Destination – Clare Valley wine region, South Australia


Clare Valley, South Australia – White Hut Road, Clare

You’ll find Clare Country Club next to the local golf course, just on the outskirts of Clare township, in South Australia’s Clare Valley wine region.

Just a 2-3 minute drive from the main street of Clare, our self-drive travellers will be perfectly positioned when staying at Clare Country Club, because you are close to the attractions, but just out of the hustle and bustle of town and can enjoy the picturesque views and surrounds that may not otherwise be afforded to motels in the centre of the town.

For those travelling without their own car, there is a local taxi service that operates in the region. A cab fare into the main street of Clare is approximately $10. There are also a selection of tour companies that can tailor a Clare Valley day tour to wineries and attractions in the region, picking up & dropping off at the Clare Country Club – ask our reception team for recommendations.

The Clare Valley is made up of a several key towns, each offering a unique and varied experience for the traveller and the regions 40+ cellar doors and wineries are dotted throughout these areas. The town of Auburn is approximately a 20 minute drive from the Clare Country Club; Mintaro, known for attractions such as Martindale Hall and the giant hedge maze, is a 15 minute drive; the historic copper mining township of Burra – 30 minute drive;  and Sevenhill (home to the oldest winery in the Clare Valley, Sevenhill Cellars) is a 5 minute drive.

Nearby to the Clare Country Club, you can join the Riesling Trail, which is a 35k trail from Auburn to Clare, ideal for walking or cycling. It takes in scenic countryside and regional attractions along the way, has several loops to explore if you don’t want to undertake the entire length of the trail, and also connects with the popular Rattler Trail.

Clare is approximately 135km from Adelaide and approximately an 1½ – 2 hours driving time by car from the city. The Clare Valley is also just a short drive from the popular Barossa wine region, and visitors to Barossa Valley should definitely consider venturing a little further to uncover some of the  hidden secrets in the very popular, but still largely undiscovered Clare Valley wine region.

If you are driving North to the Flinders Ranges and South Australian outback, consider a detour through the Clare Valley to break up your journey. The Clare Country Club is an excellent stop-over as part of a self-drive itinerary heading to Wilpena Pound or as a side trip for visitors coming into South Australia from Broken Hill and regional New South Wales.

Regional Activities

Useful Links:
Riesling & Rattler Trails
Clare Valley Map