Lace up those hiking boots or load the bikes into the car and head to the Hills for a network of trails traversing our stunning landscapes. Or jump in the car and join us for touring itineraries that will have you discovering epicurean delights. Perhaps a traditional country drive is in order and you're looking for scenic routes. Either way, your journey starts here...
Step in our direction and hike the trails, explore the hills on horseback, or feel the rush as you ride the curves. Explore our parks, forests and recreational reserves using an extensive network of trails, from short family-friendly strolls to sections of South Australia's epic Heysen Trail.
The Epicurean Way seamlessly links the four iconic wine regions of Adelaide Hills, McLaren Vale, Barossa and Clare Valley, showcasing sumptuous local produce and a superb array of wines, set against a backdrop of spectacular scenery
The Chocolate and Cheese Trail for a range of chocolate and cheese experiences
Adelaide Hills Kids' Food Trail for family-friendly foodie experiences
It’s a pleasure to drive in the Adelaide Hills, with closely spaced townships, quiet roads and ever-changing scenery. The South Eastern Freeway will have you there in a flash but consider a more scenic route from Adelaide such as North East Road, Gorge Road, Norton Summit Road, Old Norton Summit Road or Greenhill Road.
Onkaparinga Valley Scenic Drive – Hahndorf to Birdwood
A favourite drive is the 34-kilometre stretch between the German village of Hahndorf to Birdwood in the north, along the Onkaparinga Valley Road (Onkaparinga Valley Scenic Drive – B34) taking in wineries, roadside stalls and charming townships such as Verdun, Balhannah, Oakbank, Woodside, Charleston and Mount Torrens.
Angas River Scenic Drive – Stirling to Strathalbyn
The Angas River Scenic Drive (B33) between Stirling and Strathalbyn (38 kilometres) showcases the southern Adelaide Hills, travelling through Aldgate, Mylor, Biggs Flat, Echunga, Flaxley and Macclesfield.
Torrens Valley Scenic Drive – Adelaide to Mount Pleasant
From Tea Tree Gully in the north-eastern suburbs of Adelaide, head to Mount Pleasant on the Torrens Valley Scenic Drive (B10), a 37-kilometre journey. This passes through the beautiful northern Adelaide Hills and townships including Inglewood, Gumeracha and Birdwood and continues to the Barossa via Springton and Eden Valley.