Angaston Visitor Information
Situated at the very heart of Barossa Valley, Angaston is a tree-lined town in the state of South Australia and is located some 62 kilometres north-east of Adelaide, the state capital. Established in 1842, the town of Angaston is one of the oldest in the state. Although the area was originally known as German Pass, it was later renamed after George Fife Angas (former businessman and member of the South Australian Legislative Council). Its elevation of 345 meters makes it one of the highest points in the valley.
Part of the Local Government Area of the Barossa Council, the community of Angaston is within the State District of Schubert (in the South Australian Legislative Assembly) and the Federal Division of Barker (in the Australian House of Representatives). It has an estimated population of 2,215 residents.
People in Angaston have much to look forward to thanks to the numerous ways and means to experience and enjoy the town's cultural and natural heritage:
Local and visiting tourists can start off with a cultural exploration of Angaston through the various tours conducted within the community. Three of the best samples are the Auburn Tours, Barossa Epicurean Tours, and Barossa Taste Sensations.
Other ideal ways to experience Angaston's rich culture and picture-perfect sights are to visit some of the locations that represent the best the community has to offer. Some of the more notable locales include the Angas Park Fruit, Angas Recreation Park, Angaston Cottage Industries, Angaston Roaring 40's Cafe, Barossa Valley Cheese Company, Blond Coffee and Store, Salter's Kitchen, Saltram Wine Estate, South Australian Company Store, Taste Eden Valley, The Lego Man, Thorn-Clarke Wines, Vintners Bar and Grill, Wanera Wine Bar and Restaurant, and Yalumba.