Fleurieu Peninsula is Adelaide’s coastal playground. Just 45 minutes from Adelaide, Choose from world-class wineries, picturesque
townships, wild surf beaches, national parks and untouched coastal scenery. Things to Do In Adelaide!. Heading for the south Coast you will view the coastline up close and personal, Aldinga Beach is one of the few beaches in SA where cars are permitted to drive on sections of the sand. Nan Hai Pu Tuo Temple, it is a Buddhist temple at Sellicks Hill and the home of home to a giant Buddha Goddess, a Goddess of mercy, which would bring “peace, harmony, prosperity and wealth to SA”, and also includes a 35m high pagoda, a temple and Chinese gardens. Visit Victor Harbor, South Australia’s premier seaside town offering spectacular scenery, a horse-drawn tram and the Steam Ranger Heritage Railway. Granite Island, also known by the Ramindjeri people as Nulcoowarra. Take a short stroll or horse tram ride over the wooden causeway that connects the mainland at Victor Harbor to Granite Island Recreation Park. The Fleurieu Peninsula is one of the state’s most popular and accessible whale watching regions during our winter season (May to October), it is the place to get up close to one of the world’s most majestic mammals – the Southern Right Whale. They are slow moving, come very close to shore (often within 30 metres) and can stay in the same area for weeks at a time. Have Lunch at the Flying Fish Cafe is situated on the idyllic beach front at Horseshoe Bay, Port Elliot offering fish ‘n’ chips, plus a global, seafood-focused menu. The café and restaurant is named after an old two masted schooner which was wrecked in the bay. Just a short drive east is the historic port of Goolwa – gateway to both the Murray Mouth and the Coorong National Park, celebrated for its vast wetlands, abundant birdlife and rich Aboriginal cultural. If hand crafted beer and spirits are more your style then The Steam Exchange Brewery is a must. You might even see The Cockle Train pull up drawn by one of several period locos. Heritage Paddle Steamer Oscar W is a steam driven wood fired 107 year old paddle steamer which is situated at the wharf at the River Port on the river Murray at Goolwa. The Ngarrindjeri have been the indigenous custodians of this region for over 6000 years. The name Goolwa comes from an Aboriginal word said to mean ‘elbow’ – describing the shape of the bend in the river around Hindmarsh Island. Goolwa represents the end of the line for the Mighty River Murray, the point at which the river meets the sea. On your return trip, look out for the scarred Aboriginal “canoe-trees” on the roadside near Currency Creek.
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Leafy Sea dragons
Steamranger’s Cockle Train
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Fleurieu Peninsula Intimate Day tour by Private Limo
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