- Capital: Adelaide
- Population: 1,677,000
- Area: 948,377 sq mi
AdelaideNestled between the hills and the ocean, Adelaide is quickly becoming the lifestyle capital of Australia. Already celebrated for its wine and food culture, this elegant city is undergoing a rapid transformation with a burgeoning small-bar scene, world-class festivals and amazing eco-adventures.
- Browse Adelaide Central Market for fresh produce, artisan cheeses, smoked meats and seafood
- Vist the cultural North Terrace, home of art museums, the university, the Botanic Gardens and State Parliament
- See over 1800 animals at Adelaide Zoo
- Visit Temptation Sailing for dolphin watching and swimming cruises
- Take a guided tour behind the scenes of the recently redeveloped Adelaide Oval cricket ground
Kangaroo IslandAccessible by ferry or 30 minute flight from Adelaide, Kangaroo Island is one of the best places to see Australian wildlife. More than a third of the island is national parks.
See the Kangaroo Island Kangaroo, unique to the island. You may also come across short-beaked echidnas, tammar wallabies, brushtail possums and southern brown bandicoots, as well as unique marine life offshore. With over a third of the island taken up by national parks, Kangaroo Island is a real wildlife lovers paradise.
Check our holidays page for any escorted or self-drive itineraries that include Kangaroo Island.
WineriesSouth Australia is home to some of the most famous wines in the world, who grow their grapes in the Barossa, Mclaren Vale, and Adelaide Hills areas, with the Barossa Valley alone hosting more than 150 wineries.
Choose from big name brands to independent boutique labels. With most of these famous vineyards within an hour of the city of Adelaide, it is no wonder the region is known as the wine capital of Australia.
Check our holidays page for any escorted or self-drive itineraries that include the wineries of South Australia.