South Australia

Interesting Adelaide and South Australia facts

South Australia has many contrasts with rugged Outback landscapes, scenic mountain ranges, pristine coastal areas, an abundance of wildlife and a varied food and wine scene.

With over 200 wineries within an hour’s drive of Adelaide you’re spoilt for choice with which to visit first and it’s no surprise that Adelaide is one of 11 ‘Great Wine Capitals’ of the world.

Adelaide is one of only two National Park Cities (the other is London) with nature and wildlife on its doorstep.

Adelaide, the capital city of South Australia, is regarded as Australia’s arts capital, boasting a multitude of festivals, galleries, theatre and architecture and a vibrant live music scene.

Adelaide Hills, The Lane

Australia’s oldest wineries in the Barossa Valley, the incredible native wildlife paradise of Kangaroo Island, the unique underground town of Coober Pedy and the Flinders Ranges- steeped in Aboriginal culture and awe inspiring landscapes. They are all to be found in South Australia along with the 4 million year old landscape of Wilpena Pound and all within easy reach of the boutique capital city of Adelaide.

Kangaroo Island, South Australia

Middle River_Kangaroo Island
Remarkable Rocks_Kangaroo Island
Greenly Beach_Eyre Peninsula
koala Mikkira Station South Australia

Where to go in South Australia


Adelaide is a melting pot of culture, flavours, events and entertainment. Taste your way through world-famous wine regions only minutes away from the city or soak up the sun at one of many picture-perfect beaches. Adelaide is a gateway to some of Australia’s best vineyards and is dotted with historic architecture, pretty parklands and botanic gardens.


The Barossa is a world-renowned wine region and is just a 50 minute drive north east of Adelaide. Explore over 80 cellar doors, tasting some of the most awarded wines in the world paired with delectable local produce. Meet winemakers, chat with knowledgeable staff and mingle with friendly locals. It’s a region founded on passion, pride and South Australian spirit.

Flinders Ranges and Outback

The Flinders Ranges and Outback are like something out a movie... or outer space. Here, meander your way through dusty red roads, ancient cliffs and deep gorges. Take a stop at Wilpena Pound, an enormous outdoor amphitheater created over millions of years. Surrounded by mountain ranges, spectacular craters and shaded creeks, this beautiful area is only a five hour drive north of Adelaide.

Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island is unmistakably serene; as soon as you step onto the island, you're immediately relaxed. It's known as nature’s playground and home to koalas, kangaroos, echidnas, wallabies and rare Australia sea lions. While its waters are filled with seals, dolphins and seasonal whales, you may also spot cockatoos, honeyeaters and eagles in the vast skies overhead.


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