Travel Tips

An A-Z of information to assist you when planning your next visit to Seppeltsfield Road.

Travel Tips when visiting Seppeltsfield Road in the Barossa Valley Alcohol: Legal drinking age is from 18 years in Australia. You may be asked for proof of age when undertaking wine or other alcoholic beverage tastings. Bring ID to prove your age.

Currency: In Australia, the currency is Australian Dollars (AUD). www.xe.com/currencyconverter

Electricity: Mains voltage in Australia is 230V 50Hz. Travellers from most nations in Asia, Africa and Europe should have appliances that work on the same mains voltage as Australia – therefore you will not need a voltage converter but will require a power plug adaptor to use your hairdryers, shavers and other electrical appliances. Ask your accommodation provider when booking what is required.

Emergency: Dial 000 from a fixed line or 112 from a mobile phone. Police, ambulance, fire.

Language: English. When booking groups of non-English speakers, let the winery or restaurant know. They may be able to organise a translator.

Measures: Metric system. www.onlineconversion.com

Road Rules: Left hand side driving. A 50kmh speed limit applies through the villages of Marananga and Seppeltsfield. Other areas are 80kmh. View speed limit signs. Seat belts are mandatory.

Strict drink driving laws apply. Bring your current driver’s licence if you want to hire a vehicle.

Safety: A common sense approach to personal safety is encouraged. We understand you may wish to stop and take photos of our views and palms, but be sure to check carefully before crossing roads.

Smoking: South Australia has strict tobacco laws – no smoking inside public places and if dining outside, food cannot be served in a designated smoking area.

Telephones: Australian international code 61.

Time zone: ACDT (Australian Central Daylight Time) GMT + 10.30 hours. There is daylight saving in South Australia.

Vineyards: Do not walk or drive into vineyards. This may introduce disease, but is also trespassing and may incur a large fine.

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