Fleurieu Peninsula

Experience South Australia’s Fleurieu Peninsula, a coastal paradise conveniently situated near Adelaide, making it an ideal weekend getaway.


Just a 40-minute drive from Adelaide, the Fleurieu Peninsula is where coastal beauty intersects with culinary delights. Discover charming towns such as Victor Harbor, Willunga, Normanville, Goolwa, Yankalilla, and Rapid Bay.

McLaren Vale, an internationally acclaimed wine destination, calls Fleurieu Peninsula home. Boasting sustainable vineyards, world-renowned labels, and unforgettable dining experiences.

Take the Epicurean Way Road Trip to embark on a culinary journey of delights and finish with some of the most magnificent sunsets over the peninsula.

Your unforgettable Fleurieu Peninsula adventure begins here, why wait?

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Soak up Fleurieu Peninsula travel inspiration to uncover what to see and do while you’re exploring the region.

Visit fleurieupeninsula.com.au to research more.


Caravan and camping experiences vary vastly on the Fleurieu Peninsula. Opt for absolute beach frontage at a sea-side caravan park, or jam in a full week’s program at your favourite resort-style tourist park equipped with restaurants, splash parks or even tennis courts. 

For something closer to nature, set yourself up in an unpowered bushland camp with the comforts and luxury of a warm shower.


Gulf St Vincent and Mt Lofty Ranges influence Fleurieu Peninsula’s ideal climate for both cool and warm climate grape varieties. Diverse soil compositions enhance fruit intensity, delivering distinctive flavours at every winery you visit.

McLaren Vale takes the spotlight as the region’s most renowned wine precinct but Langhorne Creek, Currency Creek, and the Southern Fleurieu are increasingly gaining recognition. You can also trace its financial history through heritage streetscapes and preserved railway sidings that once served as vital cargo carriers.

Not a wine lover? explore craft beer, gin, whisky, and spirits at the local distilleries.

Plan your palate-pleasing journey at Willunga farmers market, where you can savour fresh cheeses, fruits, vegetables, smoked meats, and artisanal breads.


  • Surfing: Catch some waves at iconic surf spots like Middleton Beach and Waitpinga Beach.
  • Standup paddle-boarding: Spend the morning on your board on Port Willunga waters.
  • Hiking: Explore scenic trails such as the Heysen Trail, Deep Creek Conservation Park, and Onkaparinga River National Park.
  • Cycling: Ride along picturesque routes, including the Encounter Bikeway, offering stunning coastal views.
  • Wine Tasting: Visit renowned wineries and cellar doors in the McLaren Vale wine region, sampling exquisite wines.
  • Wildlife Watching: Observe native wildlife, including whales (seasonal), dolphins, seals, and various bird species.
  • Scuba Diving: Explore underwater wonders at popular dive sites like Rapid Bay Jetty and Second Valley.
  • Golfing: Play golf at scenic courses like Links Lady Bay, McCracken Country Club, and Victor Harbor Golf Club.
  • Fishing: Cast a line and enjoy fishing off the Port Noarlunga Jetty, Sellicks beach boat ramp, Moana and Aldinga beaches or the Onkaparinga River Mouth, Southport beach.


Immerse yourself in the region’s nature on a walking trail – there’s something for all experience levels.

Deep Creek Cove Hike from Trig Picnic area
6km moderate hike to a secluded cove where Deep Creek meets the ocean. Enjoy ocean views as you descend. The end of the hike into the cove can be steep.

Waitpinga Cliffs to Kings Beach, Heysen Trail
A spectacular 11.5km trail from Waitpinga Campground, along the Waitpinga Cliffs. Keep an eye out for white-bellied sea-eagles, one of a just a few breeding pairs of sea-eagles on the mainland inhabit the cliffs here.

Port Elliot Maritime Heritage Trail
A self-guided historical walk with brochure, prepared by Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources.

Visit Walking SA for more walking trails in the Fleurieu Peninsula.