Penola - SA RVFT
Penola is 388 kilometres south-east of Adelaide in one of South Australias most productive wine growing regions. Heritage listed buildings line the wide streets containing many restaurants cafes unique shops and galleries. Penola is a fantastic base to explore the quality vineyards of the Coonawarra area and the beautiful beaches nearby. The town is steeped in history and was once home to Mary Mackillop the first Australian to gain Roman Catholic Sainthood. Visitors can take the self-guided Walk with History tour and download the talking app which takes in many of the state heritage-listed buildings and cottages of the township. The John Riddoch Centre functions as the Visitor Information Centre John Shaw Neilson gallery local history display and council offices.
Short-term parking is available at Greenrise Lake Reserve for self-contained vehicles up to 11 metres at no cost. Toilets covered seating bins and barbecues are provided and pets on leads are permitted. A free dump point can also be found at McCorquindale Park off Cameron Street and potable water is available at Portland Street in front of the council depot.
Penola is a wonderful place to visit especially for RV travellers.
Penola Visitor Information Centre 27 Arthur St Penola SA
Ph 08 8737 2855
Parking avail in main & side streets 2hr limit. IGA also has large car park.
Short Term Parking
Greenrise Lake access from Riddoch Hwy self-contained only 48hrs tlts bins cseating BBQ pets on lead no charge
McCorquindale Park (Showgrounds) Side of Rymill Hall off Cameron St
Portland St Penola front of Council Depot
Penola War Memorial Hospital 18 Church St Penola Ph 08 8737 2311
Penola Medical Clinic 18 Church St Penola Ph 08 8737 2218
Williams MG Pharmacy 38 Church St Penola Ph 08 8737 2273
Penola IGA Fresh 23 Church St Penola Ph 08 8737 2205