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The Kidman Connection – Barossa

51 Main Street, Thomson Building, Kapunda

Phone: 1300 770 301

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The Kidman Connection is a walking or driving tour of Kapunda, highlighting places connected with Sir Sidney Kidman. Known as the "Cattle King" Sir Sidney Kidman, lived in Kapunda from the 1880's to 1921. From here he managed a pastoral empire and became the largest landowner in Australia. Visit (during school hours the Kapunda High School), which was his former home 'Eringa', donated to the Education Department in 1921. A Mural and Bust is located in the Post Office quadrangle and his famous horse sales were held directly behind the historic North Kapunda Hotel. The books the 'The Forgotten King' by Jill Bowen and the 'Extraordinary King' by Christo Reid are available for purchase and a detailed self guided tour brochure is also available from the Kapunda Visitor Information Centre.

Open seven days a week Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm - Saturday/Sunday and Public Holidays 10am to 4pm. Closed Christmas Day, Good Friday and ANZAC Day till noon.