The Adelaide Hills Region is located in the southern Mount Lofty Ranges, east of the city of Adelaide. The council area is divided into the Valley ward and the Ranges ward, encompassing Adelaide Hills Council and Mount Barker District Council with an estimated population of 39,700.

The Adelaide Hills district has an expanding economy, with high growth potential in food, wine, tourism, retail and light industry. The Adelaide Hills are distinguished by horticulture, viticulture and tourism.

The Adelaide Hills are famous for the picturesque landscape with iconic wildlife and rich culture. They are a great destination for food and wine-lovers to taste some of South Australia’s best produce. Discover the charming towns of Aldgate, Birdwood, Crafers, Hahndorf, Mount Barker and Oakbank or simply enjoy a hike, ride or drive through the hills with their ever-changing colours. Explore steep gorges, leading to spectacular waterfalls or some of South Australia’s most beautiful wildlife and conservation parks.