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Top 10 Things To Do On The Fleurieu Peninsula

Top 10 Things To Do On The Fleurieu Peninsula

Just 45 minutes from Central Adelaide, the Fleurieu Peninsula offer visitors culture, adventure, food and wine, beaches and wildlife experiences to keep everyone happy.If you drop by in this spectacular region, here is our list ofTop 10 Things To Do On The Fleurieu Peninsula:

Wildlife encountersThe Fleurieu Peninsula is home to 20 National Parks, as well as animal parks where you can step into the natural habitats of diverse wildlife.Hand feed kangaroos, cuddle up to koalas or marvel at penguins at dusk.Wildlife encounters arent just limited to land, the coastline surrounding the peninsula is the playground of various marine species like seals, dolphins and whales (seasonal).

EventsYear-round events dot the calendar of this thriving region including sporting fixtures, art exhibitions, food and wine festivals or music extravaganzas.Line up for the Strathalbyn Cup (horse racing), local farmers market selling chutneys, cheese and olive oils, Coast to Coast, or the Kangaroo Island FEASTival.

Kangaroo IslandUndoubtedly one of the main drawcards for South Australian tourism, you can visitAustralias version of the Galapagos Islandswhere you can experience unique animals, stunning beaches and artisan food products.

Wine tastingWith 4 distinct wine regions and over 100 cellar doors, wine buffs cant go wrong visiting the Fleurieu Peninsula.Try excellent Shiraz, earthy Cabernet Sauvignon or cool climate Pinots.If youve dreamt of visiting the famous Barossa Valley, Adventures Beyond can take you there on a 1-Day Wine Tour that includes visits to 3 wineries and an Australian BBQ lunch.

In or on the waterFleurieu Peninsula has stunning beaches and coastline perfect for sunset beach walks, swimming, surfing, fishing, boating and water sports.Enjoy a cruise on the Coorong, try kayaking or learn to surf with Surf & Sun.Surfing in South Australiais indeed an excellent place where you can enjoy every moment and create memorable experience.

CyclingAside from learning to surf in Adelaide, cycling is another activity that should not be taken for granted. Its no wonder the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) based itself in Adelaide to train elite cyclists as the nearby Fleurieu Peninsula offers scenic cycle tracks and quiet roads.Cyclists not up to world-championship level can still hit the pedals in the region try the Encounter Bikeway, the Coast to Vines Rail Trail or ambitious cyclists can conquer the Kidman Trail.

HikingAmazing scenery awaits keen hikers on local trails that cater for different fitness levels. Grab a trail map for the Deep Creek Conservation Park, the short (but scenic) Harbourmasters Walking Trail or the Heysen Trail, judged one of the Top 10 coastal walks in Australia.

Aerial adventuresDont just discover the Fleurieu Peninsula from the ground there are some excellent options to appreciate the beauty of the region from above.Book a sky diving trip, perform loops in a biplane or float over the vineyards in a hot air balloon.

Heritage and cultureThe history of Fleurieu Peninsula dates back thousands of years to the Kaurna, Peramangk and Ngarrindjeri Aboriginal groups.Visit Camp Coorong, and the Warriparinga Wetlands and Living Kaurna Cultural Centre for displays and information about the importance of the region to the Kaurna people.Fleurieu Peninsula is also significant to European heritage. Stop by the Encounter Coast Discovery Centre at Victor Harbor to learn about the establishment of settler towns and whaling stations.

Family activitiesTake the kids fishing or kayaking, or pack a picnic and visit one of the many animal and adventure parks such as Narnu Farm, Greenhills Adventure Park or Urimbirra Wildlife Park. You can also view thislist of things to do with kids in Adelaideandthe Whale Centre Victor Harbor.Dont forget to stop for an ice-cream or a cream Kitchener bun from a local bakery.

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