Myponga is at the centre of rich grazing and dairy country, where herds of Friesian cows are often joined at dusk by mobs of grey kangaroos. The town is 58 kilometres south of Adelaide in the Southern Mount Lofty Ranges. The name derived from the Aboriginal word maippunga meaning locality of high cliffs. Head to Myponga via Carrickalinga and enjoy views of the coast from hilltop lookouts - some of the best in South Australia. Myponga offers spectacular views of the town’s reservoir and the coast. When in Myponga, be sure to visit the Myponga Country Markets, open each weekend and the Smiling Samoyed Brewery. Attractions in Myponga also include Myponga Beach, kangaroo spotting, a number of conservation parks and the Nan Hai Pu Tuo Temple of Australia Inc.