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McLaren Flat to McLaren Vale Scenic Trail | Now Open

McLaren Flat to McLaren Vale Trail Officially Open
Families, runners, cyclists, walkers and visitors can now use a safe and scenic trail connecting the iconic townships of McLaren Flat and McLaren Vale for the first time.
The 3.6-kilometre Flat to Vale Trail—which runs between Blewitt Springs Road, McLaren Flat, and the McLaren Vale Sports Ground, McLaren Vale—officially […]

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Victor Harbor Winter WhaleFest | 11 Jun – 30 Jul 2022

[ June 11, 2022; ]
Victor Harbor WhaleFest 2022
Victor Harbor WhaleFest is a program of events celebrating the start of the whale season on the Fleurieu Peninsula.  
Whale Season has official begun in Victor Harbor with the first Southern Right Whale spotted out from the stunning Waitpinga cliffs in late May.  Join the month and a half long celebration of our […]

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Willunga Almond Blossom Festival | 30-31 Jul 2022

[ July 30, 2022 to July 31, 2022. ]
Willunga Almond Blossom Festival
The Willunga Almond Blossom Festival will be held on the last weekend in July in 2022.  Save the date for this fun family-friendly event for all to enjoy.
This long running community fundraiser will celebrate with a weekend of show rides and family activities.  Join their circus performers, pet the animals, shop at […]

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Harbor Lights | Illuminate Adelaide | Victor Harbor | 26 Aug – 11 Sep 2022

[ August 26, 2022 to September 11, 2022. ]
Illuminate Adelaide: Harbor Lights
Harbor Lights will transform Victor Harbor across two weeks with a collection of immersive installations, lighting and mind-blowing projections.
Rug up, hit the pavement and follow the light as Illuminate Adelaide takes over the Victor Harbor foreshore.  One of the highlights of Harbor Lights is Craig Walsh’s, Monuments.

Night-time projections transform trees into sculptural […]

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Whale Watching Season | Victor Harbor | May – October

Whale Watching Season in Victor Harbor, South Australia is from May to October
Only an hour’s drive from the Adelaide CBD is the majestic southern Fleurieu Peninsula and each winter we are fortunate to see the annual return of Southern Right whales to our coastline.
It’s a wonderful experience to see the whales frolicking about only metres […]

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Jungle in Willunga | Jungle, Fairy Garden and Plant Nursery | Review

Jungle in Willunga – Review
By Jo Parkinson
Are you needing to get your cheeky monkeys out of the house these school holidays? Then let them run wild in the jungle!
The Jungle in Willunga is so much more than a plant nursery. From the shop itself to the Jungle Garden Walk and Fairy Fern Garden, kids and […]

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Tealicious Cakes | Willunga | Review | Apr 2022

Tealicious Cakes at Willunga
Review by Jo Parkinson
If you enjoy cupcakes, coffee and cuteness, then hop on into Tealicious this Easter!
This pretty little boutique cupcake shop is situated in the heart of Willunga, on Aldinga Road. Owner Natasha has perfected not only the delicious treats on offer, but the stunning styling as well. The pale pink […]

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Route 31 Coastal Drive | McLaren Vale & Fleurieu Coast Tourist Drive

Route 31 Coastal Drive from O’Sullivan Beach to Sellicks Beach
McLaren Vale and Fleurieu Coast is home to a new tourist drive showcasing 31 kilometres of idyllic coastline that starts less than an hour from Adelaide.
Pack up the car for a weekend getaway or set off on a leisurely Sunday road trip to experience some of South […]

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Fleurieu Peninsula | Family Friendly Things to See & Do | South Australia

Visiting the Family-friendly Fleurieu Peninsula
The Fleurieu Peninsula has so much to offer including beautiful beaches, scenic drives, farmers markets, playgrounds, historic townships and of course the wine region of McLaren Vale.
Just 40 minutes south of the city, the Fleurieu is perfect for a day-trip or why not stay longer and book a weekend away. A […]

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The Southern Encounter | SteamRanger Train Journey

SteamRanger Train Journey – The Southern Encounter
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 […]

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Vale Polo Classic | McLaren Vale | 2 Apr 2022

[ April 2, 2022; ]
Vale Polo Classic 2022 – McLaren Vale
The Vale Polo Classic is fast paced, exhilarating, 20/20 style polo set against the backdrop of one of Australia’s most recognisable and applauded wine & food regions, McLaren Vale.
Experience the very best of McLaren Vale hospitality, glamorous fashions and sophisticated all day entertainment both on and off the pitch […]

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Willunga Farmers Market | Every Saturday

Willunga Farmers Market
Willunga Farmers Market is South Australia’s premier regional farmers market bringing Fleurieu Peninsula farmers, producers and community members together for fresh, locally grown produce.
There will be stalls in one convenient location with room to relax and soak up the atmosphere of the Market.
The market is open from 8am until 12noon every Saturday.
*Please note: […]

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Fringe at Victor Harbor | Adelaide Fringe | 27 Feb 2022

[ February 27, 2022; ]
Fringe at Victor Harbor
Get away for a day of fun, sun and Fringe celebrations in Victor Harbor.
South Australia’s favourite coastal holiday destination will be buzzing on Sunday 27 February with a line up of performances, markets and experiences for the whole family. Go along from 9am to 4pm at Warland Reserve, Ocean Street and Railway […]

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Fleurieu Beer Festival | Willunga | 22 Jan 2022

[ January 22, 2022; ]
Fleurieu Beer Festival 2022
This one-day festival will present a line-up of the finest Fleurieu’s craft breweries.  Meet the brewers, share an afternoon with friends sampling Fleurieu’s finest brews and tasting fantastic local food.
The Fleurieu Beer Festival is an outdoor, open air one-day festival presenting a line-up of the finest Fleurieu’s craft breweries where you will […]

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Chilli Fest Willunga | 19 & 20 Feb 2022

[ February 19, 2022 to February 20, 2022. ]
Chilli Fest Willunga
It will be all things chilli on the 19 & 20 February 2022 in Willunga.
At the Chilli Fest Willunga there promises to be chilli plants and produce, chilli foods and cooking demonstrations, plus chill
related merchandise all in one place for the weekend. You can also “Chill Out” with live music, craft beers, wine […]

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Summer Cockle Trains | Goolwa to Victor Harbor | Dec & Jan

[ December 27, 2021 to December 31, 2021. January 1, 2022 to January 2, 2022. ]
Summer Cockle Trains – Goolwa – Port Elliot – Victor Harbor
The summer Cockle Train season will start from Monday 27 December with 6 trains running daily until 2 January, when they will then continue to operate their usual 3 train schedule for the remainder of the holidays.
The Cockle Train travels between Goolwa and Victor Harbor along the […]

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Adelaide Coastrek | 2 Sep 2022

[ September 22, 2022; ]
Coastrek Adelaide 
This September join Australia’s premier hiking challenge for women and walk 60km or 30km along Adelaide’s stunning Fleurieu Peninsula. Experience beautiful beaches, secret trails through national parks and jaw-dropping views of rugged South Australia.
Join thousands of wild women (and a few awesome men!) in teams of four as we immerse ourselves in nature for […]

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Victor Harbor New Year’s Eve Celebrations | 31 Dec 2021

Victor Harbor New Year’s Eve Celebrations 2021
Join in the free fun family entertainment on Warland Reserve in Victor Harbor and enjoy the kid’s early fireworks at 9:45pm, followed by a midnight fireworks spectacular!
Warland Reserve, Victor Harbor, will host their biggest night of the year on New Year’s Eve.  Starting from 7:30pm, there will be plenty […]

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JettyFest 100 | Port Noarlunga | 10-12 Dec 2021

JettyFest 100
JettyFest 100 features a free and fun-filled program of events suitable for all ages and interests, with the festivities taking place on, under and alongside the jetty, plus on the beach and in the Port Noarlunga township.
Port Noarlunga Jetty turns 100 this year and the community is invited to a three-day festival to celebrate. […]

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Family Friendly Wineries in South Australia

Your Guide to Family Friendly Wineries in South Australia
We may be biased, but we think South Australia produces some of the best wine in the world and our wineries provide the perfect place to sit back, relax and enjoy good food, great platters and wine. More and more wineries are also catering for families with […]

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Harvest The Fleurieu Season Opener | 21 Nov 2021

[ November 21, 2021; ]
Harvest the Fleurieu Season Opener Event
Due to the winter weather forecast on Saturday, Harvest the Fleurieu have made the decision to postpone the event until Sunday 21 November 2021. 
There is a fabulous family friendly day planned with face painting, bouncy castle, live music and a special meet the suppliers area where you get to chat […]

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Pick Your Own Cherries – Adelaide Hills & Fleurieu Peninsula

Cherry Picking around Adelaide and Cherry Shed Door Sales
There’s nothing that says summer more than when fresh, juicy, red, sweet, local cherries are available. When the cherry season arrives it reminds us that Christmas is near. 
If you love eating cherries, a fun way to get them is to pick your own. Similar to picking your […]

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Mt Compass Strawberry picking

Pick Your Own Strawberries | Harvest the Fleurieu | Mt Compass

[ October 9, 2021 to October 10, 2021. ]
Pick your own strawberries in Mount Compass on the Fleurieu Peninsula.
The pick your own patch 2021 season officially opens Saturday 9 October at 9am
Harvest the Fleurieu offers delicious sweet juicy strawberries in their ‘pick your own’ patch between October and May each year (depending on the season/weather).  The 2021 season will open on the last […]

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Woodstock Wines

Woodstock Wines | Family-Friendly Winery | Wildlife Sanctuary | McLaren Vale | Review

Family-friendly winery with wildlife sanctuary, playground & beautiful grounds to explore
by Sharon Harrington
Woodstock Wines in McLaren Vale is a gorgeous spot for a long sunshiny lunch with the family. Daily kangaroo feeding, outdoor seating next to the playground, and big grassy lawns for a run around make this a wonderful place to visit with the […]

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SA Viking Festival | Victor Harbor | 2 & 3 Oct 2021

[ October 2, 2021 to October 3, 2021. ]
SA Viking Festival 2021
This year the Viking Festival will be returning once again to Warland Reserve in Victor Harbor over the October long weekend.
The SA Viking Festival is an October long weekend family-friendly event located in Victor Harbor. Held over the Saturday and Sunday, it will offer a range of stallholders, skills, reenactment groups and combat for […]

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Bushwalking with Kids | Deep Creek Waterfall | Fleurieu Peninsula

Bushwalking with kids to Deep Creek Waterfall.
by Katrina Gogel
Deep Creek Conservation Park, on the coast of the Fleurieu Peninsula, is a fantastic place to spend a weekend exploring. One of the main attractions in the park is Deep Creek Waterfall, which can be reached by hiking a small section of the Heysen trail.
The hike is […]

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Port Elliot Bakery Donut of the Month | Iced Coffee | Apr 2021

Port Elliot Bakery Donut of the Month
The Donut of the month for April 2021 at Port Elliot Bakery is Iced Coffee.
They also have a deal where you can pair it with a 600ml Farmers Union Iced Coffee for a Double Shot Deal this April. They are proudly Aussie owned and produced here in South Australia.
Port […]

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Adelaide Coastrek | Fleurieu Peninsula | 30 Apr 2021

[ April 30, 2021; ]
Coastrek Adelaide 
Join thousands of wild women (and a few awesome men) in teams of four and immerse yourself in nature for an epic adventure of fun, fitness, friends and fundraising, in support of Beyond Blue.
Coastrek is Australia’s premier hiking challenge for women. The Adelaide Coastrek 30km route journeys along some of the lushest and most […]

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Myponga Reservoir Reserve On-water Access | Free Event | 28 Mar 2021

[ March 28, 2021; ]
Myponga Reservoir Reserve On-water Access 
Be among the first to paddle out on the water from 10am on Sunday, 28 March 2021.
Celebrate the beginning of on-water access at Myponga Reservoir Reserve by attending a free community event

There are numerous ways you can get involved – pick a spot near the shoreline and watch around 20 of the […]

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Cherry Delizia Launch at Fleurieu Cherries | Pages Flat | 21 Mar 2021

[ March 21, 2021; ]
Cherry Delizia Launch at Fleurieu Cherries
Fleurieu Cherries have announced the arrival of Cherry Delizia 21. They have taken delivery of the long awaited Cherry Infused Moscato and to celebrate, they are opening up their cellar door for the day on Sunday 21 March 2021.

The Cherry Delizia Launch will include freshly pre-picked apples and pears, live […]

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Myponga Reservoir | Walking Trails, Bike Tracks, Fishing & Kayaking

[ March 28, 2021; ]
Enjoy, Explore, Preserve at Myponga Reservoir
Myponga Reservoir on-water access for kayaking available from 28 March 2021.
In April 2019, Myponga Reservoir Reserve became ours to enjoy with access for land-based recreational activities, which was then extended with an extra 3km of new trails. Shoreline fishing is also available with a permit, plus the fishing zone was then […]

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New Hurricane Vortex Water Slide & Double Bucket | G’Day Parks Victor Harbor Holiday & Cabin Park

Victor Harbor Holiday & Cabin Park’s New Water Play Area Expansion
Victor Harbor Holiday and Cabin Park has announced that it will be undergoing an expansion to its water play area and as part of this, it will be home to a new and unique giant “Hurricane Vortex” slide and double bucket tower. 
Each bucket on the […]

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Mount Compass Easter Twilight Markets | 19 Mar 2021

[ March 19, 2021; ]
Mount Compass Easter Twilight Markets
Mount Compass Community Markets are held during Christmas time and Easter.
This year the Easter market will be held on Friday 19 March 2021 (two weeks before Easter).  The market will feature local stores and produce and there will also be a BBQ and kids activities.

The market is held on the main […]

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Granite Island Causeway Project | Victor Harbor | South Australia

Granite Island Causeway Project
The South Australian Government has committed $31.1 million in funding towards the Granite Island Causeway Project to begin in 2021. 
The 150+ year old Granite Island Causeway is the only link between Granite Island and the mainland at Victor Harbor. An iconic landmark with considerable heritage value, it is a popular tourist attraction […]

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Autumn Fair | Willunga Waldorf School | 27 Mar 2021

[ March 27, 2021; ]
Autumn Fair at Willunga Waldorf School
Willunga Waldorf School would like to invite everyone to join them for a fun-filled day at their annual Autumn Fair.
Enjoy the charm of a village fair with live music and entertainment while you relax with a scrumptious coffee and cake, ice-cream, Indian curry, pizza or BBQ lunch. There will also be […]

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Family-Friendly Weekend Stay in Victor Harbor | Fleurieu Peninsula, South Australia

Family-Friendly Weekend Stay in Victor Harbor, South Australia
Have a whale of a time in the idyllic town of Victor Harbor, known for its fairy penguins, whale-spotting, and historic horse-drawn trams.
Review by Carla Caruso
Victor Harbor is a town I have fond memories of visiting as a child. But I haven’t got there as often as an […]

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Festival Fleurieu | Free Workshops & Kids Activities | 3-17 Apr 2021

[ April 3, 2021 to April 17, 2021. ]
Festival Fleurieu
Every two years, dedicated groups of artists, event organisers and community volunteers from the western side of South Australia’s Fleurieu Peninsula host Festival Fleurieu (formally Leafy Sea Dragon Festival 2005–2013).
April 2021 will be celebrated with soft autumn weather, Easter rituals, several days of South Australian school holidays, and through the Yankalilla district community Festival, […]

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Family-Friendly Winery Bremerton Launches Tasting Room & Outdoor Area | Langhorne Creek | South Australia

Family-Friendly Winery Bremerton Launches Tasting Room and Outdoor Area in Langhorne Creek, South Australia
Feel like you’re on the set of the ABC’s Aftertaste series, amid the vines and countryside, at Australia’s only sister-run winery … a winery which has just had a $1 million refresh. 
by Carla Caruso
Looking for a family-friendly winery, where you can enjoy […]

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McLaren Vale Vintage & Classic | Free Family Event | 18 Apr 2021

[ April 18, 2021; ]
McLaren Vale Vintage & Classic
The McLaren Vale Vintage & Classic is a great family day celebration of vintage and classic motoring.
There will be a fantastic mix of food, wine, music and the arts together with the energy and passion of motoring enthusiasts.  The event offers visitors exquisite tastes of the McLaren Vale region’s world-class wines, […]

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Carols By The Sea | Victor Harbor | 12 Dec 2020

[ December 12, 2020; ]
Carols By The Sea
This year has been a bit different, but Christmas festivities are definitely happening in Victor Harbor this year thanks to Rotary Victor Harbor who have planned a whole week of Christmas fun.

The Festival of Bands and Carols By the Sea will be held on Saturday 12 December 2020, with the bands starting […]

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