Murray River, Lakes and Coorong 60 minutes to vines and 90 minutes to beach times

Relax into a coastal getaway on Adelaide’s doorstep, the Fleurieu Peninsula, that boasts renowned wine regions and fine dining, picture-perfect seaside towns and unbridled natural landscapes. 

Offering everything from whale watching to wine tasting, the Fleurieu Peninsula is South Australia’s cultural and adventure playground. 

Located less than an hour from Adelaide and set among inimitable rugged coastlines and rolling hills, there are enough culinary delights to enjoy for a day or a week away.

From fish and chips on the beach and small-town bakeries that draw crowds, from award-winning cheeses to the best regional dining, the Fleurieu’s food scene has everything you could want. 

The region also includes McLaren Vale, which is home to 100+ cellar doors and a wide range of locally-grown produce just 40 minutes from the CBD.

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A weekend on the Fleurieu Peninsula

Biodynamic wineries, fresh sea air and rolling hills and valleys; the Fleurieu Peninsula is nature’s playground, and what a playground it is.

Start your day at the Willunga Farmers Market with fresh coffee, a hearty breakfast, pyramids of fresh vegetables and fruit, hampers of cheese and wine, and a passionate community.

Stop in at The Salopian Inn at McLaren Vale, the jewel in the crown of regional dining in Adelaide’s south. Tasting Australia Ambassador Karena Armstrong has stretched her ideas and enthusiasm to develop a surprising, seasonal and ever-changing menu centred on Asian flavours and timeless techniques.

Looking for a new brew to savour? Discover The Smiling Samoyed at Myponga. Taste their limited releases and experimental brews, and say hi to their resident Samoyeds Mia, Cooper and Hoppy, the namesakes of the establishment.

Take a leisurely drive to Langhorne Creek and explore one of South Australia’s best kept secrets. Langhorne Creek Wine Region is home to almost 6000 hectares of vineyards and award-winning boutique wineries. Stop in at Bleasdale Wines for their range of fortified wines or Lake Breeze Wines for their award-winning Shiraz or Cabernet Sauvignon.

Coorong National Park, Murray River, Lakes and Coorong
Coorong National Park, Murray River, Lakes and Coorong

Murray River, Lakes and Coorong

The Murray River, Lakes and Coorong region embodies natural beauty and boasts a wealth of native produce, breathtaking scenery and Australian wildlife. The Murray River flows more than 2500 kilometres from the Snowy Mountains in New South Wales, through the Riverland, down to Murray Bridge and onto the Lakes and Coorong in South Australia. The River is around 130 million years old and is rich with Aboriginal history, culture and heritage.

Fun's changed; get your heart racing at The Bend Motorsport Park, relax on a leisurely houseboat holiday, or explore Australia’s greatest waterway – The Murray River.

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