Located east of Adelaide in South Australia is the Adelaide Hills region, home to some of the best food, wine and scenery that South Australia has to offer.
Keep reading for top tips on where to eat, where to drink and where to be while visiting Adelaide Hills!
Where to wine and dine:
Mt Lofty Ranges Vineyard
Perched above the Adelaide Hills, Mt Lofty Ranges Vineyard is the place to go for a long lunch, or a wine and dine! The award winning restaurant is well known for its intimate setting and fabulous views, featuring panoramic views and a 360 degree central open fireplace, perfect no matter what season you plan on visiting in!
Hardy’s Verandah Restaurant
Sucker for a view? Head to Hardy’s Verandah Restaurant, where you will be wined and dined with a timeless menu, sommelier-matched wine list and a five star view overlooking Piccadilly Valley! If you are looking to really spoil someone, this is the place to go!
Maximilian’s Adelaide Hills
Vegan, vegetarian or neither? At Maximilian’s, there’s choice for everyone! Order from the traditional alacarte menu, or try something new from the vegan or vegetarian menu!
Not feeling too peckish? Not a problem! The Sidewood Estate Cellar Door at Maximilian’s is the perfect place to kick back after a day of exploring the hills! Enjoy sweeping views over the lake and unique floating golf free, while sipping on anything from Sidewood’s extensive range of wines and cider!
Where to be:
Morialta Conservation Park
This activity is for our nature and adventure lovers! Be exposed to rugged bush land, gorgeous greenery, gushing waterfalls and steep ridges and cliffs at Morialta Conservation Park!
Not so adventurous? Pack a picnic and set yourself up amongst nature. Keep an ear and eye out for wildlife around you, you might even see more than those adventuring around the park!
Hahndorf Farm Barn
Pack a picnic basket, and a few snacks and head down to Hahndorf Farm Barn. Hahndorf Farm Barn combines a children’s farmyard and a nature wildlife park into one, where you can entertain the kids with pony rides, cow milking, and a reptile show, or spend the day lounging about amongst the greenery!
Warrawong Wildlife Sanctuary
Warrawong Wildlife Sanctuary is a safe haven for Australian native animals, offering a host of animal encounters, shows, tours and camps!
Be exposed to Australia’s unseen native wildlife such as koalas, kangaroos, wallabies, and even the elusive platypus!
Now that you know of our top picks on what to do in Adelaide Hills, here are our top picks for accommodation options too!