A holiday in South Australia is something that you will remember for the rest of your life. This is one place in Australia that should be included in every Australian holiday itinerary. The scenery throughout the state is so varied that there is always another surprise as you tour around the countryside. In the south of the state is Kangaroo Island. This is a place not to be missed. It is one of the best places to see Australia’s unique wildlife. Koalas, Kangaroos, Seals and Penguins abound. Echidnas are everywhere and the bird life is amazing. The island itself is unique and the coastal scenery is wild and spectacular. The island can be accessed by air or by ferry from the mainland. The wine regions of South Australia also lie in the south and east of the state. The Barossa Valley, The Clare Valley, The Limestone Coast, Langhorns Creek and the Coonawarra district are all world famous in wine circles and their produce is spectacular. You must spend a few days exploring the cellars, restaurants cafes and resorts through this region to fully appreciate it.
Adelaide is the capital and it lies on the eastern shore of St. Vincents gulf. It is also the main entry and exit point for the state and the jumping off point for organized tours travelling to all destinations throughout the state. The "Ghan" rail link to Darwin in the Northern Territory is really popular with train buffs from around the world and it is famous for the quality of its service. It also provides an ideal way to travel to central Australia to see places like Ayres Rock and Alice Springs. Adelaide airport has connections to all Australian domestic airports. Tours are available to almost all the places you can imagine. We use a number of companies that we have grown to trust over the years. Gray Line Tours, AAT Kings and Adventure tours provide high quality reliable tours throughout Australia and some can be used for interstate transfers.
The north of South Australia is mostly desert but that should not deter you from visiting the region on your holiday. Places like the opal mining town of Coober Pedy with is underground houses is fascinating. Lake Eyre is magnificent and especially so when it is full and the sea birds congregate here from all over the country to breed and landscape feature like Wilpena pound should not be missed. The towns of Port Augusta, Whyalla and Port Lincoln are all unique and should be part of any holiday Port Lincoln is famous as the centre of the South Australian fishing industry.
If you are thinking about your next holiday then call one of our consultants or send an email request and we would be delighted to assist you to plan and book your next South Australia holiday.