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Mount Lofty Summit, the majestic peak of the Mount Lofty Ranges in the Adelaide Hills, provides spectacular panoramic views across Adelaide's city skyline to the coast. Each year more than 350,000 people visit the peak which rises more than 710...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
266 Mount Lofty Summit Road | Cleland, South Australia, Australia
+61 8 8370 1054
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We actually liked the narrow, winding drive up to Mt. Lofty than the actual place itself. If you park on the side of the road up to the summit, you can park for free but we felt the $4 AU fee for parking. There is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 57Lulu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoy Adelaide... Half Day Tour recommend - city sights first then visit Haigh's Chocolate Factory - get free samples (Yummy) then visit Mt Lofty Summit - great view of Adelaide then pleasant drive to Hahndorf - a German inspired Heritage Town. Lots of shops .and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Betty D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We started a tour to the Adelaide Hills with a stop off at the Mount Lofty Summit. Although there was some cloud cover, we still got a fantastic view of the whole of Adelaide. There are plenty of walking trails around the area as well...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mrandmrsbeas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chose a lovely pumpkin and asparagus soup, which was gluten free, for lunch which was delicious........but no....decided to forgo the gluten free bread....as the charge was an extra $5 for it! Felt that a bit steep....will take my own gluten free bread with me next...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jamcar16
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Mount Lofty is a must visit for those interested in nature and walks along beautiful trails tailor made for varying physical fitness. This visit, including the drive around Adelaide Hills was one of my holiday highlights. Admission is free and as I was taken there...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ramanathanm
Reviewed 28 October 2018

This is a good pace for a short stop to take in the views. There is plentiful pay for parking, although you may be lucky to nab a free spot before the official car park. The views are extensive and right across to Glenelg and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jasmine38Chichester
Reviewed 8 October 2018

The outdated parking meters give no change and only take $1 and $2 coins and cards for a $3 fee so I had to walk up to the shop at the top for change and then back. Returning to the summit, the stunning high up...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bob D
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Amazing place for sunset, not so much for sun rise I thinks. Some time it could be very windy and you really need some warm close even in spring and autumn. Nice place for astronomy photography if you want combine city and star.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank visualben1992
Reviewed 1 October 2018

What a great spot to stop and view the area from up high. It was a very cold and windy day so we couldn't stay admiring it for long but it was worth going. If we had more time, we would have loved to do...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Monica_Tampa
Reviewed 20 September 2018

we went here later in the day and found the cafe & information centre closed. It was a very cold day when we visited. On a good day I would say it would be a better time to go.

Date of experience: September 2018
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25 July 2016|
Response from Firelink | Reviewed this property |
From the very center of Adelaide city, Victoria Square. Follow Wakefield St to Dequetteville Terrace/Princes Hwy/A21 5 min (2.0 km) Follow Princes Hwy and National Highway M1 to Waverley Ridge Rd in Crafers. Take the exit... More
12 February 2015|
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Response from Sarah D | Property representative |
Hi marchvisit0r The bus stop is directly out the front of the wildlife park, so from the entrance the walk to the koala exhibit is about 5 minutes downhill. To get from Cleland to Mt Lofty Summit would take the average... More
27 January 2015|
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Response from Sarah D | Property representative |
Hi Punkingir Adelaide Metro runs a bus service to Mt Lofty Summit. You can visit their website to plan your journey. Regards Sarah