Adelaide Hills Self-Guided Tour

Adelaide Hills Self-Guided Tour

We’ve done the work for you and plotted a self-guided tour of SALA exhibitions through the gorgeous Adelaide Hills.

We pay respect to the Traditional Owners of this land and acknowledge the significance of the land and waters to the Peramangk, Ngarrindjeri, and Kaurna People.

Try this route on any Saturday in August 2022.  

1 Cox Pl, Crafers | 10am-4pm

Start your hills tour with a coffee or morning tea and check out the exhibition of ‘small works’.

407 Mt Barker Rd, Bridgewater | 10am-4pm

Check out some work by local Adelaide Hills artists ranging from painting, photography, and lead light.

15 Spring Gully Rd | 11am-4pm

Check out the glass and bronze sculptures by Emma Klau and Tim Thomson.

14 Secker Rd, Mt Barker | 9am-4pm

Check out the work of young sculpture artist Luke Humphrys! The Garden Depot was a winner of the 2021 Hither & Yon Venue Awards for their support of Luke in taking part in SALA Festival, and we’re excited to see what they’re putting on this year.

14 Princes Hwy, Kanmantoo | 12-4pm

Grab some lunch as this historic spot whilst enjoying the art of Elena Soloveva.

If you aren’t hungry yet, check out the art then carry on – you can get something to eat later on at The Olive Branch Cafe.

69 Moore Rd, Woodside | 10am-3pm

Check out the sculptural work of Hayden Hunt.

260 Mappinga Rd, Oakbank | 11am-4pm

Enjoy the local birdlife through the eyes of local artist, TaylrJay.

Balhannah Junction Shopping Center, 84 Main St, Balhannah | 9am-4pm

If you haven’t eaten lunch yet, stop by for a bite to eat at The Olive Branch Cafe. Enjoy artworks by the students of Woodside Primary school exploring the beauty of gardens with consideration for how they may change over time.


Did we mention that Melba’s chocolate factory is nearby?

9 Shannon St, Birdwood | 11am-4pm

Enjoy this group show by the Top of the Torrens Artists.

1856 Lobethal Rd, Lobethal | 11:30am-5pm

Stop by to ponder the work of Belinda Broughton, a local artist who lost everything in the Cudlee Creek fires, including her studios and a lifetime of artwork. Belinda presents visual and written work, finding catharsis in her multidimensional practice.

68 Main St, Hahndorf | 10am-5pm

Here you’ll find the work of the artists from Collective Haunt Studios in Adelaide.

This gallery space is in the main street of the historic German town of Hahndorf. Once you’ve had a good look at the art, you can stroll up the road and choose a restaurant for dinner.

If you’re using a smartphone, download the free Google Maps app for ease-of-use. Then click on the green button above to ‘open’ this trip.

Customise your route

click and drag the little circle next to each stop

Hover your cursor over the right side of the destination and click the X that appears

There is a limit of 10 stops on Google Maps. But if you have room for more, you can click the ‘+’ symbol that says ‘Add destination‘, then start typing the address.

Hover your cursor over the right side of the destination and click the ‘X’ that appears

Tap and hold your finger on the circle/letter next to a stop, and keep holding your finger down to drag it to a higher or lower position. 

There is a limit of 10 Stops on Google Maps. If there is a space that says ‘Add stop’, tap here and then type in your new destination.

Consider an overnight stay in cosy Hills accomodation. Look at some options via

Banner image: Rod Bax, Oaklands River Gum