About THE Fleurieu Peninsula
Sip world-class wines, TAKE AN ADVENTURE through ancient forests, picnic on local produce, surf, swim and spot our incredible australian wildlife – you’re sure to have fun on the Fleurieu.
Discover our piece of paradise!
With its stunning landscape of rolling hills of farmland, vineyards and fringed in the west by pristine sandy beaches and rugged coastlines, the Fleurieu Peninsula offers the perfect holiday encompassing culture and adventure.
Just 45 minutes south of the City of Adelaide, the Fleurieu Peninsula offers all kinds of year-round fun. Choose from world-class wineries, distilleries and breweries, picturesque townships, wild surf beaches, national parks and untouched coastal scenery.
There are four key regions within the Fleurieu Peninsula:
The region has something for everyone – whether you are looking for a romantic weekend escape, a fun-filled family holiday or chance to reconnect with nature, it’s right here on the Fleurieu.
Wine lovers can enjoy over 100 cellar door wineries, many with restaurants attached, offering the opportunity to taste some of Australia's most exciting wines and regional cuisine. There are four distinct wine regions to explore, including McLaren Vale which is celebrated for its contemporary wine styles and welcoming cellar doors. Nearby Langhorne Creek, Currency Creek and Southern Fleurieu all offer superb wine and intimate cellar door experiences.
The Fleurieu Peninsula has also made a name for itself as one of Australia’s most diverse and progressive food regions. Drop into one of the many farmers markets to sample our superb range of fresh fruit and vegetables, artisan cheese, game meats, yabbies and other products. Roadside stalls offer the freshest seasonal produce for your picnic baskets.
For a perfect coastal escape, visit Victor Harbor. South Australia’s premier seaside town offers spectacular scenery, a Horse-drawn Tram and the Cockle Train. Just a short drive west is the historic port of Goolwa – gateway to both the Murray Mouth and the Coorong National Park, celebrated for its vast wetlands, abundant birdlife and rich Aboriginal cultural heritage.
Ride along the Encounter Bikeway from Goolwa to Victor Harbor, sail on Lake Alexandrina or explore marine life at the ex-HMAS Hobart underwater dive site near Rapid Bay. Meander through Mount Compass and Strathalbyn following produce, antique and art trails. Laze on the pristine white sand of Normanville beach, camp among kangaroos at spectacular Deep Creek Conservation Park or hike part of the 1200 kilometre Heysen Trail. You might even come home with a few new fishing tales.
Accommodation is plentiful and varied. Head to a cosy bed and breakfast, a golf course resort, a boutique hotel, a luxury reatreat or camp in one of the many national and conservation parks. You’ll be amazed by what the Fleurieu Peninsula has to offer.