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Adelaide Surrounds

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The southeast of South Australia has some great places to visit. Easily seen as the most productive part of the state, there is plenty to see and do here for visitors.

Adelaide Hills

Situated just behind the city, the Adelaide Hills beckon. Easily visible from most places in Adelaide, the roads leading here are incredibly scenic, as are the windy routes through these hills.

Fertile, fruits in abudance are produced here, as well as having a great collection of wineries. Great for idyllic long lunches:

The Adelaide Hills

Barossa Valley

The Barossa Valley is South Australia’s region for rich red wines. Yet there is much more here, great foods, from locally made noodles to farm fresh produce. Numerous cellar doors for you to try complete the picture:

Barossa Valley

Fleurieu Peninsula

The beautiful Fleurieu Peninsula, located just to the south of Adelaide is populated with green hills and shoreline cliffs. You will find fantastic beaches here, the peninsula also has its share of wineries but also farms, delivering fresh produce.

Along the long coast, there are beaches for swimming and surfing. McLaren Vale, renowned for its wines, is also here:

Fleurieu Peninsula

Kangaroo Island

Serviced by ferry and plane from Adelaide, Kangaroo Island covers over 4,500 sq. kms. This scenic island has diverse Australian flora and fauna that had escaped the ravages of the fox, rabbit and civilization since the 1800s:

Kangaroo Island

Birdwood

At Birdwood, a town north of Adelaide on the way to Barossa, you can visit the National Motor Museum. Here, there is an excellent collection of not only great cars, but a veritable history of cars that show not only manufacturing prowess building vehicles that can handle Australian conditions:

National Motor Museum

Adelaide Beaches SW

About the beaches to the North West of the City:

Beaches of Adelaide

About the Suburbs of Adelaide:

Suburbs of Adelaide

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South Australia accommodation:

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