Activities and Attractions
McLaren Vale is situated in the well-known Fleurieu Peninsula, which located just 45 minutes south of Adelaide in one of Australia’s most popular wine regions. The Fleurieu Peninsula offers visitors some of the best food, wine, and events that Australia has to offer. For the adventurous, nature-loving visitors, the Fleurieu Peninsula is surrounded by water, long sandy beaches, rugged cliff-scapes, sheltered coves and diverse wildlife, making it a great spot to visit all year round.
McLaren Vale – Local Attractions
McLaren Vale is the birthplace of South Australia’s wine industry, While best known for its Shiraz, McLaren Vale also excels in the manufacturing of Grenache and Cabernet varieties and with more than 80 cellar doors and vineyards it is the place to be for any wine connoisseur. McLaren Vale also offers many activities, ranging from nature walks, beaches, amazing food and local produce, art and much more, making it both great for a romantic getaway or a relaxing family-friendly holiday location.
Walk or cycle the Shiraz Trail
The Shiraz Trail consists of eight wonderfully scenic kilometres that follow an
old railway line between McLaren Vale and Willunga.
Soak in the scenery
Experience a flight in a Waco biplane over McLaren Vale’s vineyards to d’Arenberg where you can get your hands dirty blending (and naming) your own bottle of wine.
Enjoy Local Produce
Every Saturday morning, more than 80 farmers and artisan food producers set up at the Willunga Farmers’ Market selling everything from cheeses to organic fruit and flowers.
Explore Wonderful Art
South Australian artists frequently exhibit their artistic works at Red Poles, a gallery surrounded by vineyards.
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