This local health network encompasses the tourism regions of Barossa Valley, Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu Peninsula and Kangaroo Island with residents having access to a wide range of health care services in a number of locations throughout the region. These range from remote on Kangaroo Island to peri urban adjacent to metropolitan Adelaide creating a balance of country and metro lifestyle. There is an abundant variety of food, wine, nature and adventure, high and low rainfall, the Barossa, Hills Fleurieu regions offers a bit of everything.
With well renowned wine regions of the Barossa, McLaren Vale, Adelaide Hills and Langehorn Creek you can also experience the smaller wine regions of Kangaroo Island and Currency Creek. Fantastic food, beer and spirits also abound with many boutique breweries and distilleries, meats, dairy and cheeses, berries, apples, pears, gourmet products to tantalise the taste buds. These food producing regions will provide you with a plethora of quality food to put on your table. Don’t just go for the food and wine, there is also plenty of sports and recreational activity from community sports, mountain biking, cycling, hiking, conservation parks and wetlands to visit to name a few.
Residents have access to a wide range of retail, hospitality, leisure and health care services ranging from larger service hubs within close reach of the CBD, including Mount Barker, through to more remote locations such as Kangaroo Island. The Local Health Network is adjacent to metropolitan Adelaide, creating a balance of country and metropolitan lifestyle. Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Network is home to historic towns such as Strathalbyn, Gumeracha and Tanunda, in addition to some of the fastest growing areas in the state, including Gawler, Victor Harbor and Mount Barker.
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Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Network (BHFLHN) delivers a comprehensive range of health services throughout 11 public hospitals/health services in regional South Australia with integrated service delivery with metropolitan hospitals and other service providers in regional locations.
Victor Harbor is a coastal town 85km south of Adelaide and is the home of the Southern Fleurieu Health Service. Victor Harbor is surrounded by stunning beaches, islands, rocky cliffs, granite boulders, rivers and fertile land. It offers all year round activities including fishing, surfing, scuba and snorkelling, sailing, swimming and plenty of walking trails and bike paths. During the months of June to September, whale spotting is a popular attraction. Southern right whales come to the nearby waters to calve and mate. There are plenty of good pubs, cafes and restaurants, major retail stores and supermarkets. There is a choice of five schools in Victor Harbor, both public and private, and a Flinders University campus within Victor Harbor.