Instagrammers Guide: Crush at Sidewood at Maximilian’s

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Sidewood at Maximilian’s is open from 10am – 7pm on 28 and 29 January during Crush Festival. Enjoy DJ’s until 7.00pm, award winning wines and ciders and the chance to WIN with the Crush Special Edition of the infamous floating golf hole challenge – get a hole in one either day during Crush and you’ll take home ultimate bragging rights with the prize increased to $2000 for the weekend event. 

They say a picture is worth a 1000 words, so what better way to show you the beauty of the Adelaide Hills then through the lens of others. 

With Crush Festival just around the corner we have researched the best photo op worthy destinations to go to on your way to Sidewood at Maximilian’s to make you Insta feed the envy of all of your friends.


Sidewood at Maximilian’s

Location: 15 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Verdun SA 5245

Phone: +61 8388 7777 (Restaurant & Cellar Door)

Hours: Open Wed – Sun from 11am – 5pm


Sidewood at Maximilian’s is the home of good times in the Adelaide Hills with plenty of photo opps for all Instagrammers from the moment you step out of your vehicle. Enjoy the stunning surrounds, do a tasting of the award winning Sidewood wines in the Cellar Door, have a hit of golf and a shot at the $1k prize, take a snap with your squad using the Instagram frame, enjoy a culinary delight in the Restaurant or find the resident emu, Romeo for a photo.

Don’t forget to share your #SidewoodSummer moments using the hashtag, you can win a carton of cider!

Instagram: @SidewoodEstate

Beerenberg Farm

Location: Mount Barker Rd, Hahndorf SA 5245

Phone: +61 8 8388 7272

Hours: Open 7 days from 9am – 5pm


Located in the heart of the Adelaide Hills, Beerenberg is one of Australia’s oldest family-owned jam, condiment and sauce producers. Their infamous strawberry patch is a tourism icon in South Australia and a regular on Insta feeds with their pick your own concept a fabulous way of spending time outdoors picking your own strawberries. Picking season is from November – April so why not visit the photo worthy surrounds taking in the rustic architecture and beauty of the strawberry patch.

What’s more? Post a photo of your visit to the farm using the hashtag, #PickMeBeerenberg  for the chance to win a delicious box of Beerenberg goodies!

Instagram: @BeerenbergFarm

Udder Delights

Location: 91a Main Street, Hahndorf SA 5245

Phone: +61 8 8388 1588

Hours: Open 7 days from 9am – 5pm  (Free cheese tastings between 10am – 4pm)


Who doesn’t love a good drool inducing foodie picture? Located on the main street of Hahndorf (look out for the big yellow cow) Udder Delights is the embodiment of an obsession and passion for all things cheese. Why not treat yourself to one of their renowned cheesey fondues or partake in an underground cheese flight? Whether you’re enjoying a coffee or posing with their infamous yellow cow post photo’s from your visit using the hashtag, #ForTheLoveOfCheese

Instagram: @UdderDelightsCheese

The Fairy Garden

Location: 55 Main Street, Hahndorf SA 5245

Phone: +61 8 8388 7955

Hours: Open 6 days (Closed Thursday) Open from 10am – 3pm on weekdays and from 10am – 4pm on weekends and public holidays.


Why not take a visit to The Fairy Garden and pose in front of every Instagram lover’s dream, wings!

Take a walk through their delightful fairy garden and browse the handmade fairy garden accessories made to the highest quality in their shop while uncovering beautiful photo opps. The fairies love to hear about your thoughts and see your images from your visit, simply email

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