Today the town is
a flourishing community that attracts visitors from all over
the world and many Germans make the trek out to this small
outpost of German culture. The town was declared a State
Heritage area in 1988. You will find restaurants, motels,
galleries, craft shops, handcrafts, special events and
festivals, catering to the large number of day trippers from
Adelaide which is only 28km away.
Heyson the world renown Australian artist was brought up in
this town and today you can visit the house which is still
owned by his family "The Cedars". The house is open most
days of the week.
Check out our listing of
Adelaide Hills accommodation. In addition to our listed online travel
guide information, contact the local tourism visitor centre for your destination
for more attractions, tours, local maps and other information.