The Fleurieu Peninsula is located 45 minutes south of Adelaide and encompasses Alexandrina Council, District Council of Yankalilla, City of Victor Harbor with an estimated population of 40,000.
The area is known for its wine regions including Langhorne Creek and McLaren Vale. Beaches along the rugged coastline include Normanville and Middleton. In the south, whales, seals and dolphins can be spotted in Encounter Bay, near the town of Victor Harbor where you can take a ride via horse-drawn tram across the causeway to Granite Island.
Rural land is used largely for agriculture (dairy, beef and sheep farming), with some viticulture, fruit growing, fishing and forestry. Tourism is an important industry, with holiday accommodation in the coastal areas.