Unique cuisine in a thousand-year-old landscape.
Try native foods and interesting flavours in the Flinders Ranges and Outback.
Take a seat at the Prairie Hotel in Parachilna for a bush tucker-meets-gourmet menu. Sample kangaroo tail soup or an emu egg omelette, followed by warm quandong pie with fresh cream. During Tasting Australia, take part in a degustation inspired by the ancient sea floor at Eat Ediacara. Guest chef Hardy Weyrauch delivers a six-course creative culinary degustation combining native Australian flavours and premium seafood from the West Coast of the Eyre Peninsula.
The stunning Woolshed Restaurant at Rawnsley Park Station will showcase its own lamb in the event Lamb Tasting at Rawnsley Park. Overlooking one of South Australia’s greatest natural features, the Wilpena Pound, the station manager will host the night, talking about the region, the development of the historic property as a sheep station, and how each of the Clare Valley wines have been matched to its unique lamb dish.
Venture to the Southern Flinders Ranges and explore a handful of award-winning wineries, specializing in rich-soil red and white varieties. Slip off the main road and try something new at The North Star Hotel. They offer the latest releases from local wineries in the area, such as Bundaleer Wines and Blesing’s Garden Wines.
If it’s adventure you’re after, visit Bartagunyah Estate, near Melrose, for a weekend getaway. Here, wine tasting can be bundled into an ecotourism experience that includes exploring mountain bike tails, driving 4WD tracks as well as camping under the stars in this ancient and timeless landscape.