Outstanding food and wine, incredible outback and pristine coastline
South Australia is home to outstanding food and wine, incredible outback landscapes and beautiful beaches. The state’s wine regions, including the famous Barossa Valley, McLaren Vale and Clare Valley, are some of the best in Australia. As are its great outdoors: stunning coastline, wildlife sanctuary Kangaroo Island, and the dramatic outback, where the Flinders Ranges are a must-see.
Its capital city, Adelaide, is renowned for its festivals, dining, galleries and museums. Get your culture fix on North Terrace, and wine and dine in the West End. Head to the nearby Adelaide Hills to wander wineries, breweries and distilleries, nature reserves and villages. Or soak up the sun at local favourites Glenelg Beach, Port Noarlunga, and the Fleurieu Peninsula’s Port Willunga.
For pristine coastline, aquatic adventures and straight-from-the-boat seafood, head for the Eyre Peninsula. Feast on fresh oysters at Coffin Bay, swim with sea lions or cage-dive with sharks off the coast of Port Lincoln, and watch for whales at Fowlers Bay. For another 700 kilometres of stunning coast, pack your fins and rods and explore the Yorke Peninsula.
Inland, unwind along the Murray River. Hire a houseboat or kayak the backwaters, hike the ochre cliffs, and enjoy the relaxed pace of Riverland.
Coastal trip or culture trip, outback adventure or gourmet getaway, South Australia guarantees an unforgettable experience.