Experience

Located in the heart of the Barossa, The Louise offers a stylish base from which to explore the region’s wineries and cellar doors, restaurants and producers, art galleries and nature walks. Entrenched in the close-knit community of farmers, winemakers and artists, the team at The Louise is a natural fit as concierge, connecting guests with local events and personalised experiences to create an unforgettable ‘backstage pass’ to the Barossa.
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Your backstage pass to the Barossa

Arguably Australia’s most renowned wine region, the Barossa stands proudly amongst the greats of the world. It’s also home to many wonderful dining, cultural and nature experiences.

Arguably Australia’s most renowned wine region, the Barossa stands proudly amongst the greats of the world. It’s also home to many wonderful dining, cultural and nature experiences. An ever-growing swag of adventures and activities for visitors to the Barossa ensures there are plenty of reasons to linger longer, or plan to return for more.

Private<br>Tours

Private
Tours

The Louise is an offers guests a central hub from which to plan their experience of the Barossa. The team partners with many local operators to create exclusive adventures, many with VIP access. View experiences

Food<br>& Wine

Food
& Wine

Where great wine grows, great food grows, too, and the Barossa is bursting with both. Slow down and sample ‘The Good Life’. Choosing where to eat (and drink) next is the tricky part. View experiences

Adventure<br>& Wildlife

Adventure
& Wildlife

From cruising country roads in classic cars, floating over the vines in a hot air balloon at sunrise, or breakfast with the roos, there’s a bevy of options to up the ante on the adventure. View experiences

Artisan<br>Adventures

Artisan
Adventures

For generations, the Barossa community has fostered the success of its artists, musicians and writers. These traditions continue today to weave a vibrant artistic thread through the community. View experiences

Wellness &<br>Wellbeing

Wellness &
Wellbeing

Wellness is at the heart of a stay at The Louise, where good food and wines may bookend a day dedicated to looking after mind, body and spirit. Take time out to reinvest and reward. View experiences

Luxury<br>Uncorked

Luxury
Uncorked

Sightsee by helicopter or arrange a chauffeur to cruise between cellar doors. Elevate the stay with indulgent gourmet treats, perfect for an in-suite surprise for friends or loved ones. View experiences

Sample itineraries

Located in the heart of the Barossa, The Louise offers a stylish and luxurious base from which to explore the region’s wineries and cellar doors, restaurants and producers, art galleries and nature walks.

An ever-growing swag of adventures and activities for visitors to the Barossa ensures there are plenty of reasons to linger longer, or plan to return for more. A three-night stay at The Louise can be as diverse and jam-packed or as leisurely as desired. Days spent enjoying fine food and premium wine are blended with nature walks, or visits to farmers markets and local galleries.

  • Three Night Best of Barossa

    A three-night stay at The Louise can be as diverse and jam-packed or as relaxed and leisurely as desired. Days spent enjoying fine food and premium wine can be blended with invigorating walks and visits to markets and galleries.

    Day 1 Welcome

    Day 1 Welcome

    Journey down the iconic Seppeltsfield Road and arrive at The Louise, where a warm greeting and a welcome champagne awaits. Check-in to your suite and settle in for a few days of wining, dining, relaxing and exploring.

    Day 1 Evening

    Day 1 Afternoon

    Enjoy time at leisure to settle in, take a plunge in the infinity pool overlooking the neighbouring vineyards or sit back and enjoy sunset drinks and canapés. Put your feet up and breathe deep the crisp valley air.

    Day 1 Night

    Day 1 Night

    Dine in style in Appellation where the culinary experience is designed to showcase the best of local produce matched with fine South Australian wines or choose your own from the walk-in cellar.

    Day 2 Sunrise

    Day 2 Sunrise

    Collect your pre-ordered espresso coffee and head out to Kaiserstuhl Conservation Park. Breakfast is served as a picnic with panoramic valley views, as the many mobs of resident ‘roos’ enjoy their own fare to get the day started.

    Day 2 Morning

    Day 2 Morning

    Join the Ultimate Legend of Seppeltsfield tour of the historic winery, home to the world’s largest collection of century-old wines. Taste your birth year tawny port straight from the barrel and celebrate a great day out with lunch at FINO.

    Day 2 Afternoon

    Day 2 Afternoon

    After lunch, hire a bike and explore and sample the many wineries, distilleries, and artisan foods at your own leisure. For the discerning cyclist, hire an e-bike and let the wheels roll in style.

    Day 2 Night

    Day 2 Night

    Share the day’s experiences over sunset drinks and dine for dinner in Appellation with a range of menu options brought to the plate by the deft hands and imagination of the kitchen team.

    Day 3 Sunrise

    Day 3 Sunrise

    Embrace an early start for a true Barossa highlight: a sunrise hot air balloon over the valley. Be sure to pack your camera and capture the moment as your hour-long flight rises ever higher to showcase the Australian hinterland for an unrivalled 360° perspective.

    Day 3 Morning

    Day 3 Morning

    Join the Rolling through the Ranges experience at Two Hands Wines with a visit to five of the Barossa’s most remote and special vineyards, followed by wine-tasting among the vines. The tour wraps with lunch at local favourite, Vintner’s Bar and Grill.

    Day 3 Afternoon

    Day 3 Afternoon

    Just across the road, Tscharke is a certified organic and biodynamic winery bringing a new approach to the winery experience. Discover the theory behind playing music to the grapes and planting to moon-cycles before sampling Tscharke’s award winning wines in The Protagonist.

    Day 3 Night

    Day 3 Night

    The daily-rotating menu at Appellation means your last night’s dining experience is subject to as many pleasant surprises as the first. The Appellation chefs use the best seasonal ingredients to showcase a real sense of place through every dish.

    Day 4 Morning

    Day 4 Morning

    Discover the charming townships of Tanunda, Nuriootpa and Angaston, home to the Barossa Cheese Company. On Saturday mornings, a wander through the Barossa Farmers Market to meet the farmers and sample their produce is a regional must-do!

    Day 4 Farewell

    Day 4 Departure

    The time has come to say farewell. With a satiated appetite, a suitcase of locally made goodies and a camera full of fond memories, know that the Barossa and The Louise will be waiting to welcome you on your return journey. Safe travels!

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Destination

Barossa valley seasons

The Barossa seasons are a close replica to the climate of Southern Europe and especially its wine-growing regions including Bordeaux and Burgundy. Easy days with plenty of sunshine are ideal for winegrowing as well as touring and dining outdoors.

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Lodge

Our committment to the environment

Specific management plans prescribe the lodge’s activities and systems relating to the environment, from water and waste management to energy conservation.

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Destination

How do I get there?

Around an hour’s drive northeast of South Australia’s capital and travel gateway Adelaide, the Barossa is easily accessed by self-driving. Private vehicle transfers can also be arranged with pickups at the airport or railways stations.

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