Travel Info

Sit Down Shutup and Watch Film & New Media Festival is held in Angaston, a town in South Australia’s beautiful Barossa Valley. Angaston is over an hour’s drive from Adelaide city centre.

HOW TO GET THERE

Driving

There are a number of routes to the Barossa you can choose:

• Direct route from Adelaide city centre via Port Wakefield Road and Northern Expressway to Angaston (takes approximately 1 hour 13 minutes)

• Direct route from Adelaide city centre via Main North Road to Angaston (takes approximately 1 hour 18 minutes)

• Scenic route from Adelaide city centre via North East Road and Barossa Valley Way through Williamstown, Lyndoch and Tanunda to Angaston (takes approximately 1 hour 23 minutes)

Public Transport – Trains

The Adelaide Metro rail service from Adelaide to Gawler Central operates 7 days a week. For timetables visit the Adelaide Metro website.

LinkSA operates a daily bus service between Gawler Railway Station and the Barossa. Check out the Angaston – Gawler – Evanston Timetable on the LinkSA website.

WHERE TO STAY

The Barossa Valley has a range of accommodation types to suit all budgets:

  • bed and breakfasts
  • caravan parks
  • motels
  • cottages
  • apartments
  • luxury retreats
  • camping

Most accommodation providers have a minimum night stay requirement on weekends so it might be hard to get a booking for just one night.

You can get help to book accommodation by calling 1300 852 982 or search options on the Visit Barossa website.

HOW TO GET AROUND

If you don’t have your own car with you, here are a few local transport options.

Barossa Taxis
0411 150 850
Operates 7 days a week from 6am until midnight (Sun-Thur) and until 3am (Fri-Sat). Has a fleet of 14 vehicles including 3 wheelchair accessible vehicles.

Barossa And Light Cab Service
0400 631 631
Operates 7 days a week from 7am until 1am (Sun-Thur) and until 3am (Fri-Sat). Has a fleet of 9 vehicles including maxi-taxis, minibuses and wagons but does not have any wheelchair accessible vehicles.

MORE INFORMATION

For other helpful information, including area maps, check out the Barossa Valley Visitor Guide online

For ideas of things to do (other than the Festival that is!) have a look at Visit Barossa’s suggested itineraries.