stunning coastlines & beautiful beaches
The diverse landscape of the stunning Fleurieu Peninsula, south of Adelaide offers vast coastlines with beautiful beaches, rolling Mt Lofty ranges, ancient vineyards and farmland communities. Driving around the peninsula is the best way to see it, bus tours and trains also access the many different regions.
Kangaroo Island is accessible from the quaint fishing town of Cape Jervis, it offers natural bushland, native flora and fauna and water activities.
Victor Harbour on the southern coastline is a beautiful seaside holiday town with great whale-watching during the migration season. Encounter Coast Discovery Centre has information on the history of the region. Plenty of accommodation is scattered throughout the peninsula suited to all budgets and property styles.
Granite Island is home to penguins, walking trails and shark aquarium. McLaren Vale Wineries are dotted throughout the central part offering superb local wine of international standard surrounded by old vineyards and cellar door secrets. Some wineries offer fine dining and bed and breakfast accommodation.
McLaren Vale Tourism and Fleurieu Visitor Information Centre have detailed advice on the region, including festival programs. Deep Creek Conservation Park has plenty of bushwalking and recreational activities available, while the famous Heysen Walking Trail commences its lengthy track at Cape Jervis up into the Flinders Ranges.
Rapid Bay is one of the stunning beaches north of Cape Jervis with plenty of underwater life for scuba-diving. Day tours, wine trails and Fleurieu Art trail offer plenty of gourmet food and culture, so grab a map and spend a day or a week exploring this beautiful region of South Australia.
Fleurieu Peninsula is a spectacular area situated south of Adelaide in South Australia.
McLaren Vale is known as the place where the vines meet the sea.