Family Friendly things to do on the Fleurieu Peninsula

Posted: 20 September 2017 / Prepared by: Dylan Beach


There is a good reason why the Fleurieu Peninsula is South Australia’s most visited region, it is known as Adelaide’s playground.

Such is the case for all playgrounds, they must be family friendly.

The Fleurieu Peninsula is undoubtedly a family friendly place, here are some of our favourite things to do.


1. Gemtree Winery, McLaren Vale

Not only is this a favourite McLaren Vale winery for adults, but children love Gemtree as well. The owners have created a family friendly cellar door, by adding a safe, entertaining playground in the beautiful surrounds on the winery.

For more information, click Gemtree Wines.


2. Jubilee Park, Port Noarlunga

Unlike any playground that I experienced as a child, Jubilee Park is beyond incredible. Located near the Onkaparinga River in Port Noarlunga, Jubilee Park is easy to get to and only 45 minutes from Adelaide.  Jubilee Park is a  maze of wonderful wooden constructions consisting of multiple layers and levels for kids of all ages.

For more information, click Jubilee Park.


3. Oceanic Victor

There is nothing more exhillerating than a Southern Bluefin Tuna whipping past you like a freight train in the waters of Victor Harbor, gently plucking a pilchard from your fingers on its way through. Families can get up close and personal with magnificent Southern Bluefin Tuna – one of the fastest fish in the sea! Or settle in to Oceanic Victor's undersea observatory and enjoy the spectacle of Australia’s marine life – all in the safety of a purpose built enclosure in the reach of uninhabited Granite Island

For more information, visit Oceanic Victor


4. Horse Tram, Victor Harbor

Victor Harbor has always been a favourite holiday spot for people from Adelaide. Part of the appeal is the family friendly attractions such as the Horse Drawn Tram.

Magnificent Clydesdale horses draw you along the causeway from seaside Victor Harbor to Granite Island.

For more information, visit Horse Drawn Tram.


5. Cockle Train, Goolwa

The Cockle Train is based in Goolwa along the Wharf Precinct and operates along the oldest steel railway to Victor Harbor. The Cockle Train climbs to the top of the coastal cliffs and passengers then experience some of the most picturesque coastal scenery.

For more information, check out the Cockle Train.


6.Goondooloo Ridge Walk

If you are keen to see large mobs of kangaroos this easy walk is a must. Pack a picnic, and take the family on a short walk that explores Deep Creek Conservation Park. Along the way you will also enjoy great views of Backstairs Passage and the Pages Islands. 

For more information on walking trails through Deep Creek Conservation Park, click here

Start your planning and visit the Fleurieu Peninsula!


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