Fleurieu Peninsula, South Australia © @saltythebus and South Australian Tourism Commission
Guide to the Fleurieu Peninsula
- Getting to the Fleurieu Peninsula
- When to visit
Discover superb wines, dine in al fresco cafes and explore a coastline and hinterland of farms and wilderness on the way to Kangaroo Island.
On Adelaide's southern doorstep, the Fleurieu Peninsula offers a mellow Mediterranean ambiance. You'll find dozens of white sand beaches, undulating vineyards and farmland, pretty coastal towns near the entrance to Australia's longest river, local wildlife and world renowned wetlands.
Fly into Adelaide Airport (ADL) and drive 84km (52mi) south to get to Fleurieu Peninsula.
- Car hire options are available at the airport to pre book, or hire on the day.
- Taxis are available to book from the airport to The Fleurieu Peninsula
Public transport options are available from Adelaide’s city to nearby towns, where you can then hire a taxi to continue the journey.
- Information on routes and destinations can be found on the Adelaide Metro website.
- All public transport travel in Adelaide requires a metroCARD.
There is no public transport in the Fleurieu Peninsula, so the best way to get around is by car, taxi, bike or joining a tour throughout the region.
Autumn brings stunningly sunny days, cool nights and vintage time for The Fleurieu Peninsula wine regions. This is the best time to visit if you are wanting to experience the region at its best.
- High season: Autumn (March to May)
- Low season: Winter (June to August)
- Don’t miss: Fleurieu food festival (August)