Travel the Fleurieu Way for a leisurely day tour, or stay in towns of your choice and explore the many Scenic Routes by car.
The Fleurieu Peninsula is a place where small intimate villages are nestled in the folds of its hills and historic townships hug its beautiful shores, all within an easy and beautiful drive of one another.
Access to the region is made easy by following the Fleurieu Way. It gets you quickly to the major coastal towns that serve as a base for further exploration. Then the roads winding inland across the Peninsula provide a different experience, crossing permanent rivers, leading to pristine conservation parks and taking you past roadside stalls and to country towns with bakeries that can't be ignored. The best tip is to look for the unexpected – try turning left instead of right and be prepared to lose yourself on the back roads.
2WD and 4WD
2WD is suitable for travelling throughout most of the region. Many beaches allow vehicle access, such as Moana, Silver Sands, Sellicks and Aldinga. For the Coorong National Park and Goolwa Beach you need a 4WD. Some sections in the Deep Creek Conservation Park are also restricted to 4WD access. Check signage and conditions prior to entry.
There are hire cars available in the region – contact the local Visitor Information Centres for details. Also check with the local RAA offices. Alternatively you can pick up a hire car from a number of city and airport locations.
A number of bus and coach operators run regular services from Adelaide to towns in the Fleurieu Peninsula. South Australia's public transport system, Adelaide Metro, also operates a service from Adelaide to McLaren Vale and Strathalbyn – for more information phone 1300 311 108.
There are also morning and afternoon coach connections between Adelaide and Cape Jervis to meet the Kangaroo Island ferry. There are scheduled drop offs en route at Aldinga, Goolwa, Myponga, Yankalilla, Normanville and Second Valley.
There is a daily bus service from Adelaide to Goolwa that passes through Noarlunga Centre, Mt Compass and Victor Harbor - for more information phone (08) 8415 5500.
There are metropolitan public train services operating between Adelaide and Noarlunga Centre.
Make the journey an experience in itself, travelling through the Fleurieu Peninsula via the SteamRanger Heritage Railway. Travelling between Mount Barker and Victor Harbor, you can journey aboard a number of different heritage steam and diesel hauled tourist trains. Once in the region you can also travel aboard the historic Cockle Train between Goolwa, Port Elliot and Victor Harbor. For more information and a timetable visit www.steamranger.org.au or call 1300 655 991.
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.
Getting to Fleurieu
Self Drive Tours
Contact us for information & bookings
Five Visitor Information Centres are spread across the Fleurieu Peninsula. Each has a dedicated team of locals and resources to support you during your stay.
For assistance in booking your trip, planning details for your visit, or to see what is happening in the region during your stay, the Visitor Information Centres are there to service you, the customer.
Fleurieu Peninsula Tourism Regional Office
6 George Main Road, Victor Harbor SA 5211 (appointments only)
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