Destination guide

Enjoy charming Adelaide Hills holiday homes to rent

With leafy lanes, charming villages and sunlit fields, Adelaide Hills is a beautiful and serene environment for a relaxing holiday. Whether you’re looking to explore natural spaces and cultural attractions or experience South Australia’s best produce and wineries, you’ll find plenty to do in Adelaide Hills near holiday homes to rent.

Things to do

Things to do near Adelaide Hills holiday rentals

Adelaide Hills has a diverse range of attractions to explore during your trip. Holiday homes are available near exciting locations like Mount Lofty, a popular mountain area for hiking, biking and wilderness exploration, and Waterfall Gully, a natural area with hiking trails around glistening waterfalls. You could also visit Chambers Gully, a gully with lush wilderness and hiking trails among glistening waterfalls, and Belair National Park, a lively park with a variety of native plants and animals near a fascinating historic home.

Outdoor activities

Outdoor fun near Adelaide Hills holiday homes

Adelaide Hills is a natural playground for outdoor fun and adventure. Many towns within Adelaide Hills have sports grounds, golf courses and recreation centres, while the conservation areas and parklands are perfect for bushwalking, hiking, climbing, mountaineering, abseiling and mountain biking. Whatever your interest, you’ll find a range of options for outdoor fun near your holiday accommodation in Adelaide Hills.

Food & drink 

South Australia delicacies in Adelaide Hills

South Australia boasts some of Australia’s best cool-climate wines from premium wineries and vineyards, produce from the rich countryside and gourmet recipes at fine-dining restaurants in quaint villages. Handmade cheeses, cured meats, organic fruits and vegetables and artisan chocolates are the main specialties in Adelaide Hills, complemented by 60 award-winning cellar doors in the region. You can also experience the culinary culture with a wine or food tour that takes you the best establishments in the region. Whatever your taste, you can experience foodie favourites and gourmet delicacies in restaurants, eateries and cellar doors near your holiday accommodation in Adelaide Hills.

Family friendly

Family-friendly holiday homes near Adelaide Hills

Its laid-back atmosphere and family-friendly attractions make Adelaide Hills a great destination for kids. Holiday rentals are available near places like Gorge Wildlife Park, an animal park with native and exotic wildlife including birds, reptiles and mammals, and Cleland Wildlife Park, an animal attraction with wildlife in naturalistic habitats and animal encounters. Kids will also enjoy the Big Rocking Horse, a large toy factory with a massive rocking horse and displays of wooden toys, and Warrawong Wildlife Sanctuary, an outdoor refuge for platypuses, koalas and other native species. The National Motor Museum, which celebrates Australia’s motoring history with rare and vintage automobiles, is a must-visit attraction.

Good for couples

Romance in Adelaide Hills holiday accommodation

Adelaide Hills is perfect for a couple’s retreat thanks to its many beautiful parks, wineries and vineyards. The main streets of the historic villages of Aldgate, Stirling and Woodside are perfect for long walks and sightseeing, and you’ll find a range of restaurants along the way serving gourmet meals. You could also visit Morialta Conservation Park, a rugged reserve with nature trails, seasonal waterfalls and rock climbing, or Mount Lofty Botanic Garden, a vast area with a lake, themed gullies and exotic plants. Black Hill Conservation Park, an expansive nature area with hiking trails, native plants and animals and a wildflower garden, is also great for couples.

Where to stay near Adelaide Hills?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 782 holiday rentals near Adelaide Hills. From 292 Houses to 252 Condos/Apartments, 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 Adelaide Hills is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Adelaide Hills?

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

  • Hahndorf: 100 holiday rentals
  • Crafers: 411 holiday rentals
  • Stirling: 382 holiday rentals
  • Woodside: 89 holiday rentals
  • Aldgate: 272 holiday rentals

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Adelaide Hills! 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 Adelaide Hills?

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

  • Hahndorf: 100 holiday homes
  • Crafers: 411 holiday homes
  • Stirling: 382 holiday homes
  • Woodside: 89 holiday homes
  • Aldgate: 272 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 Adelaide Hills?

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

  • Mount Lofty Botanic Garden: 905 holiday rentals
  • Bugle Ranges Station: 155 holiday rentals
  • Cleland Conservation Park: 863 holiday rentals
  • Kersbrook Hill Wines: 487 holiday rentals
  • Morialta Conservation Park: 796 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Adelaide Hills 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.