South Australia is home to award-winning wine, events and festivals. Capital city, Adelaide has been listed as one of the Great Wine Capitals of the World with more than 200 cellar doors. We’re sure you’ve heard of the Barossa and McLaren Vale, but there is so much to explore. Adelaide also is home to the National Wine Centre of Australia, a great place to visit and learn about wine.
Ever wished you could see Australia’s cute, cuddly, and not so cuddly animals in one convenient location? Discover must-see native species at Cleland Wildlife Park in the Adelaide Hills and Mikkira Station in Port Lincoln. Get up close and personal with the real South Australia’s iconic wildlife. Go on an ultimate marine adventure at Eyre Peninsula where you could swim with dolphins and sea lions.
Food and Wine
Make an epicurean way road trip explore the best of South Australia’s food and drink. Take a tour of the most famous wine region, the Barossa. At Barossa, you’ll find exceptional wineries, restaurants and markets all around the region. Enjoy cured meats, local fruit, vegetables and smallgoods. You should also take a food and wine indulging drive to Fleurieu Peninsula, which’s home to some of the best restaurants in South Australia. At McLaren Vale, restaurants take advantage of organic, grass-fed beef, chicken lamb and pork thus their menus are built from local and seasonal ingredients.
Love the outdoors and sea? Minutes from the mainland but a million miles away; Kangaroo Island is a sanctuary for wildlife, natural wonders, fresh seafood, wine surrounded by incredible coastline and stunning beaches. Enjoy unique wildlife, mouth-watering food and wine, breath-taking scenery as well outdoor & adventurous activities at Kangaroo Island. Likewise, take a trip to Eyre Peninsula, dive into an underwater world of Baird Bay and join swimming with wild dolphins and sea lions in their natural habitat. Leap, splash and play until your heart is content. Push yourself to the limit on a once in life time Shark Cage Diving expedition off the coast of Port Lincoln.
South Australia is Australia’s best festival state, an accolade they have won two years in a row. From music gigs and concerts to sports events, festivals, feasts, markets, theatre shows and exhibitions. Experience the WOMADelaide, a four-day award-winning Music festival that presented annually at Adelaide’s Botanic Park on every month of March. Great events happening in South Australia all year-round. Open your eyes, your ears and your mind to the festivals of Adelaide. Eat, drink laugh and live in the fast lane – step out and step into the fun with South Australia’s events.
South Australia Self-Drive Journeys