Barossa a hit with tourists


The Barossa wine region in SA has been named one of the world’s top 10 wine destinations...

Barossa a hit with tourists
Barossa a hit with tourists


The Barossa wine region in SA has been named one of the world’s top 10 wine destinations by an online travel community.

TripAdvisor (www.tripadvisor.com) hosts over 15 million reviews of holiday destinations and allows travellers to post their own reviews on tourist destinations. The Barossa region was the only Australian wine destination to make it onto the list, alongside European regions such as Bordeaux and Tuscany.

During the year to June 2008, 195,000 visitors spent 581,000 nights in the Barossa, while 785,000 domestic day-trippers also visited the region during the same period.