The Manna of Hahndorf

Stylish and contemporary accommodation awaits you at the Manna of Hahndorf. Located in an atmospheric German settlement, the Manna is fairly new and is spotlessly clean. Lovely and quiet, with large comfortable beds and elegant furnishings, this tidy hotel really is Manna in heaven.

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Experiences in Australia

As the name suggests this village takes it's origins from germany, and is Australia's oldest German settlement. Hahndorf is 20km southeast of Adelaide, and is nestled in the beautiful Adelaide Hills region. Hahndorf attracts many tourists because of it's authentic german buildings, culture and cuisine.

Hahndorf travel guide

Antique Clock Museum
Clocks of all shapes and sizes can be found here, especially the famed cuckoo clocks with one cuckoo being a gigantic one! 91 Main Street.

Cleland Wildlife Park
These beautiful parklands are situated between Adelaide city and Hahndorf, offer magnificent views of Mt Lofty and the scenic Waterfall Gully. Highlights are the new Ocean to Outback Interpretive Centre which is an interactive journey through South Australia's diverse landscapes. There are daily animal feeding presentations, koala close up and handling sessions and 90 minute guided nocturnal wildlife tours. Mount Lofty Summit Road, Crafers (08 8339 2444 ).

Hahndorf travel guide

German Model Train Land
Another very German collectors tradition of wooden model trains and villages. The elaborate model railway will delight boys of all ages. 47 Main Street (08 8388 7953).

Hahndorf Academy
This is a museum and art gallery, with works by Sir Hans Heyson, a popular Australian artist and former Hahndorf resident. 68 Main Street (08 8388 7250).

Hahndorf Farm Barn
At this unique farm you can hold, touch and feed the animals. Guests are free to roam around the barn and can also jump into the pens to touch and feed the many tame animals. You can hold guinea pigs and baby chickens, pat miniature horses and bottle feed lambs and goats. Lot 100 Mount Barker Road, Hahndorf ( 08 8388 7289 ).

Hahndorf Hill Winery
Lot 10 Pains Road, Hahndorf ( 08 8388 7512 )

Petaluma Winery
Located just before you reach Hahndorf, coming from Adelaide, is the stone Bridgewater Mill. This historic mill commenced operation in 1860 and has been restored and is now part of the Petaluma Winery. There is wine tasting available here as well as a restaurant. Mt Barker Road (08 8339 3422).

Warrawong Wildlife Sanctuary
This native wildlife sanctuary was established in 1969, it is home to 100 species of birds and native mammals and is situated a short drive from Hahndorf. There are animal shows, self guided walks and nocturnal tours. Stock Road ( 08 8370 9197 ).


Harndorf - This town in the Adelaide Hills was settled by German immigrants and built in the style of a German village. Harndorf has much to offer not only as an historical town but you can purchase traditionally made German smallgoods, and wurts, soaps, leather goods etc. You can browse the galleries and museums then take a break at the German Cake Shop.   Paula Duggan

Beerenberg Farm – Beerenberg Farm is at Harndorf in the Adelaide Hills and was first settled by the peach family in the 1830’s. Today there is plenty to see and do at the farm. See the crops that are grown here including sweetcorn, many vegetable as well as strawberries which you can pick for yourself when in season. The farm is also known for its jams, pickles sauces and chutneys, with all major airlines in Australia serving Beeenberg jams. Stroll through the rose gardens, watch the packers at work, there is plenty to occupy you.                      Paula Duggan

 Misty Hollow Fantasy Cave – Don’t leave all the fun to the kids, come in and enjoy Misty Hollow Fantasy Cave for yourself. There are story book displays, dioramas with moving models and you will encounter frog, toad and water rat and friends characters, be enchanted by the magical world. There is a shop filled with wonderful gifts and for the small admission to the cave you will enjoy your time. Open 7 days.        Paula Duggan  

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