TRUenergy Clare Easter Races

Stay over at the Burra Motor Inn during the Clare Easter Races and experience the friendly hospitality of the heritage township of Burra.


  • 47 kms from the Clare Racing Club (see map below) and the Clare Easter Races
  • immerse yourself in the excitement of the Clare Easter Races, and then relax and unwind at the Burra Motor Inn, a modern, comfortable motel alongside the quiet, tranquil Burra Creek with abundant bird life at your door and picturesque views
  • dine out enjoy quality food at local restaurants and hotels, all within 10 minutes of the Burra Motor Inn
  • grab a quick bite and chat to the friendly hosts at
    • Cook O’Burra
    • Water’s Bakery
    • Burra Mobil Roadhouse
    • Aberdeen Cafe
    • Burra Fresh
  • make a holiday of it and explore our region & discover the many attractions
    • Clare Valley wineries
    • discover local mining heritage and history as you visit 49 historical sites with keyed access to 8 locked sites with the Heritage Pass and free access to local museums, or join in on a guided tour
    • research family history and view the photographic displays of times past in the recently refurbished Town Hall – see the very special paleontology display during Paleontology Week, 24th March to 1st April
    • taste locally produced apple wine at Thorogood’s Apple Cider cellar
    • relax and unwind with a picnic at the picturesque Burra Creek Gorge or by the duck pond within the Burra Creek ecosystem
    • play a round of golf on the 18 hole Burra Golf Course
    • shop for antiques & collectibles and at local markets
    • admire local art by very talented artists at local art galleries including the Burra Regional Art Gallery
    • discover the Heartland Heritage Trail, or drive the scenic drives such as the Dare’s Hill Circuit, featuring Australian wildlife, magnificent views from Dare’s Hill summit, passing by Collinsville Station, ruins of Piltimitiappa Homestead and Ketchowla station.
    • visit Sir Hubert Wilkins Cottage, birthplace of Sir Hubert Wilkins and read about the history of Sir Hubert Wilkins
    • discover the rail history of Mid-North towns such as Tarlee, Riverton, Manora, Burra, Mt Bryan, Terowie & Peterborough
    • visit towns oozing with tales of the past such as Mt Bryan, Terowie, Booborowie & Farrell Flat
    • walk or ride the Heysen & Mawson trails
    • visit Red Banks Conservation Park, the site of the significant megafauna discoveries, and view fossilised remains of extinct marsupials

There is so much to do and see you will want to make a weekend of it!


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Stay at the Burra Motor Inn and do all this only 25 minutes from Clare!

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Market Street
Burra SA 5417
Ph (08) 8892 2777
Fax (08) 8892 2707


More information
Burra Visitor Information Centre
Clare Valley Easter Races
The History of Burra
Clare Valley Easter Race Day
Burra on Wikipedia,_South_Australia
Clare Valley Business & Tourism Association
Regional Council of Goyder
Clare & Gilbert Valleys Council
Burra Motor Inn on Facebook

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