't have the time or the inclination to drive to Adelaide to the Borassa wine district (Sorry Scott), we did get to the Coonawara wine district in South Australia on what is called the limestone coast. The region specializes in reds and has some familiar names, Wynn, Ryhill, Penley, Lindemans. Since it is not day tripping distance from …

Our Tour of the Coonawarra Wine Region

A travel blog entry by nc_do_oz_2013


... risk-taking wines.

We left Katnook and headed for the famous tasting rooms of Wynn's Wines. On the way, and led by our questions about how the land was cleared to make way for the vineyards, Lyndon explained how in the early days of Katnook they cleared large quantities of 200-300 year old gum trees. Pulling over a handful of these native and coveted trees is considered OK if needs must, but pulling down as many as Katnook did caused considerable ...

More caving

A travel blog entry by akmorrismobile


... table levels and the sea covering this area and the shells in the walls... Keenan hung back and says to me, "mom, seems to me I remember something in the Bible about the land rising out of the depths" :) I love the connections.

Even Shand answered the questions the guide had about some of the different shapes in the caves (such as the straws and pillars - she had trouble pronouncing the others but she could still gave a good effort)

Then we headed OUT ...

A winery and a cave

A travel blog entry by bigbri58


It continues to be very hot here. This was a travel day as we moved from Halls Gap to Naracoorte. We started in The Grampions (the mountains) but most of the drive was through very dry cattle country. It reminded us of the prairies.

The activity of the day was a walking tour through the Victoria Fossil Cave at Naracoorte, which is a World Heritage Fossil Mammal Site. ...

We Drove

A travel blog entry by peter.zgeb


... we could probably have just walked in to the cave without paying because the entrance was just through an open gate next to the parking lot.
After the cave visit we headed off to our motel in Naracoorte. Naracoorte is a really small town, and a lot of the stores and restaurants, appeared to be permanently closed. We decided we'd have supper at our motel, and then after supper went for a walk in town. Other than the liquor store ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on Riddoch Hwy, Coonawarra, is near Zema Estate.
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