Situated just 30-minutes from Adelaide’s CBD is the picturesque Adelaide Hills. This region is filled with award-winning wineries, tasty local food producers and incredible restaurants. Surrounded by lush forest and vast greenery, the Adelaide Hills is the perfect reprieve from the hustle and bustle of the city. Drive around the hills stopping off at the quaint towns of Hahndorf, Stirling, Mount Barker and Aldgate. Take your time and get to know this region.

With so many fantastic spots, it can be hard to decide how to spend your time in this region. Luckily, we’ve done the hard work for you and complied a list of the best the Adelaide Hills has on offer. This is what we love. 

Fred Eatery

Aldgate’s go-to-destination that locals can no longer keep a secret, Fred Eatery, specialises in fresh and flavour driven food that utilises locally sourced produce. Try their signature Happiness in a Bowl and The Reuben by Fred. Fred Eatery offers breakfast, lunch and its own house coffee blend.

22 Mount Barker Road, Aldgate

08 8339 1899

Hahndorf E-Bike Hire

Explore the delights of Hahndorf and the surrounding attractions on two wheels for a different perspective. It’s good exercise, emits zero carbon and a handy option for reaching destinations that may be just a bit too far to walk. Don’t worry about the hilly bits – you can hire an e-bike from the Visitor Information Centre.

68 Mount Barker Road, Hahndorf

08 8393 7600

Hahndorf Plentiful Pickings

Purchase your Plentiful Pickings Discovery Pack at the Visitor Information Centre in Hahndorf.  The pack includes a cooler bag, solid ice brick and around $300 worth of vouchers which can be redeemed at various locations for food, dining, artisan products, experiences, quality retail and even accommodation.

68 Mount Barker Road, Hahndorf 

8393 7600 

The Beerenberg Family Farm

We all know hard work makes the food taste better, so spend some time strolling through the patch and picking ripe strawberries. Take home your hard-earned bounty and explore the farm shop, stocking all things Beerenberg. Be sure to check if the Strawberry Patch is open before heading out. 

2106 Mount Barker Road, Hahndorf

08 8388 7272


This family-run winery was the first modern day vineyard planted in the Adelaide Hills. Just a 25-minute drive from Adelaide, Tapanppa’s cellar door is the perfect destination for an intimate wine tasting. Enjoy a diverse range of award-winning wines over cheese and take in the stunning views of the vineyard. 

15 Spring Gully Road, Piccadilly

08 7324 5301


Take a behind-the-scenes tour of Jurlique’s farm, in the stunning Adelaide Hills. Learn about the nature and science behind Jurlique’s premium products, as well as their distinctive practices. At the conclusion of the 90-minute tour, browse the products at the farm’s retail shop. Booking are essential. 

31 Liebelt Road, Biggs Flat

08 8393 0518

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