Explore the local flora and fauna of the Adelaide Hills. 

 For more information please visit the Adelaide Hills Visitor Information Centre website

Cleland National park

  Just 12 kilometres from Adelaide City centre, Cleland Conservation Park conserves a vital area of natural bushland on the Adelaide Hills face and includes the internationally popular Cleland Wildlife Park, the viewing platform of Mt Lofty Summit and scenic Waterfall Gully. The area has a rich history of Aboriginal occupation and European settlement. Visit wesbite.

National Motor Museum at Birdwood


The National Motor Museum boasts one of the largest, finest and most important collections of cars, motorcycles and commercial vehicles in the world. The collection comprises over 300 vehicles dating from the turn of the century to the present day.

The museum is also the recognised centre for the recording of all aspects of road motor transport history in Australia. It is for this reason, among others, that the National Motor Museum enjoys an international reputation Visit website.

Monarto Zoological Park


Monarto Zoological Park is a 1,000 hectare open-range sanctuary undertaking a major role nationally and internationally in breeding programs for rare and endangered species. The Park is located 45 minutes (70 kms) from South Australia's capital city, Adelaide and is the gateway to the picturesque Murraylands region.

This unique adventure features the only drive through Cheetah habitat in Australia, South Australia's first ever Southern White Rhinoceros, Australia's largest Giraffe herd and the largest revegetation project of it's kind in South Australia's history! Adventurous safari bus and walking tours operate every day of the year, which are led by trained volunteer tour guides. Visit website.

The Cedars


Enjoy a visit to one of Australia’s most famous painters, Hans Heysen’s, historic home, nestled among the majestic gum trees which featured in many of his paintings. Visit his studio which has largely remained undisturbed since his death in 1968.

Ph: 83887277 open between 10am and 4 pm. Guided tours available. Visit website.

Mt Lofty Botanical Garden

  Visit the Mt Lofty Botanical Garden which is 97 hectares of magnolias etc with several walking trails, stunning views and good picnic areas. Visit website.