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Willunga is a town south of Adelaide, South Australia in the City of Onkaparinga local government area 47 km from the Adelaide CBD. Sometimes considered a part of the Adelaide metropolitan area, it is located within the famous McLaren Vale wine growing region. At the, Willunga had a population of 2,416.Willunga is connected to the town of McLaren Vale by a cycle path running along a former railway line and is only a short distance from the beaches of Aldinga Bay. Willunga is home to many festivals, including the start and finish of the fourth leg of the Tour Down Under, the Fleurieu Folk Festival, Almond Blossom Festival and Willunga Christmas Tree Festival.HistoryWillunga Post Office opened on 14 July 1839. The name Willunga derives from an aboriginal word 'willangga' meaning,'the locality of green trees'.CommerceThe main township of Willunga is located on Main and Aldinga Roads. Being one of South Australia's earliest towns, Willunga is a character-filled, small country town which attracts many visitors. This is reflected in its many businesses. Besides coffee shops and eateries there are the post office, general store, three hotels and one fuel station. There are four churches (an Anglican, a Catholic and a Uniting along with a Pentecostal church).Use our Australia trip planner to arrange your visit to Willunga and any other destinations in Australia that take your fancy.
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