Many travellers come to Berri for fruit picking work. The town doesn’t have a lot of attractions but it is home to one of Australia’s best worker’s hostels. The main crops here are grapes and oranges and the town is home to a large fruit juice factory and Australia’s largest winery, which produces the cheap cask wine that is so popular with many backpackers.
Kay Avenue, Berri
Tel (08) 8595 2666
Open Mon-Wed 8am-6pm, Thu 8am-8pm, Fri 8am-6pm, Sat 9am-noon
Riverview Drive, Berri
Tel (08) 8582 1922
Open Mon-Fri 9am-5.30pm, Sat-Sun 10am-4pm
Premier Stateliner (tel (08) 8415 5555) coaches stop at Berri on their Adelaide-Renmark run. As Berri is on the Sturt Highway, which runs between Adelaide and Sydney, Greyhound (tel 1300 473 946) also operate daily coaches that stop here (but they also run an Adelaide-Sydney service via Broken Hill that doesn’t stop in Berri). Coaches stop outside the Visitor Information Centre on Riverview Drive.
Old Sturt Highway, Berri SA 5343
Tel (08) 8582 3144