Gumeracha in the Adelaide Hills is famed for its 18-metre high Giant Rocking Horse, which visitors can climb to survey the leafy surroundings.
Afterwards, wander through the toy factory featuring a wealth of charming wooden creations. Continue through the toy factory and into the adjoining wilderness park, where you can see (and feed) a variety of birds and animals.
Gumeracha is a town that is proud of its history. See beautifully restored buildings, including two churches. The Gumeracha and District History Centre holds a collection of photographs and paraphernalia.
There are also craft and antique shops, two winery cellar doors with restaurants at nearby Chain of Ponds, and various accommodation options.
And there’s more to discover in the Adelaide Hills.
It’s the home of boutique wineries, country markets, art galleries and charming villages. It’s also the place for romantic weekends away, cosy pub meals, scenic drives and nature walks. Wander through the National Motor Museum and explore the local wildlife parks.
Located only 20 minutes from Adelaide’s central business district, the Adelaide Hills provide a wonderfully refreshing change from the pace of the city.