Apple Tree Cottage is nestled in a secluded valley near Oakbank in the Adelaide Hills. The delightful two storey settler’s cottage, beautifully restored, is a haven of peace on the banks of a lake, apple orchards and grazing cattle, enabling guests to relax and experience the peace and tranquillity of country life, within easy reach of Adelaide.
Apple Tree Cottage offers self contained accommodation for up to five people amid an old world atmosphere of scrubbed furniture, rocking chairs and log fires. This is a unique property of 200 acres, full of interest for the photographer, artist, birdwatcher or anyone who enjoys leisurely strolls in peaceful surrounds. Guests have the opportunity to go fishing, boating and mushrooming or maybe watch a calf being born.
Winner 2004 Australian Tourism Award. 2004 Yellow Pages South Australian Tourism Award Winner and recipient of 2004 Yellow Pages South Australian Tourism Award Hall of Fame.
Lavender Fields is an idyllic, secluded country retreat especially for two couples. French Provincial style stone cottage furnished with country antiques. Situated in a park like setting on a 200 acre property surrounded by three acre garden with lavender. Small lake located nearby. 2004 Yellow Pages South Australian Tourism Awards Winner - Hosted Accommodation and recipient of 2004 Yellow Pages South Australian Tourism Award Hall of Fame. 2004-2005 Australian Tourism Award Winner.
The Nest is a romantic, private hide away in a secluded studio suite surrounded by abundant bird life in a peaceful natural environment on a 200 acre property. Just for two, every comfort is thoughtfully provided including wood fire, queen size bed, comfy sofa, sunny dining area with picture windows, reverse cycle air conditioning, equipped kitchen, luxurious deep oval two person spa bath with expansive views towards Mount Lofty. Relax on the private terrace or enjoy a barbeque in the garden. Winner 2004-2005 Australian Tourism Award. 2004 South Australian Tourism Award Winner and recipient of 2004 South Australian Tourism Hall of Fame....
The Villa is a private, spacious, self contained Mediterranean style villa adjoining lemon grove and vineyard, set in established garden on 200 acre property. Two romantic bedrooms with beautiful views over valleys and hills to Mount Lofty. Bathroom with two person spa and shower, separate shower and toilet, living room with open fire, ducted reverse cycle air conditioning, dining room and fully equipped kitchen. Mediterranean terrace with iron settings, pillars, terracotta tiled paving invites alfresco meals. Recipient of Yellow Pages South Australian Tourism Hall of Fame 2002 - 2004. 2004 Yellow Pages South Australian Tourism Awards winner. Winner 2004-2005 Australian Tourism Awards.
Obsta Splash - Adelaide has Australia's only 100 per cent fully inflatable obstacle course. Even the dance floors are inflatable.
Expect slip, slop, splash, music and mayhem. It's time to get the mud out and the fun back in on this inflatable obstacle course. The obstacles are a little cheeky, a little challenging and a lot of fun.
Be the first to conquer this all new Australian event. The course spans five kilometres of inflatable obstacles such as ObstaScream, Obsta Blue-Balls and ObstaDance on giant inflatable beds to get your groove on.
We guarantee a lot of laughs, a lot of wipe outs and life long belly busting memories.
Entry is free for spectators who are welcome to come and cheer on participants....
Discover the delightful village of Oakbank on this heritage walk. There are more than 40 sites for you to explore, all with numbered plaques, which are detailed in a brochure available from local businesses and the Adelaide Hills Council, Woodside.
You can enjoy the walk at any time, which may take up to an hour to complete.
Founded in 1840 by James Johnston of Campbelltown, Scotland, Oakbank was named after an area near Glasgow. James and his brother established their Oakbank Brewery in 1843. The original building is on the bank of the Onkaparinga River and you can buy wines and soft drinks there.
See the Oakbank Racecourse, established in 1874 where thousands of people still come each year for the Easter Racing Carnival and Pike's historic Brewery founded by Henry Pike in 1886, see the heritage-listed brew tower and workshops now home to the Oakbank Weaver....
Find handwoven textiles and tapestries produced on eight large looms are found at The Oakbank Weaver in the old cellars of Pike's historic Brewery.
The weavers, Peter Stapleton and Mary Cassini, create their own patterns, which are fascinating to see emerging on the looms. The finished tapestries and textiles ranging from throw rugs to suit fabrics, upholstery, stoles and scarves can be purchased in the gallery located under the 1889 stone brew tower. Commissions are welcomed.
The building is listed as a fine industrial example of Victorian architecture on the State Heritage Register. Entry is free for individuals. Groups are welcomed by prior arrangement. ...