On the northern edge of the Fleurieu Peninsula close to the Adelaide Hills, Kangarilla is an outpost of the McLaren Vale wine growing area with several highly reputed wineries and vineyards.
Kangarilla is surrounded by many small farms. The historic township features several buildings of South Australian and local heritage significance dating back to the mid 1800s. Sheep graze nearby while you can cook a barbecue and enjoy the countryside amid century old gum trees.
The Kangarilla Road Vineyard and Winery is one of the few wineries in Australia to produce the Californian red variety Zinfandel, a spicy red similar to Grenache or Shiraz. Visit the contemporary cellar door, with fabulous views of vineyards through to Blewitt Springs.
See more of the Fleurieu Peninsula – a coastal playground famed for its laidback lifestyle, beach breaks for surfers of all levels of experience, and top fishing spots.
It’s a paradise for divers and snorkellers, with dramatic shipwrecks and stunning marine life, including the famed Leafy Seadragon.
Enjoy some of the best produce and vineyards in Australia. The Fleurieu Peninsula is home to some prestigious winemaking regions, including McLaren Vale. The history of winemaking in this region goes all the way back to 1842, and it consistently produces some of the best drops you’ll ever taste.
There’s also national parks, golf courses, top quality cuisine and more.