The Riesling and Rattler Trail
  • Length: 54km

  • Duration: 3 days

  • Grade: 2

  • Style: One Way

  • Start: Riverton

  • End: Clare

  • Closest Town: Riverton

  • Location: South Australia

  • Distance from state capital: 130km

  • State: SA


This trail traverses two beautiful areas of SA countryside just a couple of hours drive north of Adelaide.  It is a long high quality trail traversing a variety of rural landscapes and small rural villages.  There are many options available to enjoy the whole trail or just short sections.

The rail trail is gently graded.
All road crossings have facilities to cross safely.
Allow extra time to leave the trail to explore vineyards and historic features
The trail features many original cuttings, embankments and bridges
Many quality interpretive signs at regular intervals

Experience the best of the Riesling Trail on the only tour on this rail trail

Riverton former Railway Station site to Clare former Railway station site


  • Riverton to Clare
  • 130km north of Adelaide
  • Surface – Fine gravel
  • Terrain – Gentle gradient

For more information and a location map please visit RailTrails Australia.