Attractions

Top Choice Market in Willunga

Willunga Farmers Market

Heavy on the organic, the bespoke and the locally sourced, Willunga Farmers Market happens every Saturday morning, on the corner of High St and Main Rd. Buskers, coffee, breakfast and hamper-filling goodies. Brillia…
Museum in Victor Harbor

South Australian Whale Centre

Victor Harbor is on the migratory path of southern right whales (May to October). The multilevel South Australian Whale Centre has impressive whale displays (including a big stinky skull) and can give you the low-do…
National Park in Gulf St Vincent Beaches

Deep Creek Conservation Park

Situated near Cape Jervis (which is 107km from Adelaide), Deep Creek Conservation Park has sweeping coastal views, a wicked waterfall, man-size yakkas (Xanthorrhoea semiplana tateana), sandy beaches, kangaroos, kook…
Winery in McLaren Vale

d'Arenberg

'd'Arry's' relaxes atop a hillside with mighty fine views. The wine labels are part of the character of this place: the Dead Arm shiraz and the Broken Fishplate sauvignon blanc are our faves. Book for lunch at the e…
Brewery in Goolwa

Steam Exchange Brewery

Down on the wharf, the Steam Exchange Brewery is a locally run brewery, turning out stouts and ales. Sip a Southerly Buster Dark Ale and look out over the rippling river. And SA's only single malt whiskey distillery…
Winery in McLaren Vale

Alpha Box & Dice

One out of the box, this refreshing little gambler wins top billing for interesting blends, funky retro furnishings, quirky labels and laid-back staff.
Winery in Goolwa

Bremerton

Run by two savvy sisters, Bremerton is an innovative operator in an old-school region. Top chardonnay and shiraz.
Museum in Willunga

Willunga Slate Museum

At the top end of Willunga's ascending high street is this cluster of old stone buildings, which at various times have housed a police station, a courthouse, a prison and a boys school. These days the emphasis is on…
Winery in McLaren Vale

Wirra Wirra

Fancy some pétanque with your plonk? This barnlike, 1894 cellar door has a grassy picnic area, and there’s a roaring fire inside in winter. Sample reasonably priced stickies (dessert wines) and the super-popular Chu…
Winery in McLaren Vale

Coriole

Take your regional tasting platter out into the garden of this beautiful cottage cellar door (1860) to share kalamata olives, homemade breads and Adelaide Hills’ Woodside cheeses, made lovelier by a swill of the Red…