South Australia offers a diverse range of holiday experiences, from the action and excitement of the modern city of Adelaide to the charm of the Barossa Valley's wine country, the seaside suburb of Glenelg and the spectacular wilds of the Murray River. There's so much to see and do in South Australia and you can enjoy the best of both worlds, living it up in the capital city before relaxing in the country and indulging in good food and great wine. The locals are friendly and the bush pubs are a novelty while the cellar wines of the Barossa Valley are a treat for the tastebuds. The Murray River is especially popular for cruising and is a great way to not only enjoy a leisurely sail along an Australian icon but also offers a fascinating insight into the unique local flora and fauna.
The capital city of South Australia, Adelaide is a modern city that boasts a vibrant food and wine scene, a diverse culture, plenty of fantastic festivals and sporting events and a leisurely beachside lifestyle. There are a great range of attractions in Adelaide including the largest collection of Aboriginal artefacts in the world as well as plenty of attractions within minutes of the city.
Approximately 30 minutes outside the city of Adelaide, the Barossa Valley is home to fresh local produce, gourmet food and some of the best wine in Australia. Renowned as 'wine country', the Barossa Valley produces primarily Shiraz grapes and wine and is one of the oldest wine region's in the country. Iconic vineyards here include Penfolds, Yalumba, Wolf Blass and more.
Situated just 10km outside of Adelaide, Glenelg is a popular tourist destination thanks to its stunning beachside location. Set on the shores of Holdfast Bay, Glenelg offers a laid back lifestyle, glorious weather and some of the most beautiful beaches in the state. With easy access to the capital city, Glenelg enjoys the best of both worlds and is the ideal place to relax.
The Murray River is an iconic Australian watercourse and is the country's longest river, stretching 2,375km from New South Wales and passing through Victoria before ending in South Australia. A stunning nature experience, the Murray River is a popular tourist attraction and is best explored on relaxing river cruises that showcase the diverse native wildlife and environment.