Access by road to the Fleurieu Peninsula is less than 45 minutes from the City of Adelaide, the capital of South Australia.
Travel from Adelaide southbound using the Southern Expressway, via the Gateway to the Fleurieu. Access from the Adelaide Hills using the South Eastern Freeway via Echunga to Meadows, or via Mt Barker to Strathalbyn.
Self Drive Touring Routes
The Fleurieu Peninsula has a number of self drive Self Drive Touring routes that take you on a journey through kilometres of picture-perfect coast through to lush rolling wine country await in the Fleurieu Peninsula.
There are hire cars available in the region – contact local Visitor Information Centres for details. Alternatively, pick up a hire car from Adelaide city and airport locations.
2WD and 4WD Cars
2WD is suitable for travelling throughout most of the Fleurieu. A number of beaches allow vehicle access, such as Moana, Silver Sands, Sellicks and Aldinga. For the Coorong National Park and Goolwa Beach you will need a 4WD. Some sections of Deep Creek Conservation Park are also restricted to 4WD access.
There are recharging stations located throughout the region including Goolwa Visitor Information Centre, Port Elliot RSL Club, McCracken Country Club, Barker Reserve Victor Harbor, Breakfree Wirrina Cove, Normanville Town Centre, Yankalilla Council Chambers, Myponga Hall, Maxwell Wines, Fox Creek Wines, McLaren Vale and Fleurieu Coast Visitor Centre, and McLaren Vale Motel and Apartments.
For a comprehensive map please visit the Electric Vehicle Council Map
Taxi and Uber
Taxis operate throughout the Fleurieu Peninsula. Uber only operators between certain locations that include, McLaren Vale, Port Noarlunga and surrounding suburbs. You can be dropped off to and from the Adelaide Airport with both services.
Private Tour Guides and Chauffeur
Enjoy a customised experience with one of Adelaide's many private tour guides, chauffeurs or other transport options. Take the stress out of travel and indulge in the personalised service and learn from the extensive knowledge of locals.
A number of bus and coach operators run services from Adelaide to towns on the Fleurieu Peninsula. South Australia's public transport system, Adelaide Metro, also operates a service from Adelaide to McLaren Vale and Strathalbyn. There are also morning and afternoon coach connections between Adelaide and Cape Jervis to meet the Kangaroo Island ferry. For timetables visit SeaLink.
There is a daily bus service from Adelaide to Goolwa that passes through a number of towns along the way. Visit LinkSA for more information.
There are metropolitan public train services operating between Adelaide and Seaford. The train line includes stops at Christies Downs, Noarlunga, Seaford Meadows and Seaford.
The Fleurieu Peninsula has airstrips in Aldinga and Goolwa, which are used by private and charter aircrafts. Adelaide Airport is located 15 minutes from the Adelaide CBD and around an hour's drive from the Fleurieu Peninsula.
Ride a Bike
There are a number oftrails and paths to cycle through the Fleurieu Peninsula. You can hire a bike or also join a bike tour through the Fleurieu. Find out more.
Disability Services and Accessbility
Disability services in South Australia are provided by the government and by approved non-government and private agencies. Schools and health services often have dedicated staff who can provide general help to people with disability and their families and carers.
Find out more about disability parking, taxi services and public transport, vision impaired travel, concessions and more on the Department of the Premier and Cabinet website.