Prospect Hill

Locality

Prospect Hill is tucked behind Kuitpo Forest and leads down Blackfellows Creek Road to Mt Magnificent Conservation Park. Prospect Hill has a long and fascinating history that can be explored in the Prospect Hill Museum open every Sunday.

Bushwalking can be enjoyed in the surrounding hills along the Heysen Trail. View the spectacular scenery as you pass lush, green pastures, majestic gum trees and rolling hills. Look for the native wild orchids. There are beautiful picnic spots available and the Kuitpo Forest isn’t far from the town. Come and meet the relaxed, friendly locals.

The Prospect Hill museum includes an old working dairy, blacksmith shop, school, post office, barns, a shed full of working machinery and a home packed with historic treasures.

Prospect Hill was settled in the 1870s and in later history was caught up in the Ash Wednesday bushfires that devastated a lot of the town.

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.

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