Impressive and imposing, Gladstone Gaol is a ‘must see’. Why not spend a night in gaol? Or head to the factory of Trend Drinks, where a unique range of soft drinks is made in the traditional way using FC Grubb family recipes.


Enjoy a seasonal dining experience or an organic beef BBQ at an orchard in the heart of the Wirrabara Forest. Or on the third Sunday of the month head to Wirrabara Producers’ Market in the main street where you can buy a vast range of  fresh and value-added local produce.

Laura a Sentimental Town

Explore the shops and historic buildings of Laura, the town Australian poet and writer CJ Dennis once called home. Taste delicious Golden North Ice cream, made in Laura, at friendly cafés in the main street, or for a chocolate fix, head to CocoLaura.  Collectors, indulge your passion with antique shops.

Port Pirie

Port Pirie’s stunning location combines the beauty of the Spencer Gulf waterfront with the rolling hills of the Southern Flinders Ranges. Frolic on the foreshore at Solomontown.

Clare Valley

Just 45 minutes from Jamestown is the Clare Valley, one of Australia’s great wine regions. Opportunities for tastings abound. Visit the boutique brewery Hop & Vine or taste a truffle at Sugar Rush.

Southern Flinders Wine Tasting

The roads are longer between the cellar doors in the Southern Flinders, but the rewards are great.

For tastings visit Blesing’s Garden cellar door near Wirrabara, Bartagunyah Wines, Melrose, Bundaleer Wines at the North Star Hotel, Melrose and the Commercial Hotel @ Jamestown,

Easter Tennis Tournament

Whether you are at the top of your game or just enjoy the social side of tennis, the Jamestown Easter Tennis Tournament is for you.

People come from all over the state to play on the magnificent lawn courts at Jamestown, with a raft of open, junior and veteran divisions.

Jamestown Pageant

The spirit of Christmas comes alive in Jamestown on the first Sunday in December.

Jamestown Pageant day kicks off mid afternoon with shops and market stalls to browse, Christmas carols, roaming entertainers, free face painting and rides on Jamestown’s famous little engine Leo the Loco.

Jamestown Mural Festival

Chat with artists from around Australia as they paint giant artworks during the annual Jamestown Mural Festival. 

Artists gather at the eastern end of Ayr St and spend four days creating spectacular three metre long themed murals and compete for a cash prize.