The Adelaide Hills

Barrenjoey Hideaway is located in the Torrens Valley in the Adelaide HillsSome of the local and national events and attractions include:

Touring: With its winding roads, beautiful scenery and diverse attractions, the Adelaide Hills is perfect for exploring by car. To make the most of your time in the region, why not explore one of many scenic drives, or use the Adelaide Hills as a base for exploring other areas of South Australia, like the Barossa or Murray River.

The Bay to Birdwood is a vintage car rally ending only 3km from Barrenjoey at the Birdwood National Motor Museum.

The Santos Tour Down-Under is the first event of the UCI WorldTour and starts the international pro cycling calendar in the heart of Australia’s summer.

The Oakbank Races are held as part of the Easter Racing Carnival.

Kersbrook Hill Winery is our nearest cellar-door. Holding acoustic music nights and wine tastings.

The Medieval Festival is held in Gumeracha in May each year.

Torrens Valley Orchards (on the corner of Forreston and Winton Roads) produces and sells some of the highest quality cherries in the country (seasonal, from November to January).

Mount Pleasant Farmers Markets, open each Sunday 8am-12 midday.

Cuddly Creek Cafe is a unique cafe with a great vibe, situated on Gorge Road at Cuddly Creek. Frequented by many daytrippas and cyclists touring the Torrens.

Gorge Wildlife Park has one of the largest privately owned collections of Australian and exotic animals, birds and reptiles in the country. The park offers you an up close and personal experience with wildlife.

Cellar doors – cellar doors are abundant in the Adelaide Hills and we supply brochures and maps for a great day touring the wineries.

Murray River and Paddle Steamers at Mannum, an historic town which is only 38kms away.

The Big Rocking Horse & Toy Factory is 4kms from Barrenjoey and is situated in Gumeracha. Great for kids!

Lobethal Slot Cars is a fantastic place to take kids for slot car fun.

Melba’s Chocolate Factory is in Woodside, a town with a great history and one surrounded by wineries including the popular Bird in Hand.