Things to do

barrel room with old timber barrels

Experience the Rutherglen Wineries

If you are like most tourists who are in the area, you are likely visiting to experience the Rutherglen wineries. This is one of the foremost wine areas in Victoria and a destination that pulls in wine lovers from all over Australia and even the world. We love the area just as much as you do and because of this, we have even named our rooms after some of the local wineries in the region. We know a lot about the area as well here at the Motel Woongarra and we can be a great source if you have any questions in regards to  the wineries in the area.

Don’t miss a Rutherglen Wine Festival

Though there are many exciting and enjoyable events that happen in the Rutherglen area. If you are here at the right time, you may be able to experience a Rutherglen wine festival. From the well known and most popular Tastes of Rutherglen (held in March each year) to the Rutherglen Winery Walkabout (annually in June) to smaller events like the Rutherglen Wine Show, you will always find something fun and exciting that is happening in the Rutherglen area.

Stretch Limousine Winery Tours

Winery Tours in Rutherglen – relax, enjoy and experience  the Rutherglen wine region in a stretch limousine or Jaguar Saloon.

Join Alister your driver for:

  • Pickup and Delivery straight to your door
  • Touring the wineries in luxury and style
  • Accommodating up to 7 passengers

Why not combine a winery tour with a fabulous accommodation and breakfast package and stay at the Motel Woongarra – please refer to our Specials and Packages page.

Personalised half and full day wine tours to enjoy the ultimate winery experience.

Experience the Wine with the Rutherglen Winery Walkabout

One of the most well known events in the area is the Rutherglen Winery Walkabout. This wine festival is held annually on the Queen’s birthday (June) and we are pleased to offer accommodation and Rutherglen tourist information about this and other activities annual events.

Motel Woongarra is also within easy walking distance of local attractions including restaurants, golf clubs, bowls clubs, tennis clubs, shops, pubs and more.

Visit all of the Winemakers of Rutherglen

A holiday to Rutherglen would certainly not be complete without learning about the many winemakers of the region. There are over 20 winemakers of Rutherglen that you can visit and experience whilst on your holiday. We hope you will be able to visit them all during your stay, but if that is not possible, we are able to offer some fantastic suggestions for you.

Our Rooms are all named after some of the local wineries:

BUT there are still more to visit like: