Discover the flavours of the Fleurieu …
A deeply rooted food industry – with much more to discover!
Perfect Peninsula Picnic …. the ultimate guide to produce and picnic spots.
Fleurieu Peninsula is the ideal region for a picnic. You can spread your blanket on manicured lawns, under historic trees, on sandy foreshores or in untamed bushland. Breathtaking scenery in Deep Creek Conservation Park, Hindmarsh Falls and the Onkaparinga River National Park are all perfect spots to work up an appetite and dine in natural splendour.
Taste, explore and try more.
Only 40 minutes from Adelaide on the Southern Expressway, you enter a food lovers’ paradise. It is always tempting to head south for summer to our spectacular beaches and this year Fleurieu Peninsula invites you to Picnic in style. Fleurieu Peninsula has created a guide to some of the best produce for your picnic basket, we will transform your ordinary fare into a regional culinary sensation.”
We have selected ideal places and products to create the Perfect Peninsula Picnic Map, leading you around the region where you will really experience the wonderful local food. Gathering the ingredients is half the fun!
South Australia holds an eminent position in Australia’s wine industry with many of its wines sought after internationally.
Here in the Fleurieu Peninsula, we are home to some of the states most famous wine regions, with the icon being McLaren Vale. Now also achieving recognition is Langhorne Creek’s range of wine, as well as a number of unique wines from Currency Creek and Southern Fleurieu Peninsula districts.
Olives have a long history in the Fleurieu Peninsula. The local soils and temperate climate closely resemble those of their native Mediterranean environment. Early settlers to the region recognised this and planted the first olive groves – of which an impressive example can still be seen in McLaren Vale. The Fleurieu Peninsula is an olive growers’ paradise …
Visit our Farmers’ Market and shop with the locals. Stock your picnic basket with produce that is fresh, the best and served to you direct from the growers and makers of the Fleurieu Peninsula.