Mount Lofty Summit

Located in the Adelaide Hills and just 20 minutes drive from the city, Mount Lofty Summit is a “must see” destination for any visitor to South Australia. Each year more than 350,000 people visit the peak which rises 710 metres above sea level. The summit landing provides breathtaking panoramic views across Adelaide’s city skyline to the coast, with visibility extending as far as Kangaroo Island on clear days.

The summit’s Visitor Information Centre features interactive touch screens to help you learn more about the Summit and surrounding tourist attractions. The gift shop has quality Australian made souvenirs, as well as a variety of locally handcrafted gifts. Adjacent to the visitor centre, take in spectacular views of Adelaide at the fully licensed Summit Restaurant and Cafe with stunning floor to ceiling windows. A small car parking fee applies.

Enjoy a stroll through native bushland and discover some of the regions other great highlights, including the award-winning Cleland Wildlife Park, Heysen Trail and the gushing waterfalls of Waterfall Gully. Or just sit back, relax and enjoy the views from the Summit Restaurant and Cafe where you can choose from modern Australian cuisine, fine South Australian wines or delicious coffee and cake.

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