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Home to diverse landscapes, South Australia allows visitors to enjoy many unique experiences. These include swimming with Sea Lions at Port Lincoln, cruising the Murray River, cycling the Clare Valley Riesling trail or indulging in the local produce and stunning scenery of Kangaroo Island.
Opening in 1869 and reportedly one of the largest undercover markets in the southern hemisphere, the Adelaide Central Market has been a favourite with locals and visitors for over 147 years. With a plethora of fresh produce stalls, you are spoilt for choice. Pick up some of the your favourite artisan products and dine in or takeaway to the new re-developed Victoria Square. e.
Only a 45-minute trip from Adelaide, McLaren Vale is one of the world’s best wine regions. With the majestic coast on one side and the grape vines meandering on the other, touring McLaren Vale’s many wineries can seem somewhat magical. Home to sustainable winegrowing, world-class wines and renowned culinary experiences, a trip to McLaren Vale is a must do for visitors to Adelaide.
Australia’s most famous wine region, the Barossa Valley is a short one hour drive from Adelaide. Be consumed by the many flavours of the Barossa. At almost every turn you’ll find five-star retreats, some of the world’s best wineries and sumptuous food. With stunning landscapes featuring vineyards, farms and historic towns, take a guided tour in luxury by car, trike or helicopter, or relax and enjoy the historic sights at your own pace.
The third longest navigable river in the world, after the Amazon and Nile, the Murray River spans three States – Victoria, New South Wales and South Australia. With a unique Australia landscape, a visit to ‘The Murray’ is a must for those looking for natural wonder. Visit the Riverland region, hire a houseboat and spend a few days exploring our gracious Murray River and some of the towns along the way.
Kangaroo Island lies just off South Australia’s mainland and is accessed by ferry or plane. A must for nature lovers, over a third of the island is protected in nature reserves and is home to native wildlife including sea lions, koalas and diverse bird species. Seal Bay has been home to the Australian Sea lion population for potentially thousands of years and is the only place in the world were visitors can enter a wild colony of approximately 1,000 sea lions – one of rarest species in the world. Take a guided tour and get up close to these magnificent endangered animals in their natural habitat.
While known for its wine, Adelaide is also fast becoming known for its independent breweries. Discover Adelaide’s micro-breweries including the Steam Exchange Brewery in Goolwa, Lobethal Bierhaus in Lobethal, Smiling Samoyed in Myponga, Lady Burra in Topham Mall, Adelaide, and Big Shed Brewing Co in Port Adelaide. Short on time but want to try some micro-brews? Check out a craft brewing walking tour of the city. The tour visits a number of historical pubs, small bars and breweries - providing samples and discussing how it is brewed, why it has become such a significant part of Australian culture, and how this has contributed to the growing interest in craft beers.