The region is a firm fixture on the tourist trail. To understand why, rent a car and discover the other interesting attractions around Haines. Head 17 miles (27 kilometers) west to Penneshaw, where you can check out the Penguin Interpretive Centre and Lashmar Conservation Park.
While you are in Haines, head to McLaren Vale. Approximately 65 miles (105 kilometers) to the northeast, this regional city is home to Wirra Wirra Vineyards, Primo Estate and Tapestry Wines. Chapel Hill Winery, Coriole Vineyards and Maxwell Wines are other good places to visit.
If you want a break from seeing the sights, why not try a local watersport? Swimming and surfing are both available in the area. Tapping into local passion and expertise is an enjoyable and educational way for travelers to experience new places. So why not take one of the fascinating culinary tours, winery tours and wildlife spotting tours.
Sampling the food eaten by locals is often about more than just nutrition. It is also a glimpse into places and people's lives. Dairy products and crayfish are two of the prized ingredients. Sit back and relax with a glass of Southwark Premium, a popular beer in this region. Why not splash out and order a glass of wine to have with your dinner? Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon and McLaren Vale Merlot are some popular choices.
When the time comes to say goodbye to Haines, head to the nearest major airport located in Kangaroo Island, 9 miles (14 kilometers) away.