Tagged: Fleurieu Peninsula

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BLOWHOLE BEACH: DEEP CREEK CONSERVATION PARK

Deep Creek Conservation Park is located on the Fleurieu Peninsula of South Australia approximately 107 kilometres from Adelaide City. It is home to an array of native wildlife such as the western grey kangaroos, short beaked echidnas and 100 species of birds that can be heard and seen while hiking in the park.

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TOP 5 SPOTS TO VISIT IN THE FLEURIEU PENINSULA

South Australia is nature-rich in stunning places and spots. If you drive towards the South of Adelaide then the Fleurieu Peninsula region is one piece of paradise. Here’s my TOP 5 SPOTS TO VISIT IN THE FLEURIEU PENINSULA 1.) McLaren Vale – Home of World Class Wine producers. Only 45 minutes drive from Adelaide City. Be stunned with sweeping views of vineyards as far as your eyes can see. Maxwell Wines – a Cellar Door and a Restaurant d’ARENBERG CUBE – Wines plus a unique experience of this Rubik’s Cube inspired Architecture 2.) GOOLWA BEACH – For experienced 4WD drivers, At Goolwa Beach you can drive to the mouth of the Murray River. For the Foodies, the beach is alsp famous for people collecting Cockles for bait or food for the table . Do the “Cockle Shuffle”. 3.) VICTOR HARBOR – a seaside town and famous tourist destination. There are many ways you...

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A LONG WEEKEND IN VICTOR HARBOR

We love a long weekend for us it’s a perfect opportunity to go gallivanting somewhere. The question is where? Adelaide is on a Heatwave forecast over the weekend so we decide to go somewhere cooler. Victor Harbor fits the profile. Victor Harbor is a seaside town in South Australia, approximately 80 km from Adelaide City. Known for their horse-drawn tram that crosses the causeway to Granite Island – a penguin sanctuary. The drive to Victor Harbor will take around 1.5 hours via the South Expressway and then following Victor Harbor road for 45 kilometres. We had booked a 3D2N accommodation in one of the modern Breeze Beachfront Apartments through Unwind Holidays. It was an excellent choice, right in the heart of town, modern, well equipped, clean, comfortable with a secure parking plus ocean views. We left Adelaide around 12 noon on a Friday and stopped by McLaren Vale to see this newly opened...

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WEEKEND ESCAPE TO NORMANVILLE AND CARRICKALINGA BEACH

LINKS LADY BAY RESORT IN NORMANVILLE, SA We needed a weekend escape but wanted it to be just a short drive from home. And it wasn’t hard enough to find Links Lady Bay Resort as we googled for a relaxing staycation place to stay here in South Australia. The Links Lady Bay Resort is situated in the Town of Normanville on the scenic Fleurieu Peninsula region. You can stay, pamper yourself in their Day Spa or play golf amidst the greens and the kangaroos in their natural habitat. CARRICKALINGA BEACH, SA While we were in Links Lady Bay resort, we heard about Carrickalinga Beach. The beach with white expansive sand, pristine waters and medium size waves perfect for body surfing was peacefully a magnificent sight.

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RAPID BAY SOUTH AUSTRALIA

The township of Rapid Bay is in the District Council of Yankalilla on the west coast of the Fleurieu Peninsula in South Australia. It is approximately 100 kilometres south of Adelaide City. Its name derived from the 162 ton brig Rapid ship which was boarded by Colonel William Light SA’s Colonial Surveyor General who made a historic landfall in 1836. Popular activities to do in Rapid bay includes: Camping, Swimming, Fishing, Squidding, Snorkelling and Diving THE CAMPGROUND Rapid Bay features a campground that has all the basic amenities for an enjoyable weekend camping activity with either friends or family. Here’s a list on what to expect at Rapid Bay campground. -Unpowered site -covered electric BBQ pits -covered picnic tables -open-air cold showers -Children’s playground -Rubbish bins -Toilets (water is trucked in so use considerately) -Wide open parking spaces for caravans or cars -Wide open grassy spaces to set up camp -Dogs...

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14 MUST-VISIT BEACHES WITHIN ADELAIDE CITY

Adelaide City listed as World’s fifth most livable city. Also known as City of Churches what with 749 Churches scattered around in almost every corner of the City. It is very easy to get around Adelaide.  You’ll find most of the things you need within a 20 minute drive and yes that includes driving to the beautiful beaches. Mostly sunny with vivid blue skies and the best weather.  One can start strolling from the west coastline, where the beach stretches from the North Haven to Sellicks Beach in the south. Whether you’re in the mood for a swim, a walk with your dog or simply chilling around there’s always a good spot. Perfect for a barbie with family and friends, a picnic, or simply lay a rug and read a book. So, here are 14 Must-Visit Beaches in Adelaide. If you follow the west coastline starting from the north to the south you’ll find these beaches...