Visit the historic well preserved German township of Hahndorf and wander through the many wonderful speciality shops and dine at the local cafes, bars and restaurants. This little piece of Silesia, Prussia and Germany is characterized by its beautiful shady, tree-lined streets.
- Barossa valley and other local wineries
Easy access to the Barossa Valley and other local Adelaide Hills wineries allow you to sample some of the famous reds, whites and other gourmet produce from the region like cheeses, breads and jams while you tour the beautiful scenic country side.
- Monarto Zoo
Monarto Zoo which is located just 25 minutes drive from A Rainbows End Bed and Breakfast is a 1,000 hectare open range sanctuary undertaking a major role nationally and internationally in breeding programs for rare and endangered species.
This unique adventure features the only drive though Cheetah habitat in Australia, South Australias first ever Southern White Rhinoceros, Australias Largest Giraffe herd and the largest revegetation project of its kind in South Australias history!
Adventurous safari bus and walking tours operate every day of the year, led by trained volunteer tour guides.
- Mount Barker
Mount Barker is a town rich in history, the heritage walk offers an insight into the history of the town including the Auchendarroch, built in 1878 by prominent South Australian Robert Barr Smith as the familys summer residence. Restored to its former glory, it is now part of the Wallis entertainment complex.
Mount Barker Summit provides excellent views of the surrounding area and the Summit Scenic Drive takes in the Summit Conservation Park as well as the Laratinga Wetlands linear walk and cycle path. Take a break at Keith Stephenson Park, which has picnic facilities and South Australias largest skate park.
Mount Barker is also the home of Steamranger - a vintage steam-powered train that travels out of the Adelaide Hills to Strathalbyn, Goolwa and Victor Harbor during winter months check with the local operator for timetables
Mount Barker Hahndorf is a high quality 18-hole golf course. Bookings can be made through the pro shop on (08) 8391 0088
- Mt Lofty botanical gardens
Approximately 25 minutes from A Rainbows End Bed and Breakfast, the Mount Lofty Botanic Garden is a large hills garden with spectacular views down the Piccadilly Valley.
Several walking trails take visitors up and down the seven valleys each dedicated to a particular plant group including stunning massed displays of magnolias, rhododendrons, camellias, roses, and peonies.
After an invigorating walk around the gardens, enjoy a picnic lunch by the lakeside.
- Birdwood National Motor Museum
A short drive of approximately 30 minutes from A Rainbows End Bed and Breakfast through the Adelaide Hills will bring you to The National Motor Museum at Birdwood, which houses the nation's most important collection of vintage, veteran and classic motor cars and motor cycles, exceeding three hundred.
Set in a beautiful twenty acre complex by the River Torrens.
- Cleland Conservation Wildlife Park
Cleland Wildlife Park where you can have personal encounters with native Australian wildlife is nestled within the natural bush setting of Cleland Conservation Park and is just a short drive of approximately 30 minutes from A Rainbows End Bed and Breakfast and only minutes from Mt Lofty Summit