Set your own pace. Explore the Fleurieu Peninsula on a self-drive holiday. See more of the region with a self-drive itinerary.
The perfect self-drive destination
Located only 45 minutes away from Adelaide, the Fleurieu Peninsula is a bounty of food, wine and adventure. Triangular in shape, two of the sides offer over 250 kilometres of stunning coast and beaches, while inland fertile soils produce an array of food and award-winning wines.
With so much on offer, one of the best ways to see the area is on a self-drive holiday. The Fleurieu Way is a fabulous drive around the Fleurieu Peninsula utilising the major towns as a base for activities and exploration. Call into one of the local visitor information centres for more detailed trail maps.
With so much to see only 45 minutes from Adelaide, the Fleurieu Peninsula is perfect for self-drive holidays.
Cellar doors, cafés, restaurants and galleries
Food and wine are high on the agenda of most visitors. There are several trails and brochures to help guide you to markets, farm gates, cellar doors and cafes.
Sharing Fleurieu Flavours covers it all, while The Perfect Picnic shows you where to purchase fresh regional produce and suggests some great locations to enjoy it.
The McMurtrie Mile in McLaren Vale features five local businesses. Visit cellar doors, taste beer and relax at Red Poles art gallery and café.
With such a beautiful landscape it’s no wonder art is big throughout the Fleurieu Peninsula. The Fleurieu Arts and Culture Guide will help you explore some of the studios and galleries across the region.
McLaren Vale features as the starting point on the Epicurean Way road trip: Australia's great food and wine journey. If you travel for your tastebuds, this culinary adventure through four of Australia's best food and wine regions is for you.