The Adelaide Hills tourism region covers a large area, and has so many experiences on offer, that to generalize the entire region in one overview is almost impossible.
Our website describes five parts of the region to help you best understand its magnitude. This will also assist you in determining which area you wish to stay in, or visit. All parts of our region make for unique experiences and can be covered over a few days in the Hills.
We describe the following parts of the Adelaide Hills in this website:
Hahndorf and Mount Barker
Stirling and Surrounds
The Central Adelaide Hills
The Northern Adelaide Hills
The Southern Adelaide Hills.
The Adelaide Hills are very beautiful all year round, but particularly in autumn, and is still a largely undiscovered treasure. We may be biased, but a road trip on our, rising and falling, twisting and turning roads past sensational vistas, leafy trees, vineyards and quaint villages is something to be experienced and amongst the best “must do’s” in South Australia.
Navigational tip – don’t rely on your sense of direction to navigate the Adelaide Hills, bring a good map with you or pick one up at the Adelaide Hills Visitor Information Centre.
Altitude is the key to our climate. The Hills bring a welcome relief to hot Adelaide temperatures during summer! Mount Lofty is only 25 minutes' drive from the centre of Adelaide, but the contrast in climate throughout much of summer has to be experienced to be believed.
This is the place that has inspired generations of artists. The place that legendary landscape artist Sir Hans Heysen called home.
One visit to the Adelaide Hills and you'll see why this place fuelled the creative fires of so many artists. The picturesque farmlands, breathtaking vistas and charming villages of the Adelaide Hills look like they were meant to be painted.
Located only 20 minutes from the city of Adelaide, the Adelaide Hills provides a wonderfully relaxing holiday destination full of truly memorable experiences.
We offer you numerous walking and cycling trails, great attractions, welcoming cellar doors, quality pubs & restaurants, good shopping, an abundance of fresh local produce and a wide range of accommodation.