Things to See and Do
Near Port Elliot, South Australia, Australia
Situated just 45 minutes south of Adelaide, the Fleurieu Peninsula offers some of the best food, wine, wildlife and events in the state. As a peninsula, water plays a major part in the recreational activities with long sandy beaches, rugged cliffscapes, and sheltered coves introduce a range of year round holiday activities that include fishing, surfing, scuba diving, snorkelling, sailing and swimming.
Featured Things to See and Do
Distance is calculated point-to-point. If landmarks, waterways or rivers are nearby, the distance may be further by road.
Local Weekend Markets
PORT ELLIOT MARKET. 1st & 3rd Saturday of the month GOOLWA WHARF MARKET. 1st &3rd Sunday of the month VICTOR HARBOR FARMERS MARKET (Produce). Every Saturday morning VICTOR HARBOR COUNTRY MARKET. 2nd & 4th Sunday of the month WILLUNGA FARMERS MARKET (Produce). Every Saturday morning.
Basham Beach Regional Park
This indigenous significant Park covers 80 acres of open coastal land between Port Elliot and Middleton. Within the Park you will discover interpretive signage, walking trails, sections of the Encounter Bike path, disused mines, magnificent scenery and even a resident pod of seals. Ideal for Southern Right whale watching, photography and enjoying all nature has to offer.
Discover the Coorong's spectacular beauty and high sand dune systems with a cruise into the Coorong National Park. Experience this special place where this wetland complex connects to the lower Murray River and Lakes system.
The Hotel Elliot is the ideal place to relax with a glass of local wine and enjoy some of the best dining is the Region. The Bistro offers an impressive menu of fine cuisine with an emphasis on local produce. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days a week - bookings recommended.
Steamranger Heritage Railway
The SteamRanger Heritage Railway operates a number of different heritage steam* and diesel hauled tourist trains between Mt Barker in the Adelaide Hills, up over the crest of the southern Mt Lofty Ranges, down to Strathalbyn and on through the coastal holiday towns of Goolwa and Port Elliot to the tourist resort town of Victor Harbor. Trains operate on up to 140 days a year and are manned by volunteers from the Australian Railway Historical Society, who are also responsible for maintenance of the rail line and the heritage locomotives and carriages. Come and Travel with us soon! We will guarantee a great day out for you, your family or your colleagues. Our philosophy is that when you buy a ticket you are not just buying a train ride but a whole new experience.
Granite Island Little Penguin Tours
Granite Island Recreation and Nature Park - home to the magical Little Penguins. The ever popular guided penguin tours are a favourite for visitors. Tours commence at dusk every night. To get to Granite Island you can walk across the Causeway or jump on the Horse Drawn Tram from Victor Harbor. Explore the island and all its magical wonders then stop at the cafe for a meal, coffee or cool drink.
Kangaroo Island Sealink Ferry
Kangaroo Island is a South Australia icon and an Australia holiday highlight. We make it really easy for you to make the most of your South Australia holiday and to plan every aspect of your Kangaroo Island experience. And best of all, book a ferry, travel and accommodation package with us and save big dollars!
South Coast Tourist Drive 50
Imagine a two hour drive one afternoon where you can smell the fresh airs of the sea and country, see historic streets and buildings, watch whales and pelicans frolic in the waters, and even have time to stop for an ice-cream, coffee or a delicacy from one of SA's busiest bakeries. If this is you, then perhaps the South Coast Tourist Drive 50 is the one that you want.