South Australia has some of the most diverse and stunning road trip destinations in the world. With a varied landscape and beautiful, peaceful wine country within an hour’s drive from the happening capital city of Adelaide, there are plenty of reasons to head south for your next road trip. We created some browsing tools to help you plan your next trip.
South Australia has one of the most well known and critically acclaimed wine regions in the world. In fact, South Australia is home to over 15 different wine regions. Perhaps the most well known of these is the Barossa. Barely a stone’s throw from Adelaide, this picturesque region alone has over 150 wineries and 80 cellar doors. From boutique wine makers to internationally acclaimed brands, there’s something for everyone.
Once you’ve wined and dined to your heart’s content, take the opportunity to swim with sea lions and sharks at Eyre Peninsula. You’ll be able to get up close and personal with nature’s most efficient predator through a cage diving tour. If swimming isn’t for you, or you’re not quite up to a cage dive yet, there are also plenty of boat tours where you can see the wonders of the sea from above. Adventure Bay Charters offers prime viewing of the underwater action from the safety of a glass aqua-sub.
This amazing experience is truly unforgettable and you’ll leave with some very unique holiday snaps.
Travelling Regional South Australia
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No visit to South Australia would be complete without a trip to Flinders Ranges. This 540 million year-old landscape is truly amazing, and it even more bewildering to experience in person. It’s an icon of Australia’s landscape and an experience made even more special when you’ve made your own leisurely trip there in your caravan. You’ll be able to take in this iconic site at your own pace as you travel in true caravan style.
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South Australia is also home to a rich aboriginal history, with many areas of land still remaining largely untouched. The best way to fully appreciate the sacred nature of this land and just how much history it holds is to take an Aboriginal experience tour. You’ll hear stories about the land from knowledgeable Aboriginal guides who care about their country, live there and have a plethora of knowledge about the land. No matter what your area of interest, there’s sure to be a tour for you. Tours run along the coast, through Flinders Ranges and through ancient bushland.
South Australia is a truly one of a kind holiday destination. With adventures and opportunities for everyone, it simply can’t be missed. With so much to see over the whole state, taking your caravan and making a road trip out of it is undoubtedly the best way to see the diverse options Australia’s south has to offer. Before you know it you’ll be starting the day on the coast and ending it in one of Australia’s renowned wineries.
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There’s never been a better time to hit the open road and head to South Australia.