Enter the land of plentiful pickings
Step into an enchanted land of plenty where the sweetest fruit is picked by your very own hand. Fill your day at wonderful places like Beerenberg, Summertown, Glen Ewin Estate and on the Cherry Trail and fill your fruit bowl with the freshest strawberries, apples, figs and cherries. Find the magic, and a little mystery, in the Adelaide Hills.
Barely 30 minutes from Adelaide’s city centre and 45 minutes from the airport, experience a change of pace in the Adelaide Hills. It stretches from the Barossa Valley in the north, to Kuitpo Forest in the south.
Enter the land of curious creatures
Step into an enchanted land where you’ll encounter a menagerie of animals, as inquisitive about you as you are of them. Make a day of it in wonderful places like Cleland Wildlife Park and the Hahndorf Farm Barn and make some fascinating new friends while you’re there. Find the magic, and a little mystery, in the Adelaide Hills.
Enter the land of the long lunch
Step into an enchanted land where an afternoon of exquisite food and wine stretches both time and the imagination. Linger longer at wonderful places like The Lane Vineyard, Bridgewater Mill and the Stirling Hotel, and savour the moments as well as the flavours. Find the magic, and a little mystery, in the Adelaide Hills. Visit the Adelaide Hills Visitor Information Centre website for local information about the Adelaide Hills.
If you’re looking for a relaxing driving holiday, you’ve found it
The countryside is storybook-pretty. It is dappled in light, dotted with quaint villages and bustling towns.
With some of Australia’s best cool-climate wines, the Adelaide Hills’ food and produce comes straight from nature’s top shelf. How good do our restaurants make all those things taste? You’ll have to find out for yourself!
The Adelaide Hills’ stunning views and big blue skies will take your breath away.
Walking trails take you where your car cannot
Bring your bike and see just why the Santos Tour Down Under loves the Adelaide Hills. Discover the dreamtime stories of the Hills’ original inhabitants, the Peramangk people.
Learn about the European settlers and how their culture, food, architecture and art shape life in the Adelaide Hills today.
Did someone say shopping?
There are three major shopping precincts in the Adelaide Hills. There’s Hahndorf, Australia’s oldest German settlement, the garden village of Stirling and thriving Mount Barker.
Shop ‘til you drop or keep it simple. Buy flowers from a roadside stall, meander through a market or choose art from one of the region’s many galleries.
As dusk falls, enjoy a soothing spa and roaring open fire in your luxurious, bluestone accommodation. Take a guided tour to see endangered bettongs, platypus and bandicoots in their native habitat.
Home away from home
Use the Adelaide Hills as a base for more touring. Adelaide, the Barossa and the Fleurieu Peninsula are all within an hour’s drive. Just get in the car and see where you end up.
In the Adelaide Hills, the biggest decision to make is how long to spend there.
The Adelaide Hills is just a stone’s throw away from Adelaide. Discover the region's hidden treasures. Plan your holiday with the Adelaide Hills Visitor Guide. It has all the information you need on culinary delights, wine, villages, history, events and wildlife.
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Things to do
Here are some great ideas for you to try while you’re in the area.
There are plenty of events on in the Adelaide Hills. Here are some ideas you might like.