Things to do in and around Auburn

Only 110 Km from the Adelaide GPO, delightful Auburn is full of hidden treasures to entertain visitors to the Mid North Region of South Australia, and entice them back again and again.  Ideally situated at the Gateway to the Clare Valley, Auburn is also adjacent to the Gilbert Valley, Balaklava Plains and Burra townships, making it the perfect base when exploring this popular region.


Burra area towns

Clare Valley towns

Balaklava Plains towns

Gilbert Valley towns

Other nearby towns


Entertainment / Galleries

HATS Court House Cultural Centre – Concerts & Performances
4 St. Vincent St, Auburn SA 5451 – Next event enquiries: (08) 8849 2420 or

Simpson Rices Creek – Mini Golf, Plant Nursery, Olives & Wine
Ford Street / Saddleworth Rd (next to Oval), Auburn, SA 5451, (08) 8849 2323, 0419 345 741

Venturas Visions – Gallery & Studio – Main North Road, Auburn SA 5451, (08) 8849 2087


Casual & Fine Dining in Auburn

Auburn BP Roadhouse & Takeaway – Main North Rd, Auburn SA 5451, (08) 8849 2130

Cogwebs Hub Café & Bicycle Hire – Main North Rd, Auburn SA 5451, 0400 290 687

Mellers of Auburn Café (Previously Cygnets at Auburn) – Main North Rd, Auburn SA 5451, 0488 920 677

Terroir Auburn Restaurant – Main North Road, Auburn SA 5451, (08) 8849 2509

The Rising Sun Hotel – Main North Road, Auburn SA 5451, (08) 8849 2015

Recreation / Parks

Walk with History in Auburn – Please enquire at motel office for a brochure containing relevant information.

Riesling Trail – 25 Km bicycle or walking trail from Auburn to Clare, then a further 10Km to Barinia Rd, White Hut

Rattler Trail – 19 Km bicycle or walking trail from Auburn to Riverton, via Rhynie

Auburn Centenary Park
Cnr Main North Rd & King St, Auburn, SA 5451
Soldiers Memorial, Memorial Gates, seating and BBQ, toilets, playground equipment, shade trees

Auburn Memorial Park
St. Vincent Street, Auburn, SA 5451
Garden, shelter and shade trees

Auburn River Walk
Next to the Wakefield River, heading south towards King Street, Auburn SA 5451

Auburn Oval / Recreation Park / Caravan Park
Ford Street / Saddleworth Rd, Auburn, SA 5451
(08) 8849 2184, 0417 492 184
Toilets, playground equipment and shade trees


Auburn Wineries & Vineyards

Mount Horrocks – The Old Railway Station – Curling St, Auburn SA 5451, (08) 8849 2202

Grosset Winery & Cellar Door – Cnr Manoora Rd & Stanley St, Auburn SA 5451, (08) 8849 2175

Taylors Wines – Taylors Road, Auburn SA 5451, (08) 8849 1118 

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Nearby attractions in the Mid North of South Australia 

The Mid North Wine Region of South Australia is closely dotted with many interesting towns, which are home to a multitude of attractions and places of interest.  Look below to discover the distance from Auburn for each of these charming towns.

Clare Valley towns

(Showing distance from Auburn)
Leasingham – 7 Km
Watervale – 9 Km
Penwortham – 13.6 Km
Mintaro – 17.1 Km
Sevenhill – 17.3 Km
Clare – 25 Km

Gilbert Valley towns

(Showing distance from Auburn)
Manoora – 14.4 Km
Riverton – 21.7 Km
Rhynie – 14.2 Km
Saddleworth – 12.4 Km
Tarlee – 30.4 Km
Undalya – 5.8 Km

Burra area towns

(Showing distance from Auburn)
Burra – 51.1 Km
Farrell Flat – 29.3 Km

Balaklava Plains towns

(Showing distance from Auburn)
Balaklava – 30.2 Km
Halbury – 18.2 Km
Hoyleton – 18 Km

Other nearby towns

(Showing distance from Auburn)
Blyth – 36.8 Km
Eudunda- – 37 Km
Mallala – 65.9 Km
Owen – 49.2 Km
Port Wakefield – 55.6 Km
Snowtown – 75.3 Km


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Coming Events

Auburn Produce Market

Sunday 19th July at the Auburn Institute 10.00 am till 4.00 pm Then every 3rd Sunday

Auburn, CWA Market 

Every Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays (except Christmas & Good Friday), 10.30am to 2.30pm
Auburn CWA Rooms, Main North Road, Auburn.

Sevenhill Producer’s Market

Last Saturday of the month, 8.30am to 12.00 noon
Madonna Hall, Sevenhill

HATS Inc – Heritage Arts & Traditions


Clare Valley Model Engineers

Train operates every second and fourth weekend of each month only.
Nov – March 2nd & 4rth Saturdays 6pm start
Apr – Oct 2nd & 4th Sundays 1.30pm start
Working bee every Wednesday 8.30am

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Riesling Trail and
Rattler Trail

Cycling or walking enthusiasts will be happy to know that Auburn is the starting point of both these popular trails.

The Riesling Trail takes you north to Clare, encompassing many of the region's major attractions and cellar doors.

The Rattler Trail takes you south to Riverton, through scenic vistas of gently rolling hills and pastures of cereal crops and dairy farms.


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