Whether you are after some diving upon the HMAS Hobart, wandering through the award winning wineries, exploring the countryside, discovering hidden gems and underwater gardens, the Fleurieu Peninsula holds an endless list of attractions for you to enjoy all year round. This adventure playground is loaded with so many things to see and do that you will wonder just how you are going to fit it all into one trip.
From the coast to the countryside and many things in between, the Fleurieu Peninsula has attractions for the kids, for families, adventure seekers, nature lovers and lovers of food and wine. You can explore the fringing reefs that lie just off shore, dive the HMAS Hobart that was sank off the Fleurieu Peninsula or come across the Leafy Sea Dragon, swim with sea lions and watch a variety of reef fish swim all around you. The beautiful waters of the Fleurieu Peninsula are perfect for snorkelling and diving that all ages can enjoy! Walk along the pristine beaches, have a day of surfing or take the whole family out along one of the many coastal walks. There is beach fishing and fishing charters to book onto and rivers and lakes to cruise upon that will let you experience a world of birdlife and other animal species along the way.
Explore the native forests, National Parks, wetlands and lagoons, play a round of golf one afternoon, take a whale watching cruise to see the migrating whales, swim with dolphins in the wild and even watch furry penguins take their daily march up the beach to the nest each night. There are untouched wildernesses, National Parks such as Deep Creek and Newland Head and the Heysen Trail which is the longest walking track in Australia. Visit wineries and cellar doors of some of the vineyards in the region, dine out for breakfast, lunch or dinner at a number of outstanding restaurants, let the kids run free in the rolling green hills, take one of the many scenic drive through the countryside to see what you can find or perhaps base your holiday to the Fleurieu Peninsula around one of the festivals and events that come here each year.
There are interesting markets, music festivals, food and wine events and travelling concerts, as well as abseiling, hand gliding, scenic flights, hot air balloon rides, river cruises and coastal cycling tracks. You can do something adventurous or slow the pace down a little, whether you just wish to laze in one of the picnic grounds, enjoy a day at the amusement park in Victor Harbour or let the kids enjoy a horse and carriage ride out to Granite Island Nature Reserve, there is no end to the many attractions within the Fleurieu Peninsula. Hop onto the Fleurieu Peninsula Tourist Train that makes its way along the coast, have a go at one of the many water sports, go sky diving, bush walking or canoeing up one of the winding rivers. The Fleurieu Peninsula is jam packed full of exciting attractions that all ages can enjoy while holidaying in this number one tourist destination.
Winter or summer, no matter what the weather might be doing, you will be able to fill your days with plenty of things to see and do here in the Fleurieu Peninsula, whether you wish to just wander through the vineyards and enjoy the fine food and wine, explore the forests and National Parks, experience the pristine coastline and fringing ocean waters or visiting the many towns and coastal destination within the Fleurieu Peninsula, you can find a range of attractions that you will not be able to wait for.