Providing accommodation and touring services since 2001, Coonawarra Discovery offers a range of personalised tours with optional accommodation choices that are the most memorable, the most fulfilling and the most unique available.
We will take you to places the others cannot. And once you have lived through it, you will be recommending it to your friends with fabulous photos of your experience that cannot be replaced.
Come with us down the paths less trodden and discover Penola and Coonawarra through our eyes – it's the best place on earth!
Our tours are priced by person, without extras, so you can plan what you want easily. Every vehicle has a maximum capacity and prices vary considerably by group size - for instance there is jump from 7 to 8 persons, or 14 to 15 persons - this is a fact of life and guarantees we can continue to provide exactly what we promise.
It is up to you whether we visit any of the 27 wineries along the Coonawarra strip or just our favourites. Our guides have an extensive knowledge of the region, its history, viticultural practices, winemaking procedures and can get you unique access to wine industry personnel and areas normally off-limits to the public...
For those who are not familiar with the geographical area, Penola is a fascinating, historic and picturesque country town that is the service centre to the Coonawarra wine region – Australia’s Bordeaux. You will find retail, restaurants, galleries, historic cottages, and many other businesses there. Coonawarra is a small township located 10kms north of Penola with a general store, post office and liquor outlet open Mon - Sat noon. There is a lovely Parkland with BBQ and a tennis court – and over 20 wineries and cellar doors...
Our “Experiences” consist of hand selected venues, menus, itineraries and guides that together, as a package, lead you through a particular theme. From paddock to plate or sea to saucepan, our experiences are designed to be memorable...
Visitors to the Limestone Coast in South Australia have a huge range of adventures and experiences to choose from. From the grandeur of the coastal cliffs to the intricacy of early nineteenth century architecture and everything in between (not least being the fabulous local foods and wines), the South East of South Australia really has it all.
Set in the heart of this sprawling, lush green landscape is the historical town of Penola, and its more famous partner – Coonawarra. Established in 1850, Penola/Coonawarra is the ideal base camp for your Limestone Coast explorations. It is centrally located in respect of the best wineries, farms, restaurants and natural attractions, such as Caves, Cliffs, Beaches, Bush and Rivers – and you see all of these in just one day if you want.
Coonawarra Discovery has been providing accommodation and touring services for Limestone Coast visitors since 2001 and has consistently been rated the number #1 tourism operator in the region. Run by locals, Coonawarra Discovery offers personalised tours with optional accommodation choices that are the most memorable, the most fulfilling and the most unique available.
We will take you places in the Limestone Coast that others do not even know about! And once you have lived through it, you will be recommending it to your friends with fabulous photos of your experience that cannot be replaced. Come with us down the paths less trodden and discover Penola and Coonawarra through our eyes – its best place on earth.