South Australia is home to long summers, stunning beaches and award-winning wine, events and festivals. It’s the gateway to the unique National Landscapes of the Flinders Ranges and iconic Kangaroo Island.

Host to major events, such as the Santos Tour Down Under, Adelaide Festival, Adelaide Fringe and WOMADelaide, South Australia loves a great party. When you visit, you will understand why experienced travellers come back time and time again.

If you drink wine, you’ll love South Australia. There are sixteen wine regions to choose from and you won’t have to travel far to enjoy them. Adelaide city has more than 200 cellar doors on its doorstep, all within an hour’s drive of the city.

Voted Australia’s most liveable city, there are direct flights to Adelaide from major Asian airports and all Australian capital cities. Interstate coaches and trains also service Adelaide, including The Ghan transcontinental train which takes you north through the red centre to the Arafura Sea.

Stop for some retail therapy in this cosmopolitan city, which is surrounded by parklands. Stroll along the North Terrace boulevard and visit the many art galleries and museums. Visit Wang Wang and Funi the giant pandas at the Adelaide Zoo. Explore more than 700 restaurants, cafés and pubs, serving food from around the world. The Adelaide Hills and metropolitan beaches are just 20 minutes drive from Adelaide City and are also hubs of great cafés and restaurants.

To get the most out of your time in South Australia spend some time in the city before heading out to the country regions by car or plane. The Barossa, Clare Valley and McLaren Vale and are all just a short drive from Adelaide.

South Australia is the wine and seafood capital of Australia, where the Murray River meets the sea and the gateway to Outback South Australia. The Flinders Ranges and Kangaroo Island are unique and spectacular. They are on the Australian National Landscapes register as places as of great cultural, natural and spiritual significance. World Heritage Listed caves are found at Naracoorte on the Limestone Coast.

The South Australian coastline is over 3,800 kilometres long and is punctuated by towns, beaches, cliffs and jetties. Many coastal regions offer a brilliant blend of wine and fresh produce, including local seafood.

The South Australian coastline has fantastic fishing, boating and surfing; head to Kangaroo Island, Fleurieu Peninsula, Yorke Peninsula, Eyre Peninsula or Limestone Coast for more brilliant coastal experiences.

The Murray River winds through South Australia, on its way to meet the sea. Kick back and relax on a houseboat, or explore the river towns and wineries along the river.

So now you know a little more about South Australia and you have a good idea how large and diverse it is, please take some time to explore the website: www.southaustralia.com.au

South Australia – a brilliant blend of produce, people and places.