Town in South Australia
Angaston is a town on the eastern side of the Barossa Valley in South Australia, 77 km northeast of Adelaide. Its elevation is 347 m, one of the highest points in the valley, and has an average rainfall of 561 mm.
ANGASTON ATTRACTIONS & ACTIVITIES
Barossa Adventure Station
Located in the heart of town and a short walk from our historic main street, the new Barossa Adventure Station is open and ready for action. There is something for everyone including mega tower and play deck, 1km mountain bike loop, heritage elements, attractive open spaces, skate ramp, fitness stations, electric bbqs and plenty of picnic spots. Car parking and pedestrian access is available via Kent Street and Washington St. If your looking for the full experience, ride your bike up the Barossa Cycle track from Nuriootpa. Visit barossa.com for more
Wineries & Cellar Doors
In the town, or within a short drive are some of the historic and well known Barossa wineries and Cellar door outlets. There are also a few surprises. The ambience, the vistas, the local wine knowledge are all well worth a visit. Click here to view the ones closest to Angaston, or visit barossa.com for more
Barossa Cycle Track
This is a high quality 7km rail trail, which follows the old rail easement and has a smooth bitumen surface. It features high embankments and deep shady cuttings at the Angaston end, has been enhanced with high quality metal sculptures, and seating is provided at regular intervals.
You can hire bikes from Angaston Hardware or great for a just a walk along the old train track. Track starts at the Barossa Adventure Station on Washington Street, just past Taste Eden Valley Wine Room.
Parks & Recreation Areas
Angaston boasts two great parks with attractive gardens, plenty of space, playground equipment for the children and BBQs under shelter.
Visit the Memorial Reserve on Murray Street and Angas Recreation Park on Washington Street / Park Road.
Take the Heritage Walk of Angaston and look at the interpretive signs with photographs dotted around the town. The Village Green has a series of plaques and pillars of local families. There are interpretive plaques in the Old Union Chapel. Look for the Barossa Old Rose Repository near the First Angaston Cemetery (1847-1869).
Angaston has a variety of interesting shops in which to browse and buy, all within easy walking distance. Check out our specialty food stores, gift shops, boutiques, chemist, florist, second hand clothing shops, jewellery stores, gem fossicking, newsagent, bottle shops, craft stores as well as the always essential hardware store.
Geocaching is the real-world treasure hunt that’s happening right now, all around you. Angaston also has a geocaching trail, download the geocaching app and go to geocaching.com to find out more.