Fleurieu Peninsula information
The Fleurieu Peninsula is a picturesque peninsula located south of Adelaide in South Australia. It was named after the French explorer and hydrographer Charles Pierre Claret de Fleurieu by the French explorer Nicolas Baudin in 1802.
Towns of interest in the area include the scenic Victor Harbor, the heritage town of Willunga, Mount Compass, Goolwa, Yankalilla, Rapid Bay and the wine region of McLaren Vale. There is fine surfing at Waitpinga and Browns Beach. A ferry travels between Cape Jervis, at the tip of the peninsula, and Kangaroo Island. The Fleurieu Peninsula is home to some of the best produce and vineyards in the country such as McLaren Vale, Langhorne Creek, and Currency Creek.
Fleurieu Peninsula regions
McLaren Vale is a wine region approximately 35 km south of Adelaide and is internationally renowned for the wines it produces. Today there are more than 88 cellar doors in McLaren Vale. The majority are small family-run operations and boutique wineries.
Port Elliot is a town in South Australia toward the eastern end of the south coast of the Fleurieu Peninsula. Port Elliot is situated on the sheltered Horseshoe Bay.
Victor Harbor is all about the sun, surf, sand, stunning views and intimate wildlife encounters. It's here that you'll find the Little Penguins of Granite Island, Southern Right Whales at Encounter Bay and some of South Australia's best surf.
Wirrina Cove is located just 75 minutes south of Adelaide on the picturesque Fleurieu Peninsula. Wirrina Cove boasts 5km of prestine waterfront coastline and is just a short journey away to Kangaroo Island.
Fleurieu Peninsula Resorts
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