Destination guide

Holiday homes to rent in Fleurieu Peninsula

You can enjoy a lovely beach holiday at Fleurieu Peninsula, where you can fish, surf and snorkel. The nearby towns of Victor Harbor, Normanville and Willunga all offer fun activities for visitors. The area is also famous for its vineyards and rustic farmlands. If you want your holiday rental in a quiet area, but still find plenty to do, Fleurieu Peninsula provides the ideal locale.

History

History near Fleurieu Peninsula holiday homes

You should learn more about the local history while you’re staying at your holiday rental and visit the nearby museums. At Yankalilla Historical Museum, you can see exhibits on early maritime and farming history of South Australia, as well as an old settlers’ cottage and blacksmith shop. You can take a short ferry ride to Kangaroo Island and see the nineteenth-century Cape Willoughby Lighthouse and learn about how early twentieth-century residents lived, as well as see vintage machinery and household appliances at Hope Cottage Museum. You can view the remains of the Star of Greece, shipwrecked in 1888, at the coastal village of Port Willunga.

Restaurants and bars

Restaurants near Fleurieu Peninsula holiday homes

You will enjoy the variety of eating options close to your holiday home to rent at Fleurieu Peninsula. You can have the standard fish and chips or fresh prawns at seafood restaurants. You’ll notice meats are a popular entrée, and you’ll enjoy the tasty prime steaks from the local Hereford cattle or an indigenous ‘bush tucker’, which includes yam, emu beef, bush tomatoes, and macadamia nuts. For dessert, enjoy a Tim Tams chocolate biscuit or deep-fried chiko rolls. Several wineries have dining areas in their cellar, located inside caves.

Essential info

Facts about Fleurieu Peninsula holiday homes

Fleurieu is located at the southern end of the state of Southern Australia and is approximately 40 kilometres south of the state capital of Adelaide. The peak travel season is June through August, but the nicest weather months are from April through September. Credit cards are widely accepted and can be used in most places. If you prefer cash, the local currency is the Australian dollar. Tipping the taxi driver who dropped you off at your holiday accommodation isn’t necessary, but it’s a good idea to tip waiters 10% when you dine out.

Family friendly

Family fun near Fleurieu Peninsula holiday homes

You can book pet-friendly accommodation and bring the dog with you on your family holiday. You’ll find many family-friendly attractions at Fleurieu Peninsula. You might enjoy a boat tour around Encounter Bay, where your children will be delighted when they spot dolphins, sea lions and humpback whales. Horseshoe Bay Holiday Park is located near the beach, with its excellent diving spots, and also includes a children’s playground. The whole family can observe crocodiles and pythons in their natural surroundings, and the kids will love the koala shows at Urimbirra Wildlife Experience.

Where to stay near Fleurieu Peninsula?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,734 holiday rentals near Fleurieu Peninsula. From 1,171 Houses to 100 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Fleurieu Peninsula is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Fleurieu Peninsula?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Fleurieu Peninsula. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Victor Harbor: 796 holiday rentals
  • Port Elliot: 839 holiday rentals
  • Normanville: 311 holiday rentals
  • Goolwa: 771 holiday rentals
  • Middleton: 847 holiday rentals

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Fleurieu Peninsula! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Fleurieu Peninsula?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Fleurieu Peninsula with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Victor Harbor: 796 holiday homes
  • Port Elliot: 839 holiday homes
  • Normanville: 311 holiday homes
  • Goolwa: 771 holiday homes
  • Middleton: 847 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Fleurieu Peninsula?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Fleurieu Peninsula. From HomeAway travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Goolwa Golf Course: 871 holiday rentals
  • Links Lady Bay Golf Course: 770 holiday rentals
  • Coriole Vineyards: 861 holiday rentals
  • Kangaroo Island Sealink: 360 holiday rentals
  • Lady Bay Vineyard: 745 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Fleurieu Peninsula listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.