Barossa Visitor Guide : 2017-2018 Barossa Visitor Guide
useful information barossa.com 73 YOUAREINA BUSHFIRE RISK AREA. STAY INFORMED FOR A SAFER TRIP. Download the Alert SA App, listen to local radio and check daily local Fire Danger Ratings at www.cfs.sa.gov.au PUBLIC HOLIDAYS 2017 Good Friday Fri 14 April Easter Monday Mon 17 April ANZAC Day Tues 25 April Queen's Birthday Mon 12 June Labour Day Mon 2 October Christmas Day Mon 25 December Proclamation Day Tues 26 December 201 8 New Years Day Mon 1 January Australia Day Fri 26 January Adelaide Cup Mon 12 March *additional day as 1 January falls on a Sunday FIRE DANGER During the Fire Danger Season, from 1 December 2016 to 30 April 2017 in the Barossa, there are strict conditions for lighting any fire, including a campfire. On Total Fire Ban Days all fires are banned. Avoid severe penalties by checking www.cfs.sa.gov.au before lighting any fires. On days of high fire danger where high temperatures, wind and low humidity are forecast, know your risk and what you need to do to stay safe in the event of a fire. Download the CFS FireApp or use the CFS Facebook page to stay informed. Monitor the daily weather forecast and Fire Danger Ratings and listen for warning messages from the CFS on your local radio station. Further bushfire safety information is available by contacting the Bushfire Information Hotline on 1300 362 361 (TTY 13 36 77) or visit www.cfs.sa.gov.au THE CREAM OF THE CROP The SA Tourism Awards recognise excellence in South Australian tourism. Awards are bestowed on those tourism experiences judged to be the most outstanding from those who were nominated. Visitors can book award- winning Barossa tourism experiences with confidence when planning their next escape. The 2016 Tourism Award winners in the Barossa are: • Barossa Valley Cheese Company • Getaways SA • Seppeltsfield Estate Winery For more information on the SA Tourism Awards, visit www.satourismawards.com.au The 2017 Barossa Visitor Guide is proudly produced by Tourism Barossa. All information contained in this publication is correct at the time of printing 27 February 2017. All advertisements are accepted on the basis that their contents are true and accurate and that they are in no way misleading or otherwise contrary to the Competition and Consumer Act 2010, or the Fair Trade Act (SA) 1987. Tourism Barossa and HWR Media & Communications do not accept any liability to any person claiming they have been misled or deceived by any material produced herein. Copyright Tourism Barossa 2017. Images © South Australian Tourism Commission, A Time for Seasons, Adam Bruzzone, Adrian Brown, Alabaster Barossa, Barossa Daimler, Barossa Unique Tours, Barossa Valley Brewing, Barossa Valley Cheese Company, Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources, Discovery Holiday Parks, Don Brice, Dragan Radocaj, Elemental Barossa, Ian Routledge, Jacqui Way, Jamie McFayden, Josie Withers, Lachlan Swan, Matt Nettheim, Megan Voo, Mike Annese, Natalie Rowland, Nathaniel Mason, Nick Rains, Novotel Barossa Valley Resort, Randy Larcombe, Russell Mountford, Sandy Creek Golf Club, Segway Sensation SA, St Hugo,Sven Kovac, The Barossa Council, Thorn-Clarke Wines, Yalumba Published by HWR Media & Communications Phone: (08) 8379 9522 Fax: (08) 8379 9735 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org www.hwrmedia.com.au KEEP SOUTH AUSTRALIA PHYLLOXERA FREE South Australia is the only mainland state to be fruit fly free. To keep our state fruit fly free, fresh fruit and fruiting vegetables cannot be carried from interstate into South Australia. So if you are travelling anywhere from interstate with fruit or vegetable produce, eat it or bin it before entering the state. Fines may apply. For further information, phone the Fruit Fly Hotline on 1300 666 010 or visit www.pir.sa.com.au/fruitfly Help keep SA phylloxera free and protect its iconic wine industry. If you’ve been driving or walking in an interstate vineyard, please thoroughly clean your car, shoes and clothes before entering SA. Please obtain permission before entering any vineyard. For further information, visit www.vinehealth.com. STAYING SAFE Phone 13 14 44 for police assistance or phone 000 for all emergencies. Police stations are located in Freeling, Gawler, Kapunda, Mount Pleasant, Nuriootpa and Williamstown.