From the charming blend of Adelaide historic buildings,
wide streets, parklands, shops and restaurants it's the
city where you can experience the buzz, culture and
convenience of a big city without the frustrations.
Adelaide known as the '20-minute city' you can
experience it all on a series of easy short walks.
On the outskirts of
Adelaide is the beachside suburb of Glenelg with its
beach, jetty, shops, cafes, historic settlement and
Great White Shark Experience. The Adelaide Hills, with
its wineries and produce farms offers welcome respite in
country air to investigate historic townships and enjoy
heritage accommodation properties with stunning gardens.
The Barossa Valley is renown for its world class wine
production with the well know wineries of Jacob's Creek
and Wolf Blass and the less known boutique wineries of
Seize the Day and Outlaw Wines. Take the time to
experience this beautiful countryside while sampling the
many wine cellar offerings.
A must see and do - Kangaroo Island Australia remains
one of the most unspoilt natural wonders of the world.
You'll find seals basking on quiet beaches; koalas
munching on gum trees; echidnas wandering in search of
insects; and kangaroos, goannas, wallabies, penguins and
birds at just about every turn. With a wealth of history
to discover, unique art galleries to browse, incredible
pristine beaches to explore, yearly events such as the
motor fest and carnival there is never a dull moment on
Fleurieu Peninsula - beautiful, bald hills sweep down to
sun-drenched beaches. Wineries, orchards and pastures
are patch-worked between bushland; and quiet roads lead
to wine tasting cellars where you can sit back and take
it all in. And it's all less than 40 minutes from
Adelaide. Towns in the area include Victor Harbour,
Goolwa, and the wine region of McLaren Vale. A ferry
also travels between Cape Jervis, at the tip of the
peninsula, and Kangaroo Island.
Hop on a houseboat and cruise the Murray River that runs
through the eastern side of South Australia before
trailing along the New South Wales and Victoria border.
Much of the land has been enriched by the Murray River
and has produced a good fruit and wine growing area. The
River land area has many small towns that you can visit
along the Murray boasting of their wineries, art
galleries, fine dining as well as a wealth of history.
Wildlife abounds including darters, herons and egrets
feeding along the river's muddy edges and short-beaked
echidnas, pygmy possums, dunnarts, kangaroos and lizards
at the Ngarkat group of conservation parks
The Flinders ranges is a rugged landscape and considered
part of the Australian outback. From desert landscapes
to aboriginal rock art to wetlands teaming with wildlife
to fossicking for opals, there is something here for
everyone to experience. 4WD tours are highly
recommended. Fly over scenic tours are another option of
taking in this stunning landscape.
Climate in South Australia is mild and temperate with
summer months usually not exceeding 28 Celsius and
winter months not falling below 10 Celsius.
Accommodation offerings are varied depending upon the
region one is staying at. Resorts, hotels,
self-contained apartments and motels are common in the
larger cities and towns. Resorts and motels are more
common in the outlying areas along with caravan parks,
holiday homes, cabins & backpacker accommodation.
Seaside resorts & motels are also common on Kangaroo
Island & some beach towns.